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Study: High cost of sports IP infringement

As Europe gears up for major sporting events such as UEFA Euro 2024, the Tour de France, and the Olympic Games in Paris, the European Union faces concerning trends in illegal sports streaming and counterfeit sporting goods. According to European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) data, millions of EU citizens access or stream sports content […]

June 13, 2024By Colin Mann

What are the most watched sport events in the world?

Sports are a huge part of human culture, entertainment and history. Indeed, for as long as humans have been around, we’ve played sports in some way or another. For example, the Ancient Chinese had a kick-ball game similar to modern day football, and the Aztecs played a version of volleyball. The more things have changed, […]

April 11, 2024

EMG, Gravity Media combine businesses

The Boards of Directors of EMG, a provider of  broadcast services and media solutions for live sports, entertainment and events, and Gravity Media, a provider of complex live creative production and media services, have confirmed the completion of a definitive agreement to combine their businesses. The combination of their complementary businesses creates one of the […]

January 11, 2024

discovery+, Eurosport break TdF streaming coverage records

Warner Bros Discovery Sports Europe has reported record streaming audiences for its coverage of the 2023 Tour de France with unique video viewers growing by +12 per cent year-on-year across all platforms. This increase was driven by discovery+ which observed a +36 per cent increase in viewers enjoying live and on-demand coverage of the Tour […]

July 27, 2023

France Télévisions, ASO renew TdF broadcast deal

France Télévisions and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) have reached a new agreement covering the period from 2026 to 2030, for the broadcast of all the events organised by ASO, including in particular the Tour de France and the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift. Thanks to this partnership, France Télévisions will remain the official broadcaster […]

July 24, 2023

WBD outlines Tour de France coverage

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) Sports Europe will present all the action throughout July when the Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift gets underway. Every stage of the men’s and women’s race will be available to watch throughout Europe on Eurosport with uninterrupted streaming available for subscribers on discovery+, the Eurosport App […]

June 29, 2023

Vivaro Media named broadcast partner for CIC Mont Ventoux Cycle Race

Vivaro Media, a turnkey provider of global media distribution solutions, has been selected by CIC Mont Ventoux as its official broadcast distribution partner. CIC Mont Ventoux, formerly known as CIC Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenges, brings together the biggest cycling teams in the world as they prepare for the Tour De France. Vivaro Media is providing […]

June 1, 2023

Record Tour de France numbers for EBU members

Following news from Warner Bros Discovery Sports that the 2022 Tour de France attracted record-breaking audience engagement across 50 markets in Europe, it has been confirmed that the event also attracted the biggest TV audiences for EBU Members overall in terms of hours viewed since 2015. The race, which featured an epic duel for the […]

August 1, 2022

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

NTT enhances the Tour de France

NTT, an IT infrastructure and services company, is using technology and innovation to equally enhance the fan experience across both the Tour de France and the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift.  The 2022 event will see the inaugural women’s race which will start on the Champs-Élysées on July 24th, prior to the conclusion of the […]

June 28, 2022