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VOOM's WorldSport HD Offers Exclusive Live, High-Def Weekly Games of World's Top Soccer Franchise The Spanish Premier League

38 Live Soccer Games Per Season to be Carried Nationwide in High-Definition For '06-'07, '07-'08, '08-'09 Seasons

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VOOM HD Networks' WorldSport HD, the channel dedicated to 24/7 high-definition global sports coverage, announced today that it will continue to air exclusive U.S. HD carriage of the Spanish Premier League (SPL), widely acknowledged as the world's top soccer league. The channel has just reached an agreement to produce coverage of matches from the current 2006-2007 season through the 2008-2009 season, with 38 games per season. WorldSport HD is a pioneer in HD coverage of live sports and is part of the VOOM HD Networks, the largest and most diverse suite of high-definition channels nationwide and currently available nationally on DISH Network.

The Spanish Premiere League, known familiarly as La Liga, includes such powerhouse teams as Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Valencia and Atletico Madrid and features many of the superstars in the sport. Among the list of top players are Barcelona's Ronaldinho, named World Player of the Year two years in a row by the international governing body, FIFA, and Real Madrid's David Beckham and Fabio Cannavaro, the latter of whom played on his native Italy's 2006 World Cup Championship team...

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( The entire article is at the following source: http://home.businesswire.com/portal...d=news_view&newsId=20061018005301&newsLang=en )
 
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