Rai acquires rights to European Volleyball Championships

Italian state broadcaster Rai has acquired exclusive rights to the European Volleyball Confederation’s (CEV) 2015 men’s and women’s European Championships.

Rai will broadcast live coverage of the Italian national team’s matches at both tournaments, along with other key matches.

Coverage will be available via Rai’s various television, internet and mobile platforms. Details of a broadcast schedule will be announced shortly before the competitions.

The deal was brokered by the Infront Sports & Media agency, the exclusive media rights partner of the CEV.

The 2015 women’s tournament will take place in the Netherlands and Belgium from September 26 to October 4. The men’s event will be staged in Bulgaria and Italy from October 9-18.