Eurosport Website Posts New Digital Daily Record with 8.4 Million Visitors

July 10, 2014

The website achieved its best ever digital daily performance on Wednesday July 9, with 8.4 million viewers connecting through online and mobile.

The viewers coincided with Germany’s 7-1 dismantling of Brazil in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

There were 6.05 million fans on the website and 2.35 million through mobile, to read the latest news, blogs and expert analysis, as well as to follow the Brazil 2014 game.

The German version did particularly well, beating its own previous digital record by 100,000 to reach 819,869 visitors.

Jean-Thierry Augustin, Eurosport Group CEO, said: “This digital achievement consolidates Eurosport’s place as the number 1 digital platform in Europe.

“At the beginning of 2014 we set the ambitious goal to break the 8 million barrier and we have broken it by a considerable margin.

“This record affirms our ability to draw fans to our quality coverage through the strength of our editorial content and our sporting credibility.”

The Polish website also performed well, securing 508,510 visitors on mobile alone, whilst the Arabic version of Eurosport’s website achieved its best performance ever with 371,626 visitors.