World Rugby

Indian digital sports media platform FanCode has acquired exclusive streaming rights for the men's and women's 2023 World Rugby Sevens Series

BeIN Sports fought off competition from rugby-focused Premier Sports Asia to renew its rights in Southeast Asia for the men’s Rugby World Cup in 2023.

It is understood that World Rugby, aware that Sky NZ were determined to acquire the rights, initiated direct talks with the broadcaster without a tender.

Nine secured rights to the 2023 Men’s Rugby World Cup and the 2022 Women’s Rugby World Cup at a slight decrease, reflecting of the waning popularity of rugby union in the country.

World Rugby has renewed an agreement with IMG for the agency to exclusively manage and license the video archive for its flagship competitions until 2024

World Rugby has acquired the RugbyPass digital media platform as part of a seven-year media rights deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand

Sport 24, the in-flight and in-ship service owned and operated by the IMG agency, is to broadcast the women’s Rugby World Cup, which begins tomorrow (Saturday), along with the men’s 2023 tournament.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has said it is in advanced talks with World Rugby over regaining rights to its main events. Sky told the Stuff.co

New Zealand telecoms operator Spark has finalised a deal with media company Warner Bros

Pan-regional pay-television operator beIN Sports has acquired exclusive broadcast rights to the World Rugby Sevens Series in Australia and all 24 territories across the Middle East and North Africa

Dutch pay-television broadcaster Ziggo Sport has further enhanced its coverage of rugby union by agreeing a rights deal for the Rugby World Cup, plus other tournaments organised by World Rugby

Host Broadcast Services, the Infront-owned sports broadcast production company, has been awarded the host broadcast contract for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, along with the women’s Rugby World Cup taking p…

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has extended its Rugby World Cup rights deal to take in next year’s postponed edition of the women’s tournament in New Zealand, plus France’s staging of the men’s event i…

World Rugby, the international governing body for rugby union, is in the midst of a media rights invitation to tender in Australia, one of its most lucrative markets, and will invite broadcasters to submit…

World Rugby has reached an agreement with Rugby Australia to stream live coverage of the Super Rugby Australia competition in selected markets, including the UK and Ireland

LiveWire Sport, the UK-based digital content agency, has been appointed in a two-year agreement with World Rugby to lead the international rugby union governing body’s social channel management and paid m…

World Rugby has recruited Chris Synnott from WRC Promoter, the commercial arm of the FIA World Rally Championship, as its head of broadcast and media rights sales as it builds up its in-house capabilities