FIFA Women’s World Cup

FIFA invites UK bids for Women’s World Cup

FIFA has launched an invitation to tender for the UK media rights to next year’s Women’s World Cup.  The invitation to tender, which follows a similar invitation in France, comes as interest in the event continues to grow at pace. The most recent edition in France in 2019 attracted a global audience of over 1.1 […]

Women’s World Cup could go biennial says FIFA president

The FIFA Women’s World Cup could be turned into a biennial event, the governing body’s president has said.  Gianni Infantino was speaking at the World Football Summit and said that the increased demand caused by the success of 2019’s edition of the tournament, could result in it becoming a more regularly staged event. As reported […]

BBC to broadcast UEFA Women’s Euro 2021

Following the success of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019, the BBC has confirmed it has secured exclusive rights to the UEFA Women’s Euro 2021. The BBC will provide extensive coverage of each game of the tournament will be held in England from July 11– August 1, 2021.  The announcement follows the news that England’s […]

FIFA: Women’s World Cup to reach 1 billion viewers

The upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 from France will reach “up to 1 billion viewers worldwide”, claims the organiser. The tournament is to be broadcast worldwide across a range of operators, including DAZN, BBC and beIN Sports. In a statement, FIFA said that FIFA TV will “provide broadcasters with around 1,700 hours of non-live […]

BeIN launches women’s sport initiative with 2019 World Cup

Qatar broadcaster BeIN Sports has landed exclusive broadcast rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup in more than 30 countries across MENA. As a result, beIN will distribute the tournament to more countries than any other broadcaster. The company also used the opportunity to launch a global initiative – dubbed beINSPIRED – which aims to get […]

DAZN secures German FIFA Women’s World Cup rights

Sports streamer DAZN has scored the rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup for Germany via a sub-licensing pact with ARD and ZDF-backed rights agency SportA.  The live and on-demand platform has partnered with football brands Spox and Goal to broadcast 26 live matches from across France, including every match from the quarter finals, semi-finals and […]