Eurosport secures IAAF Diamond League rights
May 7, 2015
Eurosport has secured the TV and digital rights to athletics’ Diamond League in the UK and Germany.
Under the terms of the five-year deal, British Eurosport will show the whole series live and exclusive, excluding the two British events. In Germany, all meetings will be live and exclusive on Eurosport 2.
The IAAF Diamond League, which runs from May to September, is made up of 14 meetings across the world. The League encompasses 32 event disciplines (16 for men and 16 for women), with a points scoring ‘Diamond Race’, which runs throughout the series.
Peter Hutton, Chief Executive Officer of Eurosport, said: “It’s a very exciting time at Eurosport. We are committed to bringing the very best sport to our viewers and enhancing our local offer with premium properties such as the IAAF Diamond League reinforces that commitment.”