International Olympic Committee

Discovery wins US$1.45bn Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has awarded all TV and multiplatform broadcasting rights across Europe to Discovery Communications for the 2018-2024 period in a €1.3 billion deal. This marks the first time a single company has been awarded all rights on an exclusive basis. “This is an exciting day for the IOC,” said Thomas Bach, president […]

Committee approves Olympic TV channel

The International Olympic Committee has approved plans to launch an Olympic TV channel as part of its strategic road map for the future of the global sports and athletics meet. The TV channel was one of 40 recommendations as part of the IOC’s Olympic Agenda 2020 at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco. Each of […]