The International Hockey Federation (FIH) proposed an Invitation To Tender (ITT) for the broadcasting rights of the next clossal FIH events between 2023 and 2026. The deadline to submit the bid is June 24, 2022.
FIH chief executive Thierry Weils addressed the ascendance of hockey’s profile across the globe and has called on broadcast companies from all territories worldwide to tender for the rights to air the major FIH flagship events.
FIH CEO Thierry Weil said: “With 30 million players around the world in key markets in every continent, a gender equal participation – 51% women, 49% men – and a growing portfolio of FIH events with the inclusion of the very first FIH Hockey5s World Cup in 2024 and the launch of the FIH Hockey Nations Cup this year, hockey’s profile is rising.
He further added: “Therefore, I can only urge all broadcasters looking for an Olympic, global, gender equal, dynamic and growing sport, to send us their bid for the next broadcasting rights cycle.” Sportskeeda