J Sports (Japan)

J Sports, the Japanese pay-television broadcaster, has renewed its agreement for exclusive broadcast rights to cycling’s Tour de France and the Vuelta a España.

The 2019 Rugby World Cup will be shown in host nation Japan by broadcasters J Sports, NHK and Nippon TV. The deals – announced today – were struck by the Dentsu agency. In N

Japanese pay-television broadcaster J Sports has extended an agreement for rights to the Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) motorcycling series.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation has awarded rights to its 2016 Youth U-15 Baseball World Cup to broadcasters across Asia.

Southern hemisphere rugby rights have increased significantly in global value, driven by explosive growth in the UK, France and the Middle East, and supported by strong returns in difficult core markets.

World Rugby, the sport’s governing body, exceeded expectations in a deal agreed earlier this month with pay-television operator Sky New Zealand for the rights to the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

IEC in Sports shows off technology hub with Japanese rugby

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