Eurovision Sport

WBD secures non-exclusive rights to World Athletics Championship 2023

Warner Bros. Discovery has agreed a deal with World Athletics rights-holders Eurovision Sport and ESPN to broadcast the 2023 World Athletics Championship in Budapest on its channels. The deal means that the nine-day event will feature on Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, the Eurosport app and Discovery+ on a non-exclusive basis. Warner Bros. Discovery VP, sports […]

Eurovision Sport hires Deltatre exec Wildemann as head of football

Eurovision Sport has announced the hire of Stefan-Eric Wildemann as its head of football.  Wildemann joins from Deltatre, where he served as senior director of business development. Prior to that, the exec served as head of sales and distribution at FIFA for three years where he was charged with the global placement of media rights […]

EBU selects Haivision for European Aquatic Championships coverage

European Broadcasting Union (EBU) subsidiary Eurovision Sport has partnered with Haivision for its broadcast of the upcoming European Aquatic Championships. Haivision said that its Haivision Hub video network service will be incorporated within Eurovision Sport’s current solution to provide multiple real-time video feeds to broadcasters across Europe to enable their remote production of the event […]

EBU names new Eurovision Sport chief

Glen Killane has been promoted to the role of executive director of Eurovision Sport, the EBU’s sports broadcasting arm. Killane takes over from Stefan Kürten, who announced in December that he will leave the EBU in June this year. Killane was previously deputy director of Eurovision Sport, a role he has held since August 2018. […]

Eurovision Sport extends IBU deal to 2026

The European Broadcasting Union’s (EBU’s) sports business Eurovision Sport has announced an extended media rights agreement with the International Biathlon Union (IBU) until 2026. This new deal will come into effect in 2022 with an option to extend for a further four years. It will see Eurovision Sport – along with its network of free-to-air […]