UK commercial radio broadcaster TalkSport has announced non-exclusive coverage rights for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 in the UK and Ireland.

Under the new deal, TalkSport will provide commentary for the upcoming Olympics this summer through a sublicense agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery.

The partnership also allows the wider News Broadcasting Network, TalkSport’s parent company, including Virgin Radio UK, Times Radio, TalkRadio, and the network’s Irish stations to broadcast the Olympics.

The deal marks the first time the rights to broadcast the Olympics have been made available to commercial radio.

Head of TalkSport, Liam Fisher, said: “It's such a thrill to be able to deliver the Olympics to TalkSport listeners with our world-class commentary team and presenters informing and entertaining fans every step of the way.

“We are extremely excited to take on the mantle of broadcasting rights for the Olympics, with our wide array of pundits expertly placed to deliver commentary across the sporting disciplines.”

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TalkSport also has coverage rights to England’s cricket tour of India, Euro 2024, The Open, and commentary on the Premier League.

TalkSport’s boxing arm signed a multi-event tie-up with UK boxing promoter GBM Sports last November, with GBM Sports boxing events set to be exclusively broadcast on TalkSport boxing’s YouTube channel.

Alongside the radio coverage, UK viewers will also be able to stream the Olympics on the Discovery+ service, as well as on the Eurosport and BBC television channels.