Canal+ and beIN Sports have entered into exclusive discussions with the aim of concluding a major distribution and sub-licensing agreement, the two groups announced.
The rights to screen the Champions League in France from 2021 to 2024 will be split between Canal+ and beIN Sports.
Stewart Walker has joined DAZN as EVP Global Rights Partnerships to drive its portfolio of strategic rights partnerships.
Five arrests have been made in Rennes following a joint complaint made by Canal+ Group, beIN Sports and RMC Sport in the Association for Combating Audiovisual Piracy (ALPA).
BeIn Sports has said it is not renewing its Formula 1 contract for the Middle East and North Africa rights due to rampant piracy.
BeIN Sports is moving forward with additional legal action against Comcast through the media bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
BEIN Sports has created a new website that it claims “exposes the industrial scale theft of world sports and entertainment” carried out by the Saudi pirate TV channel beoutQ.
The beIN Corporation has launched an international investment arbitration against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for damages totalling more than $1 billion, having been unlawfully driven out of the Saudi market and subjected to widespread piracy of sports broadcasting.
Saudi pirate broadcaster beoutQ has ‘stolen’ the opening games of Premier League and Ligue 1 from the official licence holder BeIn Sports.
The BeIn Sports channel will cease broadcasting in Spain from August 1, as a result of Telefonica’s acquisition of rights to Uefa’s Champions League and Europa League football.