- 08 Feb 2010
- IOC News
IOC awards 2010 and 2012 broadcast rights in Peru
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded broadcast rights for the Olympic Games in 2010 and 2012 to América Televisión in Peru, it was announced today.
América Televisión has acquired the free-to-air television and radio broadcast rights for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the London 2012 Olympic Games, including minimum free-to-air exposure guarantees, as well as the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in August 2010 and the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012.
IOC President Jacques Rogge said, “The agreement with América Televisión guarantees free coverage of the Olympic Games and the Youth Olympic Games across Peru, and we are delighted to be working with them.”
IOC Executive Board member Richard Carrión, who led the negotiations, said, “As we approach the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, we are very happy to announce this agreement with América Televisión, and I would like to thank them for their commitment to the Olympic Movement.”
Eric Jurgensen, General Manager of América Televisión, said, “América TV is very happy with this agreement because as the leading television network in Peru for the last six consecutive years, we now have the rights for the 2010 and 2012 Olympic Games.”
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