Paralympics

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4 has launched a tender process for its coverage of the 2020 summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Digital content specialist NowThis Sports has signed a two-year partnership with the International Paralympic Committee.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is to stream live coverage of the 2018 winter Paralympic Games on its website through an agreement with the International Olympic Committee and its Olympic Channel.

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven has acquired rights to the upcoming winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has renewed its rights partnership with the Canadian Paralympic Committee ahead of the 2018 winter Games in Pyeongchang, Korea.

The International Paralympic Committee and World Para Alpine Skiing have stated that all World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup events during the 2017-18 season will be live streamed for the first time.

The International Paralympic Committee secured an increased rights fee and wider coverage from its renewal with the European Broadcasting Union last month.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have extended their rights deal for the Paralympic Games.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has agreed a media-rights partnership with the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public-service broadcasters covering the 2018 winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang and the 2020 summer Games in Tokyo.

New Zealand public-service broadcaster TVNZ, in partnership with production company Attitude Pictures, has renewed its deal for Paralympic Games rights for an increase of around 30 per cent.