IFSC World Cup Hachioji-Tokyo will be broadcast in Japan on NHK and Sky A!
Starting at 7:00pm (GMT+9) on Sunday, May 7th, NHK BS1 and Sky A will broadcast the grand finale of the fourth IFSC Bouldering World Cup of 2017, bringing the best climbing in Hachioji-Tokyo to more fans of Sport Climbing. NHK G (terrestrial) will also broadcast the full replay of finals on Tuesday, May 9th, at 1:45am.
In addition, NHK BS1 will also be producing a TV program called Sports Innovation with Hachioji World Cup. Sports Innovation is a TV series which analyzes sports using a scientific approach. This is the second-time Sport Climbing will be included, and this edition will analyze the complex movements of the elite Bouldering athletes competing this weekend with 3D data of the walls and holds.
NHK acquired terrestrial and BS rights in 2016, broadcasting programmes of the IFSC climbing season mainly on its NHK BS satellite channel. NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan's only public broadcaster.
Get excited for the upcoming action by watching NHK’s teaser for IFSC World Cup Hachioji-Tokyo here.