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Canal Plus buys America's Cup rights

Monday 27 April 2015 | 15:56 CET | News
French pay TV group Canal Plus has acquired rights to the America's Cup sailing competition for over 50 markets, including France, Monaco, French-speaking Switzerland. Canal Plus Sport and Canal Plus on demand channels will broadcast races live and produce highlights programmes. The first stages begin on 25 July in Portsmouth, UK. The America's Cup World Series 2015-2016, Red Bull Youth America's Cup and from May 2017 in Bermuda, for the qualification, semi-finals and finals of challengers to Oracle Team USA in June 2017. Canal Plus covered the America's Cup in 2013.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus
Countries: Africa / Europe / France
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