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Motorcycling - 24 Apr 2015 - Media rights
On the verge of the fifth round of the FIM Motocross World Championship, MXGP of Europe, at the world-renowned sand circuit in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, Youthstream has reached an agreement with Dutch promoter LDP International b.v. and RTL Nederland for the broadcasting of the 2015 MXGP World Championship.
Motorcycling - 18 Feb 2015 - Media rights
The widely recognized Italian broadcasting service Mediaset has renewed their contract with Youthstream to broadcast the entire 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship on popular Italian television channels Italia1 and / or Italia2.
Motorcycling - 16 Jan 2015 - Media rights
The FIM is pleased to announce the signature of a two-year partnership with Dorna Sports for management of the TV rights for the Championships promoted by the FIM.
Motorcycling - 18 Jun 2014 - TV ratings
FUNCHAL (Portugal), 16 June 2014 - Last weekend, the weekend of June 15, MXGP of Italy wrapped up round ten of the FIM Motocross World Championship at the iconic circuit of Maggiora in extraordinary style. Highly distinguished television broadcaster Mediaset screened MXGP of Italy LIVE on two of Italy’s most prominent television channels, Italia1 and Italia2, garnering an audience of over 1.058.000 with an outstanding 6.53% share percentage.
Motorcycling - 24 Jan 2014 - Media rights
Youthstream and Eurosport have announced that the no.1 pan-European TV channel has signed the live TV and digital rights for the 2014-2016 seasons of the FIM Motocross World Championship (MXGP) and the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations (MXoN)
Motorcycling - 17 Jun 2013 - Internet
Based on the success of the test carried out during the first round of the 2013 FIM Endurance World Championship, the FIM is pleased to announce that a new service for TV Broadcasters, sponsors & Teams will be available at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Motorcycling - 23 Sep 2010 - Internet
ZUG, SWITZERLAND, 23 SEPTEMBER 2010 – The HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship (SBK), which is promoted by Infront Sports & Media, has successfully extended its involvement in new media, strengthening the interaction with fans from all over the world and providing enhanced return for sponsors.
Motorcycling - 06 Apr 2009 - Internet
Rome / Milan, Italy, 3 April 2009 – The official HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship (SBK) website – – has been re-launched today with a radical facelift to coincide with the first European round of the Superbike World Championship, which takes place in Valencia (Spain) this weekend.<BR>
Motorcycling - 27 Jan 2009 - Television
Geneva – FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) and Sportsbrand Media Group today announced the launch of the official television series, ‘FIM Moto Show’, with the first episode going to air as of Wednesday, 28th January, 2009.
Motorcycling - 21 Jul 2006
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (July 20, 2006) -- The AMA Superbike Championship presented by Parts Unlimited is enjoying growing event attendance for the third consecutive season, along with increased global television coverage. Audiences in Australia, Canada, France, Hungary, Italy, the Middle East, Poland, the Russian Republic and the United Kingdom, 218 territories in total, now enjoy AMA Superbike Championship telecasts.
Motorcycling - 30 Aug 2005
MotoGP has secured a new television deal with a major terrestrial network in Turkey.
Motorcycling - 25 Feb 2005
FGSport Iberia has signed a one-year agreement with FORTA (Federation of Autonomous Radio and Television Organizations) for the delayed broadcast of the 2005 World Superbike Championship in Spain.
Motorcycling - 17 Feb 2005
British Eurosport’s exclusively live coverage of the Superbike World Championships gets underway in less than two weeks, on Saturday, 26 February, with the start of the new season in Doha, Qatar.
Motorcycling - 17 Feb 2005
Funchal, 16th February 2005 – A Japanese television production company, GMP, has made an agreement with Youthstream to broadcast all the FIM Motocross and SuperMoto World Championships on Gaora Television in Japan.
Motorcycling - 15 Dec 2004
BSI has signed a landmark four year agreement with Denmark’s national broadcaster Denmarks Radio (DR) and foremost cable and satellite channel dk4, to broadcast the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) and FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC).
Motorcycling - 15 Dec 2004
BSI has signed a landmark four year agreement with Denmark’s national broadcaster Denmarks Radio (DR) and foremost cable and satellite channel dk4, to broadcast the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) and FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC).
Motorcycling - 13 Dec 2004
The MotoGP World Championship will continue to celebrate a Grand Prix at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana - Ricardo Tormo in Valencia for the next seven seasons after an agreement was signed between Dorna Sports, television and commercial rights holders to the series, and the government of the autonomous region of Valencia, the Generalitat Valenciana.
Motorcycling - 22 Nov 2004
BSI, rights holders of the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series, has today confirmed the two Swedish venues that will host Grands Prix in 2005.
Motorcycling - 22 Nov 2004
Funchal, 20 November 2004 – Eurosport and Youthstream have signed a 3 years agreement (2005-2007) to broadcast the FIM Motocross (MX1 and MX2) and SuperMoto (S1 and S2) World Championships.
Motorcycling - 27 Oct 2004
AURORA, ILL (October 26, 2004) - The Maxxis U.S. Open, which aired on NBC for the first-time ever, earned an impressive 2.1 overnight Nielsen rating for Sunday’s broadcast - making it one of the most watched off-road motorcycle races ever.
Motorcycling - 25 Oct 2004
Organisers of next weekend's Moto1 festival at Donington Park have been encouraged by the response from fans and by the take-up on the event advance ticket offer.
Motorcycling - 21 Oct 2004
Klettwitz (Germany), October 20, 2004. Starting on 9th till 11th September 2005, the Superbike World Championship at EuroSpeedway Lausitz is the only World Championship race taking place in Germany.
Motorcycling - 13 Oct 2004
Eurosport today announced that it has reached a 5-year agreement (2005-2009) with FG SPORT to broadcast the Superbike & the Supersport World Championships.
Motorcycling - 17 Sep 2004
The numerous MotoGP fans in New Zealand will be happy with the agreement reached between Prime TV and the right holders to the series Dorna Sports for the best of motorcycle racing to be broadcast again on national television in their country.
Motorcycling - 08 Sep 2004
The exciting Moto1 event at Donington Park on October 30-31 has captured the imagination of SKY Sports and an agreement has been made for five hours of coverage.
Motorcycling - 07 Sep 2004
The Superbike World Championship round at Assen in the Netherlands last weekend dominated viewing figures and audience share for motor sport programming across the United Kingdom audience of more than 1.4-million viewers on the BBC for the two races.
Motorcycling - 07 Sep 2004
Portugal will keep its spot on the MotoGP calendar at least until the 2006 season following the renewal of the agreement between the promoters of the event, Sociedade Gestora do Autódromo de Estoril (SGA), represented by Domingos Piedade, and Dorna Sports, the company that holds the commercial rights to the series, represented by its CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta.
Motorcycling - 20 Aug 2004
The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) and Dorna Sports, the Spanish-based company that holds the commercial and TV rights to the FIM MotoGP World Championships, have reached an agreement in principal to bring MotoGP, the pinnacle of international motorcycle racing, to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca beginning in 2005 for a five-year run.
Motorcycling - 04 Aug 2004
PA Promotions, in full consultation with the ACU, has closed an agreement with Channel 4 to broadcast the 2004 Maxxis British Motocross Championship. Channel 4 will broadcast a 24 minute highlight programme, produced by Kenny Kay at KVS Production, of all rounds of the championship. The opening round from Canada Heights, Kent being is scheduled to be broadcast at 0250hrs on August 12th. The remaining rounds will then follow on in a similar timeslot on a weekly basis.
Motorcycling - 16 Jul 2004
The official website of the MotoGP World Championship,, is now available in eight languages thanks to the launch of a new German version on occasion of the Veltins Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland.
Motorcycling - 12 Jul 2004
Superbike World Championship rights holders, FGSPORT, have today announced a three-year renewal to their highly successful television rights agreement with the leading American motor sport broadcaster Speed Channel. The agreement covers exclusive satellite and cable rights across North America.
Motorcycling - 02 Jul 2004
PA Promotions, in full consultation with Youthstream Organisation, has closed an agreement with Channel 4 to broadcast motocross Grands Prix on UK terrestrial television for the first time in many years. Channel 4 will broadcast a 24 minute highlight programme of all the FIM Motocross World Championship starting from the British GP, up to and including the FIM Motocross of Nations.
Motorcycling - 22 Jun 2004
Sandra Strazzari has been appointed as the International Press & PR Officer, by the FGSPORT Group, for the remaining rounds of the 2004 Superbike World Championship. She will take up the appointment at the seventh round of the Series at Laguna Seca, USA on 7th July 2004.
Motorcycling - 15 Jun 2004
The fifth round of the MotoGP World Championship in Catalunya, Spain, saw a frantic battle between current World Champion Valentino Rossi and current Championship leader Sete Gbernau which again scored outstanding audience figures.
Motorcycling - 10 May 2004
The trial use of webcams for interviews and other live coverage of the Superbike World Championship at Misano has been deemed a huge success and will continue for Monza (May 15th and 16th). Seen only on the official website for the series,, the huge number of visitors using the interactive area has delighted the race organizers.
Motorcycling - 23 Apr 2004
The live TV coverage for the first round of the MotoGP World Championship, with spectacular races in all three Grand Prix categories and an historic victory for Valentino Rossi, had a huge following by audiences worldwide.
Motorcycling - 21 Apr 2004
The Superbike World Championship round at Misano, San Marino dominated viewing figures for motorsport programming across the United Kingdom last week with an audience of more than 1.68 million viewers on the BBC.
Motorcycling - 08 Apr 2004
FGSPORT has concluded a deal with Fidoweb, a leading internet company specialising in interactive broadcast techniques and state-of-the-art internet technology, to become the Official Internet Partner. Fidoweb’s clients include MTV, the worlds leading music channel.
Motorcycling - 08 Apr 2004
The British Superbike Championship will be sponsored by the Think! campaign, a Government road safety initiative, this season.
Motorcycling - 06 Apr 2004
Rome, Italy; Fisherman’s Friend has reached a new one-year deal with the Superbike World Championship, naming the brand as Official Partner for the 2004 championships’ three Italian events of Misano, Monza and Imola.
Motorcycling - 05 Apr 2004
Dorna Sports are pleased to welcome a brand new partner for the MotoGP World Championship by announcing an imminent agreement with Veltins, one of Germany's best-known breweries, who have acquired the title sponsorship for the German Grand Prix, to be held at the Sachsenring circuit on July 18th.
Motorcycling - 30 Mar 2004
British Speedway today announced that Sky Bet had signed a two-year agreement to become the title sponsor of the British Speedways’ top UK league, the Elite League.
Motorcycling - 09 Feb 2004
The months previous to the start of the season are particularly busy at Dorna headquarters, as growing interest in the MotoGP World Championship continues to produce new agreements for the broadcast of the series in different countries, most of them through free-to-air terrestrial networks.
Motorcycling - 05 Feb 2004
Motors TV will bring European viewers an unprecedented amount of Superbike coverage in the 2004 season.
Motorcycling - 27 Jan 2004
Breil Watches has extended its existing relationship with the Superbike World Championship with a new one-year deal, naming the brand the Official Timekeeping Sponsor for 2004 season.
Motorcycling - 13 Jan 2004
LA7, the Italian terrestrial channel, has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast the Superbike World Championship for the next three years.
Motorcycling - 06 Jan 2004
Dorna and Clear Channel Entertainment have announced a deal that will see Tissot become the official timekeeper for the World Supercross GP. The prestigious series, which kicked off in Seville in Spain on 6th December 2003, will visit seventeen major cities with several thousand fans expected to turn up at each round. For Dorna and Tissot their collaboration in this exciting and dynamic discipline complements their relationship in the MotoGP World Championship, for which Tissot has been official
Motorcycling - 17 Dec 2003
BENFIELD Sports International (BSI) has signed two new terrestrial television deals for the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP).
Motorcycling - 16 Dec 2003
Worldwide broadcasts of the MotoGP World Championship continued apace in 2003, with a massive total of over 5,105 million spectators throughout the 16-event season, equalling an average of 319 million viewers watching the coverage of each Grand Prix.
Motorcycling - 02 Dec 2003
The 2004 Superbike and Supersport World Championships will enjoy extensive live coverage on Eurosport following recently concluded negotiations with the leading pan-European sports channel.
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