Olympic Games

China Media Group, the Chinese state media company, has strengthened its hold on the Olympic broadcast rights in the country in a four-Games agreement that runs until the recently-awarded Brisbane 2032…

UK media regulator Ofcom has recommended a review into the listed events legislation

The record-breaking 400m hurdles victory by Norway’s Karsten Warholm attracted a peak audience of only 183,000 viewers in the Nordic country due to the seven-hour time difference with Tokyo.

Media group Discovery has reported $1.09bn (€919.5m) in second-quarter revenues for its International Networks division and now also boasts 18 million direct-to-consumer streaming subscribers.

India has posted the biggest digital engagement figures of the Tokyo Olympic Games, higher than hosts Japan, according to Yiannis Exarchos, chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services, the host broadcast…

Italy’s double gold medal success in track and field attracted strong viewing figures on Rai, the Italian public-service broadcaster, yesterday (Sunday) afternoon.

The Australian women’s football team has been attracting record domestic television audiences for its matches at Tokyo 2020, on free-to-air broadcaster Seven. Seven reported an audience of 2.2

Vietnamese state-run broadcaster VTV has acquired the broadcast rights for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the eve of the Games

The impact of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the International Olympic Committee’s finances has been laid bare in its latest financial statements, with the organisation declaring revenues o…

Korean internet streaming firms Wavve and Afreeca, along with telco LG U+, are the latest to secure non-exclusive streaming rights to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Korea in sublicensing agreements with the…

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven and Twitter have reached an agreement to show Tokyo 2020 content via the broadcaster's Twitter account

Indian broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks yesterday obtained an order from the Delhi High Court aimed at shutting down piracy of Tokyo Olympics coverage by websites and rogue pay-television platform operators

The Dentsu agency finalised deals for Tokyo 2020 media rights with buyers including the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and Indonesian media group Emtek in recent weeks

Korean ecommerce company Coupang has been making aggressive bids for sports content since entering the market six months ago, culminating in a major bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympics rights in recent weeks.

The Hong Kong government told SportBusiness Media this week that its acquisition of Tokyo 2020 rights was a one-off prompted by the extreme financial pressures placed on broadcasters by the pandemic.

Dutch public-service broadcaster NOS is thought to have kept its fee steady for rights to the Olympic Games in 2022 and 2024 in a deal with US media giant Discovery.

Media group Discovery has announced the launch of new content to support its broadcast across Europe of the postponed 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo