13 Facts About Eleven Sports


Eleven Sports is a multinational sports and entertainment media group.

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Eleven Sports first launched in Belgium and Luxembourg in 2015 with a linear and OTT service.

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In July 2016, Eleven Sports acquired rights to the English Premier League in Taiwan.

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On 16 March 2017, Eleven Sports announced that it had acquired "certain distribution assets" of the fledgling US international sports channel One World Sports, which had been replaced by a US version of Eleven Sports Network in advance of the announcement.

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In May 2017, Eleven Sports acquired a majority share of Italian provider Sportube, which was renamed in September of that year.

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In May 2018, Eleven Sports secured a three-year deal to broadcast La Liga football matches in the UK and Ireland, which had been previously broadcast on Sky Sports.

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Two months later, they secured exclusive UK three-year deals to screen Serie A matches, previously broadcast by BT Sport, the Eredivisie and the Chinese Super League and Sweden's Allsvenskan but in January 2019, Eleven Sports dropped its rights to Serie A and Eredivisie football, passing on the rights to Premier Sports.

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In 2018, Eleven Sports launched services in Myanmar under the brand MY Sports, which broadcasts fixtures of Myanmar national team, U-23, U-21, U-18 teams and exclusively broadcast Myanmar National League, General Aung San Shield, Serie A, FA Cup and Chinese Super League.

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In March 2019, Eleven Sports renewed its rights to Formula One in Poland through 2022, sub-licensing highlights to Polsat and race replays to TVP.

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In July 2019, nearly the remainder of Eleven Sports Poland was sold to Polsat, with Radrizzani maintaining a single share.

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In October 2020, Eleven Sports acquired rights to the Football Association of Thailand for the remainder of the calendar year.

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In November 2020, Eleven Sports acquired MyCujoo, which was integrated in 2021 to form a larger consumer streaming business.

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In March 2021, Eleven acquired Team Whistle, an American digital media company focused on sports-related content.

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