World Cup broadcast rights in North Korea sorted out, sort of

By Andy Rice 15 June 2010

North Korea has denied allegations that it broadcast Friday's opening match of the World Cup illegally, saying that it had signed a rights agreement with Fifa shortly before the game started. On the other hand, South Korean broadcaster SBS maintains that it holds the broadcast rights for the entire Korean peninsula. Whatever the case, it seems North Korean fans are assured of being able to watch tonight's game vs Brazil - if they fancy getting up at 3.30am in the morning, that is. Read more: AFP