FIFA World Cup 2026

FIFA opens World Cup tenders in Benelux

FIFA has launched two new invitations to tender for the Netherlands and the other in Belgium and Luxembourg, for the sale of media rights to the FIFA World Cup 26 and the FIFA World Cup 2030. As with previous tender processes, the latest two will allow FIFA to select the entity, or entities, in the […]

FIFA World Cup rights tenders open in France and central Asia

FIFA this week opened invitations to tender for media rights to the FIFA World Cup 26 and FIFA World Cup 2030 in France, Andorra and French overseas territories and for the 2026 event in the central Asian republics of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The 2026 tournament, the 23rd edition of the […]

ITV to show England men’s football games, with Channel 4 to lose broadcasting rights

ITV has secured exclusive coverage of all England men’s football matches outside major tournament finals from September 2024 through to June 2028 in a new deal with UEFA, with Channel 4 to lose TV rights.  The UK broadcaster is to air England’s qualifying games for the 2026 FIFA World Cup finals in North America and […]

FIFA assigns Nordic rights for 2026 World Cup

Five years ahead of its scheduled staging, FIFA has confirmed its Nordic broadcast partnerships for the 2026 World Cup. The tournament is set to take place across the US, Mexico and Canada, and will be the first to be expanded to 48 countries from the typical 32. As such, there will be 80 matches from […]