The European Olympic Committees (EOC) and the Olympic Channel has signed a cooperation agreement to daily live stream the upcoming 2019 European Games, which will take place in Minsk, Belarus from 21-30 June, BelTA has learned.
Live streaming coverage will be available subscription-free on olympicchannel.com, its mobile apps and select connected TV devices. Rights include 11 territories in the Americas and Caribbean including Brazil and Canada and English-language rights in the United States and Puerto Rico, and 35 territories across Asia Pacific including Japan and the Republic of Korea.
“Minsk 2019 is an important competition that highlights the Olympic Channel’s live event calendar on the road to Tokyo 2020 as the world’s best athletes prepare for next summer’s Olympic Games. We are thrilled to work with the European Olympic Committees to ensure global coverage of their premier events,” said Mark Parkman, general manager of the IOC’s Olympic Channel.
Minsk 2019 is the second European Games and will feature approximately 4,000 of the continent’s best athletes from 50 nations competing in 200 medal events across 15 sports over 11 days of competition. Eight of the sports will offer qualification opportunities for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 with direct qualifying places on-the-line for archery, table tennis and shooting. In addition, the Games will serve as the European Championships for boxing and judo.