Mediacorp Secures Broadcast Rights for Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022


Mediacorp has clinched broadcast rights for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.

Mediacorp scored sole rights in Singapore to broadcast the Olympic Games from Dentsu, which had been awarded exclusive broadcast rights for the Olympic Games in 22 territories in Asia by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Mediacorp will deliver multiplatform coverage live, delayed and via catch-up, on TV, digitally, over radio, on outdoor displays and on social media.

Tham Loke Kheng, CEO of Mediacorp, said: “The Olympic Games is a global event that inspires people the world over and unites nations like no other. We’re excited about bringing the greatest sporting moments and the most compelling stories of human ambition and sacrifice synonymous with the Olympic Games to Singaporeans. We especially look forward to shining the spotlight on Team Singapore and rallying Singaporeans behind their amazing endeavors.”

Irene Lim, chief customer officer for Mediacorp, who worked on closing the rights agreement with Dentsu, said: “Our agreement with Dentsu and IOC is a win for sports fans and indeed, everyone in Singapore. Singaporeans will be able to experience the Olympic Games on Mediacorp’s broad range of platforms, anywhere, anytime. We will also work with partners to make the Olympic Games as widely available as possible on more platforms.”