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The Brighton Miracle released for Rugby World Cup

In time for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, The Brighton Miracle, the dramatised sports film based on the Japanese victory at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, is being released globally for the first time, available now on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vimeo and Microsoft Video. The Brighton Miracle tells the story of what is regarded […]

September 19, 2023

Taika Waititi’s Tour de Rugby on NZR+

Tour de Rugby – a new documentary series celebrating French culture and passion for rugby, starring Oscar-winning Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi – premieres today [September 5th) exclusively on the new NZR+ streaming platform. The six-part short-format series features Waititi, renowned as a passionate rugby fan, embark on a journey across the captivating landscapes of France, […]

September 5, 2023

World Rugby, Endeavor Streaming launching RugbyPass TV

World Rugby, the governing body of Rugby Union, has partnered with Endeavor Streaming to expand its international media distribution with the launch of a free-to-air, global streaming service. The OTT platform, branded RugbyPass TV, marks the first time the federation has introduced its own, standalone service to stream its international competitions live to fans around […]

August 25, 2023

New Zealand Rugby launches NZR+ streaming platform

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has launched NZR+ a digital platform in partnership with has partnered with Endeavor Streaming, enabling fans to get closer to the Teams in Black through exclusive, behind the scenes content. NZR+ will kick off with two four-episode documentaries following the All Blacks and Black Ferns’ 2022 seasons. The Black Ferns Road […]

August 24, 2023

Rugby World Cup 2023 on Starzplay

Starzplay has secured the exclusive MENA broadcast rights for the Rugby World Cup 2023 which takes place in France from September 8th to October 28th. The service will stream all 48 matches live and exclusive to rugby fans across the region. Starzplay launched its sports service last August and has already acquired a line-up of world […]

August 23, 2023By Nik Roseveare

TF1 selects WSC Sports to power Top Chrono

French TV media Group TF1 has selected WSC Sports, and its AI-driven technology, to power its automated real-time and on-demand sports content requirements. WSC Sports’ technology will underpin TF1’s recently announced ‘Top Chrono’ function, available exclusively to users of its MYTF1 streaming platform. Top Chrono offers viewers of events such as the upcoming Men’s Rugby […]

July 13, 2023

Viaplay, SuperSport team to cover BKT URC final

SuperSport and Viaplay will merge their match-day programming on May 27th to cover the BKT URC Grand Final in South Africa for fans across the UK. Viewers will get a 360 view of the DHL Stormers versus Munster BKT URC decider in Cape Town. By combining both production teams and on-air talent, SuperSport and Viaplay […]

May 25, 2023

Japan Rugby Football Union chooses M2A Media

M2A Media, specialists in cloud-based video solutions, has announced that The Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) has chosen M2A Media to transition its live video workflows to the public cloud. JRFU is the governing body for rugby union in Japan, organising all domestic and international matches for the Japanese national team.  Following a decision to […]

January 19, 2023

TF1 Rugby World Cup deal with France Télévisions, M6

France’s TF1 group has entered into a sub-licensing deal with the France Télévisions and M6 groups for the screening of 28 matches from the Rugby World Cup 2023, which takes place in France from September 8th to October 28th. Thanks to the deal, French viewers to watch the entire tournament free of charge. TF1, the […]

January 12, 2023

Mediawan’s Le Stade on Paramount+

Paramount+ has announced that its local original Le Stade (‘The Stadium‘) is debuting on the platform in France this year. Through a partnership with Mediawan, the independent European studio, season 1 of the original docu-series is premiering on Paramount+ in France on December 22nd, followed by other international markets in 2023. The second season has […]

December 21, 2022