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Amazon to Boost Football Coverage in UK With UEFA Deal

  • Amazon to share Champions League coverage with BT Sport
  • BBC to broadcast highlights of tournament for first time
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema runs with the ball during a UEFA Champions League match

Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema runs with the ball during a UEFA Champions League match

Photographer: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP
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Amazon.com Inc. has secured rights to broadcast Europe’s top football tournament in the UK for the first time, in a significant step for the tech giant as it pushes deeper into sports. 

US-based Amazon will exclusively offer top UEFA Champions League matches on Tuesday nights for three years from the 2024/25 season, it said in a statement Friday that confirmed an earlier Bloomberg News report