SBS has secured the exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights for the next three seasons of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) in an agreement with beIN Sport.
SBS has been the proud broadcast partner of the UCL since its inception in 1992 and is pleased to have locked-in another agreement, which will allow SBS to continue bringing the best club football coverage in the world to Australian audiences.
The coverage agreement between beIN Sport and SBS will see one live match on Wednesdays and a weekly one hour highlights show on Thursday nights on SBS2 that will cover all the matches from every round.
"SBS is pleased to work with beIN Sport as their exclusive free-to-air partner for the UEFA Champions League," SBS Director of Sport, Ken Shipp said.
"Football is becoming increasingly competitive in the Australian market – so we're delighted that we've secured the rights for another three years,
"International sport is at the heart of SBS and reflects our unique Charter by connecting our diverse communities. SBS really loves Football, so we look forward to continuing our free-to-air coverage of the Champions League."
The selection of the Live games is determined by the rights agreement and SBS will endeavor to broadcast relevant matches. The World Game online and social media sites will deliver highlights of all UCL matches.
The action gets underway with the play-off first leg LIVE on SBS ONE, SBS HD and online, Wednesday 19 August from 4.30am.