28 October - 2 November 2010
FICTS (FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE CINÉMA TÉLÉVISION SPORTIFS, 113 MEMBERS COUNTRIES), RECOGNIZED BY IOC, IS THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF SPORT TELEVISION AND OF THE IMAGES ON THE SCREEN

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SOCHI 2014: THE MOST “SOCIAL” OLYMPIC GAMES AND WITH RECORD OF AUDIENCE

The XXII Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be remembered not only for being the most expensive in history (after Beijing 2008) but also such as the sports event more “social”.

Nearly 2 million mentions (in English, Italian and Russian languages) published on the web on best social networks Twitter, Facebook and on blogs and forums. Alpine skiing, skating, bobsleigh, snowboard are the most mentioned sports disciplines. Extraordinary result of audience of the “Opening Ceremony” (Friday, February 7th) followed by an average of 1,468,782 total viewers, with a share of 8,51%.

 

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE AWARDS SOCHI 2014 BROADCAST RIGHTS IN CARIBBEAN

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the exclusive broadcast rights in the Caribbean* to International Media Content Ltd. (IMC), the parent company of SportsMax, for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

IMC has acquired exclusive English language broadcast rights on all media platforms, excluding internet and mobile rights.

IOC President Thomas Bach said: “This agreement is another step in ensuring the universality of the Olympic Games. Having worked with IMC to broadcast both the Vancouver and London Games, we are very pleased to be able to rely on their expertise once again in Sochi”.

SportsMax will provide live coverage of the Games on SportsMax and SportsMax2, starting with the Opening Ceremony on 7 February straight through to the final competition day on 23 February.

 

IOC AWARDS 2014-2016 BROADCAST RIGHTS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the broadcast rights in Sub-Saharan Africa to Infront Sports & Media AG for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014 in Sochi, Russia, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2014 in Nanjing, China.


Infront has acquired exclusive broadcast rights on free to air television and non-exclusive internet and mobile broadcast rights.


IOC President Thomas Bach said: “This agreement reflects the global appeal of the Olympic Games, and our aim is to reach audiences in all regions across the globe with the best broadcast offering. We want to not only generate viewership for sports where African athletes already perform successfully, but also boost appeal for Olympic sports gaining popularity on the continent.” 

IOC member Richard Carrión, who led the negotiations, said: “Infront has acquired the rights and will now work to sublicense those rights to broadcasters in the region to ensure excellent coverage of the Olympic Games for sports fans. The partnership with Infront allows us to take advantage of its network across the continent, supported further by a tailor-made editorial plan for African broadcasters and their viewers”.

Stephan Herth, Executive Director Summer Sports of Infront Sports & Media, said: “We would like to thank the IOC for trusting in our broadcast distribution experience and ability to extend the spirit and scope of Olympic programming to an even broader audience. Our ambition is to encourage the growth of sport in Africa with a dedicated broadcast product and continue to advocate the Olympics as a worldwide event. We are looking forward to delivering the Winter Olympics to television screens in so many countries in Africa for the first time in 2014.

 

OLYMPIC GAMES SOCHI 2014: IOC AWARDED THE RIGHTS TO TEN NETWORK HOLDINGS IN AUSTRALIA

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the rights to “Ten Network Holdings” to broadcast the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi (Russia) from 7 to 24 February 2014.

Ten Network Holdings has acquired broadcast rights on all media platforms in Australia that is a sports-loving Nation with passionate Olympic fans. The agreement ensures there will be extensive free television coverage of next year’s Olympic Winter Games, as well as the very best broadcast coverage on other media platforms, including online and mobile. After Moscow 1980, Russia will host for the first time the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi situated in the Krasnodar Krai on the Black Sea coast.

 

“SPORT, ARTE E CULTURA”: IL PRESIDENTE FICTS PROF. FRANCO ASCANI A LOSANNA

Il Presidente della FICTS - Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs Prof. Franco Ascani, nella sua veste di Membro della Commissione “Cultura ed Educazione Olimpica del CIO”, è stato nominato quale componente per l’organizzazione dell’“8th Congresso Mondiale sullo Sport, Educazione e Cultura”. Martedì 12 giugno è in programma a Losanna, presso la sede del Comitato Internazionale Olimpico, la riunione organizzativa del “Gruppo di studio” - coordinato dal Dott. Thomas Sithole Direttore del Dipartimento Internazionale Cooperazione e Sviluppo del CIO – del quale fanno parte, con il Prof. Ascani, Nikolaou Lambis, Ching-Kuo Wu, Admire Masenda, Norbert Mueller e Thomas Rosandich.

Durban 2010: 7th Congresso Mondiale sullo Sport, Educazione e Cultura

Nel corso della riunione, dopo l’esame dei risultati del Congresso di Durban 2010, sarà stilato il programma e i temi principali su cui verterà l’8° Congresso che avrà luogo ad Amsterdam (Olanda) dal 25 al 27 novembre 2012 tra cui: lo sport come mediatore per lo sviluppo sociale ed economico e come modello per l'educazione e l'integrazione, la valorizzazione dell’impegno sportivo tra i giovani.

L’evento - organizzato dal Comitato Internazionale Olimpico in collaborazione con l’Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Educazione, la Scienza e la Cultura (UNESCO) - riunirà i rappresentanti del Movimento Olimpico, delle Organizzazioni non Governative, dello Sport, delle Università.

Il Prof. Franco Ascani è stato nominato anche Membro della “Giuria” per la valutazione delle opere della 4a edizione dell’“Olympic Sport and Art Contest”, il concorso quadriennale, organizzato dal CIO nell’ambito delle celebrazioni dei Giochi Olimpici Londra 2012. Il tema del concorso è “Sport and the Olympic Values of Excellence, Friendship and respect” e ha lo scopo di sviluppare ulteriormente la sinergia tra il mondo dell’arte e quello dello sport. Le opere vincitrici saranno esposte a Londra durante i prossimi Giochi Olimpici.

 
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