|Language(s)||English, Swedish, French, Italian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Russian in CIS (except Russia), Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Turkish, Czech, Slovak, Portuguese, Albanian, Dutch, Spanish (specific events), Danish, Finnish, Norwegian|
|Picture format||2160p UHDTV|
(downscaled to 1080i and 576i for the HDTV and SDTV feeds respectively)
|Owner||Warner Bros. Discovery|
|Launched||10 January 2005|
|Replaced||Eurosport DK (Denmark)|
Eurosport News (some countries)
|Closed||9 March 2022(Russia)|
|See separate section|
|Eurosport app (Europe and wider region||Watch live (subscription required)|
Eurosport 2 is a French sports television network. It is a sister channel to Eurosport 1, which is a division of the Eurosport Network and a unit of Warner Bros. Discovery. Several different versions of the channel exist across Europe, where television rights for sport differ. The Eurosport 2 channel had an audience of 87 million viewers in 2019, an increase in size of one million.
Eurosport 2 launched on 10 January 2005. It is currently available in 50 million homes and 47 countries, broadcasting in 18 different languages English, Swedish, French, Italian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Russian, Bulgarian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Turkish, Czech, Dutch, Spanish and Danish.
On 9 March 2022, Discovery Inc. closed Eurosport 2 in Russia due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Eurosport 2 considers itself "the new generation sports channel", and is dedicated to team sports and in particular 'alternative' and niche sports including European basketball, National Lacrosse League, Twenty20 cricket, AFL Aussie Rules, surfing and the Handball Champions League, amongst others.
On 2 July 2010, the Arena Football League announced that Eurosport 2 would show matches that the NFL Network broadcast in the United States on a tape delay for the rest of the season, as well as coverage of ArenaBowl XXIII. The deal also includes rights for the entire 2011 season to be broadcast on the channel.
Eurosport 2 HD, a high-definition version of the channel is also available. In central and northern Europe, it carries some exclusive programming such as Bundesliga football from Germany, WWE wrestling shows and live Australian Rules Football matches, which are not available on other versions due to local networks holding the rights.
Eurosport DK was a Danish television channel owned by Discovery Networks Northern Europe. The channel replaced Canal 8 Sport and Eurosport 2 in Denmark on 1 July 2015.
On 28 May 2015, Discovery Networks Northern Europe announced that they would merge Canal 8 Sport and Eurosport 2 into Eurosport DK in Denmark, broadcasting football from Danish Superliga, the Bundesliga, Major League Soccer, Capital One Cup, UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying, Tennis from ATP Tour, WTA Tour and 3 Grand Slams, Cycling from UCI World Tour, Winter sport, Motorsports.
On 15 February 2016, the channel was replaced by Eurosport 2.
Eurosport Norway is a Norwegian television channel that replaced Eurosport 2 since 3 September 2015. . It is owned by Discovery Networks Norway and broadcasts Norwegian eliteserien and other Eurosport programming.