Eurosport


Sky Deutschland does deal with Discovery for sports bars

Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has teamed up with Discovery to add the latter’s exclusive Bundesliga content from Eurosport to its offering for sports bars. The deal will enable Sky Sportsbars clients to make Eurosport 2 HD Xtra service available to their customers. Eurosport’s offering will include coverage of 573 matches from the German top […]

Eurosport strikes deal with United World Wrestling

Discovery-owned Eurosport has struck a partnership with United World Wrestling that will see World Championship and European Championship wrestling brought to Eurosport viewers between now and 2020. The pair will also launch a TV and digital campaign to support Eurosport’s coverage in the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Championship. The agreement, which runs until […]

Tricolor TV launches Eurosport 4K

Russian pay TV service provider Tricolor TV has teamed up with Russian channel distributor Media Alliance to begin broadcasting Eurosport 4K. The channel, which is Tricolor’s first 24-hour general sports channel in the 4K UHD TV format, began broadcasting on the platform on Friday. The channel will also be the first 4K channel made available […]

Virgin Media teams with Eurosport for 4K UHD TV Wimbledon coverage

Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media has teamed up with Eurosport to provide coverage of this week’s Wimbledon tennis tournament in 4K UHD TV. Virgin TV customers with a new V6 TV box will be able to watch both finals in ultra high-definition for the very first time. Customers can watch the men’s and women’s finals at […]

Eurosport unveils Wimbledon plans

Eurosport has unveiled plans for enhanced digital coverage of this year’s Wimbledon tennis championship, to which it holds exclusive and non-exclusive rights across a number of key markets. The Discovery-owned sport network will provide coverage of all courts on the Eurosport Player for the first time, compared with coverage of matches on 15 courts last […]

Eurosport launching 4K UHD TV channel for Roland Garros

Eurosport is to launch a dedicated 4K UHD TV channel this Sunday, kicking off with Ultra HD coverage of the Roland Garros tennis championship in Paris. The channel will air every match from the Philippe Chatrier centre court in the format. The channel will be branded Eurosport 4K and will be available in the UK […]

Eurosport launches e-commerce service

Eurosport has launched an e-commerce platform that enables sports fans to purchase clothing, footwear, equipment and accessories from sports and outdoor brands. The Discovery-owned sports broadcaster has teamed up with online sports retailer SportPursuit to launch Eurosport Shop in France, Germany and the UK with dedicated local-language microsites. The shop is also integrated with existing […]

Eurosport boss confirms Facebook move

Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton has confirmed his move to Facebook, following reports earlier this year that he was joining the social media giant to help it secure live sports rights. In a post on Facebook, Hutton said that he is joining the company as director of global live sports partnerships and programming, based in Menlo […]

Eurosport to broadcast Olympics coverage on Facebook

Eurosport has partnered with Facebook to broadcast Winter Olympics highlights and coverage of the games’ opening ceremony on the social network in Europe. Eurosport said the deal would “amplify” its coverage of the PyeongChang, South Korean games with Facebook users in Germany, Sweden and Norway able to tune in live to its coverage of today’s […]

Eurosport to offer VR Winter Olympics coverage

Eurosport is due to make more than 50 hours of live Virtual Reality (VR) coverage of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics available through a dedicated app. The Winter Olympics Eurosport VR app will offer live immersive coverage of a range of sports including alpine skiing, curling, figure skating, ice hockey, short track, ski jumping, skeleton, and […]

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