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"Frustrating and incredible": the president of ASVEL criticizes the non-broadcasting of basketball in France


No television channel has acquired the rights to broadcast the Euroleague and the French Championship this season.

The deputy president of Asvel Lyon-Villeurbanne, Gaëtan Müller announced, Tuesday after the victory of the French champion club over the Turkish team of Efes Istanbul (75-73) in the match of the 3rd day of Euroleague, of "

his frustration and disappointment

" at the lack of televised broadcasting of the biggest European basketball competition.

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It's really frustrating and amazing.

We are, technically, leaders of the Euroleague,

”he regretted.

We have Monaco which is also very efficient and we will see what they will do on Wednesday (note, defeat against Real Madrid).

We have two of the most beautiful teams in the history of the French championship and today, we are performing well in the Euroleague.

And unfortunately, whether in the championship or in the Euroleague, there is this subject of TV rights and I hope that this will be released quickly and it is true that it is very frustrating

”, declared the leader in conference of hurry.

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Since the start of the season, the Euroleague has not been broadcast in France, except on the website of the organizing event, since the end of its contract with RMC Sports, nor have the French league matches broadcast during the season. last on La Chaîne L'Equipe.

The NBA season, which begins next week, will be broadcast on beIN Sports.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2021-10-14

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