MONACO, February 16, 2019
The 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards will be broadcast live and delayed to a record number of countries and territories worldwide. This year the ceremony will be available in over 200 countries and territories around the world, giving millions of people the chance to view the premier honours event on the international sporting calendar. The number of countries and territories broadcasting the Awards is a significant increase on the previous year, placing Laureus among the world’s best distributed global Awards shows.
The Laureus World Sports Awards will be aired on Sky in the UK, Sky Deutschland in Germany, Sky Italia in Italy, across France on BeIN France and on TVE/Teledeporte in Spain. The Awards will be broadcast on NBC in the United States, on Foxsports in Australia, Starsports in India and Foxsports throughout Asia.
Eurosport will also air a special edition broadcast throughout Europe, while Supersport will broadcast the Awards throughout Africa, beIN Sports will broadcast to the Middle East, Globo will air the event in Brazil and ESPN cover the Awards in Latin America and the Caribbean. Sports fans around the world are encouraged to check their local TV listings for full details of when the Awards will be broadcast in their country or territory.
The list of global broadcasters includes more than 50 other broadcasters globally and includes; Trace, TVI, MBC Mauritius, NBC Namibia, ZNBC, Channel 13 Uruguay, RCN - Winsports, Telerama, Viasat, Olympic Channel, Shant TV, Match TV, True Visions, SMG/Great Sports, Star Sports China, Silknet, Metro TV, Channel 5, RTM, RPN, Media Corp, SET, TRT Spor, VTV, ORF, BNT, HRT, Sigma TV, ERT, TG4, Lithuanian TV, Monaco Info, Digi Sport, RTS, SRF, 1+1, Sky New Zealand among others.
Laureus news segments will feature on all significant global news networks including CNN, BBC Worldwide, Al Jazeera, France 24, Eurosport, RT, TRT World, CGTN, NHK World, DW, TVE Int and RTPI.
The annual Laureus Awards Ceremony honours the greatest and most inspirational sporting triumphs of the year and showcases the work of Laureus Sport for Good. The Awards Ceremony will be attended by a star-studded audience of sportsmen and sportswomen from around the world. Hosted by actor James Marsden, the Awards will also feature entertainment from leading singer-songwriter Jorja Smith.
Leah Davis, Director of Marketing and Communications at Laureus World Sports Awards: “We are excited to be broadcasting the Laureus World Sports Awards in over 200 countries and territories, bringing a celebration of both the greatest sporting triumphs of the past year and the work of Laureus Sport for Good to a truly global audience. This year’s Awards is going to be a memorable evening celebrating the power of sport and we’re delighted to be sharing it with sports fans around the world.”
Scott Borden, Head of Television at Laureus World Sports Awards: “2019 sees another significant increase in the global syndication of the Laureus World Sports Awards and we are proud to say that Laureus is available in a record number of countries around the world this year, placing Laureus amongst the world's most widely distributed Awards Ceremonies."