Portugal’s Sport TV picks up America’s Cup rights

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has acquired rights for the 35th America’s Cup sailing showpiece.

Sport TV will broadcast live coverage of all events from the competition, which begins this week with the America’s Cup World Series event in Portsmouth, England, from July 23-26.

Other live coverage will include the America’s Cup Qualifiers and Challenger Playoffs as well as the America’s Cup Match, which will take place in June 2017 in Bermuda.

Sport TV will also broadcast highlights from all events.