Thursday, 22 May 2014
@beINSPORTS_EN beIN treats subscribers to Super Saturday of Sports
The English language beIN SPORTS channels 11HD & 12HD are offering its subscribers in the Middle East and North Africa region a front-row TV viewing experience to a super Saturday of sports fixtures unrivalled anywhere else on the planet.
The live and exclusive coverage includes all the action from the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix qualifying sessions, the UEFA Champions League final from Lisbon, English football’s Championship play-off final and rugby’s Heineken Cup final.
The impressive line-up, combined with expert studio guests and analysts on hand for all events, will make the beIN SPORTS the only English-language broadcaster in the world to be offering such extensive TV coverage of all four competitions.
In pole position on Saturday afternoon (14.30 -16.30 Mecca) will be full, live coverage of the qualifying sessions of the highly anticipated Monaco Grand Prix. As Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton attempts to win his fifth consecutive race, beIN SPORTS channel 11HD will complement the session with a studio broadcast presented by Angus Scott, with guests including former F1 driver Tony Jardine.
Next up on 11HD at 16.30 (Mecca) is the game with the biggest financial prize at stake in world football – the Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers. With the winner of this match promoted to the Premier League, the victorious side stands to gain upwards of $150m from increased broadcast income, gate receipts and commercial activities next season. beIN SPORTS will be offering live coverage of the game to all subscribers with studio guests including former Manchester City manager Peter Reid and ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay.
Meanwhile, rugby fans can opt for the Heineken Cup Final between Saracens FC and Toulon live from the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, showing exclusively across the region on channel 12HD between 18.30 – 21.30 (Mecca). The clash will be Jonny Wilkinson’s last ever professional game in England, and will be covered on beIN SPORTS by Angus Scott, ex-Irish international Dave Wallace and former Scottish international Rory Lawson.
The superb day of action concludes with the world’s most-watched annual sporting event - the UEFA Champions League Final, live on air between 20.00 – 00.30 (Mecca) on beIN SPORTS channel 11HD. With hundreds of millions of TV viewers around the world expected to see Real Madrid take on fierce city rivals Atlético Madrid, Richard Keys and Andy Gray will be joined in the studio by Kevin Keegan, David Platt and Glenn Hoddle for full coverage of the match. Meanwhile Newcastle legend Alan Shearer will be present inside the Estadio do Sport in Lisbon for regular pitch-side comment.
There simply is no better selection of live and exclusive blue ribbon sport available in English anywhere in the world than beIN Sports this Saturday.