West News Wire: In the United States and Canada, the Rugby League World Cup will be accessible via pay-per-view on cable and satellite as well as the FITE streaming service.
On Tuesday, the news was made.
FITE not only owns the rights to broadcast the competition in North America, but also in South America, Japan, Africa, and the majority of Europe.
Due to COVID-19, the tournament was postponed from its intended date in 2017. The men’s, women’s, and wheelchair contests will all be held for the first time during this year’s event, which will take place over 21 venues across England.
While the women’s and wheelchair competitions will each have two groups of four teams, the men’s tournament features 16 teams spread across four groups. The tournament begins on Oct. 15 and runs through Nov. 19.
Select men’s matches as well as the entire women’s and wheelchair tournaments will also be available on the FITE+ subscription service.
FITE has mainly carried boxing, mixed martial arts and wrestling, but it is branching out into other sports.