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14 Sep 2018
EBU thanks Sven Lescuyer for Sport Committee service. New Chairman NRK’s Runar Østmo is elected 
A new Chairman was elected today at the 23rd Sports Assembly, as France’s Sven Lescuyer leaves the role, having served since 2011.
15 Aug 2018
EBU and PSM critical to success of European multi-sport events 
The European Championships has proved hugely popular with TV audiences, with viewers in the ten key European markets* tuning in for a total of over 567 million hours. The EBU and its Members' innovative approach paid dividends with extensive programming offering audiences the very best coverage of all the sporting action across television, radio and digital platforms for around 10 hours a day.
11 Aug 2018
EBU and European Athletics renew worldwide broadcast rights agreement 
The EBU and European Athletics today announced the long-term renewal of their worldwide media rights contract. This extension takes the partnership, which began in 1981, through to the end of 2027.
09 Aug 2018
EBU and sporting Federations celebrate the success of European Championships' multi-sports concept for broadcast 
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and sporting federations are celebrating a very strong start to the inaugural European Championships, which has seen extensive, high quality daily broadcast coverage delivered across Europe to millions of fans.
05 Aug 2018
European Championships brought to life for audiences like never before 
The EBU, in partnership with its business arm Eurovision Media Services (EMS), is helping broadcasters increase audience engagement for the European Championships with a suite of new services and tools for Members.
26 Jul 2018
Broadcasters reveal ambitious major event programming for European Championships 2018 
The inaugural European Championships is getting the major event treatment by Europe’s biggest broadcasters with extensive daily coverage, top presenters, big name pundits and commentators, highlights shows, innovative programming and multi-platform content. Broadcasters have been unveiling their exciting plans ahead of the start of the Championships on 2 August.
11 Jul 2018
Top executive Glen Killane joins EBU as Deputy Director Sport 
Glen Killane has been appointed to the new role of Deputy Director of Sport at the EBU.
02 Jul 2018
Summer of Sport 
Italia ‘90. Ireland reached their first and, as it turns out, last ever match in the final stages of the FIFA World Cup competition. While they may have ended up losing to Italy by a single goal, it is still one of those memories that those of us that grew up in Ireland in that era will never forget.
13 Jun 2018
European Championships medals unveiled to mark 50 days to go to 
There are just 50 Days to Go to the inaugural European Championships (2 – 12 August) and to mark this special occasion the medals have been unveiled. These will be presented for the seven sports in Glasgow and Berlin.
12 Jun 2018
European Championships workshop sees broadcasters finalise plans as excitement builds 
As representatives from member broadcasters came together for a final workshop ahead of the inaugural European Championships, the commitment to maximise the potential reach of this exciting event was evident,...