WBT and BBC Sport enter into a new 3 year Agreement

26 January, 2018

On the back of this year’s World Indoor Championships with a record 60 hours of live sport through

BBC Sport’s TV, red button and online offering, the World Bowls Tour are pleased to announce that

BBC Sport will continue their long standing partnership with the World Indoor Championships – a

relationship that celebrates 39 years this year.

A new 3 year deal has been agreed to cover the World Indoor Championships from 2019 to 2021

between the World Bowls Tour and BBC Sport meaning the pinnacle event for the sport of Bowls will

continue to be covered live on free-to- air television.

Richard Maddieson, CEO of the World Bowls Tour said, “ This is very important for our sport and I

am highly pleased that BBC Sport have continued with their support for this blue riband event. The

new deal will help our sport to continue to develop over the coming years.”