Eurosport picks up Volleyball Champions League rights in France

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has acquired rights in France for the Volleyball Champions League club competition, according to L’Équipe.

The French newspaper reported that at least one live match from this season’s competition will be shown on Eurosport 1 or 2 each day.

Eurosport agreed the deal with the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV), which organises the competition.

The agreement has been signed to coincide with the 2018-19 Champions League season, which got underway yesterday (Tuesday). Two French clubs will compete in the tournament in the shape of Chaumont and Tours.

L’Équipe reported that Eurosport would also broadcast women’s matches involving French teams Béziers and Cannes. The finals of this season’s Champions League take place on May 18-19.