BBC has obtained Olympic TV rights to the 2022 and 2024 Olympics, according to an agreement with the American Discovery Communications mass media and entertainment company. The U.K. public broadcaster will sub-license from Discovery exclusive freeto-air audio-visual and non-exclusive radio […]
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Mike Miller, former head of the International Rugby Board (IRB), has been appointed by the World Olympians Association (WOA) as its first chief executive. The Briton, whose appointment has been rubber-stamped by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge, officially […]
Exclusive: AIBA to Sue Olympic Broadcaster BBC After London 2012 Cash for Medal Allegations Repeated
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced that it will sue the BBC after the Olympic broadcaster last night rebroadcast allegations from its Newsnight documentary last year in which it claimed Azerbaijan had secretly paid millions in exchange for two […]
“It’s a big day for BBC Sport” said the broadcaster’s director-general and could not resist taking a dig at the British print media. “So much nonsense has been written about the modern BBC and sport that it’s worth spending a […]