Eurosport strikes deal for university sports

Eurosport has struck a six-year agreement with the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to air FISU’s Summer and Winter Universiades multi-sport events.

Eurosport will also produce a monthly TV show called Campus dedicated to the World University Championship events. The sports channel will also create a dedicated university sports section on which will include the latest results, sport news and videos about the World University Championships and Universiade events. This section will be launched initially in English and French by end of September 2012.

Eurosport and Eurosport 2 will broadcast 60 hours in HD for each Summer Universiade and 40 hours in HD for each Winter Universiade. The Summer and Winter Universiades, held every two years, include student athletes aged 17-28.

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