Eurosport News Nets Olympic Exclusive

Eurosport News, the 24-hour sports news channel, has won exclusive rights to be the only international sports channel available in the Beijing Olympic Village.

Eurosport will form part of the package of network and closed-circuit TV programmes available in the rooms of the 16,800 athletes, coaches and sporting officials and the 7,000 journalists in Beijing to cover the Games.

"At a moment when China and the world will be focused on sports, we are delighted to have the unique opportunity to provide the world's best athletes with up-to-date sports news, during this crucial event." said Arjan Hoekstra, managing director of Eurosport Asia Pacific.

Eurosport News broadcasts sporting news from around the globe along with live scores and interviews via cable, digital, IP and satellite platforms.