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Netflix orders Tour de France docuseries

Netflix is partnering with ASO for a documentary series on the 2022 Tour de France Cycle race. In partnership with France Télévisions and produced by Quadbox, the series will follow the journey of eight teams participating in the famous bike race. The eight-episode documentary will take on all actors of the Tour de France, from […]

March 31, 2022

Little Dot Sport appoints Matthews as Partnerships Director

Digital content agency and media network Little Dot Studios (an All3Media company), has appointed Katie Matthews as Partnerships Director of recently launched specialist label, Little Dot Sport. In this newly created role, Matthews will manage the label’s portfolio of clients, identify new development opportunities and demonstrate how Little Dot Sport’s team of social content, distribution […]

January 19, 2022

Tour de France digital growth for Eurosport

Eurosport has recorded strong year-on-year audience growth during the first three days of the Tour de France, with a steep rise in traffic via its digital platforms across its major markets in Europe. Eurosport.com has seen a +177 per cent rise in unique users overall. Bringing users the biggest stories, the best digital content and […]

July 1, 2021

Live Tour de France on ITV4

ITV will bring viewers comprehensive live coverage of the 108th Tour de France, which begins on June 26th in Brest. Presenter Gary Imlach is joined on ITV4 by commentators Ned Boulting and David Millar, reporters Daniel Friebe and Matt Rendell along with former Team Sky rider Peter Kennaugh and racing legend Chis Boardman for expert […]

June 25, 2021

Eurosport, GCN deliver Tour de France in 60+ markets

The world’s biggest bike race speeds returns to screens this summer and Discovery’s platforms will once again show all the action from Tour de France for viewers in more than 60 markets across Europe and Asia. With total exclusivity in 35 markets, Discovery’s sport brands Eurosport and GCN will offer live, on-demand and ad-free coverage […]

June 24, 2021

Tour de France: NTT creates world’s largest connected stadium

NTT, the official technology partner to A.S.O, will create the world’s largest connected stadium, a concept unique to the Tour de France, generating a ‘digital twin’ of the event. Millions of data points will be collected and brought to life through stunning, insightful visualizations and digital experiences for fans, as well as new services to […]

June 23, 2021

Eutelsat wins €100m EGNOS contract

Paris-based Eutelsat says it has won a contract to add a EGNOS payload onto an upcoming Hotbird satellite (13G) which will be launched in H1/2022. The contract comes from the European GNSS Agency and has a value of €100 million spread over the 15-year life of the satellite. Eutelsat says €85 million of the contract […]

February 10, 2021By Chris Forrester

Eurosport & GCN boost Tour De France coverage

Eurosport and Global Cycling Network (GCN) have partnered to bring fans every minute of every stage of the 2020 Tour de France. Taking advantage of the scale of their combined network and product offering, the Discovery-owned platforms will bring the pinnacle of live cycling to more than 75 markets worldwide. Offering an expanded line-up of […]

August 28, 2020