Tokyo 2020 Games, KTN Home set to air 2021 Tokyo Olympic sports photo

KTN Home set to air 2021 Tokyo Olympic sports after signing a broadcasting deal with sports marketing company Infront ltd.

The deal also covers radio coverage of all Tokyo 2020 with the local company owning three radio stations in the country - Radio Maisha, Spice FM and Vybes Radio.

The Standard Group owns four television channels in Kenya - KTN Home, KTN News, KTN Farmers and BTV.

Julien Ternisien, senior vice-president of summer sports for Infront said, "Infront is pleased to partner with The Standard Group to ensure extensive coverage of the Olympic Games in Kenya, a country which has produced so many memorable moments at past editions.

"We are looking forward to securing other ground-breaking partnerships with African broadcasters to maximise the impact of the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in sub-Saharan Africa."

 "We are pleased to be working with Infront to secure Olympic Games broadcast coverage across 46 African territories, including this new agreement in Kenya, " said Anne-Sophie Voumard, IOC vice-president for broadcast and media rights.

"The IOC redistributes 90 per cent of the revenue we generate through our commercial agreements to support sport around the world, including in Africa, " she added.

At the Rio 2016 Olympics, Kenya bagged 13 medals, where all came under athletics.

The voyage included six golds, six silvers and one bronze medal.

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