TalkSport Nabs 2011 Rugby World Cup U.K. Radio Rights
June 4, 2010 at 7:41 AM (PT)
UTV's U.K. national Sports station TALKSPORT has obtained the U.K. radio rights to 2011's rugby union World Cup in NEW ZEALAND. The radio rights had been held by the BBC since the tournament's inception in 1987.
TALKSPORT will air all 48 matches of the tournament live under the deal between UTV and IMG, which administers media rights to the tournament for the INTERNATIONAL RUGBY BOARD.