Olympic Games

Romanian public-service broadcaster TVR is set to renew its deal for rights to the 2022 and 2024 Olympic Games in the country after agreeing to pay a slightly increased fee.

China Media Group, the Chinese state media company, has strengthened its hold on the Olympic broadcast rights in the country in a four-Games agreement that runs until the recently-awarded Brisbane 2032…

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…

UK public broadcaster the BBC has reported record online demand for its live and on-demand coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but Japan’s postponed event was the worst performing for linear television a…

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 record engagement across its digital platforms after its opening coverage of the summer Olympic Games in Europe

India has posted the biggest digital engagement figures of the Tokyo Olympic Games, higher than hosts Japan, according to Yiannis Exarchos, chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services, the host broadcast…

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

Early results show sharp drops compared to Rio and London Olympics

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

Vietnamese state-run broadcaster VTV has acquired the broadcast rights for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the eve of the Games

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.

Korean internet streaming firms Wavve and Afreeca, along with telco LG U+, are the latest to secure non-exclusive streaming rights to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Korea in sublicensing agreements with the…

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…

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven and Twitter have reached an agreement to show Tokyo 2020 content via the broadcaster's Twitter account

Indian broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks yesterday obtained an order from the Delhi High Court aimed at shutting down piracy of Tokyo Olympics coverage by websites and rogue pay-television platform operators