BeIN Sports to show Spanish women’s football league

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has struck a rights deal in Spain to show coverage of the Primera División Femenina, the top women’s football division in the country.

According to the AS newspaper, the deal will run until the end of the current season.

BeIN Sports will show one game per week, kicking off at 11.45am on Saturday mornings. The first game to be broadcast, between Valencia and Tenerife this weekend, will take place one day later than usual, starting at 11.45am on Sunday.

BeIN Sports agreed the deal with LaLiga, which operates the division. LaLiga’s digital application, LaLiga TV, also shows coverage of the competition.

BeIN Sports has previously shown coverage of the Uefa Women’s Champions League European club tournament.

Most recent

Fox Sports Asia’s desire to reduce its spend on rights to The Open in Asia-Pacific opened the door for OTT platform GolfTV to grab non-exclusive rights alongside the pay-television broadcaster.

Greek pay-television broadcaster Nova has paid a premium to renew its exclusive rights to EuroLeague and EuroCup basketball in Greece and Cyprus, SportBusiness Media understands, marking a second consecutive fee increase for the European tournament’s rights in the territory.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has once again blown away competition from Nordic public-service broadcasters for winter sports content, acquiring exclusive rights to International Skating Union events from the Infront agency.

The English Premier League was a benefactor of sterling’s decline in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union in June 2016.