beIN SPORTS RENEWS BROADCAST RIGHTS FOR LA LIGA, SERIE A AND LIGUE 1
beIN SPORTS announces multiyear renewals of top soccer leagues in Spain, Italy, and France
MIAMI, FL – August 18, 2015 – beIN SPORTS, the international sports network, recently
announced the renewal of the exclusive broadcast rights for three of the top soccer leagues in
the world – Spain’s La Liga, Italy’s Serie A and France’s Ligue 1, commencing with the 2015-
2016 seasons. All matches from these leagues will be available on beIN SPORTS, beIN
SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS CONNECT, the network’s live streaming platform.
“We at beIN SPORTS are thrilled to announce the renewal of these three great competitions,
and we are very happy that we will continue to provide sports fans with the world’s best sporting
events,” said Yousef Al-Obaidly, Deputy CEO of beIN Media Group. “With so many exclusive
live matches, a one-of-a-kind viewing experience, and top notch original programming, beIN
SPORTS continues to provide the content that passionate soccer and sports fans crave –
whether they are watching in the comfort of their home or on a mobile device.”
Known as “the league of the stars,” La Liga is the top football league in Spain, with star studded
talent including Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., James Rodriguez and Luis
Suarez. This season kicks off on August 21st with a full slate of ten matches. Highlights for the
upcoming schedule include the always anticipated “El Clasico” matchup, where Spain’s top
teams, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, go head to head on November 22nd at the Santiago
Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid.
Serie A, Italy’s first division soccer league, will kick off on August 22nd. The top matches to
watch this season include three time defending champions Juventus vs. last year’s runner up
Roma on August 30th, as well as the Milan Derby, where city rivals AC Milan and Inter Milan go
head to head on September 13th.
Ligue 1, France’s top soccer division will kick off on August 7th. Exciting matchups to watch
include the first “Le Classique” of the season, played between bitter rivals Olympique Marseille
and three time defending champion Paris Saint-Germain on October 3rd.
beIN SPORTS will cover all matches from these leagues across its family of networks, beIN
SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español, and beIN CONNECT – the live streaming platform than
can carry up to 11 live matches or events.
All news and analysis from these leagues and the world of sports is covered on The Express
and Express Extra, which airs daily. Experts also discuss, react, and preview all of the
happenings in the world of soccer on The Locker Room, which airs weekly.
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