UEFA Champions League

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Media rights increases for the Uefa Champions League in the UK, US and France have vindicated Team Marketing's decision to start its sales process early in these markets. But the agency won't be getting carried away just yet, writes Frank Dunne.

Rumours are swirling around DAZN's potential interest in a UK launch, but market conditions must be perfect for profitability to be a realistic goal. Callum McCarthy reports on the possibility of the streaming service getting off the ground in the country where it is based.

Hans Erik Tuijt, director global sponsorships, Heineken, speaks to Ben Cronin about the brand’s 25-year association with the Uefa Champions League and how it plans to activate its rights at this year’s final in Madrid.

Liverpool FC's Billy Hogan tells SportBusiness Professional how diversifying revenue streams and engaging with the club's global fanbase helped the club toward posting world-record profits and doubling its commercial revenue.

• Football Leaks investigation suggests 16 clubs sharing plans for a European Super League • But European Club Association and Uefa show united front in the face of allegations • S

Broadcast rights in France to the Uefa Champions League will return to pay-TV broadcasters Canal Plus and beIN Sports during the 2021-24 cycle after the duo emerged victorious in the rights auction

The invitation to tender process for broadcast rights in France to the Uefa Champions League, Europa League and new-third tier Europa Conference League during the three-season cycle from 2021-22 to 2023-24…

European football’s governing body Uefa has said it is exploring the possibility of using its OTT streaming platform to broadcast the Champions League and Europa League club competitions in certain markets.

UK telco BT is planning to raise the price of its sports channels after the renewal of broadcast rights to Uefa club competitions contract for the 2021-24 cycle, it has been reported

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The Uefa Champions League is set to deliver another big increase in revenues in the next cycle, but there are still doubts it will survive beyond 2024. Frank Dunne explains why.

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