Eurosport


Telia loses Eurosport channels in Nordics amid Discovery standoff

Telia has dropped Eurosport’s channels after the Nordic operator failed to reach a new carriage deal with broadcaster Discovery. Viewers in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden saw the Eurosport channels disappear on the morning of March 3 at the expiration of the current carriage deal. As reported by Sport Business, the operator said that it […]

Sports roundup: Eleven Sports launches F1 pass; FISU signs Eurosport deal; ERT agrees to EBU acquisitions; Sport1 holds on to Rallycross in IMG 

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports will offer Portuguese viewers an annual pass to Formula 1 events. The €49.99 per year annual pass provides live access to all 22 Grand Prix races, F1 qualifying, F2, F3, and the Porsche Super Cup on Eleven’s dedicated racing channel. The channel also offers analysis, interview and behind the scenes content, […]

Discovery renews ASO deal, announces cycling OTT for 2021

Discovery has extended its rights deal with the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO). The deal will see Eurosport continue to provide coverage of the Tour de France and La Vuelta cycling tours until 2025 and 2026, two- and five-year extensions to its existing deals respectively. Eurosport will exclusively broadcast the Tour de France in 38 European […]

Discovery brings Eurosport 4K and HGTV to Slovenia with Telekom Slovenje

Discovery has announced a renewed agreement with Telekom Slovenje for the launch of two new pay TV channels in the country. The first is Eurosport 4K, the UHD iteration of Discovery’s sports network. The channel initially launched in May 2018 in the UK on Sky Q and Virgin Media to coincide with the French Open […]

Eurosport becomes official Tokyo 2020 Olympics broadcaster in France

Eurosport is reinforcing its position as ‘Home of the Olympics in Europe’ by becoming an Official Broadcaster of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in France. This expands Eurosport’s Olympic footprint to 50 markets and territories for the upcoming Games. Already Home of the Olympics throughout Europe for Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and […]

Eurosport acquires Davis Cup rights

Discovery-owned Eurosport has signed a two-year TV and digital rights deal with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to air the Davis Cup in six European markets on its linear and digital platforms. The deal covers the UK, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. Subscribers in those countries will have access to the new-look tournament on […]

Eurosport extends ATP tennis rights with new deals

Eurosport has secured exclusive ATP Tour rights in a series of new multi-year deals covering the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. The agreements, which start in Romania and Hungary in 2020 and the Czech Republic and Slovakia in 2021, include 41 ATP Tour events in each of the four markets. Eurosport will screen ATP […]

Canal+ reportedly selling Olympics rights to Discovery

Canal+ is selling its broadcast rights to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games to Discovery for transmission on Eurosport, according to French sports daily L’Équipe. According to the sports paper, Canal+-owner Vivendi has decided to sell its pay TV rights to the competition to avoid paying expensive production costs and creating additional channels to air the […]

Eurosport adds WTA right to Russian portfolio

Discovery-owned Eurosport has added the exclusive rights for WTA tennis tournaments to its tennis portfolio in Russia. The new agreement comes into effect from January 2020 and will see Eurosport cover every major WTA event for the next four years, with up to 47 tournaments worldwide and more than 800 matches produced for broadcast each […]

DAZN to offer Eurosport channels in distribution pact with Discovery

Sports streaming service DAZN has teamed up with Discovery on a wide-ranging distribution pact that will see two Eurosport channels made available to DAZN subscribers in Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain. Eurosport 1 HD and Eurosport 2 HD will be made available in the four markets under the deal, which is the latest expansion play for the four-year-old London-headquartered […]

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