PTO signs deal with Discovery to air Collins Cup live on Eurosport across Europe

The Professional Triathletes Organisation has signed a one year deal (with an option to extend for two more years) to screen the Collins Cup on Eurosport, Discovery’s multi-sport brand, across Europe.

“Eurosport will show the race action, live and on-demand, in 20 languages,” the PTO announced today. “Core coverage, including shoulder programming, will span across Eurosport 1 and 2, and via the Eurosport App and discovery+, with a two-part documentary available to stream via discovery+. The entire Collins Cup broadcast of over 7 hours will air live on Eurosport 2 and simulcast live on the Eurosport App, with highlights aired on Eurosport 1 the following day. The Collins Cup has also secured highlights and live coverage via Eurosport across Asia Pacific with highlights distribution in India.”

The coverage will also include two Collins Cup countdown shows which will be aired on the Eurosport App, and two days before the race fans will be able to stream the Collins Cup draft show where Team Captains will decide the individual match ups.

The Collins Cup will take place on August 28 and will offer a US$1.5 million prize purse. The event takes place at the x-bionic sphere in Samorin, Slovakia. Three teams – Europe, America and Internationals will compete in a series of races similar to golf’s Ryder Cup.