Facebook has acquired the media rights of Spain’s top-division football championship, La Liga, for the Indian subcontinent.
Discovery has announced an update to the senior management team of Eurosport follwoing the departure of CEO Peter Hutton (pictured), senior VP content and production, Arnaud Simon, and VP Olympic relations, Geraldine Filiol.
Facebook is stepping up its efforts to acquire streaming rights to top sports events for its Watch platform by appointing Eurosport’s Peter Hutton.
Olympic Channel-branded programming will launch on Eurosport and Eurosport Player on August 2.
On New Year’s Day 2017 Eurosport has officially become the new Home of the Olympics in Europe.
Discovery Communications has announced two new executive appointments. Jean-Thierry Augustin (pictured above) has been named president, sports strategy and development in a newly created position at Discovery Networks International, and Peter Hutton has been appointed CEO of Eurosport.