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Spark Sport Confirms Free-to-air Broadcast Partner For FIA World Rally Championship And Brand-new Motorsport Series

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 1:16 pm | Spark Sport

Spark Sport has announced today that Warner Bros. Discovery NZ will be the exclusive New Zealand free-to-air broadcast partner for the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) when it returns to Aotearoa from 29 September to 2 October this year. Up to 80 million ... More >>

UEFA Deal Brings More World-Class Football To Spark Sport

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 9:54 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport will be home to one of the biggest football competitions in the world – the UEFA European Football Championship™ 2024 and 2028 - thanks to an exclusive broadcast partnership announced today. Kiwis will be able to catch the next two UEFA ... More >>

Spark Sport And World Rugby Confirm Warner Bros. Discovery NZ As Free-to-air Broadcast Partner For Rugby World Cup 2021

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 6:03 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport and World Rugby have today announced that Warner Bros. Discovery NZ will be the exclusive New Zealand free-to-air broadcast partner for Rugby World Cup 2021, which takes place from 8 October to 12 November 2022 in New Zealand. Under ... More >>

Netball Added To Spark Sport’s Stacked Line-up Of Women’s Sport

Thursday, 24 March 2022, 3:00 pm | Spark Sport

Spark Sport announced today it has secured exclusive broadcasting rights to Suncorp Super Netball - the number one domestic netball competition in the world – strengthening its existing impressive line-up of women’s sport. From this weekend, Spark Sport ... More >>

Spark Sport Scores FIBA Rights In Major Coup For NZ Basketball Fans

Friday, 26 November 2021, 7:19 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport is broadening its basketball offering for fans, securing exclusive broadcast rights in Aotearoa for FIBA (International Basketball Federation) competitions through to 2025. With NBA TV already in its line-up, Spark Sport announced today it will ... More >>

Spark Sport Secures Broadcast Rights To United Rugby Championship

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 10:00 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport continues to bring more sport to New Zealanders, announcing today that it will be the exclusive New Zealand broadcaster for the newly formatted United Rugby Championship. The United Rugby Championship replaces the previous Pro14 Competition ... More >>

More Mountain Biking action for New Zealand

Friday, 17 September 2021, 9:20 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport have today announced a new partnership with Red Bull Media House to bring the Crankworx Mountain Bike circuit, and the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup to its growing suite of sports content. The move comes off the back of Spark Sport being named the ... More >>

BLACKCAPS Tour Of Bangladesh To Be Shown Exclusively On Spark Sport

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 6:15 am | Spark Sport

The upcoming BLACKCAPS T20 Tour of Bangladesh will be available exclusively on Spark Sport for Kiwi cricket fans. Today’s announcement rounds out a bumper cricket schedule on Spark Sport, with the sports streaming provider also exclusively broadcasting ... More >>

Spark Sport And Formula 1 Team Up To Bring F1 TV Pro To Aotearoa

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 9:38 am | Spark Sport

From today, Spark Sport subscribers will get access to the newly launched F1® TV Pro service at no cost. Just launched in New Zealand, the service brings a whole new level of access to fans taking them to the heart of the action and in control ... More >>

Spark Sport Gains Exclusive Rights To The UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa Leagues And UEFA Europa Conference League

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 9:19 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport will be the new home of international football due to it acquiring the full and exclusive New Zealand rights to the UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League for the next ... More >>

Spark Sport Bolsters Football Schedule With CONMEBOL Copa América 2021

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 9:46 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport has bolstered its football offering by gaining the exclusive New Zealand broadcast rights to the CONMEBOL Copa América 2021. CONMEBOL Copa América is the oldest football competition of national teams in the world and is governed by South ... More >>

UFC Extends Pay-per-view Distribution In New Zealand With Spark Sport

Friday, 30 April 2021, 1:02 pm | Spark Sport

Auckland, New Zealand – UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today welcomed a new partnership with Spark Sport, a premium live and on-demand sport streaming service, to deliver UFC Pay-Per-View events live for fans in New Zealand. ... More >>

Spark Sport Gears Up For The Joseph Parker Vs Junior Fa – Talent Lineup And Streaming Advice

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 1:03 pm | Spark Sport

Spark Sport front man Scotty Stevenson, City Kickboxing trainer Mike Angove and rugby league and boxing star Monty Betham will headline the Spark Sport commentary team calling the bout between Joseph Parker and Junior Fa on Saturday February 27. ... More >>

Spark Sport Confirmed As Exclusive New Zealand Broadcaster For Sydney Super Fight

Monday, 14 December 2020, 10:39 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport is bringing Kiwi boxing fans all the live action from the ring, when UFC great, Mark Hunt, faces off against former NRL star, Paul Gallen, on Wednesday, December 16 at Sydney’s Bankwest Stadium. The fight, which is being hailed as the ... More >>

Spark Sport Adds Barclay FA Women’s Super League To Their Roster

Friday, 11 December 2020, 10:54 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport has added one of the world’s premier women’s football leagues to its platform, announcing today that it will exclusively stream the Barclay FA Women’s Super League direct from England to New Zealand fans. Coverage starts on the platform ... More >>

Get Match-ready For Spark Sport’s Summer Of Cricket

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 9:56 am | Spark Sport

There are just days to go until Spark Sport brings Aotearoa the first BLACKCAPS international of the season, and Head of Spark Sport Jeff Latch wants to make sure New Zealanders are match fit and ready to go when it comes to streaming cricket for ... More >>

Spark Sport Announces Cricket Commentary Team For Upcoming Blackcaps And White Ferns Season

Monday, 9 November 2020, 8:41 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport will bring international talent, legends of the game and seasoned broadcasters on to the pitch and into the commentary box as it announces the first commentary line-up for the home BLACKCAPS season commencing on Friday November 27. The commentary ... More >>

Spark Sport Opens Its Platform Up To All New Zealanders At No Charge

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 10:56 am | Spark Sport

  Spark Sport has announced that it will open up its platform for no charge for existing and new customers until May, giving access to 6 sports channels and hundreds of hours of on demand sport content as COVID-19 continues to impact live ... More >>

Spark Sport excited to bring New Zealand more Rugby

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 8:10 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport is excited to bring Rugby World Cup 2021 to New Zealand starting 18 September 2021 as announced today by World Rugby and NZ Rugby. As official RWC 2021 host broadcast rights holder, all matches will play live and on-demand on Spark Sport. The tournament ... More >>

Spark Sport February highlights

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 3:44 pm | Spark Sport

Super Bowl LIV is the headlining act in the Spark Sport arena in the month of February – kicking off a month of non-stop sporting action. The hype of Super Bowl Monday will hit our shores on 3 Feb and will surely have a few people finishing up there ... More >>