Sport1 makes FTA commitment for CEV’s Women’s Championship

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has committed to extensive free-to-air coverage of the European Volleyball Confederation’s (CEV’s) forthcoming Women’s Championship.

Sport1 has said it will broadcast all five of Germany’s group stage games live on Free-TV, along with a further seven matches.

Depending on Germany’s progress, the knockout stage games will also be shown with Sport1 committing to broadcast two quarter-finals, the semi-finals and final, regardless of whether the national team reaches them.

Sport1 agreed a long-term extension to its rights deal for the CEV’s showpiece national team events in July 2017.

The 2019 European Women’s Championship takes place in Poland, Turkey, Slovakia and Hungary from August 23 to September 8.