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 […]

Report: Facebook appoints Eurosport CEO

Facebook has reportedly appointed Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton as it looks to secure live sports rights. The Guardian first reported that Facebook was poised to make the hire, with Variety confirming the move citing unnamed sources. Variety reported that Hutton will be based in Silicon Valley, will focus on securing global sports rights and will […]

Eurosport agrees online ticket deal with StubHub

Eurosport has partnered with eBay-owned StubHub, which becomes the sports broadcaster’s online ticketing partner. The deal means that fans visiting will be able to directly purchase tickets to some of the world’s biggest sport and entertainment events via StubHub. Eurosport will offer a tailored ticket offering for visitors to Eurosport’s websites in Spain, France, […]

DNA agrees deal to continue airing Discovery channels

Finnish telco, cable and digital-terrestrial pay TV operator DNA has struck a deal with Discovery to continue airing the Discovery and Eurosport channels following the carriage terms dispute between the pair at the end of last year. The deal means that DNA will continue to distribute Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Discovery HD Showcase, Discovery Science, […]

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