Olympic Games

South African public broadcaster the SABC has agreed a deal which will see eMedia’s satellite service, Openview, broadcast its channels. The SABC will also be launching a new dedicated sports channel.

The International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Channel broke even in 2020, according to Thomas Bach, who was today (Wednesday) re-elected as IOC president.
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US network tops 2016 Rio sales with nearly five months to go before Games set to start
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The NBC Olympics division of US media company NBCUniversal has extended its partnership with social media platform Snapchat to cover the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo

Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven will team up with telco Optus to develop a channel to provide 4K ultra-high-definition coverage of next summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The Olympic Channel has launched an official account on short-form video platform TikTok

Sky New Zealand has struck a sublicensing deal with public-service broadcaster TVNZ for free-to-air coverage of the 2020 summer Olympic Games, while the pay-television broadcaster has agreed multiple deals…
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Jim Bell has announced he will leave his role as president of the NBC Olympics Production and Programming division of NBCUniversal less than a year before the US media company prepares to cover the 2020…

The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) has backed calls for the country’s government to fund public broadcaster TVE’s bid for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rights.

Rosa María Mateo, the sole provisional administrator of RTVE, has revealed that the Spanish public-service broadcaster is seeking guarantees from the government to ensure it can broadcast next summer’s Ol…

Canal Plus, the French pay-TV broadcaster, is expected to soon finalise the sale of its broadcast rights to the 2020 Olympic Games to Eurosport, the Discovery-owned broadcaster that already holds the rights…

The Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a content and advertising deal with social media platform Twitter that will allow the publishing of real-time highlights from …

Claro Sports, the broadcaster owned by Carlos Slim's Mexican telecoms giant América Móvil, is to offer free content from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on YouTube through its editorial tie-up with Spanish m…

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Latin America.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Latin America.

Olympic Channel, the multi-platform media service operated by the International Olympic Committee, has furthered its reach by agreeing a carriage deal with digital media platform Amazon Fire TV

The Olympic Channel, the OTT media platform of the International Olympic Committee, has signed content partnerships with Latin American media group Claro Sports and the International Automobile Federation…