Horse-racing media agency HBA Media has signed a multi-year renewal of the international media rights to the Lexus Melbourne Cup and the Breeders’ Cup.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired the exclusive rights to the Formula One motor racing championship in the Middle East and North Africa region.

James Pickles, Miriam Sherlock and Ben Speight report from Monaco on the talk of the town duringthe Sportel trade fair