Report: Premier League returns to CCTV 5

6 August 2015 | Clubs & Rightsholders
Report: Premier League returns to CCTV 5
CCTV 5 is to show matches from England's Premier League in China in the 2015/16 season, according to reports.

Yutang Sports suggests that the channel, which is the sports offering from state broadcaster CCTV, will show one game each weekend from England's elite soccer league. after making an announcement on social media network Sina Weibo. The broadcast rights to the Premier League are held exclusively in China and Macau by Super Sports, which began a six-year deal in 2013/14 and would be sub-licensing the coverage to CCTV.

No further confirmation of the news has yet been made. CCTV last screened live Premier League soccer in 2003.

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