Spark strikes back with Euros deal

Spark strikes back with Euros deal
The UEFA deal is a welcome boost to Spark Sport. (Image: Supplied)
Daniel Dunkley
Spark Sport has scored the broadcasting rights to the UEFA European Football Championships in 2024 and 2028, edging out rival Sky TV for the prestigious soccer tournaments.Under a new deal announced this morning, coverage of the Euros will move from Sky to Spark’s streaming service. Sky hosted Euro 2020 last year.The UEFA deal is a welcome boost to Spark Sport, which lost the rights to the English Premier League to Sky in February.Sky will host 380 live Premier League matches a year for six years from August after it outmuscled Spark in a...

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