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Sports-streaming service FloSports has reached an agreement with international sports broadcaster Eleven Sports to distribute a programming feed of a range of events to its subscribers in the United States

Pay-television broadcaster Eir Sport has today (Thursday) become the new home of the Pro14 in Ireland, with the cross-border rugby union league stating the three-season deal represents a “quantum leap” for the competition.

US media company Discovery Communications has extended its deal for exclusive Italian rights to the Six Nations national team rugby union tournament.

The Rugby Football Union is keen to maintain a balance in offering coverage of the England national rugby union team via free-to-air and pay-television platforms, according to chief executive Steve Brown.

UK-based online news and entertainment company Unilad has agreed a deal to stream live coverage of the 2017 Varsity Match rugby union series between the universities of Cambridge and Oxford in the UK.

New Zealand public-service broadcaster TVNZ and telecommunications company Spark have been linked with a possible joint bid for the domestic rights to games organised by New Zealand Rugby, the governing body of rugby union in the country.

Swedish pay-television broadcaster C More Entertainment has agreed a deal to show live coverage of Premiership Rugby, England’s top division of club rugby union, in the Scandinavian country for the first time.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC and pay-television broadcaster BT Sport have acquired live, non-exclusive rights to the Scotland national rugby union team’s 2017 autumn Test matches.

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has agreed to stream part of its ‘Rugby Tonight’ rugby union magazine programme on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter.

UK-pay television broadcaster Premier Sports has acquired rights to the International Champions Cup pre-season club football tournament and the Irish national rugby union team’s summer tour matches.

The Brazilian Confederation of Rugby (CBRu) has agreed a rights deal with sports broadcaster Esporte Interativo.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape in Rugby, including a special focus into the Rugby World Cup

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape of Rugby, including a special focus into the Rugby World Cup

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape in Rugby, including a special focus into the Rugby World Cup.

Sky has filed a lawsuit in New Zealand’s High Court against media companies Fairfax, NZME and TVNZ, claiming that they breached copyright regulations in posting clips of the pay-television broadcaster’s rugby coverage on their websites.

French telecommunications company SFR-Numericable, through its Altice Media Group France division, has confirmed a deal to acquire rights for the Premiership, the top division of rugby union in England.

The Rugby International Marketing arm of national governing body USA Rugby has secured a number of carriage deals for its new OTT platform, the Rugby Channel.