Air Sports, Bowling and Flying Disc Join Olympic Channel


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MADRIDThe Olympic Channel today announced that it has reached cooperation agreements with three Recognised International Sports Federations to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel. World Air Sports Federation (FAI), World Bowling and World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) join the 36 International Federations (IFs) and IOC Recognised Sports Federations who have previously announced similar agreements with the Olympic Channel this year.

“The Olympic Channel is dedicated to promoting all sports and athletes within the Olympic Movement,” said Mark Parkman, General Manager of the Olympic Channel. “As we look ahead to 2017, we are excited to work with air sports, bowling and flying disc to promote their sports and to help grow their audiences worldwide.”

The Olympic Channel is working together with its IF partners to create innovative partnerships encompassing live event streaming, event coverage, highlights, magazine shows, news coverage and original programming as well as technical business solutions.

Collaborations to broadcast live events on the Olympic Channel are complementary to current broadcast and distribution arrangements. By the end of the year, the Olympic Channel will have streamed more than 50 live events since its launch in August.

The Olympic Channel is a ground-breaking global platform where fans can experience the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round, and is available worldwide via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com.

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 About the Olympic Channel

The Olympic Channel is a multi-platform destination where fans can discover, engage and share in the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round. Offering original programming, news, live sports events and highlights, the Olympic Channel provides additional exposure for sports and athletes 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Olympic Channel was launched in August 2016 in support of the IOC’s goal, set out in Olympic Agenda 2020, of providing a new way to engage younger generations, fans and new audiences with the Olympic Movement. Founding Partners supporting the Olympic Channel are Worldwide TOP Partners Bridgestone and Toyota. The Olympic Channel is available worldwide via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com.