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BBC To Retain Olympics Broadcast Rights Until 2024

The Olympics will remain on the BBC until at least 2024 after the corporation agreed a deal with the US broadcasting giant Discovery to sub-license the rights. Last year the BBC lost control of the future destiny of Games coverage after Discovery won the pan-European rights from 2018 onward, and 2022 in the UK, in a £920m deal. But, despite wider pressure on the BBC’s budgets, it has now agreed a deal that will ensure it has live coverage of the Olympics until at least 2024.

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