RUGBY LEAGUE: BBC and Premier Sports share 2013 Rugby League World Cup rights

April 10, 2013

BBC Sport and Premier Sports will share the rights to broadcast live coverage of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup to be held this Autumn across England and Wales.

The BBC will screen extensive free-to-air television coverage of the 2013 tournament, including live games and regular highlights. The corporation has also secured the rights to the 2017 World Cup (host TBC), plus TV coverage of the 2014 and 2016 Four Nations tournaments.

Subscription channel Premier Sports will screen all 28 games live from the 2013 tournament, which kicks off on Saturday, October 26 and represents the biggest international sporting event taking place in the UK during 2013.

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BOWLS: Premier Sports to broadcast indoor bowls

December 11, 2012

The World Bowls Tour and English Indoor Bowling Association have announced a new ground-breaking partnership with Premier Sports which will provide bowls fans with the most comprehensive television coverage in the sport’s history.

Over 260 hours of indoor bowls will be broadcast on Premier Sports in 2013, giving the sport complete all-year-round exposure on one network for the first time.

Premier Sports’ coverage will begin in February and includes a wide range of tournaments and events on the World Bowls circuit.

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