DAZN and Discovery have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Eurosport 1 HD and Eurosport 2 HD made available to DAZN subscribers in Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain.
Eurosport holds exclusive Pan-European rights to the Grand Slam tennis championships and cycling’s Grand Tours, as well as media rights to Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 across more than 50 markets.
The deal adds the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, NBA, NFL, NHL, UFC, Matchroom and Golden Boy boxing to DAZN’s premium sports line-up.
DAZN Group chief business development officer John Gleasure said: “This deal underlines our commitment to providing the biggest and best sports action to fans in an accessible and affordable way, while rewarding rights holders for integrating their content on our market leading platform. We look forward to developing our partnership with Discovery.”
Discovery head of commercial development EMEA James Gibbons added: “We are delighted to enter this partnership that expands the distribution of Eurosport’s channels in four European markets. We always look for new partners that help get our brands and content to more fans. In parallel we will continue to develop and market our all access multi-sport OTT service – Eurosport Player – for fans who want a deeper experience.”