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Eurosport deal helps international table tennis federation in push beyond Asian heartland

New Zealand’s digital free-to-air channel Sommet Sports has said it is exploring a crowd funding initiative as a means to resurrect the platform following its collapse last month.

Digital free-to-air channel Sommet Sports has folded 18 months after launching in New Zealand.

Organisers of the World Club 7s have announced that the 2014 edition of the rugby union sevens tournament will be available in 200 million households worldwide.

New Zealand public-service broadcaster TVNZ has said it will not televise the Wimbledon tennis championships this year due to the event clashing with football’s ongoing Fifa World Cup.