Network Ten has been given another award in regards to it’s excellent sports coverage.
The team has picked up a prestigious Olympic Golden Rings award for outstanding broadcast coverage of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in February this year. presented by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and judged by an international jury, was awarded with a silver trophy for Best Olympic Feature for their Opener and Teaser for Sochi 2014.
Produced by Lesley Tapsall, Kim Knox and Jane Casewell, the Opener featured Ten Sport’s expert winter commentators Alisa Camplin and Steven Bradbury, as well as number of Australian athletes including Chumpy Pullin, Lydia Lassila, David Morris and Torah Bright.
Network Ten’s Head of Sport, David Barham, said: “I’m thrilled that Network Ten has been recognised as a global leader for its sports coverage and I’m proud of the hardworking team who delivered extensive first-class coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games.“We successfully brought the excitement and passion of a spectacular event to audiences across Australia and introduced the Winter Olympics to a whole new generation.”
Network Ten’s exclusive broadcast of the XXII Olympic Winter Games saw Australian viewers treated to more than two weeks and over 550 hours of television and online coverage on TEN, ONE and www.tenplay.com.au.
Earlier this year Network Ten won a prestigious Promax World Gold Award for its live event spot promo for the XXII Olympic Winter Games, as well as two further Promax Bda ANZ Gold awards for its compelling and highly effective Just Add Snow campaign. Just Add Snow won in the Best Sports Promo and Best Sport Campaign categories.