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Eurosport News was the first 24-hour international Europe-based sports news channel part of the European sports network Eurosport, owned by Discovery Inc.. It was available at 11 million homes for 54 countries worldwide.
|Slogan||Sport never stops (2000–2001)|
Sports news anytime, anyplace
|Language(s)||English, French, Portuguese, Russian|
|Picture format||576i (16:9 SDTV)|
|Sister channels||Eurosport 1 |
|Launched||1 September 2000|
|Closed||4 January 2018|
|Replaced by||Eurosport 2 (some countries)|
The channel launched on 1 September 2000 and quietly closed down on 1 January 2018. It featured live scores, highlights, most recent breaking news and commentaries with recorded voiceovers, similar to Euronews. Eurosport News' sportscasts were broadcast around the clock in 15-minute blocks with frequent updates. The service combined video, text and graphics with the screen being divided into 4 sections. A video section that displayed highlights and news bulletins, a breaking news ticker at the bottom and a scoring section that gave in-depth analysis of results and game stats.