Foxtel Group and Matchroom extend partnership

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The Foxtel Group today announced a new multi-year rights extension with Matchroom – a global leader in sports promotion and production.

This continued partnership brings some of the most entertaining sports events, including the World Darts Championship, to the Foxtel Groups' millions of sports subscribers.

Sports fans in Australia will have access to exclusive international Matchroom events, including the upcoming European Open Pool Championship, held in Germany from today.

Viewers can also watch this weekend’s NSW Darts Masters championship in Wollongong, which will be live on Foxtel and Kayo Sports as the sport’s top players – led by World Champion Michael Smith and colourful star Peter Wright – make their annual visit to Australia.

Matchroom has been a partner of the Foxtel Group for over ten years, with the organisation’s wide range of sports proving popular with subscribers.

Foxtel Group Head of Content Acquisitions, Sport, Adam Howarth, said: “Our collaboration with Matchroom has brought some memorable sporting moments to Australian audiences, and we are committed to building on this success in the future.

“With this extended deal, we will continue to provide fans with unparalleled access to the world's best sporting events, bringing them closer to the action.”

Matthew Porter, Director of Matchroom and Chief Executive of the Professional Darts Corporation, said: “Australia has a passionate and knowledgeable fanbase, and we are thrilled to extend our partnership with the Foxtel Group.

“This agreement allows us to continue delivering high-quality sports entertainment to Australian viewers. We look forward to showcasing our incredible events and athletes to fans nationwide, with Foxtel Group's extensive coverage ensuring that no one misses out on the excitement.”

Foxtel and Kayo Sports subscribers will have unparalleled access to darts, snooker and other exciting sporting competitions through this re-affirmed partnership with Matchroom.