Sports fans in Singapore can look forward to LIVE and EXCLUSIVE action from the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2016 on ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK.
Next month, the network’s Eleven Sports channel will show exhilarating action from the quarter-finals stage onwards (19-21 February) as the competition, hosted in Hyderabad, India, draws to a pulsating close
Every fan across the country can follow all the action and support the Singapore men and women’s teams competing for victory, via the recently-launched online streaming service available at www.elevensports.sg.
Organised by the Badminton Asia Confederation and hosted by the Badminton Association of India (BAI), the event will feature nine of the world’s top-10 ranked nations, with a total of 14 men’s and 12 women’s teams from Asia competing, including Singapore.
“The Badminton Asia Team Championships further enhances ELEVEN’s position as a leading global sports network devoted to delivering premium, relevant content in local markets,” says Joyee Biswas, Managing Director, Asia, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK.
“Badminton is one of the most popular sports in Singapore and we are delighted to offer this competition. All fans across the country will have a front row seat to some of the best players in the world via our convenient online streaming service.”
The nine of the top-10 teams in action include traditional powerhouses China (world number 1), Japan (2), Indonesia (3), Korea (4), Malaysia (6), India (7), Chinese Taipei (8), Thailand and Hong Kong (joint-number 9). Olympic ranking points are available, and the competition serves as the Asia Continental Qualifying Rounds for the TOTAL Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2016, badminton’s premier team championships.
Defending champions of the Thomas and Uber Cups, Japan and China respectively, qualify automatically for the Thomas and Uber Cups Finals in May, but both countries have confirmed their participation in the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2016 event, making it an even bigger spectacle for supporters around the world.
The draw for the round-robin group stage (15-17 February) will take place on 2 February, with the top two teams from each of the four groups progressing to the quarter-finals, followed by the semi-finals and finals, LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on Eleven Sports.
Subscribers can follow this action while on the move via the online streaming service at www.elevensports.sg, from just SGD$3.90 for a one day (24hr) and SGD$5.90 for a weekly (7-day) pass. Eleven Sports is also available on Singtel TV, channel number 110.