The IMG-owned cruise and airline broadcaster Sport 24 wins broadcasting rights for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023.
Sport 24 will provide live coverage of 64 matches from the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, held in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20, on flights and cruise lines worldwide.
“Off the back of our best-ever FIFA World Cup coverage, we’re delighted to add more thrilling international football to our global rights portfolio for our airline and cruise ship partners. The FIFA Women’s World Cup is set to be a global spectacle and now passengers can watch the very best sporting action even while travelling.”Richard Wise, SVP, Content and Channels for IMG’s media business
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 received around 125 hours of coverage, reaching 5 million people across over 800 planes and 150 cruise ships. It has since acquired the rights to the Rugby World Cup 2023 and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.
Sport 24 also offers live coverage of the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, NBA, NFL (only in-flight), Formula 1, golf majors, tennis grand slams, and other sporting events. Airlines can access the broadcaster using Panasonic Avionics’ Live Television offering.