Olympic Channel

BeIN Media Group to launch MENA Olympic Channel

BeIN Media Group has struck a partnership with the Olympic Channel to air Olympic-themed programming blocks, leading to the launch of a 24/7 linear channel in MENA in November. BeIN Media will initially air an Olympic Channel-branded eight hour programming block on BeIN Sports’ freet-to-air channel today, providing a trailer for the full-time service. Branded […]

New Olympics digital platform goes live

The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) new digital service has launched online and as an app for Android and iOS devices. The Olympic Channel, which the IOC unveiled details of in July, launches with content from around the world including original shows, news and highlights. “The launch of Olympic Channel is a key milestone for the Olympic […]

Digital Olympic Channel to launch post-Rio

A new digital-first Olympic Channel is due to launch on August 21 after the closing ceremony of this summer’s Rio Olympic games. The new platform will offer long and short-form original programming, live sports events, news and highlights in a bid to offer “additional exposure for sports and athletes all year round”. Available globally both […]