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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HANDBALL: Premier Sports to broadcast EHF Champions League

October 4, 2012

Premier Sports has signed an agreement with the European Handball Federation (EHF) to broadcast this season’s Champions League competition to UK viewers.

The channel will show one match live or delayed in full every week from Europe’s premier club handball tournament, as well as an EHF-produced magazine and highlights show ‘Rewind – The Handball Show’ on Monday evenings.

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