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Eurosport Events' partnership with the UCI is its first outside of motorsports. Andrew Georgiou, Eurosport president, tells Adam Nelson about his plans to extend the reach of the broadcaster's events promotion arm even further.

Discovery’s acquisition of the Play Sports Group in January this year served further notice of its strategy to focus its energies on cycling. Ben Cronin speaks to Sameer Pabari, SVP, content & business development, Discovery, and Simon Wear, CEO & founder of PSG ahead of the Tour de France.

Four years is a lifetime in social media, notes Richard Clarke, and the “greatest show on earth” is an opportunity to demonstrate the state of the art, and then attempt to nudge it a little further.

When the electric Formula E racing series was first launched, it aimed to plug-in to a new generation of motor sport enthusiasts. Industry experts reveal how successful it was in engaging fans.

Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton has overseen dramatic change in just four months of stewardship of the Discovery-owned broadcaster. Matt Cutler travelled to Paris to ask him about the future ambitions of the company.

Pan-European broadcaster Eurosport is close to finalising an agreement in France for rights to handball’s EHF Champions League from the 2020-21 season.

Laurent Prud’homme, head of Eurosport France and previously senior vice-president of rights acquisitions and syndication at Eurosport, is leaving his position amid a raft of departures across Europe u…

Discovery-owned pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport has renewed its pay-television rights to the Lega Basket Serie A for a further two seasons

Discovery Networks Norway, an arm of the international broadcast group that owns Eurosport, has taken legal action over the move by the Norwegian state to ban the advertising of foreign betting companies…

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The latest developments in sports production are the subject of a report available to SportBusiness Knowledge Centre subscribers this month. Eurosport’s Julien Bergeaud (Director of Development) and Arnaud Simon (Director of TV Content) gave us their take on some key issues.

Flying in a helicopter over the Paul Ricard motor racing circuit, situated in the French village of Castellet between Marseille and Toulon, you really appreciate why motor sport is viewed as one of the most glamorous in the sports industry.