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Center East broadcaster introduced for Rugby World Cup 2019

Broadcast rights within the Center East for the 2019 Rugby World Cup have been secured by BeIN Sport after an eleventh hour settlement.

The event kicks off on Friday September 20 as hosts Japan tackle Russia in Tokyo Stadium.

Rugby followers had feared a broadcast blackout after Dubai-based OSN, which had lined the final two tournaments in New Zealand and England, introduced earlier this 12 months that it was ditching all of its sports activities content material.

Nevertheless, issues have been allayed.

Dominic Younger, media gross sales government at World Rugby, confirmed to Arabian Enterprise that BeIN Sports activities is the published companion for the Center East.

Matches will even be out there to observe through World Rugby’s platforms, in accordance with Younger.

OSN’s ultimate sports activities broadcast got here on the conclusion of the Cricket World Cup in the course of the summer time.

New Zealand journey to Japan seeking to make historical past by successful their third successive World Cup crown.

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