Eurosport has struck a deal with the CANAL+ Group and France Télévisions to secure the exclusive French pay-TV rights for Tokyo 2020 across Eurosport’s linear and digital streaming services.
France Télévisions remains 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, localized 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.
In a separate agreement announced earlier this year, France Télévisions will sub-license (from Discovery) exclusive free-to-air audio-visual rights to the 2022 and 2024 editions of the Olympic Games.