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2024 Olympic Games coverage: How the Listed Events regime applies

Published: 18 July 2024

How the Listed Events regime applies to the BBC and Warner Bros. Discovery’s coverage of the 2024 Summer Olympics Games in Paris.

What will future rules around showing major sporting events look like?

Published: 18 July 2024

Ofcom is today seeking evidence to inform our implementation of changes to the listed events rules under the Media Act 2024.

Call for evidence: Listed events - Implementing the Media Act 2024

Published: 18 July 2024

In this call for evidence, we are seeking input to help us implement changes to the listed events regime introduced by the Media Act.

UEFA European Football Championship Tournaments 2024 and 2028

Published: 21 May 2024

Approved application: Rugby League Challenge Cup Final 2024-26

Published: 17 May 2024

Rugby League Challenge Cup Final 2024-26 approved and granted in the last 12 months.

Approved application: Wimbledon Championships 2024

Published: 24 April 2024

Ofcom has given its consent to a request from the BBC to broadcast exclusive live coverage of non-finals play in the 2024 Wimbledon Championships (“the Championships”).

Consultation: UEFA European Football Championship Finals Tournament 2024 and 2028

Published: 11 April 2024

Ofcom has received requests from the BBC and ITV to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the UEFA European Football Championship Finals Tournament in 2024 and 2028.

Consultation: Listed Events - Rugby League Challenge Cup Final 2024-26

Published: 8 April 2024

Ofcom has received a request from the BBC for consent to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final in 2024, 2025 and 2026 (“the Finals”). The 2024 Final is due to take place on Saturday 8 June 2024.

Approved application: Winter Olympics 2022

Published: 20 July 2023

Last updated: 18 January 2024

Discovery and the BBC have written to Ofcom to set out their plans for coverage of the next Winter Olympics due to take place in Beijing from 4 to 20 February 2022. The Olympic Games are designated by the UK Government as a “Listed Event” which means broadcasters’ plans for live coverage may, in some circumstances, require Ofcom’s consent.

Cricket World Cup 2023

Published: 2 October 2023

Last updated: 2 October 2023

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