UEFA decides on French media rights for Euro 2012 and 2016
April 11, 2012
UEFA has granted French media rights to the Euro 2012 and 2016 tournaments to TF1, M6 and beIN Sport.
TF1 and M6 will share the free-to-air coverage of 19 live matches for the 2012 tournament and 22 live matches in 2016. These matches will include the opening match, all French national team matches, knock-out stage matches and the final for both tournaments.
Al Jazeera’s French sports channel beIN Sport will cover both competitions in their entirety. Magazines and highlights programmes will also be broadcast on the channel.
All matches will also be available online.
Guy-Laurent Epstein, marketing director of UEFA Events said, “We are delighted to extend our agreements with leading commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6 and to further consolidate our partnership with beIN Sport in France for UEFA Euro 2012 and UEFA Euro 2016. TF1 and M6 have experience in broadcasting national team football and UEFA European Football Championships while beIN Sport will offer a wide and qualitative coverage of both tournaments.”