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Eurosport, World Archery Agree To Broadcast Rights Deal Through '20

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 18 / 17

Eurosport has secured an agreement with World Archery to broadcast all of the governing body's major int'l competitions until '20. The Pan-European partnership will again see Eurosport broadcast all Archery World Cup events, including the Archery World Cup Final and World Archery Championships, acro...

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