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Apr 2, 2013

MotoGP To Be Broadcast On Network Dedicated To In-Flight And On-Ship Entertainment

MotoGP™ takes to the air and sea with Sport24

Sport24, the 24/7 live sports channel produced and distributed by IMG Media exclusively for the in-flight and in-ship markets, is to show live and highlights action from the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship, throughout the current 2013 season.

All 18 events taking place in 13 countries across four continents will be shown, starting with action from the season opener at the Losail International Circuit, Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, April 7th. Sport 24 will show the premier class events featuring the top riders from around the world on the powerful 1000cc bikes.

Richard Wise, Senior Vice President, IMG Media, said: “MotoGP makes for thrilling television and is a truly global sport with riders from all parts of the world, such as Italy’s legendary nine-times world champion Valentino Rossi, Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo the reigning MotoGP World Champion and the USA’s former world no 1, Nicky Hayden. We are delighted to have added the sport to our outstanding portfolio of top sporting action.”

Manel Arroyo, Managing Director, Media for Dorna Sports, said: “We are delighted that MotoGP will be available on Sport24 this season, which means travellers can truly immerse themselves in the excitement of the Championship thanks to TV production of the highest standard. It’s great that MotoGP fans will now be able to follow all the action on track whilst they are enjoying their holidays on a cruise or during their flights”.

Other live action to be featured during 2013 on Sport24 also includes live coverage from the Barclays Premier League, the Bundesliga, US Masters golf, Formula 1™, Wimbledon, the US Open, the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Series and London Finals.