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Dutch public-service broadcaster NOS moved quickly to sublicense rights to the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games from Discovery Communications.

Interview with Timo Lumme, the International Olympic Committee’s director of television and marketing, on Olympics rights deals signed in Asia, Mena and sub-Saharan Africa.

Audiences for the Olympic Games will not fall across Europe following the new long-term deal with the Discovery Communications media group, the International Olympic Committee told TV Sports Markets this week.

Media rights clips from June 25 to July 8

Interview with Timo Lumme, managing director of television and marketing services for the IOC, on the committee’s €1.3bn pan-European deal with Discovery Communications.

Discovery, the US-based media group that owns pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport, has reported third-quarter revenues of $950m (€860m) at its international division, a 4-per-cent rise on the equivalent f…

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…

Thai telecoms operator Advanced Info Service (AIS) has secured broadcast rights to the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo in a deal struck with Thai agency Plan B Media
USA

NBCUniversal and Twitter are partnering for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to show limited live event coverage, highlights, and a daily studio show on the @NBCOlympics handle during the Summer Games.

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IOC says own TV channel will not be a threat to traditional Olympic broadcasters

Football: Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sport Asia acquired rights in Hong Kong for Uefa Euro 2016. The agreement includes all matches across all platforms

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América Móvil close to agreeing sublicensing deals with pay-TV in Latin America for the Olympics

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