IOC Vice-President John Coates, delegate IOC Member for broadcast rights in Oceania, said: “We have worked closely with SKY since the Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010 in order to deliver extensive coverage on SKY’s platforms in New Zealand. This includes a commitment of at least 200 hours of Olympic Games and 100 hours of Olympic Winter Games on free-to-air, whilst also ensuring that comprehensive coverage is available throughout the Pacific Islands.”
Richard Last, SKY’s Director of Sport said: “The Olympic Games are hugely anticipated events, and we look forward to following all the New Zealanders striving for success on the world stage. We are delighted to be working with the IOC through to 2024, and committed to delivering the very best coverage of the next two Winter and next two Summer Olympic Games on SKY, Prime and digital platforms.”
SKY has acquired the broadcast rights for 2018-2024 on all media platforms in the following territories:
New Zealand, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Independent State of Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
The agreement continues the IOC’s current partnership with SKY: