Euro Hockey League and Live Streaming Platform Partner to Bring Club Hockey to International Audiences

LOS GATOS, CA – 04 Apr, 2016 – EverSport and EHL announced an exclusive one year deal today to expand the reach of the European  League matches to many more regions internationally, such as the Americas and Asia, through the EverSport streaming platform, syndication network and via their smart embed player.

The games will be available to be streamed everywhere globally except for the UK, Belgium, Holland and Germany.

“We are very happy with bringing Eversport on board of our global distribution strategy. Over the years, the EHL has always looked for innovative ways to produce the competition and to distribute it to fans worldwide. Our new alliance with Eversport fits perfectly in this framework and it is a very powerful addition to our current distribution map, which already covers over 70 countries in Europe, Asia, Sub Saharan Africa and Oceania,” said Hans Erik Tuijt, Chairman of the EHL

EverSport is an innovative media company that provides a best-in-breed streaming platform proven to grow rights holders’ audience and revenues more effectively than any other platform by harnessing the power of syndication, marketing and social media.

“We are excited to bring the EHL Matches to new territories, such as the US, South and Central Americas and Asia, so fans around the world can watch this exciting sport,” said Wayne Sieve, CEO of EverSport.

About EverSport:

With its launch featuring the streaming of the 2014 Asian Games, has quickly become the premier streaming partner to sports rights holders. The company was founded by a strong set of talented entrepreneurs and visionaries. Co-founders Wayne Sieve and Carl Kirchhoff have each been in the sports business for 20 years, including key leadership roles at Yahoo! Sports, TEAM Marketing AG, and UStream. Investors include Brian Bedol, founder of Classic Sports Network and College Sports Television, which were both sold to ESPN and CBS respectively and Lee Ann Daly, former Executive Vice President of Marketing for ESPN.

About EHL Hockey

With the aim of developing club hockey at an international level, Euro Hockey League (EHL) was introduced for the 2007/08 season, an exciting new format that replaced the men’s European Cup competition. EHL’s existing shareholders – the European Hockey Federation, Mediapro and Southfields, – believe that this unique international competition can be developed even further and taken to a whole new level, especially in the area of cross media innovations. Additional improvements are envisioned to further validate the league’s claim that the EHL is “The best way hockey has ever been presented”.

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