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French public broadcaster signs deal with Discovery to air winter and summer Olympics

Tuesday 23 April 2019 | 11:39 CET | News
Public broadcaster France Televisions has reached an agreement with US media company Discovery Communications to air the 2024 Summer Olympics, hosted in Paris, as well as the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Discovery secured exclusive rights to distribute these competitions across Europe in 2015. The company has retained ownership of the rights in France, where Discovery's sports broadcaster Eurosport will also show the Olympics on its channels. Under the sub-licence deal with France Televisions, the event will be aired live on France 2 and France 3, with coverage also available online via a

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Discovery Communications / Eurosport / France Televisions
Countries: France
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