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.
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.
Olympic Broadcasting Services, the host broadcast organisation for all Olympic Games, has said equipment seized from it by Brazilian authorities has been returned.
The International Olympic Committee’s recently-launched Olympic Channel has reached agreements with six international sports federations to collaborate on content for the service.
International media and entertainment company Discovery Communications has signed a sublicensing deal for Olympic Games rights with Belarus National State Broadcasting.
The newly launched Olympic Channel will show live coverage of 37 events across 10 different sports before the end of 2016, it has been confirmed.
Olympic Broadcasting Services chief executive Yiannis Exarchos has confirmed that the International Olympic Committee’s new Olympic Channel will feature sports that are not part of the Games’ programme of events.
Singaporean media company MediaCorp has struck a rights deal for the Rio 2016 Olympics just hours before the start of the Games tonight (Friday).
Brazilian media company Globo has partnered with social media platform Snapchat to enhance its coverage of the forthcoming summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has launched a new experimental service ahead of the 2016 summer Olympic Games that will provide 360 degree video coverage of the action in Rio de Janeiro.
Chinese video sharing platform Youku, a subsidiary of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, has struck a sublicensing deal with state broadcaster CCTV for rights to the upcoming summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Video-sharing platform YouTube has partnered with broadcasters in more than 60 countries to deliver official highlights of the 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Chinese internet company Tencent has acquired rights for the upcoming Rio 2016 summer Olympic Games in a sublicensing deal with state broadcaster CCTV.
Khabar TV, part of Kazakh satellite television broadcaster Kazakh TV, has acquired rights to the forthcoming 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The NBC Olympics division of US media company NBCUniversal has partnered with social media platforms Facebook and Instagram ahead of the start of the 2016 summer Games in Rio de Janeiro on Friday.
The International Olympic Committee has confirmed that its new Olympic Channel will launch on August 21 following the closing ceremony of the 2016 summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Australian commercial broadcaster Seven has agreed a content partnership with social media platform Twitter ahead of its return as a rights partner of the Olympic Games.