29 Mar 2018

A partnership extended in the build up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with Eurosport is announced.

Eurosport will continue to promote the major events organised by the International Table Tennis Federation including the ITTF World Championships, ITTF Men’s and Women’s World Cups, ITTF World Tour Platinum tournaments and the ITTF World Tour Grand Finals.

by ITTF

As part of the collaboration, a Europe wide deal which began in 2014, Eurosport will continue to promote the ITTF events and commercial partnerships in Europe.

“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with the ITTF and to have the opportunity to offer world-class table tennis to millions of viewers across the continent. As Home of the Olympics in Europe, Eurosport has a strong tradition of showcasing Olympic sports all-year round and we are pleased this agreement will contribute to this. With the biggest events of the world tour to be broadcast on Eurosport, our viewers will be able to watch the very best table tennis on the journey to Tokyo 2020.” Laurent Prud’homme, SVP Rights Acquisitions at Eurosport

Eurosport will broadcast over 120 hours of live action, delayed coverage and highlights over the next three years across its two television channels and online at https://www.eurosport.com/as well as the Eurosport App.

“Since taking its commercial rights in house in 2017, the ITTF has made commercial and media growth a priority for all our products and partnerships like this one with Eurosport is a testament to the new strategy. We are thrilled to renew our relationship with the number one sport destination in Europe, with Eurosport continuing to promote table tennis across the continent leading up to 2020.” Matt Pound ITTF Head of Media

In addition, the agreement, which runs for the period 2018-2020, includes the following events: the ITTF European Championships, ITTF Europe  Top 16, ITTF Team World Cup, ITTF World Team Championships.

Major Events:

• 24-25 March: ITTF World Tour Platinum Event, German Open, Bremen

• 29 April–6 May: ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships

• 2-3 June: ITTF World Tour Platinum Event, China Open, Shenzhen

• 21-22 July: ITTF World Tour Platinum Event, Korean Open, Incheon

• 29-30 September: ITTF Women’s World Cup, Chengdu, China

• 6-7 October: ITTF World Tour Platinum Event, Austrian Open, Linz

• 20-21 October: ITTF Men’s World Cup, Paris, France

• 10-11 November: ITTF World Tour Platinum Event, Australian Open, Gold Coast

• TBC: ITTF World Tour Grand Finals

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