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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.

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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.

Eurosport has acquired pay-television rights in France for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and public-service broadcaster France Télévisions.

Content on the Olympic Channel is now available in the Hindi language, and the media platform has added material aimed at Indian audiences
USA

Veteran TV executive Molly Solomon will lead NBC’s Olympics coverage, starting with the 2020 Tokyo Games, after being promoted to executive president and producer of the network’s Olympics unit. T

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…

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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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