Turner Sports has won a bid for the English-language broadcast rights for the UEFA Champions League beginning in 2018, according to a report in the Sports Business Journal.
UEFA will reportedly receive more than $60 million a year from Turner -- which owns cable networks TNT, TBS, and truTV -- in a three-year plan that runs through the 2020-21 tournament.
Meanwhile, Univision will pay about $35 million per year for the Spanish-language rights.
The new deals represent a significant increase over the...
Adding Manchester City's enthralling 5-3 victory over Monaco to the emphatic demolition of Barcelona last November makes it tempting to ask whether City are beginning, at long last, to hit their stride in the Champions League. The gradual, year-on-year improvement sought by the club's owners in Abu Dhabi is clearly occurring. Not initially apparent, owing to three campaigns of false starts, the line ever since has been on the gradual climb.
From the initial stuttering start to life with the big...
Arsenal's chairman says the entire club were disappointed with the 5-1 Champions League loss at Bayern Munich but insisted they will "reclaim pride" in the second leg.
Chips Keswick also cautioned clubs about committing to higher player salaries, but promised that Arsenal will "continue to invest rationally in our squad retention" as they try to convince Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez to stay at the club.
Keswick, who was commenting on the club's latest financial results, also confirmed that Arsenal...
Celtic have been fined €19,000 (£16,051) by UEFA owing to the conduct of some of their fans during the Champions League draw at Manchester City in December.
The governing body announced the sanctions on Friday morning, saying the charges were related to the setting-off of fireworks in the away end at the Etihad Stadium.
Celtic drew the Dec. 6 clash 1-1 but failed to qualify from the group they shared with City, Barcelona and Borussia Monchengladbach.