Now Sunset+Vine to host broadcast Birmingham's Gymnastics World Cup
Sunset+Vine, the UK-based television sports production and distribution company, has been appointed by British Gymnastics to host broadcast the 2018 Gymnastics World Cup, due to take place in Arena Birmingham in England on 21 and 22 March.
Under the terms of the agreement, Sunset+Vine will produce the world feed for international broadcasters.
The appointment follows last week’s announcement by British Gymnastics of a three-year deal with the BBC, the national public-service broadcaster, for the exclusive broadcast of the Gymnastics World Cup. The event will be streamed live on the BBC app, website and ‘red button’ on 21 and 22 March, with a highlights programme airing on BBC One on 24 March.
Jeff Foulser, Chairman of Sunset+Vine, said: “This is an exciting development for our business and provides an opportunity to showcase our credentials for a sport that we’ve built expertise around through our Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and recent British Championships experience. We are delighted to be working with British Gymnastics on this very prestigious event.”
Nigel Hill, commercial director of British Gymnastics; said: “We are delighted to renew our successful partnership with Sunset+Vine, our TV production partner for the 2018 FIG Gymnastics World Cup on the 21st and 22nd March at Arena Birmingham. This forms part of our strategy to deliver high-quality and high-profile coverage of gymnastics events to showcase our sport as well as reach and grow our fan base.”
The Gymnastics World Cup is part of the annual FIG World Cup Series.
Sunset+Vine’s appointment follows last week’s news that it is to act as the host broadcaster of the All England Open Badminton Championships for the next four years after striking a production deal with Badminton England.
The BBC’s agreement covers the All England Open Badminton Championship to 2021. BBC will show footage of the event across its digital platforms.
Separately, Sunset+Vine brokered Badminton England’s deal with the BBC, which was revealed last month.