International Hockey Federation (FIH)

Belgian pay-television operator Telenet has signed an extension to its rights deal with the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

The FIH, the global governing body of hockey, has agreed rights deals with a number of broadcasters in various regions around the world.

Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has acquired rights in the UK and Ireland for the 2015 Hockey World League Finals.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV and Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE have acquired rights for the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) 2014 Hockey World Cup national team tournament.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has said it expects the 2014 World Cup to be broadcast on television in over 80 countries, with negotiations still ongoing for rights deals in additional territories.

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired exclusive rights for the 2014 Hockey World Cup and 2014 Champions Trophy tournaments, both of which are operated by the FIH, the sport’s global governing body.

The Star India broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox has signed an eight-year strategic partnership with the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in a deal running from January 2015 to December 2022.