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Soccer World Cup To Screen On Sky And TV One

Media Release From TVNZ And Sky

SKY Television and Television New Zealand confirmed today that this year's FIFA World Cup Soccer tournament, to be held in Korea and Japan from 1-30 June 2002, will be broadcast on both SKY Television and TV ONE.

The partnership, between two of New Zealand's major broadcasters, will see all 64 of the games from the Round Robins through to the final being shown live on SKY Television, with TV ONE screening daily highlights throughout the tournament in the afternoon and evening, with live broadcasts of four of the Round of 16 games, two Quarter Finals and both Semi Finals and the Final.

SKY Television Director of Sport, Kevin Cameron said, "Once again SKY is able to provide our subscribers with live coverage of every World Cup game; this is great news for soccer fans throughout New Zealand."

"As the competition is in Japan and Korea, many of the live games will screen in prime time, with games starting at 6.30pm, and 9.00pm NZ time which is another real bonus for viewers," said Cameron.

TVNZ Head of Sport and Production, Denis Harvey said that TV ONE is delighted to continue its long association with this major sporting event.

"This is a great opportunity to work in partnership with SKY. It is also important that all New Zealanders are able to watch this tournament free to air on TV ONE."

"TV ONE's coverage will consist of highlights packages in the afternoons from 4.30pm to 5.30pm making this accessible for younger New Zealanders, while evening coverage of the Round Robins is scheduled to start at 11.00pm with a highlights package. The first game each day in the Round of 16 and the Quarter Finals will be highlights leading into live coverage of the second match that day, while the Semi Finals and Final will run live on TV ONE."


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