The Olympic Games will continue to be seen at the NOS in the coming years. On Tuesday, the public broadcaster announced that an agreement has been reached on a new sub-license for the Games in 2022 (Beijing) and 2024 (Paris).
Discovery grants a sub-license to NOS of the television and radio rights. The agreement means that the NOS can broadcast the Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 Games live on television and on NOS.nl, the NOS app and NPO Start. For the Games in Paris in 2024, the public broadcaster has an extra digital stream.
This guarantees full access to the Olympic Games via the public broadcaster, Eurosport and the streaming service Discovery +.
“The Olympic fire continues to burn at the NOS”, says Gerard Timmer, general director at the NOS. “Last year we noticed what the lack of sport means for society. Sport connects, socializes and inspires. The fact that we can broadcast three Olympic Games for everyone in the Netherlands in the next four years is good news. For the Dutch public but also for Dutch sport. “
“And we will continue to do all of this in the way that people are used to,” continues Timmer. “With a live report, previews and after-views, expertise at the table and on the spot, with analyzes, interviews and background. As we have been doing since 1964, the year that the Olympic Games were first shown at the NOS.”
This agreement builds on existing commitments announced in 2017, whereby Discovery has sublicensed the audiovisual rights to NOS for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which were postponed due to corona and are taking place this summer. .