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Absolute Radio gets Euro 2012 rights

Absolute Radio gets Euro 2012 rights | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

Absolute Radio is to broadcast live commentaries on the England and Ireland matches at next month’s Euro 2012 football tournament. Ten matches from Poland and Ukraine will air on the national station, with Ian Wright also doing a teatime show during the event.

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NBCU Plans More Than 5,000 Hours of Olympics Coverage

NBCU Plans More Than 5,000 Hours of Olympics Coverage | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

The days of a few hours of tape-delayed Olympics coverage at night are over. NBCUniversal plans 5,535 hours of coverage for the 2012 London Olympics -- compared to 2,000 hours of coverage for the 2008 Beijing Olympics -- spread across its vast media empire.

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Sporting a new strategy

Sporting a new strategy | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

Sportscaster ESPN is ramping up its documentary output alongside its live rights on both sides of the Atlantic. 

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Eurosport nets Euro 2012 package

Broadcaster Eurosport has acquired a package of rights for delayed coverage of the upcoming Uefa European Championship in Poland and Ukraine.

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Olympics: BBC will 'never miss a moment'

Olympics: BBC will 'never miss a moment' | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

The BBC has promised listeners and viewers they will "never miss a moment" of the London Olympics as it unveiled full details of its 2,500 hours of TV, radio and online coverage headed by Gary Lineker and Sue Barker.

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Nets ready for £1bn football rights fight

The rights to air live English Premier League football matches in the UK are once again up for grabs, with more games than ever available to broadcasters and websites.

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EURO 2012: Statement by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner responsible for sport

Like millions of sport fans, I am looking forward to this summer's EURO 2012 football championships with great anticipation.

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Cram urges Wada to get tougher on drugs

Cram urges Wada to get tougher on drugs | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

BBC athletics commentator Steve Cram says offering cheats a second chance is much less important than having a strong stance on drugs.

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NBC Olympics to mix London Games with six Calrec Audio Artemis consoles

NBC Olympics will employ two 64-fader Artemis Shine consoles, two 24-fader Artemis Beam consoles and two 40-fader Artemis Beam consoles.

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Perform likes new Facebook partnership

Digital media company Perform has launched more than 50 digital sports channels on social networking website Facebook as it aims to build its subscriber business and video-on-demand (VOD) service.

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Spanish Soccer's Economic Crisis

Spanish Soccer's Economic Crisis | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

Spaniards enduring both a debt crisis and the European Union’s highest unemployment haven’t had much to celebrate in recent years other than the exploits of soccer stars Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernández.

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What do Olympians and the BBC have in common?

The BBC is going to have a bigger team at the 2012 Olympics than Team GB", according to similar reports in The Independent, The Guardian and The Sun. The Guardian's article tells us: The BBC is to employ a staff of 765 people to cover the London 2012 Olympic Games, a larger team than the 550 athletes who will represent Team GB.

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London 2012 Olympics: BBC to have 765 staff working at Games - a 55 per cent increase on Beijing

London 2012 Olympics: BBC to have 765 staff working at Games - a 55 per cent increase on Beijing | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

The BBC will have 765 staff working on its round-the-clock coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games, a 55 per cent increase on the numbers used to produce broadcasts from the Beijing Olympics.

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Olympics launch Foursquare tie-up

Olympics launch Foursquare tie-up | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

A tie-up between the Olympic Games and Foursquare means users can now "check-in" at past and present Games landmarks.

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Nascar and Twitter in digital partnership

Nascar and Twitter in digital partnership | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

Motorsports series Nascar and social networking site Twitter have announced a 'unique digital partnership' to enhance fans' experience of Nascar events. The agreement, financial details of which were not released, marks the first time Twitter has partnered with an organisation to create an enhance live event experience.

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Baku corporations back Olympic bid

Baku’s bid for the 2020 Olympic Games has secured heavyweight commercial support in the shape of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), Azerbaijan Airlines and Azercell.

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BBC Sport continues Great Run

The BBC has secured the UK broadcast rights to the Bupa Great Run Series of distance races until 2018.

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Censurer Twitter et Facebook aux JO : pari quasi impossible

Censurer Twitter et Facebook aux JO : pari quasi impossible | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

The IOC is preventing athletes and the public from sharing pictures and video from the London Olympics on social networks. Even official sponsors may sue over tweets or Facebook status updates.

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BBC radio airs water polo and taekwondo

BBC radio airs water polo and taekwondo | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it
5 live Sports Extra covers sports it never has before as part of Olympics build-up.
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Manchester City v Manchester United derby scores a million tweets

Manchester City v Manchester United derby scores a million tweets | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

With all eyes on the Manchester City and Manchester United derby that might have decided the winners of the Premiership on Monday night, we were glued to the activity on Twitter. With over a million tweets (1,008,134 – source: Sysomos M.A.P.) sent about the game, this generated more than double the 455,000 tweets about The Voice last Saturday – or four times the 245,000 tweets about the first episode of the new series of The Apprentice.

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ESPN unifies football brand

ESPN unifies football brand | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

ESPN is launching ESPNFC as a new multi-language brand for football fans across Radio, TV, print and online. The brand is being rolled out ahead of Euro 2012 being staged in Poland and the Ukraine in June.

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Un nouveau responsable de la production des sports à France Télévisions

Un nouveau responsable de la production des sports à France Télévisions | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

Francis Cloiseau prend aujourd’hui ses fonctions  de Directeur adjoint de la production chargé des sports de France Télévisions. Cet ancien de France 3 Lille, détaché depuis Mars 2009 à l’UER, l’Union Européenne de Radiodiffusion, remplace Yves Dumond, promu à la direction adjointe des opérations du groupe France Télévisions.

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Flats may be Olympic missile site

Flats may be Olympic missile site | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it
Plans to put surface-to-air missiles on residential flats during the Olympics being considered by the MoD come to light in leaflets sent to residents on one estate.
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ESPN Radio Plans FM Move in New York

ESPN Radio New York will move to 98.7 FM and turn its 1050 AM slot into ESPN Deportes New York, a full-time Spanish-language station.

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EBU extends cooperation with Upsolut Event GmbH to broadcast the Vattenfall Cyclassics for four more years

EBU extends cooperation with Upsolut Event GmbH  to broadcast the Vattenfall Cyclassics for four more years | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

Geneva, 26 April 2012 – The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Upsolut Event GmbH have renewed an agreement on the worldwide media rights to the 2012-2015 Vattenfall Cyclassics, a cycling race forming part of the UCI World Tour.

 

The four-year agreement with race organizer Upsolut Event GmbH enhances the EBU's extensive cycling offer and will ensure comprehensive coverage of the race for cycling fans around the world.

 

EBU Director Sports & Business Stefan Kuerten said: "This agreement demonstrates the commitment of the EBU and its Members to the sport of cycling, while reflecting the importance of wide-reaching, free-to-air exposure of this event."

 

Upsolut Event GmbH Managing Director Franck Bertling added: "The renewal for another four years reflects the firm mutual trust between the EBU and its Members and the Vattenfall Cyclassics.It is also indicative of the high TV and media interest in our event, as well as the appreciation of EBU Members for our high quality TV product, which we have been delivering for many years."

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About the EBU:

The EBU serves 85 national media organizations in 56 countries in and around Europe. It represents its Members and promotes the values and distinctiveness of public service media in Europe and around the world.

 

The Eurovision and Euroradio networks deliver news, sports, events and music to EBU Members and other media organizations. Services to Members range from legal advice, technical standardization and development to coproduction and exchange of quality European content.

 

For more information about the EBU: www.ebu.ch

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