Rowing

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has agreed a deal to show the inaugural edition of the Power8 Sprints rowing event on July 22.

USA

The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal has extended and expanded its rights deal with the World Rowing Federation (FISA).

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has acquired rights to this year’s edition of the Henley Royal Regatta, with production company Sunset+Vine having also been confirmed as the host broadcaster of the British rowing showpiece for the third year in a row.
USA

The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal has agreed a rights partnership with the World Rowing Federation (Fisa) for this year's World Championships.

The International Rowing Federation (Fisa) has extended its rights partnership with the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public-service broadcasters.

The British Rowing governing body has signed a partnership with digital media agency Engage Sports Media ahead of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

UK rowing showpiece the Henley Royal Regatta has enhanced its exposure in its home market by agreeing a rights deal with pay-television broadcaster BT Sport.

World Rowing (Fisa) has reported a 43-per-cent year-on-year increase in total television hours covering its 2015 World Rowing Championships.

The creation of a multi-sport European Championships from 2018 is part of an attempt to de-clutter a congested sporting schedule, and to help summer sports benefit from each other’s popularity.

USA

The Learfield Sports agency has agreed a five-year extension to its exclusive multimedia rights partnership with college sports conference the Patriot League.