Eurosport becomes part of Discovery Communications

On the 10th of May 2014, Discovery Communications announced that it had completed the acquisition of the controlling interest in Eurosport International. The US-based #1 Pay-TV broadcaster was the first US media channel to launch channels in Europe in 1989 and has invested steadily and significantly in its international business for 25 years. With the addition of Eurosport’s six-pay TV brands, Eurosport, Eurosport HD, Eurosport 2, Eurosport 2 HD, Eurosport Asia-Pacific and Eursportnews, Discovery Communications now operates more than 210 worldwide TV networks reaching 2.7 billion cumulative subscribers.