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FSWO GETS THE AFL? IT'S AUSSIE FOOTBALL ON FOX SPORTS WORLD
Published March 10, 1998
Fox Sports World (FSWo) has reached a three-year deal with the Australian Football League (AFL) under which FSWo gains exclusive rights to broadcast the AFL's Australian Rules Football games to North American audiences. The agreement, which runs from '98 through the year 2000, gives FSWo exclusive TV rights to the AFL in all languages throughout the U.S. and Canada. FSWo kicks off its '98 AFL coverage the week of March 23, and will feature weekly matches and highlight shows during the season, culminating with September's Grand Final (Fox Sports World).