Sportfive seals Slovenian Olympic deal

Sportfive, the agency that holds the European rights to the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games, has concluded an Olympic broadcast deal in Slovenia.

Sportfive, the agency that holds the European rights to the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games, has concluded an Olympic broadcast deal in Slovenia.

RTV Slovenija, the country's national public broadcaster, has been awarded the free-to-air television, internet, and radio rights to all events at Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016.

The network has covered Olympic Games previously.

Marko Filli, general manager of RTV, said: "The Olympic Games - the largest sports event in the world - represent an enormous technical, production and coverage challenge. Nevertheless, we have always covered and presented with a high level of quality and professionalism. I am sure that our knowledge, expertise and top quality personnel will enable and allow us to perform this task with the excellence and level of professionalism required in both 2014 and 2016."

"We are very pleased to sign this deal in Slovenia," said Sportfive International chief executive Shaila-Ann Rao. "RTV has covered the Games on a number of previous occasions and we are confident that the broadcaster will use its experience to deliver excellent and extensive live coverage and programming during Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016.”