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Sony offers sports fans access to exciting sporting action on BRAVIA® TV

Press release   •   Jun 10, 2010 08:00 CEST

Sony and EUROSPORT announce a partnership which enables owners of a BRAVIA TV, Sony Blu-ray Player or BRAVIA Home Theatre with BRAVIA Internet Video to enjoy EUROSPORT's offer of online sports video clips from the comfort of their living room, without the need to hook up a PC or watch on a cramped screen. A full range of online sporting video clips are available on-demand directly from Eurosport's online video catalogue, including football, tennis, cycling, motorsport, winter sport, snooker, golf, athletics, and many more.

From early May Sony has provided EUROSPORT online video content to BRAVIA TVs, Blu-ray Disc players and BRAVIA Home Theatre systems across Europe via its BRAVIA Internet Video platform. The service is available in 59 countries in Europe. Viewers in the UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Poland and Russia can enjoy the service in the country language. The EUROSPORT content on BRAVIA Internet Video allows free and unlimited access to a vast catalogue of EUROSPORT online video clips updated on an hourly basis, thus keeping sports fans in the heart of the action.

 “The partnership with EUROSPORT is fantastic news for sports fans all over Europe”, said Christian Luecke, Director Consumer Marketing TV & Online Marketing, Sony Europe. “It opens up a whole new world of sports news and entertainment when you want it, completely independent of TV schedules and timetables. From football to motorsportto rugby, it’s all there.”    

“It’s great that we are able to bring the most exciting Eurosport online video clips to viewers as and when they want with Sony and BRAVIA Internet Video”, commented Jacques Raynaud, Vice-Chairman EUROSPORT. “From interviews with world-class athletes, hard hitting match analysis to wrap-ups ofthe latest sporting events, the best of Eurosport's online video universe is available to sports fans, on demand, at the touch of a button.”

BRAVIA Internet Video

BRAVIA Internet Video brings the best of the Internet straight to your television screen by seamlessly streaming online content through your broadband connection. With no need for a PC, you can access a world of online video entertainment direct from the comfort of your sofa via your BRAVIA TV’s XrossMediaBar™.

The service also allows access to a whole world of on-demand internet content from sharing websites such as YouTube™, Dailymotion™ and many more.
Finding and watching what you want, when you want it has never been easier - and with new video channels being added all the time, the entertainment possibilities are endless.