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Media rights deals for 2012-15 UEFA Europa League awarded in Brazil

047 - Esporte Interativo and Terra awarded media rights
Published: Friday 11 November 2011, 13.57CET

UEFA announced today the award of the 2012-2015 UEFA Europa League media rights to both Esporte Interativo and Terra in Brazil.

Free-to-air thematic sports channel Esporte Interativo will broadcast one live match per kick-off slot, one delayed match, and a highlights programme each matchweek.

Leading internet platform Terra has acquired the rights to all UEFA Europa League matches. Terra will make available on its portal www.terra.com.br all live matches free-to-air as well as highlights each matchweek.

Commenting on the award of rights, UEFA said:

"UEFA is delighted to announce these new partnerships for the competition in Brazil. The combination of Esporte Interativo's free-to-air channel coverage and Terra's strong internet platform will enable football fans throughout Brazil to enjoy unprecedented access to the competition."

UEFA would like to thank current rights holder ESPN for its valued and continued commitment to the competition.

 

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