Fijian commercial broadcaster FBC has acquired rights to the 2015-16 season of the World Rugby Sevens Series.
The Fiji Broadcasting Corporation has agreed a deal to broadcast free-to-air coverage of this year’s Netball World Cup national team tournament to audiences in the country.
Russian state broadcaster Channel One and Fijian commercial and pay-television broadcaster Fiji TV have acquired rights to the world welterweight title fight between boxing’s pound-for-pound superstars Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.
World Rugby, the global governing body for rugby union, has criticised the Fijian government for its handling of a recent dispute over media rights for the Sevens World Series.
Fiji TV’s deputy chairman of the board, Gary Callaghan, has resigned while chief executive Tevita Gonelevu and head of content Tanya Waqanika have been dismissed following the dispute surrounding the commercial broadcaster’s coverage of the Sevens World Series rugby union tournament.
World Rugby, the global governing body for rugby union, has lifted its rights embargo on the Fijian broadcast feed for the Sevens World Series after resolving a dispute with the country’s government.
World Rugby, the global governing body for rugby union, has suspended its rights deal for the Sevens World Series with Fijian commercial broadcaster Fiji TV, according to the Stuff.co.nz website.
Fijian commercial broadcaster Fiji TV has said the country’s Communications Ministry is in talks with the International Rugby Board over the status of its rights deal for the IRB Sevens World Series following legislation that has been passed concerning the broadcasting of major events.