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Eurosport France seals Olympique Lyonnais women’s Champions League rights

Eurosport France, the French arm of pan-regional broadcaster Eurosport, has acquired exclusive live rights to all matches involving French football club Olympique Lyonnais in the 2012-13 Uefa women’s Champions League.

Eurosport will follow the progress of Olympique Lyonnais as they seek to win the Champions League for the third year in a row.

The deal expands the basic-tier sports broadcaster’s existing coverage of women’s football in France, where it currently holds the rights to the D1 Féminine, the top-tier domestic league, and the Coupe de France Féminine, the domestic cup competition.