Eurosport

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.

Corsica will return to the World Rally Championship (WRC) calendar for the first time since 2008 after the Mediterranean island was confirmed as the new home of France’s leg of the motor racing series.

The International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) has announced a new partnership with Eurosport Events, the events management division of the Eurosport Group, for the promotion of its Endurance World Championship until 2020.

The World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) has added a second Chinese race to its 2014 calendar after logistical problems forced it to drop its US round in Sonoma.

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.