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Eurosport, discovery+ cover World Athletics Championships

The stars of track and field are preparing to descend on Budapest for the 2023 World Athletics Championships from August 19th to 27th and audiences across Europe can watch all the action on discovery+ and Eurosport. With just a little under 12 months until the 2024 Olympics in Paris, the World Athletics Championships will offer […]

August 15, 2023

ITN readies WCH production

World Athletics Productions, the joint venture between World Athletics and ITN, is in the final week of rigging for production ahead of the World Athletics Championships (WCH) in Budapest, which begins on August 19th. ITN’s expertise in live broadcast production will be reflected in the technical set up in Budapest and new innovations this year […]

August 15, 2023

Euro broadcasters 5G roadmap deal

European broadcasters have signed up to a draft roadmap for the use of 5G technology during major events taking place in 2024. Germany’s public broadcasters SWR and Bayerischer Rundfunk BR, plus France Télévisions, Italy’s RAI, NPO of the Netherlands, RTÉ in Ireland and ORF/ORS in Austria have signed an MoU to introduce new 5G broadcasting […]

July 7, 2023

Special Olympics Europe Eurasia partners with Story10

Special Olympics Europe Eurasia (SOEE), a regional office of Special Olympics, has partnered with Story10, the global sports video production and distribution agency, to increase the international exposure and awareness of the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 (World Games) through its global distribution network. The partnership will also promote the first-ever SOI Global Leadership […]

June 14, 2023

NBCU expands Olympics partnership with Twitter

NBCUniversal has announced a more expansive partnership with Twitter to amplify NBCU’s coverage of the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024. The new partnership with Twitter will build upon details that were in place for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Twitter and Paris 2024 Partnership Highlights:   Pre-Games Countdown Coverage: Beginning in February 2024 […]

May 4, 2023

Channel 4 Paralympic Production Training Scheme

Channel 4 has launched its Paralympic Production Training Scheme will give 19 disabled people the chance to launch their broadcast careers with 12-month placements at independent production companies across the UK – and some will go on to work on the 2024 Paris Paralympic Games. Successful applicants will spend a year working as trainee production […]

May 4, 2023

Team GB partners with Little Dot Sport

Little Dot Sport, the digital content agency and media network Little Dot Studios’ sport specialist label, has been awarded a YouTube channel management and paid media contract with Team GB, starting with immediate effect. The two-year contract will see Little Dot Sport provide support on the management of the Team GB YouTube channel as well […]

March 8, 2023

Australia: Nine scores Olympics 2024-2032 rights

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Nine Entertainment has been awarded the exclusive free and subscription audio-visual rights and non-exclusive audio rights to every Olympic Games from 2024 to 2032. Commencing in July 2024 with the Olympic Games Paris 2024, Nine will provide Australia with a front row seat to the next five […]

February 8, 2023

EBU, WBD secure 2026-32 Olympic rights

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that all media rights in Europe for the four Olympic Games in the 2026-2032 period have been awarded to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Warner Bros Discovery (WBD). Following the IOC’s launch of a competitive tender, the EBU and WBD presented a joint bid to acquire all […]

January 16, 2023By Colin Mann

BBC extends Olympics rights

The Olympic Games will remain on the BBC up to and including 2032, ensuring the events remain free-to-air for another decade. In a new joint partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Warner Bros Discovery (WBD), the BBC will bring coverage of the Olympic Games and all the major moments on TV, radio, online […]

January 16, 2023