Eurosport

Domestic viewing figures for the Tour de France remained strong on both France Télévisions, the public-service broadcaster, and Eurosport, the Discovery-owned sports broadcaster, despite the shifting o…

Pan-European broadcaster Eurosport is close to finalising an agreement in France for rights to handball’s EHF Champions League from the 2020-21 season.

Laurent Prud’homme, head of Eurosport France and previously senior vice-president of rights acquisitions and syndication at Eurosport, is leaving his position amid a raft of departures across Europe u…

Discovery Networks Norway, an arm of the international broadcast group that owns Eurosport, has taken legal action over the move by the Norwegian state to ban the advertising of foreign betting companies…

Discovery-owned pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport has renewed its pay-television rights to the Lega Basket Serie A for a further two seasons

A dramatic fall in advertising caused by the Covid-19 pandemic led to a 23-per-cent drop in second-quarter revenues at the international division of Discovery, the US-based media group that owns pan-European…

Telecoms operator Vodafone has directly incorporated Eurosport Player, the OTT streaming service of the Discovery-owned sports broadcaster Eurosport, into its broadcast offering in Spain

Eurosport has agreed media-rights deals for two European tennis tournaments, bett1ACES in Berlin on July 13-19, and THIEMs7, which got underway in Kitzbühel yesterday and runs until July 11.

Discovery-owned pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport will broadcast two matches per week from the Portuguese Primeira Liga until the end of the 2019-20 season

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.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is set to recoup its outlay on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic rights in a deal with Discovery-owned Eurosport, SportBusiness Media understands.

Paul Rehrig, general manager, Eurosport Digital, talks about Discovery’s deal with Twitter for coverage of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

Discovery-owned broadcaster Eurosport’s deal in Europe and Asia-Pacific for new franchise-based competition the International Swimming League also mandates it to act as the rights-holder’s global media-rights agency.

International sports broadcaster ESPN and Discovery-owned sports broadcaster Eurosport lead a cohort of broadcasters who will broadcast the first-ever virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans race

Scott Young, who heads up Sky Sports’ Formula 1 channels, is to leave the UK pay-television broadcaster to join Discovery-owned Eurosport later this year in the position of senior vice-president, production a…

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has announced its recent appointment of Walt Disney Company executive Amar Melwani to the newly-created role of vice-president of distribution partnerships and …

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has announced its plans to broadcast Norway’s Eliteserien across its linear and OTT streaming platforms across Europe.

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport is to show exclusive live coverage in France of Norwegian football’s top-tier Eliteserien division during the 2020 season.

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has acquired rights in the UK and France to the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship ahead of the start of its 2020 season this weekend

Discovery, the media group and owner of pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport and subscription streaming service Dplay, will broadcast the first live golf since before the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown…

Discovery, the US-based media group that owns pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport, has reported first-quarter revenues of $923m (€854.7

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport and Global Cycling Network have joined forces with online training and racing platform Zwift to launch a new exhibition racing series for the…

Italian public-service broadcaster Rai and pan-European broadcaster Eurosport have turned to Lega Basket, the governing body of Italian domestic basketball, in a plea to reduce their fees for the cancelled…

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…

Eurosport is trying to meet the simultaneous challenges of keeping its channels on air across its various markets while also considering creative content that goes beyond simply archive and esports or…

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.

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

Discovery, the US-based media group that holds Olympics broadcast rights across Europe, has said that it is closely following the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak on this summer’s Olympic G…

The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has agreed a four-year rights deal with international sports broadcaster Eurosport

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has secured exclusive rights in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway to the six handball qualifying tournaments for the 2020 summer Olympic Games

Eurosport Germany is to broadcast daily live coverage from the German House at the 2020 Olympic Games after reaching an agreement with Deutsche Sport Marketing, the commercial of the German Olympic Sports…

Czech public broadcaster Česká Televize will continue its long-running coverage of the Olympics after negotiating the acquisition of sublicensed rights to the 2022 winter Games in Beijing and the 2024 s…

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has secured a new home in Australia after agreeing a carriage deal with pay-television operator Fetch

Media group Discovery has agreed a wide-ranging deal with the Romanian arm of Vodafone through which its sports broadcaster, Eurosport, will be carried on the telco’s Vodafone TV service.

Emir Osmanbegovic, the sports media executive who previously headed up Eurosport’s international sports production activities, is to lead a newly-created sports arm at Nexiko, the independent production c…

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has secured rights to Wimbledon in the Czech Republic and Slovakia for the first time as part of a new deal encompassing 11 European markets