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BT Sport extends UK, Ireland rights to Speedway World Championships

Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has extended its rights deal in the UK and Ireland to the Speedway World Championships.

The new three-season deal covers every round of the Speedway Grand Prix series and Speedway of Nations up to and including the 2021 season.

It was signed with rights-holder BSI Speedway, which is part of the IMG agency.

BT Sport also holds broadcast rights to the British SGB Premiership competition.

The 2019 Speedway World Championships action commences on May 4 with the Speedway of Nations event.