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WBD grows Australian Open audience

Warner Bros Discovery Sports (WBDS) has reported audience growth year-on-year across Europe on its streaming platforms discovery+ and the Eurosport App for its exclusive coverage of the Australian Open 2023 following week one of the tournament. Streaming audiences increased by almost a third across Europe on discovery+ and the Eurosport App. Other growth highlights include: […]

January 25, 2023

Discovery+ free for BT Sport subs

BT Sport subscribers in the UK can now receive a subscription to Discovery+ at no extra cost following the merger between Warner Bros Discovery and BT Group earlier this year. BT Sport subscribers, or those who receive the channels as part of BT’s sweetheart deals with EE and Plusnet, are now able to link their […]

December 1, 2022

WBD to deliver season-long coverage of winter sports

Viewers across Europe will be able to watch the best that winter sports has to offer with every major World Cup and World Championships event (exc Switzerland) during the 2022-23 season available to watch across the Warner Bros Discovery Sports network. Up to 600 races and 3,500 hours of winter sports action will be available […]

October 20, 2022

WBD extends Ocean Race deal

Following an initial collaboration with The Ocean Race Europe in 2021, Warner Bros Discovery and The Ocean Race, the world’s toughest fully-crewed offshore sailing race, have agreed a long-term partnership that will extend the global race to Warner Bros Discovery’s audience around the world. The partnership will focus on live broadcasts, editorial content production and […]

September 29, 2022

WBD, BT Group close transaction to form sports JV

Warner Bros Discovery and BT Group have completed their transaction to form a 50:50 Joint Venture (JV) that combines the assets of BT Sport and Eurosport UK. The move brings together an extensive line-up of live sport coverage for fans in the UK & Ireland – including the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa […]

September 1, 2022

IMPACT Wrestling extends partnership with Eurosport India

Anthem Sports & Entertainment, a global multi-platform media company, has announced that the Company’s professional wrestling promotion, IMPACT Wrestling, has extended its partnership with Warner Bros Discovery’s premium sports channel Eurosport India – ensuring that viewers across India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka can continue to enjoy IMPACT’s content. The agreement includes […]

August 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WBDS: Record Tour De France audience engagement

Warner Bros Discovery Sports (WBDS) is reporting record-breaking audience engagement across 50 markets in Europe for its coverage of the Tour de France. Highlights include: Triple-digit Tour de France streaming growth on discovery+ discovery+ grows its Tour de France streaming audience by five times compared to 2021 Streaming across all digital platforms including the Eurosport […]

July 29, 2022

Green light for BT/WBD sports JV

Following submission to the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), BT Group and Warner Bros Discovery have welcomed the decision to approve the BT Group agreement with Warner Bros Discovery to form a 50:50 Joint Venture (JV) company that will create a new sports offering for the UK & Ireland. The CMA’s decision now allows […]

July 22, 2022By Colin Mann

PTO, Warner Bros Discovery sign broadcast deal

The Professional Triathletes Organisation and Warner Bros Discovery have announced an exclusive multi-year partnership to broadcast live and on-demand coverage of the new PTO Tour – a series of global events featuring the world’s best triathletes. Starting with the PTO Canadian Open in Edmonton on July 23rd-24th live on Eurosport 1, the agreement will see […]

July 13, 2022

Record audience for WB Discovery Sports

Warner Bros Discovery Sports (WBDS) has announced a record first half of the year with double-digit audience and engagement growth on all its channels and platforms so far in 2022. WBDS reports it is witnessing increases on both its linear television channels and digital platforms. The growth in audience and engagement has largely been driven […]

July 7, 2022