COC/Zagreb, June 24th, 2013 – Since the Olympic Congress in Copenhagen (2009), which encouraged the Croatian Olympic Committee to establish the Sports Television (2011), until the very day of Croatia’s accession into the European Union, only two years have passed. But this young medium already broadcasted more than 17.000 hours of program, 780 live broadcasting of major and minor sports events of which 543 international and 237 domestic. Among them a special place takes broadcasting from Olympic Games in London 2012, as well as the fact that SPTV is the first commercial media from Croatia that won the right to broadcast such an event like Olympic Games.

COC/Zagreb, June 24th, 2013 – Since the Olympic Congress in Copenhagen (2009), which encouraged the Croatian Olympic Committee to establish the Sports Television (2011), until the very day of Croatia’s accession into the European Union, only two years have passed. But this young medium already broadcasted more than 17.000 hours of program, 780 live broadcasting of major and minor sports events of which 543 international and 237 domestic. Among them a special place takes broadcasting from Olympic Games in London 2012, as well as the fact that SPTV is the first commercial media from Croatia that won the right to broadcast such an event like Olympic Games.

Sports television, the first specialized sports digital television channel in Croatia and the first television in the world owned by an Olympic Committee, that lasts 12+12 hours per day, broadcasting multi-content, diverse, informative, fun and educational program that brings the Croatian audience primarily sports news and information, stories about sports and athletes, guests living the sports and from sports, live broadcasting and relevant sports, political, economic and service information.

The entire program of Sports television offers live broadcasting via live web streaming at www.sptv.hr through the latest OTT technology for broadcasting media contents .

New stimulation and encouragement to SPTV, on the occasion of two years of operation, came in the letter by the head of the European Olympic Committees, the President Mr. Patrick Hickey addressed to the President of the Croatian Olympic Committee Mr. Zlatko Matesa, in which he emphasized that SPTV is an important part in the European and thus the international sports and Olympism.

Original letter from P. Hickey