New Zealand

A grand slam has been broadcast on Tennis TV for the first time after ATP Media's OTT subscription streaming service stepped in to provide coverage in New Zealand of this year's Wimbledon, which concludes on Sunday.

Sky New Zealand has recruited Disney Star’s Gary Burchett, an experienced programming and sports production executive, as its head of sports content.

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) and New Zealand's news media website Stuff have teamed up to acquire rights to Emirates Team New Zealand's defence of the upcoming America's Cup.

Uefa and its appointed Team Marketing agency have gone to market with European club competition media rights in New Zealand, a tough sales territory given the demise of former rights-holder Spark Sport.

Sky New Zealand has renewed its International Cricket Council rights from 2024 to 2028, SportBusiness understands

New Zealand’s National Basketball League (NBL) has claimed what it believes is a world-first, with a weekly match to be streamed live globally on social media platform TikTok during the 2024 season.

Sky New Zealand is considering an increased role for free-to-air coverage of sports events it acquires rights to, with the exclusivity balance to be “part of the conversation” during rugby rights negotiations lat…

Streaming platform Fite has acquired exclusive rights in selected markets across Europe and Oceania to Portugal’s Primeira Liga until the end of the 2025-26 season.

New Zealand Cricket is facing its first TV blackout for a men’s Test or one-day international series since 2015, with the upcoming two-Test series against Bangladesh set to be shown on YouTube.

France's thrilling Rugby World Cup quarter-final defeat to South Africa drew the best audience of the year for commercial broadcaster TF1, but it was not enough to set a new all-time tournament viewership…

A review of the governance of New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has warned that the Super Rugby competition must be overhauled in order to become a viable commercial proposition

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired rights to the Bundesliga in 10 territories across the Asia-Pacific region as part of a new deal with the German Football League (DFL) until 2025-26

Sky New Zealand has announced that 12 matches from the 2023 Rugby World Cup will be simulcast on news platform Stuff, with the pay-television operator appearing to favour the tie-up plus coverage on its…

Uefa club competitions will not be part of the free-to-air sports offering on New Zealand's public-service broadcaster TVNZ this season, with beIN Sports having struck a sub-licensing deal with telco Spark…

Major League Cricket has announced a domestic media rights deal with subscription broadcaster Willow TV and a series of international media rights agreements ahead of its inaugural season

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has acquired free-to-air rights to the upcoming SailGP season, while Warner Bros. Discovery has agreed a deal to exclusively cover the sailing series in New Zealand

New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has acquired audio broadcasting rights for this year’s Rugby World Cup, which will take place in France.

New Zealand public-service broadcaster TVNZ will launch a new sports hub on its TVNZ+ streaming platform next month as it confirmed a slate of rights that it will assume from telco Spark Sport