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Turkey’s NTV Spor acquires Baku 2015 rights

Turkish sports broadcaster NTV Spor has acquired rights for the inaugural European Games multi-sport event, which will take place next year in Baku, Azerbaijan.

NTV Spor will broadcast seven hours of coverage each day of the Games across its television, internet and mobile platforms. The majority of coverage will be broadcast live.

NTV Spor will also broadcast live the opening and closing ceremonies of the Games. The channel will also broadcast various highlights packages.

The deal is the first international broadcast agreement to be struck ahead of next year's Games.

Madrid-headquartered International Sports Broadcasting will serve as host broadcaster for the Games, which will take place from June 12-28.