Sports streaming service Eleven Sports is challenging the ban on televising live football games on Saturday afternoons in the UK.
Eleven Sports is to become the UK home of UFC in the UK and Ireland.
Eleven Sports has appointed Jorge Pavão de Sousa MD for Portugal, effective September 17.
Eleven Sports and Formula 1 have agreed a three-year deal to broadcast the FIA Formula 1 World Championship in Portugal from 2019 to 2021.
Eleven Sports will show the opening fixture from this season’s Bundesliga exclusively live on its Facebook page in Poland this evening (Friday, August 24).
OTT on-demand platform Xumo has said its viewership rose 325% and user consumption over the past year increased 90%.
Eleven Sports plans to screen one match per week from La Liga and Serie A on its Facebook page in the UK and Ireland.
Eleven Sports will become the first ever platform to show a live football match on social media in Portugal this weekend. The broadcast will take place on Saturday at 1pm with the live streaming of the Trophée des Champions match between PSG and Monaco on Facebook.
BT is said to have lost the broadcast rights to NBA Basketball and UFC after the telco chose to take no further part in the bidding process.
Scott Fenton will join Eleven Sports’s UK and Ireland team as Head of Marketing and Communications.