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Spanish public-service broadcaster RTVE has increased its by expenditure 25 per cent in renewing its rights to the Vuelta a España cycling race for four years from 2021 to 2024.

The latest rights deals for cycling’s Tour de France and La Vuelta a España represent good business for the buyers, the European Broadcasting Union and Discovery Communications, industry insiders familiar with the deals told SportBusiness Media.

Tour de France rights-holder Amaury Sport Organisation’s decision to exclusively sell the property in Canada to OTT platform FloSports for the 2020-23 cycle represents an experiment that could lead to similar streaming partnerships in other territories, SportBusiness Media understands.

Ryan Fenton discusses FloSports’ acquisition of Tour de France rights in Canada as well as the OTT platform’s wider cycling strategy.

Public-service broadcaster ARD’s three-year renewal of its Tour de France rights deal in Germany reflects its renewed commitment to the Tour following earlier concerns over doping. It follows two two-year deals which the broadcaster considered a test period.

Edgesport, the action sports channel operated by IMG, has added new content through an agreement with promoter Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) and retained content licensed by GAME Sports Management in…

Australian public-service broadcaster SBS will take its coverage of the Tour de France to four decades after extending its rights deal with the owners and organisers of the iconic cycling race, Amaury…

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has issued its support for the Tour de France’s rescheduled dates, saying that the minimal overlap with tennis’ French Open will ease its scheduling heada…

The European Broadcasting Union has retained its rights to the Tour de France and Vuelta a España ‘Grand Tour’ cycling races out to 2025. T


Amaury Sport Organisation has increased the value of its Tour de France media rights across Europe by just under 20 per cent following a renewal with the European Broadcasting Union this month.

German public-service broadcaster ARD is close to renewing its non-exclusive deal for Tour de France cycling rights at a small fee increase.

Amaury Sport Organisation secured a small increase in the value of its domestic rights, including the Tour de France, in last month’s five-year renewal with France Télévisions.

The value of Vuelta a España rights in Spain fell for the third successive time in a renewal with TVE last week.

Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences for the 2015 Tour de France

The Vuelta a España cycle race earned a strong increase in media-rights fee from the European Broadcasting Union in a five-year deal finalised late last month.

German public-service broadcaster ARD will return to broadcasting the Tour de France cycle race in 2015 after agreeing a two-year deal earlier this month for substantially less than the old rights fee in Germany.

Eurosport France, the French arm of the pan-regional broadcaster, has renewed its non-exclusive domestic rights to cycling’s Tour de France.

Mike Kiernan, Analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, looks at audiences in key European markets for the 2014 Tour de France

Italy’s Bike Channel looks to expand abroad

Interview with Hugh Roberts, owner of the SweetSpot Group, on retaining its contract to act as event host of the Tour of Britain.

SweetSpot outlines TV plans after renewing Tour of Britain contract for next five years

Tour de France commits early to EBU despite interest from agencies and pay-TV companies