Italy’s Major Premier Paddle will air in 167 regions, becoming the most watched paddle event of all time
Sky Germany (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, South Tyrol), Sky UK (United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland), Arena (Czech Republic, Slovakia), and Cosmot (Greece) are the newest cities.
The Greatest Reach in Paddle History
The Major Premier Paddle in Italy is set to become the largest paddle event in sporting history as 167 regions will broadcast the second “Major” starting today on Rome’s historic Foro Italico.
These 167 global regions have surpassed the number of 156 regions broadcast by the inaugural event Ooredoo Qatar Major 2022 last March. The first paddle with major media around the world proves its popularity once again.
The announcement once again confirms the growing popularity of the sport globally following the launch of the Premier Paddle, the official world paddle circuit governed by the International Paddle Federation (FIP) and the Professional Paddle Association (PPA) in Qatar. Sports Investments (QSI).
New Diffusers of Italy Major Premier Paddle Sky Germany (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, South Tyrol) Sky UK (UK and Ireland), Arena (Czech Republic and Slovakia) and Cosmot (Greece).
This joins the list of prominent broadcast rights owners like the new broadcasters ESPN, beIN SPORTS, Sky Italia, Supersport, Charlton Etc. Viaplay.
At least 10 new tournaments in 2022
Premier Paddle will host at least ten (10) new tournaments in 2022 – including four Category 1 events named “Major”. The first major tournament – Ooredoo Qatar Major 2022 – was held in Doha in March. In addition to the Italian Major Premier Paddle, which runs through May 29, the other Category 1 tournaments will be the Paris Major Premier Paddle and the Mexico Major First Paddle, which will take place from July 11 to 17 at Roland Garros Stadium. Club Sonoma de Monterrey, Mexico from November 28 to December 4.
As with all Tier 1 tournaments, players will compete for a stake of 5 525,000 – the record amount offered for any top-tier Premier Paddle tournament, with 2,000 official ranking points per winner.
Argentina’s Premier Paddle P1 Tournament will be the inaugural tournament of Category 2 from August 8 to 14.
Complete list of broadcasters by region
|ESPN||Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela. Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guerrero, Guinea Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Martin, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos.|
|Play by the way||Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Netherlands, Poland.|
|beIN||MENA (Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tu. AE Yemen) France, United States, Canada, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Turkey.|
|Supersport||Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Republic of), C ഡിte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial, Equatorial Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sോo Tom ആൻഡ് and Prസിncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia (including Somalia), South and South Africa Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and the following islands: Cape Verde, Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Socotra, Saint Helena, Ascension, Seychelles.|
|The sky||Italy, San Marino, Vatican City, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, South Tyrol, United Kingdom, Ireland.|
|Arena||Czech Republic, Slovakia|
|YouTube||All other areas|
In 2009, Frank Biniste found the paddle at the Club des Pyramid in the Paris area. Since then, Paddle has been a part of his life. You often see him touring France covering major French paddle events.
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