| Yuveshen Darmalingum | June 19th, 2019
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Olympic movement’s governing body, has inked a six-year contract with international sports rights agency Infront Media for the sub-Saharan Africa area.The contract will last until 2024 covering the next two Summer Games, Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024; the Beijing 2022 Winter Games; as well as both of the next winter and summer Youth Games.Infront has been granted the distribution of IOC media rights in 46 African countries – including exclusive free-to-air (FTA) television, radio, and digital packages.The Vice President for summer sports of Infront, Julien Ternisien, declared, “Our shared objective with the IOC is to maximize the reach of the Olympic Games and bring the unique stories to households across Sub-Saharan Africa. We feel the next five years will be an exciting time for the Olympic ...

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