Milan court suspends Serie A TV rights tender after Sky’s request

MILAN (Reuters) – Sky’s Italian device explained on Monday a Milan court docket had suspended the tender for Television rights of Italy’s prime flight Serie A soccer matches place on sale by Spain’s Mediapro until finally May perhaps 4.

The Sky Information logo is noticed on the outdoors of workplaces and studios in west London, Britain June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Files

Italy’s Serie A soccer league in February accepted an supply for the rights to air matches for the 2018-21 seasons by Spanish broker Mediapro at just above 1.05 billion euros ($1.30 billion).

Presents from broadcasters fascinated in purchasing the rights were originally envisioned by April 21.

Sky Italia explained it had asked for a Milan-based mostly court docket to validate no matter whether Mediapro’s tender respected Italian rules.

“The tender by Mediapro… rises so numerous perplexities, making it vital to validate its legality just before presenting any crucial features,” Sky Italia added in the statement.

($1 = .8083 euros)

Reporting by Elvira Pollina writing by Giulia Segreti

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