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DAZN and Discovery extend Eurosport distribution partnership

By 23rd September 2020 No Comments

The deal means DAZN subscribers in five countries will continue to receive access to Eurosport channels as part of their subscription.

DAZN and Discovery have extended the distribution partnership they have in place to bring DAZN subscribers Eurosport 1 HD and Eurosport 2 HD channels in five countries.

Eurosport’s channels will be available to watch live and on-demand on DAZN in Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain. Eurosport will also be available to watch on DAZN in Switzerland for the first time.

The deal enables DAZN subscribers in these countries to watch Eurosport’s coverage of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (to take place in 2021) and Beijing 2022 Olympics Winter Games, in addition to Grand Slam tennis (pictured above), Grand Tour cycling, World Championship snooker and motorsport including World Superbikes, Formula E and 24 Hours of Le Mans.

James Rushton, acting CEO, DAZN Group, said: “This extension and deepening of our partnership with Discovery demonstrates DAZN’s long-term commitment to bringing fans the very best multi-sport offering. The agreement also exemplifies how we successfully integrate with our partners to aggregate their content on to our global sports platform to reach and engage larger audiences across multiple markets.”

James Gibbons, EVP and general manager UK, Nordics and commercial development at Discovery said: “Eurosport channels reach more viewers than any other pan-regional sports channels in Europe and we are pleased to extend our partnership with DAZN to continue bringing key sporting events like the tennis Grand Slams and Olympic Games to all our fans.”

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