Surfing

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Media rights clips from March 26 to April 15

Media rights clips from December 11 to January 14.

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.

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.

The International Surfing Association has become the latest global governing body to sign a content partnership with the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Channel.

The World Surf League has increased the reach of its digital content via a partnership with Wazee Digital, a provider of cloud video management.

The World Surf League has agreed a deal with Facebook that will allow the social media platform to offer live coverage of the 2017 season of the competition.

Australian commercial broadcaster Nine has entered into a partnership with the Surfing Australia national governing body.

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has acquired highlights rights in the Asia-Pacific region for four leading surfing events through an agreement with the International Surfing Association.

The International Surfing Association has named the Broadreach Media agency as the exclusive distributor of its media rights in a host of territories.

Australian live streaming platform Epicentre.TV has acquired rights to the men’s World Bodyboarding Tour through an agreement with the Association of Professional Bodyboarders.

The World Surf League has agreed a rights partnership with US pay-television broadcaster Universal Sports Network.

Brazilian pay-television broadcaster Globosat has signed a multi-year partnership to show events from the World Surf League.

US sports broadcaster Universal Sports Network has reached an agreement with the Association of Surfing Professionals to provide live or same-day coverage of its remaining events in 2014.

The IMG Media agency has agreed a “long-term” deal to become a media distribution partner of the Association of Surfing Professionals from 2014.

Association of Surfing Professionals International has agreed rights deals with video-sharing website YouTube and US pay-television broadcaster ESPN.

Steve Bellamy, the founder of US pay-television broadcasters the Tennis Channel and the Ski Channel, announced the launch of a new channel dedicated to beach, water and board sports

Ride Channel, an online channel dedicated to skateboarding that was established by skateboarding star Tony Hawk, was one of four action sports channels launched on video-sharing website YouTube on Tuesday