An estimated 20.3 million Americans watched on television as the United States beat Japan in the final of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday, setting a record for U.S. viewership of a soccer match, according to preliminary TV ratings data.
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Canal Plus has acquired rights in France for the two main packages of the next cycle of domestic rights for Ligue 1, the country’s top division of football, while rival pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired the other four packages.
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Ajax football club’s media team has chosen VidiGo Arena Solutions to provide live production workflow. The Dutch club is always at the forefront of stadium technology with the state of the art Ajax ArenA.
ESPN will present all 64 matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup live and in high definition on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC during its comprehensive coverage of the month-long tournament in Brazil, June 12 – July 13. Extensive studio programming originating from the host country is also planned, including pre-match shows, halftime and post-match segments.
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David Feeney, originally from Dublin, now lives in Australia but still wants to follow the boys in green despite local television refused to show Ireland’s crunch World Cup qualifier against Sweden.
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Portuguese Primeira Liga football club Benfica will launch a second television channel in October, according to president Luis Filipe Vieira.
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