Olympics

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…

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.

Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has acquired rights in the Indian subcontinent to the 2020 Tokyo summer Olympic Games and the 2020 Lausanne winter Youth Olympic Games

The Japan Consortium of broadcasters has deepened its relationship with the International Olympic Committee’s digital platform, Olympic Channel, as the country today (Tuesday) marked the two-year countdown t…

The International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Channel has launched its first virtual reality (VR) digital series ahead of the 2018 winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has signed an advertising and content partnership with Snap Inc, the parent company of social media platform Snapchat, in a move designed to engage younger audiences in next year’s winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Qatari broadcaster beIN Media Group has agreed a programming partnership with the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Channel platform.

The International Olympic Committee has agreed rights deals with a number of broadcasters in sub-Saharan Africa for the Olympic Games schedule covering the 2018 and 2022 winter Games and the 2020 and 2024 summer Games.

Telecommunications group Telecom Italia (TIM) has agreed a first-of-its-kind partnership with media and entertainment company Discovery Communications that will grant it access to content from the Olympic Games.

ITN Productions has been appointed as the host broadcaster for the International Association of Athletics Federations’ World Relays 2017 event.

The International Olympic Committee has announced that its Olympic Channel digital platform is now available in six additional languages.

The International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Channel has agreed to broadcast live coverage of the 2017 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF).