Marca TV Get Spanish Broadcast Rights to Euroleague Basketball
October 10, 2012
Euroleague Basketball and Marca have announced that the Spanish sports media group will become an official Turkish Airlines Euroleague broadcaster for the upcoming 2012-13 season.
Marca TV channel started in 2010 as part of one of the biggest media groups in Spain, anabolics Unidad Editorial, sale and during the last three years, shop has increased its coverage of sports like football and boxing with progressive audience growth. The Marca group, which includes, Marca Tv, Marca (print) www.marca.com and Radio Marca, are the most popular specialized sporting media outlet in Spain, with an audience of over 10 million per day (including print, tv, online, radio and social media).
Starting this season, Marca TV will have the rights to broadcast live all Unicaja Malaga games in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague in addition to other games throughout the season, with simulcast on www.marca.com. Those additional games start during this week with the CSKA Moscow vs. Lietuvos Rytas on Thursday, October 11 at 18:00 CET, Besiktas JK Istanbul vs. Partizan mt:s Belgrade on Friday, October 12 at 19:00 CET and Real Madrid vs. Panathinaikos Athens, also on Friday at 21:30 CET.
The opening game of Real Madrid is being offered by Marca TV to all Spanish fans as a special exception to celebrate the new agreement. The whites, eight-time Euroleague champions, will face the Greek powerhouse Panathinaikos Athens, six-time Euroleague champions, in an exciting and attractive duel. Besides broadcasting games, Marca will also give great importance to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague in all its news editions and launch a special Euroleague Basketball programming to give all basketball fans the greatest coverage possible of the competition across its platforms.