ESPN deal secures All Elite Wrestling distribution in Australia, New Zealand
Pay-television broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands to the All Elite Wrestling promotion
Free TV Australia secures AFC rights across Pacific Island territories
Free-to-air television consortium Free TV Australia has secured media rights to Asian Football Confederation national team and club competitions across several Pacific Island territories
Rai, Sky and BBC among first wave of America’s Cup broadcasters
A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…
Australian commercial networks’ sports coverage offered to Pacific Island nations
A new initiative has launched that will provide Pacific Island nations with access to sports coverage from Australian free-to-air commercial networks Seven, Nine and Ten, along with other content providers
FISU confirms broadcast union rights deal in Asia-Pacific
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has formally sealed a three-year extension to its partnership with the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union
Host broadcaster signed for Pacific Games
Singapore-based Melanesia Media Group has been named as host broadcaster of this year’s edition of the Pacific Games multi-sport event, which will take place in the Samoan capital of Apia.
Rugby World Cup to remain with Fiji TV
Commercial broadcaster Fiji TV has retained rights to the Rugby World Cup in the country
Premier League finds life tough in Pacific Islands and NZ, as competition dries up
Telco Digicel has renewed its Premier League rights in the Pacific Islands at a flat fee
Sky Pacific renews Premier League rights across Pacific Islands
Fiji-based pay-television broadcaster Sky Pacific has acquired English Premier League rights in Fiji and across the Pacific Islands in a new three-season deal, from 2019-20 to 2021-22
Uefa Champions League to have free-to-air coverage in Fiji
The Uefa Champions League will be broadcast free-to-air in Fiji for the first time after the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation acquired selected rights starting in the 2018-19 season.
RDA targets Oceania after buying Super League international rights
The RDA agency will look to extract more value from Australia and New Zealand and strike deals in the Pacific Islands for the first time, after taking over international rights to the Super League.
Viacom brings Bellator to Paramount Channel in Asia
Viacom International Media Networks has acquired rights across multiple markets in Asia to the Bellator mixed martial arts promotion.
Sky Pacific lands package of autumn rugby rights
Fijian pay-television broadcaster Sky Pacific has acquired a package of rights for rugby union games staged during the autumn Test tours.
FBC picks up rights to Top 14, Champions Trophy
Fijian commercial broadcaster FBC has secured rights in the country to the Top 14, the top division of club rugby union in France, and the International Cricket Council’s Champions Trophy national team competition.
IMG finds Rugby League World Cup a tough sell in New Zealand
New Zealand’s uncompetitive media-rights market made life difficult for IMG’s sale of Rugby League World Cup rights.
Fiji TV lands rights to Rugby League World Cup
Fijian commercial broadcaster Fiji TV has acquired rights to the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
Cricket Australia seals rights deals in Fiji, Papua New Guinea
Cricket Australia has signed rights deals in Fiji and Papua New Guinea for its national teams’ games and domestic Twenty20 competition the Big Bash League.