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South African pay-television broadcaster Supersport is finalising deals to renew its rights for Sanzaar and South African Rugby Union properties for the 2021-25 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.

The battle between Sky and Spark for control of New Zealand’s sports broadcasting and streaming market has resulted in a major revenue increase for rugby union rights-holders New Zealand Rugby and Sanzaar.

OSN’s decision to close most of its sports channels will leave a vacuum in the Middle East and North Africa for rights-holders that is unlikely to be filled for some time, experts have told SportBusiness M…

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.

UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB has moved to solidify its position as a broadcaster of top-class rugby union through two big deals.

Roger Davis, the chairman of Super Rugby team the NSW Waratahs, has warned that the competition's Australian teams are in financial peril unless their upcoming domestic media rights deal delivers a revenue…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has confirmed it will seek to renew its rights deal with Sanzaar, rugby union’s regional governing body comprising the unions of South Africa, New Zealand, A…

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports has retained rights in Australia for Test matches and tournaments operated by Sanzar, rugby union’s governing body in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.

UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB has agreed a deal to extend its rights contract with Sanzar, the umbrella body for the Australian, New Zealand and South African rugby unions, according to the Telegraph.