French Ligue 1

The Versailles Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of beIN Sports in its long-running legal battle with fellow pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus regarding a sublicensing agreement for rights to Ligue…

Four private equity groups have made binding bids for a stake in the commercial subsidiary being planned by France’s Professional Football League (LFP), it has been reported.

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has suspended its contract with Match TV, the organisation’s media rights partner in Russia.

Canal Plus is set to discover next month whether its appeal is successful against a court ruling concerning its sublicensing contract with fellow French pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports for coverage…

Prime Video, the streaming service of online retail giant Amazon, has chosen UK-based enterprise streaming and advertising platform Screach to deliver its coverage of Ligue 1 football matches to commercial…

French senators have proposed that investors in the new commercial subsidiary being drawn up by the Professional Football League (LFP) should be limited to a 10-per-cent stake, with a representative of…

Private equity funds including CVC Capital Partners, Bain Capital and Silver Lake are assessing preliminary bids by a deadline of Monday for a stake of up to 20 per cent in a new commercial subsidiary…

BeIN Media Group has secured a monstrous increase for Ligue 1 rights in the Balkans for the next three seasons in one of the most lucrative deals for the league in Europe.

Agency MBS Sport has acquired broadcast rights in Nigeria to French football’s Ligue 1, in a deal that runs to the end of the 2023-24 season.

Ligue 1 coverage is now available from over 50 broadcasters spanning more than 200 countries, according to beIN Sports, the international pay-TV broadcaster that sells the rights around the world

French telecoms operator Free has been holding talks with France’s Professional Football League (LFP) about adding the ability to show social media clips of goals to its existing contract, it is claimed.

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) is seeking an investment of €1.5bn ($1.75b

Spanish media group Mediaset has acquired a further package of rights to French Ligue 1 matches featuring Paris Saint-Germain, following its broadcast of Lionel Messi’s debut for the club earlier this s…

Disney is hoping its decision to dominate the football rights market in Latin America will drive a strong influx of subscribers to its Star+ streaming platform, which launched across the region on August 31.

Norwegian media group Amedia and its Swedish counterpart Bonnier have acquired broadcast rights to French football’s Ligue 1.

As the fallout continues from the collapse of PP Sports, the media rights value of major European football properties in China has fallen sharply in new deals agreed ahead of the 2021-22 season

Lionel Messi’s long-awaited debut for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday became the most-watched French league match in Spanish viewing history.