Renewed media rights agreement guarantees bright biathlon future




Antholz - The International Biathlon Union (IBU) and Eurovision Sport have renewed their significant media rights agreement for the period 2022-26 with an option for both sides to prolong for another four years. The record deal, which guarantees Eurovision Sport exclusive rights, will provide the federation with substantial opportunities for reinvestment into the future of the sport.

The agreement guarantees continued free-to-air coverage of elite world biathlon competitions to a worldwide audience on multiple platforms. Eurovision Sport and its rights-holding Members will broadcast and produce more than 150 biathlon events in the period 2022-2026. Events will include the IBU World Championships Biathlon, IBU World Cup Biathlon, the IBU Open European Championships, the IBU Youth and Junior World Championships, and a livestream for the IBU Cup.