Tokyo 2020

Media group Discovery has revealed that more than 372 million people watched its coverage of the Tokyo Olympics in Europe, which represents a more than 10-per-cent increase on the 2018 winter Games in…
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NBCUniversal attracted its lowest-ever domestic audience for the Summer Olympics since first covering the global showpiece event in 1988, with the Tokyo Games drawing an average of 15.

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.

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

Sports marketing agency Integral has acquired free-to-air rights in Nigeria to 200 hours of live content from Tokyo 2020, acquiring the rights from the Infront agency

The Tokyo Olympic Games, which begin today (Friday), will be broadcast in Venezuela after all after a payment blocking issue had threatened to prevent coverage.

Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela, has said that 'financial persecution' risks the free-to-air broadcasting of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the country.

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has struck an agreement for Amazon Prime Video, the OTT subscription platform of internet retail giant Amazon, to show its coverage of the summer Olympic Games in…
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Large collection of new sponsors help fuel robust network totals
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Even amid rising domestic furore and unrest surrounding the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics, NBCUniversal executives in the United States said the event could become the most profitable Olympics in the network’s h…

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