FloSports Announces Agreement with Sportradar for rights to CEV Champions League and Italian Women’s Volleyball League - FloSports®

FloSports Announces Agreement with Sportradar for rights to CEV Champions League and Italian Women’s Volleyball League

Partnership adds more than 280 matches annually to FloVolleyball.tv

AUSTIN, Texas – December 12, 2018 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced a partnership with rights distributor Sportradar to provide live and on-demand coverage of the CEV men’s and women’s Champions League, Italy’s Serie A women’s volleyball league, and the Montreux Volley Masters exclusively on FloVolleyball.tv to audiences in the U.S. and Canada.

The agreements for both the CEV Champions League and the Italian women’s Serie A will allow FloVolleyball to air events through 2020. Through these new agreements, FloVolleyball will add more than 280 matches over each of the next two years to its live event schedule.

The Italian women’s volleyball league is among the most prestigious national leagues in European volleyball and one of the best leagues in the world. Americans confirmed to be competing in the league include Haleigh Washington, Kim Hill, Megan Easy, Lauren Carlini, Michelle Bartsch-Hackley, Annie Mitchem, Danielle Cuttino, Samantha Middlebork, Rachael Adams, Micha Hancock, and Aiyana Whitney.

The CEV Champions League is the annual continental club volleyball competition organized by Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV) and is the most prestigious club competition for European volleyball.       

This new agreement solidifies FloVolleyball’s position as the leader in men’s and women’s volleyball coverage in North America. FloVolleyball carries live coverage spanning the FIVB (the international governing body of the sport) World Championships and Volleyball Nations League (VNL), Italian men’s Serie A and other CEV events, as well as the Big Ten Conference, NORCECA Volleyball Confederation, Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA), and Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) competitions.

In addition to the volleyball properties, FloSports will receive archives for the European Badminton Championships, and the ETTU men’s Table Tennis Champions League as part of this deal. These events will be broadcast on FloLive.tv.

“We’re very excited to partner with FloSports,” Sportradar Media Rights Director, Giuseppe Sampino said. “In a time where video content consumption is rapidly changing, we admire FloSports’ efforts to be at the forefront of this transition and view this deal as a great opportunity for CEV and Italian Serie A women’s volleyball league to enhance their media coverage in the USA and Canada.”

“We’re proud to continue expanding our reach in volleyball by partnering with Sportradar,” FloSports SVP of Global Rights Acquisition & Strategy Adam Fenn said. “Sportradar is committed to delivering the highest-quality events, which focus on key teams and athletes that we know our fans want to see.”

To access live and on-demand coverage of the Italian women’s league and CEV events, plus additional volleyball coverage, visit FloVolleyball.tv and become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the matches across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.

Streaming more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans.

For more information, visit FloVolleyball.tv.

About FloSports

FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders, governing bodies, and other media companies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the events, the athletes, and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header include Volleyball, Softball, MMA, Basketball, Wrestling, Track, Gymnastics, Hockey, and more.

About Sportradar

Sportradar is a global leader in understanding and leveraging the power of sports data and digital content for its clients around the world. We provide cutting-edge solutions and services to media companies, bookmakers, sports federations and state authorities. We are a truly international organisation, employing over 2,000 people in more than 30 locations around the world. Our rapid growth is driven by technological innovation and a deep understanding of our clients’ business needs. It is our commitment to excellent service, quality, and reliability that makes us the trusted partner of more than 1000 companies in over 100 countries. More information can be found on www.sportradar.com.