Tokyo 2020

Swedish telecoms and cable television operator Com Hem and DTT platform Boxer have agreed deals with international media group Discovery to carry the Dplay OTT streaming service
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The NBC Olympics division of US media company NBCUniversal has extended its content partnership with social media platform Twitter in a deal which covers the postponed Tokyo Summer Olympics set for the …

The International Olympic Committee will look to find an “equitable solution” with rights-holding broadcasters over payment schedules for rights to the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games, according to Timo Lum…
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NBC Sports said it has sold $1.25bn in US ad sales for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, setting a new record for any broadcaster for the Games
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International media company Discovery has opened a new technology hub in the Dutch city of Hilversum to store and distribute live sporting productions. Discovery has invested close to €40m ($44.5
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US network tops 2016 Rio sales with nearly five months to go before Games set to start

India pay-television broadcaster Star has signed a media rights deal with agency Sporty Solutionz to broadcast the Asian Wrestling Championships from February 18 to 23
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The NBC Olympics division of US media company NBCUniversal will partner with mobile-first video news outlet NowThis to produce content focused on United States Olympic and Paralympic athletes in the lead-up …

Mexican commercial broadcaster TV Azteca and pay-television operator Televisa have announced that they will provide coverage of this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will work with Japanese public-service broadcaster NHK to produce an official documentary film for next year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
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Network still expects to set new Olympics sales record

Eurosport has acquired pay-television rights in France for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and public-service broadcaster France Télévisions.

Australian public-service broadcaster ABC will maintain its decision not to pursue radio rights to the 2020 summer Olympic Game, after a meeting between its chairwoman Ita Buttrose and Australian Olympic…

The Australian Olympic Committee has called on public-service broadcaster ABC to reverse its decision not to pursue radio rights to the 2020 summer Olympic Games, calling the stance “monumentally short-sighted”.

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…

The Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a content and advertising deal with social media platform Twitter that will allow the publishing of real-time highlights from …

Spectators at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will not be allowed to post videos of events on their social media accounts, in an effort by organisers to protect broadcast rights-holders