Eurosport India all set with gripping human stories from the world of sports
Eurosport India,the go-to destination for passionate sports fans in India for quality content has added a new dimension in its line up with the launch of a new campaign promoting sports documentaries titled ‘10 weeks – 20 Documentaries’ . The campaign, spread across 10 weeks, with 2 new episodes premiering every weekend, is a step towards Eurosport India establishing itself as the home of world class sports titles in a wide variety of sporting genres like cricket, golf,tennis,football and boxing.
The campaign started earlier this month with the Emmy nominated sports docu-series “Being Serena” that follows pivotal moments in the life of former world No. 1 Tennis champion, Serena Williams. Post the 5 episodes of ‘Being Serena’, it was followed by “What Killed Maradona” which takes a deeper look into the extraordinary life of Maradona, piecing together the trail of clues that caused his lonely and premature death in the Argentinian capital. The ongoing ”Matchday - Inside FC Barcelona”, an eight episodic docuseries, that tracks the FC Barcelona squad during the 2018/19 season premiered last weekend.
4 other documentaries will premiere in May. “Anthony Joshua: The Road to Klitschko” follows the IBF World Heavyweight champion over the course of two years as he prepares for the biggest fight of his career. “Strokes of Genius” depicts the legendary rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal while “The Tiger Tales Show” uses video and animation to tell new and illuminating stories about Tiger’s incredible impact on golf. “The Beckham Effect" examines the ups and downs of David Bechkam’s six-year tenure with the LA Galaxy and its impact on the sports landscape. June is reserved for cricket with 2 very interesting documentaries releasing one after another. “Capturing Cricket: Steve Waugh in India” follows Steve Waugh, the former Australian captain’s journey as he travels across India and captures the country’s obsession with the sport. “Bodyline: The Ultimate Test” is the story of one of the most well known but perhaps least understood moments of conflict and controversy in the history of sport: the infamous Bodyline test cricket series of 1932 and 1933.
Speaking on the campaign launch of ‘10 weeks – 20 Documentaries’’,Vijay Rajput, SVP – Affiliate Sales and Product Distribution, Asia - India Sales & Distribution at Discovery Inc. and Head of Eurosport India, said, “We have constantly focused on our goal of establishing Eurosport India as the home of world class sports titles. With our new campaign, ‘10 weeks – 20 Documentaries’, we are bringing gripping documentaries from diverse sporting genres for our passionate sports communities.”