Eurosport 2

Eurosport 2 is a European sports television network. It is a sister channel to Eurosport 1 and part of the Eurosport Network. Several different versions of the channel exist across Europe, where television rights for sport differ.

Eurosport 2
Launched10 January 2005 (2005-01-10)
Owned byDiscovery, Inc.
Picture format1080i HDTV
2160p UHDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Audience shareUK:
0.09% (April 2017 (2017-04), BARB)
LanguageEnglish, Swedish, French, Italian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Turkish, Czech, Albanian, Dutch, Spanish (specific events), Danish
Broadcast areaEurope
HeadquartersIssy-les-Moulineaux, Paris
ReplacedEurosport DK (Denmark)
Eurosport News (some countries)
Sister channel(s)
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Streaming media
Eurosport PlayerWatch live (TVPlayer Plus subscription required)
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Eurosport 2 launched on 10 January 2005. It is currently available in 50 million homes and 47 countries,[1] broadcasting in 18 different languages English, Swedish, French, Italian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Russian, Bulgarian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Turkish, Czech, Dutch, Spanish and Danish.


Eurosport 2 considers itself "the new generation sports channel", and is dedicated to team sports and in particular 'alternative' and niche sports including European basketball, National Lacrosse League, Twenty20 cricket, AFL Aussie Rules, surfing and the Handball Champions League, amongst others.

On 2 July 2010, the Arena Football League announced that Eurosport 2 would show matches that the NFL Network broadcast in the United States on a tape delay for the rest of the season, as well as coverage of ArenaBowl XXIII. The deal also includes rights for the entire 2011 season to be broadcast on the channel.

Eurosport 2 HD

Eurosport 2 HD, a high-definition version of the channel is also available.[2] In central and northern Europe, it carries some exclusive programming such as Bundesliga football from Germany, WWE wrestling shows and live Australian Rules Football matches, which are not available on other versions due to local networks holding the rights.

Eurosport DK

Eurosport DK was a Danish television channel owned by Discovery Networks Northern Europe. The channel replaced Canal 8 Sport and Eurosport 2 in Denmark on 1 July 2015.[3]

On 28 May 2015, Discovery Networks Northern Europe announced that they would merge Canal 8 Sport and Eurosport 2 into Eurosport DK in Denmark, broadcasting football from Danish Superliga, the Bundesliga, Major League Soccer, Capital One Cup, UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying, Tennis from ATP Tour, WTA Tour and 3 Grand Slams, Cycling from UCI World Tour, Winter sport, Motorsports.[4]

On 15 February 2016, the channel was replaced by Eurosport 2.[5]

Eurosport Norway

Eurosport Norway is a Norwegian television channel that replaced Eurosport 2 since 3 September 2015.[6] . It is owned by Discovery Networks Norway and broadcasts Norwegian eliteserien and other Eurosport programming.

English Language Bundesliga commentators

Andreas Evagora
Tony Jeffers
Angus Torode
Ben Harris
Elliot Richardson
Andreas Jörger
Stuart Telford
Mark Rodden






  • Belgacom TV (Belgium): Channel 74 (Dutch) and Channel 85 (French)
  • BT TV (United Kingdom): Channel 413 and Channel 436 (HD)
  • eir Vision (Ireland): Channel 414 and Channel 428 (HD)
  • KPN (Netherlands): Channel 36 (HD)
  • MEO (Portugal): Channel 38
  • MojaTV (Bosnia and Herzegovina): Channel 35
  • Movistar+ (Spain): Channel 62 (HD, SD)
  • On Telecoms(Greece): Channel 47
  • Open IPTV (Serbia): Channel 562
  • Orange TV (Spain): Channel 101 (HD)
  • Tele2 (Netherlands): Channel 208 (SD)
  • T-Home (Hungary): Channel
  • T-Mobile (Netherlands): Channel 132 (HD)
  • Tivibu (Turkey): Channel 86
  • Vodafone Tv Net Voz (Portugal): Channel 27
  • iNES (Romania): Channel



  1. "Eurosport 2 races into 50 million homes". 11 March 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
  2. "Eurosport 2 plans HD launch" 5 August 2009 Link retrieved 5 August 2009
  3. "Eurosport Danmark erstatter Eurosport 2 / Canal 8". DIGITALT.TV.
  4. "Eurosport Danmark erstatter Eurosport 2 / Canal 8". DIGITALT.TV.
  5. "Eurosport 2 genopstår – Eurosport DK skifter navn igen". DIGITALT.TV.
  6. SDS Discoverys pressemelding 24. august 2015, Ny norsk sportskanal på lufta 3. september. Besøkt 30. september 2015.
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