Turner picks up rights to new NCAA beach volleyball event

US pay-television broadcaster Turner Sports has agreed a multi-year rights deal for the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s new Beach Volleyball Championship.

Turner Sports will broadcast live coverage of this year’s inaugural event on the truTV television channel.

Television coverage will also be available on Turner’s TV Everywhere platforms, including the Watch TBS and truTV applications.

In addition, live streaming coverage of every match at this year’s tournament will be available on the NCAA’s official website.

The inaugural Beach Volleyball Championship will run from May 6-8.