Ten Sports extends ‘Tour De France’ for another 4 years

30 Apr,2013

By A Correspondent

 

Sports content provider Ten Sports has announced that it has acquired broadcast rights for Tour De France till 2016 for the Indian subcontinent. Ten Sports will be the exclusive rights holder in the Indian subcontinent with the exception of rights being shared with the pan-regional broadcaster Eurosport in Sri Lanka.

 

Commenting on the acquisition, Atul Pande, CEO, Ten Sports said, “We are proud to be associated with an event as esteemed as Tour De France, especially at a time when it is having its 100th edition in 2013. This long-term relationship with Tour De France will bring in much delight to our viewers who crave high-adrenaline bicycle racing.”

 

The 2013 Tour de France, the 100th edition of the race, is scheduled to start on June 29 in Corsica, in the city of Porto-Vecchio. The island will host the first three stages. Corsica is the only Metropolitan department which the Tour has never passed through and the organizers wanted to combine the 100th edition of the Tour with the Tour’s first ever visit to Corsica.

 

 

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Thanks for the live relay of tour de france. awesome.

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