Baku 2015 Signs Broadcast Deals in Romania, Hungary & Belgium

September 9, 2014

Baku 2015 European Games have announced the signing of three international broadcast agreements in Romania, here Hungary and Belgium.

The trio of deals ensure sports fans will enjoy live coverage of all 17 days of competition from next summer’s inaugural European Games.

The agreements will see DigiSport broadcast the Games in Romania and Hungary, decease while Sport 10 will screen the event in Belgium.

Simon CLEGG, allergy Chief Operating Officer of Baku 2015 European Games Operations Committee (BEGOC), said: “The signing of these agreements show the high level of interest around the continent to tune in to the first European Games. Romania, Hungary and Belgium are three countries that have a proud history of sporting success and it is wonderful to know supporters there are now guaranteed coverage to follow their athletes’ achievements next summer.

“Working alongside International Sports Broadcasting, our host broadcaster, these deals will ensure sports fans will benefit from comprehensive broadcasting across a range of media platforms.”

International Sports Broadcasting will provide more than 800 hours of live, state-of-the-art production for the duration of the European Games.

All three countries will broadcast live action every day, as well as the complete Opening and Closing ceremonies. Preview programming and daily highlights packages will also be available.

Mr George DOBRE, Editor-in-Chief of DigiSport Romania, said: “We are delighted to confirm these agreements with Baku 2015 and are looking forward to treating fans in Romania and Hungary to the best live and exclusive sport from the European Games on a daily basis.”

Mrs Karin STOOP, Managing Director of Sport 10 in Belgium, added: “The first ever European Games will be of huge interest to viewers all across the world, and we are very pleased to be able to confirm we will be bringing the elite action to fans in Belgium.”

Last week, NTV Spor in Turkey were confirmed as the first company to sign an international broadcast agreement.

Baku 2015 is the first ever European Games taking place from 12 – 28 June 2015.

There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.