Netball

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has acquired rights to the 2019 Netball World Cup, as well as extending deals for US motor-racing series IndyCar and motorcycling series the Superbike World Championship

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky and public-service broadcaster the BBC have acquired rights to the 2019 Netball World Cup, which will take place in the English city of Liverpool from July 12-21

The International Netball Federation has engaged in its first media-rights partnership with an agency, agreeing a six-year deal with Lagardère Sports.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to the Netball Europe Open Championships, which get underway in the Welsh capital of Cardiff tomorrow (Thursday).

Games from this year’s Netball Youth World Cup will be streamed live on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter as part of an agreement between the International Netball Federation and Botswanan online portal Tsena.

SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster that operates in sub-Saharan Africa, has renewed a rights deal with the Netball South Africa national governing body.

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has signed a new four-year partnership with the England Netball governing body.

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired rights to the inaugural Netball Quad Series, with a number of games from the national team competition set to be broadcast on its new Sky Sports Mix channel.

Deals for Australia’s new top-tier netball competition signify a strong commitment from broadcasters to women’s sport and could signal a step-change in revenue earned by Netball Australia.

The International Netball Federation has announced an overhaul of its rules for the sport, with the global governing body stating that the changes will enhance the appeal of netball to broadcasters.