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ESPN Player to showcase summer X Games in Europe

International sports broadcaster ESPN will provide live and on-demand coverage of the forthcoming 2015 summer X Games action sports event to European audiences through its broadband platform, ESPN Player.

The summer X Games takes place in the Texan capital Austin for the second year in a row from June 5-8.

X Games Austin 2015 will showcase more than 200 athletes competing for medals and prize money in skateboarding, BMX, rally, Moto X and for the first time, will feature the disciplines of Moto X Quarterpipe, skateboard and BMX Big Air Doubles.

ESPN, which owns the X Games property, will also provide live streaming of the X Music festival, which this year is headlined by Metallica and Nicki Minaj.