Round-Up: Amazon’s India rights ambitions, Rugby World Cup draw made, Federer’s Australian Open in doubt, and more

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Amazon is expected by some sports media rights industry experts to follow up its bid for New Zealand Cricket rights in India with bids for bigger properties such as the Indian Premier League. SportBusiness Media reported last month that Amazon is not expected to move quickly with further rights acquisitions in India - the IPL and other major rights are not expected on the market for at least a year – FT, SportBusiness Media

The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France was made. Japan has been paired with England and Argentina in Pool D. Australia and Fiji are in Pool C with Wales – Kyodo, NZ Herald

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