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HJ Mai is the assistant managing editor for SportsBusiness Daily Global.

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Discovery Adds Two More Olympics Sublicense Deals In Slovakia, Slovenia

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 31 / 16

Discovery Communications on Tuesday agreed to two more sublicense deals for its Olympics broadcast rights, this time in Slovakia and Slovenia. Radio and Television of Slovakia (RTVS) and Radiotelevizija Slovenija (RTV) reached long-term partnerships with the U.S. media company to show the two upcomi...

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