Eurosport Secures IAAF Diamond League Broadcast Rights in UK and Germany
May 7, 2015
Eurosport has secured the TV and digital rights to athletics’ Diamond League in the UK and Germany.
Under the terms of the five-year deal British Eurosport will show the whole series live and exclusive, anesthetist excluding the two British events.
In Germany, for sale all meetings will be live and exclusive on Eurosport 2.
Lamine Diack, IAAF President and Chairman of the Board of the Diamond League AG, said: “Eurosport has always been a greatly valued supporter of athletics. With the commitments in UK and Germany it will provide its viewers excellent live athletics and help us to further build the exposure of our sports in two key markets.
“We thank Eurosport for their commitment and look forward to a great partnership.”
Peter Hutton, Chief Executive Officer of Eurosport, said: “It’s a very exciting time at Eurosport. We are committed to bringing the very best sport to our viewers and enhancing our local offer with premium properties such as the IAAF Diamond League reinforces that commitment.
“The IAAF Diamond League showcases the very best that athletics has to offer. With meets in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the USA, this is truly a global competition and fans can follow all the big names as they build their performances to this year’s IAAF World Championships in Beijing, which will be shown entirely live on our channels.”