Eurosport On Pace For Record Year After Releasing '13 Half-Year Audience Numbers
Pan-European network Eurosport has reported one of its best ever half-year audience results for the first six months of '13. Grand Slam tennis from Australia and France, respectively, attracted 53 and 59 million different viewers on Eurosport and Eurosport 2. The 2013 French Open was the second-best Grand Slam ever for audience numbers on Eurosport. In winter sports more than 140 million fans watched live coverage of World Cup rounds and World Championships on Eurosport and Eurosport 2 in '13, a 5% increase compared to '12. More recently in motorsports, 18 million fans watched Eurosport's complete round-the-clock live coverage of Le Mans 24 Hours last weekend, a rise of more than 12% from '12 (Eurosport).