Olympic Games

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

Snap Inc, the parent company of popular social media platform Snapchat, has extended and expanded its Olympic Games content deal in selected European markets with the Discovery media group

Three big deals by telco China Mobile have raised cautious hopes for competition in the Chinese rights market after a dreadful 2020.

A pool of six free-to-air Thai channels are to broadcast live coverage of Tokyo’s rescheduled 2020 Olympics after details were announced at a press conference in Thailand.

Spanish public broadcaster TVE is not looking to acquire all broadcast rights in the country to next year’s rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a deal with rights-holder Discovery in a bid to save costs, a…

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has extended its Olympic Games content deal with social media platform Twitter

CBC Gem, the OTT platform of Canadian public service broadcaster CBC, has signed a carriage with the International Olympic Committee to carry the body’s Olympic Channel TV.

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF will turn to remote production where possible for its coverage from next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo as it continues its cost cutting plan in the wake of the C…

US-based media group Discovery has borrowed $500m (€456.9m) under its credit facility as it seeks to tackle the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Česká Televize will pay more to continue to sublicense Olympic rights from US media group Discovery but will gain more winter Games hours and an additional digital broadcast option.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the role of agencies in the media-rights market globally.

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE has sublicensed selected free-to-air and radio rights to the 2022 and 2024 Olympic Games from international media group Discovery

China's General Administration of Sport and its State Administration of Radio and Television signed an agreement in Beijing yesterday to jointly create a platform for events, programmes and content covering…

The International Olympic Committee extended a long run of media-rights revenue growth in Japan in its latest deal with the market’s free-to-air broadcaster consortium for 2026 to 2032, when the special case of the large Tokyo 2020 sales cycle is disregarded.

RTBF’s Olympic sublicensing deal with US media group Discovery was delayed by the Belgian broadcaster’s determination not to exceed the amount it committed to the European Broadcasting Union’s failed attempt to acquire the property, SportBusiness Media understands.

Sky New Zealand has struck a sublicensing deal with public-service broadcaster TVNZ for free-to-air coverage of the 2020 summer Olympic Games, while the pay-television broadcaster has agreed multiple deals…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is set to recoup its outlay on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic rights in a deal with Discovery-owned Eurosport, SportBusiness Media understands.