Premier League suspends broadcast deal with Russia because of Ukraine invasion

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The Premier League has suspended its broadcast deal with Russia following the united states of America's invasion of neighboring Ukraine.

The move will take impact without delay, which means Thursday's four suits will now not be proven within the united states of America.

The matter took most effective 15 mins of a four-hour assembly of all 20 golf equipment in London on Tuesday to agree.

The English pinnacle flight also says it will donate £1m to aid the people of Ukraine.

The TV rights for the Premier League had been owned via the Rambler Group. The enterprise was in its final yr of a 3-yr deal to reveal suits in Russia.

In a separate flow, the Football Association has additionally suspended its address Russia.

That manner none of this month's FA Cup zone-very last matches might be proven.

The Premier League says it condemns Russia's invasion of Ukraine and that its clubs unanimously agreed the pass.

"We name for peace and our thoughts are with all the ones impacted," the Premier League said in a declaration.

"The £1m donation could be made to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to supply humanitarian useful resource directly to the ones in want."

Last weekend, Premier League clubs confirmed solidarity with Ukraine as captains wore special armbands in Ukrainian hues, even as stadium screens displayed 'Football Stands Together' in front of the united states of America's blue and yellow flag.

The modern day move follows Chinese rights holders now not broadcasting Premier League suits in their country last weekend.

China is a near political ally of Russia.

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