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2013 December


L’Equipe highlights Benoît Keane’s intervention at conference on media coverage of women’s sports

On 28 November, Benoît Keane participated in a major conference in Paris on media coverage of women’s sports hosted by Sport & Citizenship.  The keynote speaker, French Minister for Sport, Valerie Fourneyron, announced at the conference a new EUR 1 million fund to support the broadcasting of women’s sports.

Benoît Keane participated in a panel of sports, broadcasting and legal experts to discuss how media coverage of women’s sports could be improved.  Fellow panelist Christine Kelly, head of sport at the Conseil Superieur d’Audiovisuel called for French channels to dedicate 1 February to women’s sports.  The Director General of Eurosport, Arnaud Simon, highlighted the efforts being made by Eurosport to increase coverage of women’s sports.

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