The ban on beIN Sports by Saudi Arabia will soon be ended.
Football rights holders condemn pirate broadcaster known as beoutQ
Football bodies FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, the Bundesliga, LaLiga, the Premier League and Lega Serie A have issued a joint statement regarding the activities of beoutQ in Saudi Arabia.
Bein Media: AFC surrenders to illegal Saudi pressure
The Bein Media Group has protested against the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), which will live-stream matches featuring Saudi Arabian clubs in the AFC Asian Champions League for free into Saudi […]
BeIn Media Group urges US to take action against Saudi Arabia
BeIn Media Group is leading a group of major US sports leagues, studios and international broadcasters mading detailed public submissions to US Trade Representative as theft of world sport and […]
WTO to investigate TV piracy claim against Saudi Arabia
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has said it would investigate Qatar’s allegations of intellectual property breaches against Saudi Arabia. It concerns piracy of the BeIN Sports channels.
BeIn Sports launches $1 billion suit against Saudi Arabia
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 […]
beIN Sport says Saudi ban politically motivated
beIN Sport claims the decision of the Saudi Arabian competition authority to remove it from the country’s TV screens is “manifestly politically motivated”.
Saudi pirate beoutQ steals opening football games
Saudi pirate broadcaster beoutQ has ‘stolen’ the opening games of Premier League and Ligue 1 from the official licence holder BeIn Sports.
War of words on Wimbledon piracy claim
The Saudi Ministry of Media has rejected “baseless Wimbledon claims”, according to local Arab media, sparking a war of words.
NBCUniversal, Eleven Sports complain about Saudi piracy
NBCUniversal’s Telemundo and Eleven Sports Networks have now also complained about piracy of their live exclusive sports rights by Saudi based BeoutQ TV platform.