Tencent and Sina share Uefa rights in China

Online streaming services take rights for Champions League and Europa League.

Tencent and Sina share Uefa rights in China

Tencent Sports and Sina Sports, two of China's leading online streaming services, have both claimed the rights to broadcast soccer matches from the Uefa Champions League and the Uefa Europa League in the country until 2018.

Tencent's deal will see them live stream 146 Champions League and 205 Europa League games per season, including games from the qualifying rounds. Sina, meanwhile, will show 78 Champions League and 41 Europa League matches. According to Yutang Sports, Tencent will also show a highlights package and a weekly magazine show.

Neither company has disclosed financial details of their deals.

Tencent and Sina also both recently announced that they had gained the rights to show the English Premier League for the 2015/16 season, along with with LeTV.