Sports feeling the pinch as TV, gambling revenues dry up

Sports feeling the pinch as TV, gambling revenues dry up
Victoria Young
The country’s sporting organisations may need a helping hand to get them through the covid-19 outbreak as suspended competitions halt not only broadcasting revenues, but also their share of betting income. While suspended television rights have dominated the headlines with marquee competitions on hold - such as the Super Rugby, netball’s ANZ Premiership and the NBL basketball league - smaller codes have more to lose from lost gambling revenue. Last week, Minister for Sport Grant Robertson asked Crown Agency Sport NZ to talk to major sport...

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