Surfing

The World Surf League has renewed its broadcast agreement with Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven through 2021

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven has acquired exclusive free-to-air live and highlights rights to the 2020 edition of the World Surf League

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Sport New Zealand has signed a wide-ranging sponsorship and media-rights deal with the World Surf League
USA

The World Surf League is partnering with US television network ABC to create a reality competition series, which will give participants the chance to compete on the WSL World Tour

The World Surf League has agreed a content and commercial partnership with music publishing and media brand Rolling Stone

Pay-television action sports channel Fuel TV has acquired World Surf League rights in China as well as the Europe, Middle East and Africa

IMG Replay, the archive service of the IMG agency, has been appointed by the World Surf League to be its exclusive global sales agency for all archive footage.
USA

The Fox Sports division of US network Fox has signed an exclusive rights deal with the World Surf League
USA

The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal has signed an extended broadcast agreement with the International Surfing Association (ISA)

The World Surf League has moved to apologise to fans following complaints concerning Facebook’s coverage of its events.

The World Surf League has extended its rights deal with the CBS Sports division of US network CBS and has agreed a new partnership with Bleacher Report Live, the OTT sports service from media company Turner.

Pay-television sports broadcaster ESPN Brasil has extended its rights to the World Surf League, while Brazilian telco Bandeirantes has agreed a deal with the Professional Bull Riders organisation.

The World Surf League is set to almost double the value of its media rights in Australia via a new deal with pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports, TV Sports Markets has learned

The World Surf League has expanded its global digital rights deal with Facebook, securing a significantly higher fee.

Social media platform Facebook has sealed an exclusive digital partnership with the World Surf League.

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports Network has acquired rights to International Surfing Association events in a number of markets around the world.

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has launched a new mobile application that will allow fans to stream coverage of the upcoming World Surfing Games.