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Astra 28.2E - Cricket Big Bash League on Channel 5

Channel 5, the commercial broadcaster from UK, will cover five Australian Big Bash League live matches including the final match on 28th of january. This Deal with the BT Sport is the return of live criket to UK terrestrial TV for the first time since 2005. The past two seasons of the Australian Big Bash League were covered by Sky Sports.

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BT Sport, which will cover the 2017-2018 Ashes, has the rights for all 35 games but has made a deal with Channel 5, and transfered the a part of the live matches together with final highlights.

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28.2 E - BBC extends Wimbledon contract through to 2024

The BBC, Bristish FTA broadcaster, has extended its contract with All England Club and will cover Wimbledon through to 2024. This deal means that one of the biggest sporting events in UK remains free to air across TV, online and Radio.

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BBC will cover Wimbledon across its BBC One and BBC Two channels, together with live radio broadcast on BBC Radio 5 and 5 Live Sports Extra.

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Astra 19.2°E - Sky wins major DKB Handball Bundesliga TV rights in Germany

Sky will cover the handball Bundeslia throughout Germany, airing four live games per week together with highlights on its free-to-air Sky Sports News HD channel. 

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Sport 1 held the entire TV rights to the best handball league in the world, but have lost against the cooperation of Sky, ARD and ZDF. IPTV, Web and mobile rights are also included in this deal.

Read more: Astra 19.2°E - Sky wins major DKB Handball Bundesliga TV rights in Germany

Astra 19.2°E - German Basketball League BBL live on FTA TV Sport 1

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The Basketball Bundesliga (BBL), the highest level of professional club basketball starts today with the match between Fraport Skyliners and last year champion Brose Basket.

Sport 1, which is free-to-air channel on Astra 19.2° satellite position, owned by Constantin medien AG, will cover the first match live and free.

Read more: Astra 19.2°E - German Basketball League BBL live on FTA TV Sport 1

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