Triathlon

The PTO 2020 Championship at Challenge Daytona, a triathlon event to be held at the Daytona International Speedway, is to be broadcast domestically by Comcast and NBCUniversal’s Peacock subscription s…

World Triathlon, the sport’s recently-rebranded global governing body, has agreed an eight-year extension to its media agreement with the Infront agency.

SLT Arena Games, the new triathlon event that amalgamates real-life and virtual racing, has secured broadcast coverage in 135 territories

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has launched its new-look on-demand streaming platform ahead of the first World Triathlon Series event of the season in Abu Dhabi on Friday. TriathlonLive

The Ironman triathlon series has signed a global content partnership with social media platform Facebook.

Specialist cycling and tri-sports video distributer Play Sports Network has launched a new platform dedicated to triathlon.

UK pay-television broadcaster Bike Channel has acquired exclusive rights in the country to three leading triathlon events.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has extended its rights partnership with the International Triathlon Union to continue covering its World Triathlon Series.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV and satellite broadcaster QHTV have signed on as partners of the new Chinese Triathlon League.

French digital-terrestrial television channel L’Équipe 21 has bolstered its rights portfolio through agreements for a series of triathlon properties.

The creation of a multi-sport European Championships from 2018 is part of an attempt to de-clutter a congested sporting schedule, and to help summer sports benefit from each other’s popularity.

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda has today (Wednesday) revealed that the Infront Sports & Media agency and World Triathlon Corporation will be integrated in a newly formed entity named Wanda Sports Holding, and are to be rebranded accordingly.

The International Triathlon Union has renewed its partnership with the IEC in Sports agency for the World Triathlon Series until 2020.

The IMG agency has been retained by the US Tennis Association to serve as the national governing body’s media consultant outside the US, Canadian and Latin American territories for the US Open grand slam tournament.

Media rights clips from March 13 to March 26

USA

US sports broadcaster Universal Sports Network, a subsidiary of the NBC network, has acquired rights for events operated by the International Triathlon Union global governing body.

British Triathlon has signed up the Upsolut Sport UK agency to assist the sport’s national governing body in selling its media rights. The length of the deal, which starts immediately, was not disclosed.