Cycling

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…

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…

The European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella body of mainly public-service broadcasters, has announced that total viewing hours for this year’s Tour de France have risen by 10.5

Digital sports media company Play Sports Group (PSG) has further expanded its Global Cycling Network service with the launch of a second Italian-language channel, GCN Italia Racing

Digital sports media company Play Sports Group has launched a French-language channel for its Global Cycling Network

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired highlights rights to the England cricket team’s Test and one-day international matches this summer, while it has also agreed a deal to cover the V-Series W…
USA

ESPN is partnering with US exercise equipment and media company Peloton to stage a virtual indoor cycling race featuring athletes and celebrities from across the sports landscape to benefit Covid-19 relief …

The Tour de Suisse cycling race may be held virtually this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But it is not certain that the Infront agency, which distributes the media rights to the physical event, will have the rights to the e-cycling equivalent.

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…

Over-the-top streaming service the Olympic Channel will show free live coverage of the Tour de Suisse-backed ‘Digital Swiss 5’ e-cycling event.

The IMG agency is on the verge of retaining international rights to the Giro d’Italia cycling stage race despite heavy interest from US media giant Discovery, SportBusiness Media understands.

International broadcaster Eleven Sports has acquired live rights to the Tour de Suisse-backed ‘Digital Swiss 5’ e-cycling event in six territories.

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…

UK commercial broadcaster ITV is in talks to acquire rights to the forthcoming ‘Digital Swiss 5’ e-cycling event, SportBusiness Media understands.

Pulse Media, an Italian production and media rights distribution company, has acquired the exclusive rights to women’s cycling’s Giro Rosa until at least 2022.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced a partnership with Discovery which will see the two collaborate on the creation of a new UCI Track Cycling World League

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.