Olympic Games

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.

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…

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…

Content on the Olympic Channel is now available in the Hindi language, and the media platform has added material aimed at Indian audiences

Barry Frank, a leading US television executive and negotiator of Olympic broadcast deals in the US market for the IMG agency, has died aged 87

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.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in the Middle East and Africa.

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.

The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) has backed calls for the country’s government to fund public broadcaster TVE’s bid for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rights.

The International Olympic Committee has retained clip rights in 68 territories that it will exploit on the Olympic Channel during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as it seeks to drive greater engagement for…

Canal Plus, the French pay-TV broadcaster, is expected to soon finalise the sale of its broadcast rights to the 2020 Olympic Games to Eurosport, the Discovery-owned broadcaster that already holds the rights…

Flemish-language public broadcaster VRT has agreed a sublicensing deal with US media group Discovery for exclusive, free-to-air rights in the Flanders region of Belgium to the 2022-2024 Olympic Games cycle,…

Claro Sports, the broadcaster owned by Carlos Slim's Mexican telecoms giant América Móvil, is to offer free content from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on YouTube through its editorial tie-up with Spanish m…

French-language public broadcaster RTBF has agreed a sublicensing deal with US media group Discovery for exclusive, free-to-air rights in Belgium to the 2020-2024 Olympic Games cycle in the French-speaking…

US media group Discovery has struck a deal with Amazon to bring Eurosport Player, the OTT platform of its international sports broadcaster, to the technology company’s Fire TV, Fire tablets and Echo S…

Thai telecoms operator Advanced Info Service (AIS) has secured broadcast rights to the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo in a deal struck with Thai agency Plan B Media

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven plans to launch another six channels across its 7plus digital service for its coverage of the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic Games

U.S mass-media conglomerate NBCUniversal is expecting to bring in more than $1

Brazilian broadcaster Rede Bandeirantes (Band) has agreed a sublicensing deal with OTT streaming service DAZN for rights to Ligue 1, the top division of French club football, while it will reportedly also…

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has brought forward plans to launch a digital channel dedicated to the Olympic Games.

Swiss-based agency Infront Sports has agreed a deal with Olympic governing body the International Olympic Committee to market free-to-air rights in Sub-Saharan African to every Olympic property until 2024

SuperSport, the sub-Saharan pay-television broadcaster, has built on its partnership with the International Olympic Committee by agreeing a content deal with the latter's OTT platform, the Olympic Channel

South Korean pay-television broadcaster JTBC has acquired rights to the Olympic Games for 2026 to 2032, ending the ‘Korea Pool’'s traditional hold on the property.

South Korean pay-television broadcaster JTBC may be close to a deal with the International Olympic Committee about broadcast rights, potentially including a momentous 2032 Olympics jointly hosted by North…

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has agreed a deal with US media company Discovery for exclusive free-to-air rights to the Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 Olympics.

The International Olympic Committee has furthered the reach of its Olympic Channel by agreeing a partnership with OTT streaming service Roku

Singaporean media company Mediacorp has secured rights to the 2020 summer Olympic Games and 2022 winter Olympic Games, both of which will be held in Asia

Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has acquired rights in the Indian subcontinent to the 2020 Tokyo summer Olympic Games and the 2020 Lausanne winter Youth Olympic Games

Sports broadcaster Eurosport has further grown its collection of Olympic sports rights, agreeing a deal for United World Wrestling events