Eurosport has won the rights to be the official pay-TV broadcaster of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in France.
The broadcaster’s parent company Discovery has agreed a partnership with the Canal+ Group and France Télévisions, to secure the exclusive pay-TV rights for Tokyo 2020 across Eurosport’s linear and digital streaming services. France Télévisions will remain the official free-to-air broadcaster for Tokyo 2020.
Andrew Georgiou, president, Eurosport and Global Sports Rights & Sports Marketing Solutions, said: “As the Home of the Olympics across Europe, we are delighted to complete our Olympic Games offering by bringing Eurosport’s comprehensive, localised and all-screen coverage to fans in France.
“Eurosport will take consumers and partners on every step of the Olympic Games journey, presenting the ultimate Olympics experience with every minute of Paris 2024, Beijing 2022 and now adding Tokyo 2020 in France. We look forward to the new opportunities Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will provide for our partners and business in France,” he added.