May 16, 2022

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War in Ukraine: The English Championship will cancel its broadcasting contracts in Russia

Several British media outlets reported on Monday that the Premier League had decided to begin the process of suspending the broadcasting rights of the match in Russia in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine. The employer of the organizer English Football Championship, Richard Masters had mentioned last week that his contracts would be reviewed. The Sky Sports television channel and the Daily Mail newspaper say lawyers have been instructed to begin the process of terminating contracts with Russian broadcasters.

The Premier League declined to comment on the information, but said in a statement that the announcement would be made within a week. The Russian rights for the current season are run by Rambler, a subsidiary of Sberbank, and the matches are shown on the Oko streaming site. The deal is estimated to be worth 6 6 million (2 7.2 M), bringing in a drop of ுகளில் 1.3 billion (1.5 1.5 billion) annually through the Premier League reshuffle over the period 2019-2022.

Match TV, owned by energy company Gasprom, has won the contract for the next six seasons. The English Football League (EFL), which administers the rights to 2 to 4 divisions of English football, must also terminate its Russian contracts with the same player. Last weekend, the Premier League decided that Demonstrations of solidarity with Ukraine Will be held before every ten matches of the 28th day. The leaders of the 20 teams wore armor in the colors of the Ukrainian flag, a minute of applause was arranged before the kick-off and messages of unity were broadcast on the glowing panels.

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