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one year ago - 5/4/2018

EHF Marketing joins forces with Olympic Channel to live stream Women’s EHF FINAL4 2018

In a first in European women’s club handball, the Women’s EHF FINAL4 2018, the final weekend of the Women’s EHF Champions League, will be streamed live on the Olympic Channel global digital platform.

All the event's action in Budapest on 12 and 13 May can be watched on the Olympic Channel, including the semi-finals on Saturday, 12 May, as well as the final on Sunday, 13 May.

“We are looking forward to the collaboration with the IOC’s Olympic Channel for the Women’s EHF FINAL4 2018 which perfectly complements our global live coverage of the event on ehfTV,” says Miguel Mateo, Head of Media & TV for EHF Marketing.

“The Women’s EHF FINAL4 is a top-class event in European women’s indoor sport. You will see more than a dozen players taking to the court in Budapest who won a handball medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. By joining forces with the Olympic Channel, we are confident to reach new markets and increase the global audience for our sport,” adds Mateo.

The Women’s EHF FINAL4 2018 on the Olympic Channel and on ehfTV, both with English commentary, can be watched globally with geo-blocking applying in markets where TV rights have been sold. 

At the Women’s EHF FINAL4 2018, defending champions from Hungary, Györi Audi ETO KC, take on 2016 winners, Romanian side CSM Bucuresti. In the second semi-final, five-time participants HC Vardar from FYR Macedonia face Russian debutants Rostov-Don.

Schedule for Saturday, 12 May
15:15 hrs CET: CSM Bucuresti vs Györi Audi ETO KC
18:00 hrs CET: HC Vardar vs Rostov-Don

Sunday, 13 May
15:15 hrs CET: Match for 3/4 place
18:00 hrs CET: Final

Handball has been an Olympic sport for more than 80 years, with field handball being played at the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games and indoor handball a constant part of the Games’ programme since the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. 

The Olympic Channel is a multi-platform, global media destination where fans can experience the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round, and is available worldwide via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com.

Author: EHF / ts
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