COMMITTEEDepartment / Unit Sport

Sport Committee

The Sport Committee is elected during the Sport Assembly. It works to develop and share best practices, media knowledge and expertise in sports rights, production, news gathering and distribution. It also assists in steering the strategic direction.

The current Sport Committee was elected during the 2017 21st EBU Sport Assembly and serves a two year term until the Sport Assembly of 2019.
The Chair and the three Vice Chairs of the Sport Committee perform the same function in the Sport Assembly.

Group Members


Sven Lescuyer, FT (France)

Vice Chairs

Natalia Tolkacheva, RTR (Russia)
Yolanda Garcia Cuevas, TVE (Spain)
Jan Olsson, SVT (Sweden)


Michael Amsinck, ZDF (Germany)
Adrian Boss, SSR (Switzerland)
Francis Cloiseau, FT (France)
Maria Cristina Sandor, RAI (Italy)
Vladimir Drbohlav, CT (Czech Republic)
Adrian Fikentscher, ARD (Germany)
Pier Francesco Forleo, RAI (Italy)
Marek Szkolnikowski, TVP (Poland)
Christa Kurzweil, ZDF (Germany)
Metodi Manchenko, BNT (Bulgaria)
Richard Armstrong, BBC (United Kingdom)
Richard Parkes, BBC (United Kingdom)
Klaus-Werner Schulz, ARD (Germany)
Martin Szerencsi, ORF (Austria)
Runar Østmo, NRK (Norway)


Contact details

Madli Ulp
+41 22 717 2805