Winter Sports

The Olympic Channel, the International Olympic Committee’s OTT platform, has said it will provide 300 hours of coverage of the 2020 winter Youth Olympic Games, which takes place in Lausanne, Switzerland f…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has agreed a three-year deal to cover Winter Games NZ, New Zealand’s annual international winter sports event. Sky's deal covers the editions running from 2019 to 2021.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group announced on Thursday the acquisition of exclusive rights to International Skating Union events in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, adding to its growing portfolio…

The Eurovision Sport division of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public-service broadcasters has appointed Robert Portman as head of winter sport

Swiss telecommunications group Swisscom has extended and expanded its long-term carriage agreement with the Discovery Networks Deutschland division of international media and entertainment company Discovery Communications.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has said it will close its office in the Netherlands in an effort to consolidate its winter sports operations.

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

The Alisports division of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has acquired rights for the upcoming 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo and Obihiro, Japan.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has extended rights agreements with German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF for International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has once again blown away competition from Nordic public-service broadcasters for winter sports content, acquiring exclusive rights to International Skating Union events from the Infront agency.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has gained a foothold in winter sports in the Nordics with its shock acquisition of a host of properties from the Infront agency.

The Infront agency’s acquisition of the International Skating Union’s global media rights is the latest plank in the company’s strategy to dominate the winter sports rights market. T

EBU acquires rights to 2022 and 2024 Ski Flying World Championships for €3m This is about 12% more than the €3.4m it paid for rights for 2018 and 2020 The EBU paid €2.5m fo

The CBC Sports division of Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has acquired rights for events operated by the International Ski Federation (FIS) and the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF).

French basic-tier sports broadcaster Ma Chaîne Sport has struck a rights deal for coverage of International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events that are held in Austria.

Spanish media company Secuoya has been awarded the host broadcast rights for the International Ski Federation’s (Fis) 2016 Freestyle Aerials and 2017 Freestyle Snowboard World Cup events.

Norwegian public-service broadcaster NRK has extended rights deals with the country’s national ski association and Fis, skiing’s global governing body.

The International Paralympic Committee, the global governing body of Paralympic sport, will distribute the global broadcast rights for the 2018 Paralympic winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has extended rights partnerships with seven national ski federations covering International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has said it will reorganise its Nordic business operations by the end of this year, with a new company being formed.

Digital sports content provider Perform has agreed a four-year extension to its partnership with Fisu, the governing body of international university sport.

The International Ski Federation (FIS) and Infront Sports & Media agency have predicted record levels of coverage for the 2015 Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships, which got underway today (Thursday) in Kreischberg, Austria.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has reached an agreement to serve as a media production and distribution partner of the International Ski Mountaineering Federation.

The W sportsmedia agency has opened a new office in Oslo in an effort to expand its presence in the Norwegian winter sports market.

Pan-regional broadcaster Eurosport has signed a long-term agreement with the Infront Sports & Media agency to consolidate its extensive portfolio of winter sports events through to the 2020-21 season.

Federazione Italiana Sport Invernali (Fisi), the Italian winter sports federation, has launched a new website in partnership with the Infront Sports & Media agency that will feature exclusive video content.

The FIS, the global governing body of skiing, is to stream live coverage of its 2015 Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships on video-sharing website YouTube.

Pay-television broadcaster OSN, which operates in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has acquired rights for the 2014 winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

The IMG Media agency has acquired in-flight and in-ship media rights for the 2014 winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

International Media Content (IMC), the parent company of pay-television broadcaster SportsMax, has acquired rights in the Caribbean for the 2014 winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group in the US, has broadened its partnership with Facebook to feature video content on the social media platform for the first time during the forthcoming 2014 winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation’s (FIBT) Skeleton World Cup as part of its build-up to the Sochi 2014 winter Olympic Games.

German commercial sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired rights for the men’s and women’s ice hockey tournaments during the 2014 winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Fisu, the governing body of international university sport, has secured a record number of broadcasting hours for a winter Universiade, as the 2013 edition of the multi-sport event gets underway in Trentino, Italy today.

Fisu, the governing body of international university sport, has said it will provide live streaming of the forthcoming 26th winter Universiade on its LiveFisu.tv platform.

The International Paralympic Committee has said that it expects the 2014 Paralympic winter Games to set record levels of global broadcasting reach when it is staged in Sochi, Russia next year.

Czech Republic commercial and pay-television broadcaster Nova has agreed a rights-sharing deal involving the 2014 winter Olympic Games with public-service broadcaster Czech TV.