Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Bertelsmann, Euronews, Eurosport, Endemol, Pearson PLC, Axel Springer AG, Central European MediaMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Pages: 23. Chapters: Bertelsmann, Euronews, Eurosport, Endemol, Pearson PLC, Axel Springer AG, Central European Media Enterprises, RTL Group, Edipresse, GOADV, Springer Science+Business Media, SBS Broadcasting Group, ProSiebenSat.1 Media, Ringier, 2waytraffic, Sportfive, NRJ Radio, Communicorp, TF1 Group, Inderscience Publishers, Chellomedia, SOCEMIE, WAZ-Mediengruppe. Excerpt: Eurosport is a pan-European television sport network operated by French broadcaster TF1 Group.
The network of channels are available in 59 countries, in 20 different languages providing viewers with European and international sporting events. Eurosport first launched on European satellites on 5 February 1989. Eurosport provides viewers with European and international sporting events. This includes: UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup football, the Paris Dakar Rally, Monte Carlo Rally, the Olympics, cycling events such as Le Tour de France and Britains Premier Calendar road racing series, tennis events including the French Open and the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, World Championship Snooker, ICC World Twenty20, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy, Australian Football League, wintersports, and youth sports like skating and surfing.
It has also previously covered events such as the UEFA Cup Winners Cup. Eurosport is a partner with KSO, the organizers of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). Eurosport broadcasts every WTCC race live. Before 2006, both the WTCC and the FIA GT Championship are broadcast by Eurosport. But Eurosport requested SRO, the FIA GT Championship organizers, to shorten their race from 3 hours to 2 hours. SRO refused and since then it has not been on the bill with the WTCC. For 2007, the SRO shortened FIA GT Championship races to 2 hours. The channel is also involved in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge a rival rallying series to the ...