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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JULY 27:  Chad le Clos of South Africa competes in the Men's 100m Butterfly Semi Final 2 at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK MAKES A SPLASH WITH SWIMMING WORLD CUP RIGHTS FOR SINGAPORE

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Singapore, August 26, 2016 – ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK has signed a multi-year agreement with FINA to bring LIVE and EXCLUSIVE action from the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2016 to fans in Singapore.

Swimming fans will be able to follow action from eight events from this year’s World Cup on TV, online and mobile via the ELEVEN SPORTS digital service, with Rio 2016 Olympic Games 100m Butterfly champion Joseph Schooling set to star in the pool throughout the circuit.

The competition kicks off today (Friday 26 August) at the L’Odyssée Swimming Pool in Paris-Chartres, France, and fans can follow Singaporean swimmers Ji Chao Benedict Boon, Wei Yang Malcolm Low, Li Hui Genevieve Lye and Nur Marina Shi Min Alif Abdullah Chan, as they compete in the pool.

Other top swimming stars on show this weekend include last year’s overall Swimming World Cup winners Katinka Hosszu (Hungary) and Cameron Van der Burgh (South Africa), Rio 2016 Olympic Games bronze medallist Chad Le Clos (South Africa), two-time Rio 2016 silver medallist Madeline Groves (Australia), and Breeja Larson (USA).

“After Singapore’s golden success in the pool at Rio 2016, we are delighted to secure these rights and bring more world-class action to swimming fans across the country,” says Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK. “The World Cup is one of the biggest events on the swimming calendar, and we are sure it will be a big hit with our ever-increasing audience in Singapore.”

This weekend’s event, hosted by the French Swimming Federation, will see around 115 swimmers (71 men, 44 women) representing 28 national federations, compete across 32 events over two days.

“We are pleased to partner with ELEVEN and bring the Swimming World Cup to fans in Singapore,” says Dr. Julio C. Maglione, FINA President. “Since the event began in 1979, we have gathered together the world’s best swimmers to compete in some of the most iconic cities, and this year’s circuit promises to be another fantastic competition.”

Action from seven more FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2016 meets will also be showcased on ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK this year, including Berlin from 30-31 August, Moscow from 3-4 September, Beijing from 30 September-1 October, Dubai from 4-5 October, Doha from 8-9 October, Tokyo from 25-26 October, and the last leg of the circuit in Hong Kong from 29-30 October.

In addition to FINA World Cup Swimming, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK shows LIVE football from the biggest leagues and cup competitions, including the Premier League, Emirates FA Cup, English Football League and English Football League Cup, Italian Serie A TIM, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, Scottish Professional Football League, CONMEBOL 2018 World Cup Russia qualifiers and England international home friendlies, as well as badminton, baseball, basketball, squash, table tennis and tennis events from around the world.

All of this premium sports content can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on the ELEVEN SPORTS digital service at www.elevensports.sg and via the app which can be downloaded from Google Play and the App Store. It is also available in Singapore on Singtel TV, StarHub Go, Toggle and M1.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 21:  Manchester United players celebrate victory with the trophy after The Emirates FA Cup Final match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium on May 21, 2016 in London, England. Man Utd won 2-1 after extra time.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK ACHIEVES NATIONWIDE COVERAGE IN SINGAPORE FOLLOWING STARHUB GO AND M1 DEALS

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Singapore, August 12, 2016– Following the announcements of distribution agreements with StarHub Go and M1, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK has effectively secured nationwide distribution of the network’s premium sports content in Singapore.

In addition to ELEVEN SPORTS – the network’s own digital streaming platform available at www.elevensports.sg and via the app – yesterday’s significant agreements mean ELEVEN’s action-packed channels are now available on the three largest telcos in Singapore; Singtel TV, StarHub and M1, and additionally on MediaCorp’s Toggle platform after launching back in June, ahead of the UEFA EURO 2016 tournament.

Other than Singtel TV – where Eleven Plus is part of Mio Stadium, and the Eleven and Eleven Plus are offered in the Sports Pack – ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK’s channels are additionally available as standalone over-the-top (OTT) offerings on all other partner platforms, with prices from just $19.90 per month.

“The agreements with StarHub and M1 mean that all sports fans will be able to access ELEVEN’s content, regardless of which telco operator they are signed up with,” says Joyee Biswas, Managing Director, Asia, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK. “This is a proud moment for us. Our content is now available on the three largest telcos, as well as MediaCorp’s Toggle and via our own digital streaming service. That is a significant achievement for a young network which has only just celebrated its one-year anniversary.”

Subscribers to any of ELEVEN’s partner platforms will have access to three channels – Eleven, Eleven Sports and Eleven Plus, which gives them a front-row seat to world-class sports action, including LIVE coverage of every major domestic football league and cup competition in England.

In addition to three LIVE and three delayed Premier League matches per week, subscribers can enjoy LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of the Emirates FA Cup, FA Community Shield, English Football League and English Football League (EFL) Cup over the course of the new season, which kicks-off on 13 August.
ELEVEN’s LIVE coverage of the 2016/17 Premier League season will begin with reigning champions Leicester City’s away match at newly-promoted Hull City, with other LIVE games including Pep Guardiola’s first match in charge of Manchester City against Sunderland, and AFC Bournemouth at home to José Mourinho’s Manchester United.

Besides being the Home of English football, ELEVEN also carries LIVE and EXCLUSIVE football content from the Italian Serie A TIM, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, Scottish Professional Football League, CONMEBOL 2018 World Cup Russia qualifiers, and England’s international home friendlies as well as badminton, baseball, basketball, squash, table tennis and tennis events from around the world.