Champions League: BT extends TV rights until 2021 in deal worth £1.2bn

Real Madrid won the 2016 Champions League in May, beating city rivals Atletico Madrid on penalties in the final

BT Sport has extended its TV rights for the Champions League and Europa League until 2021 in a deal worth £1.2bn.

The company has been broadcasting Europe's elite club competitions since 2015 under the terms of an £897m deal agreed in 2013.

BT Sport, owned by Britain's biggest broadband and mobile operator BT, is a paid subscription service.

But it said it would make clips, weekly highlights, and both finals available to watch for free on social media.

More to follow.

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