France

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is in talks to buy beIN Sports, with a target completion date for the deal of before the summer, according to French media reports

Increased visibility key LNH requirement for 2019-23 Incumbent beIN extends Starligue coverage to 182 games LNH revenues in new rights deal in line with previous €4m per season BeIN Media Group h...

French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain has been left red-faced after its Uefa Champions League match against Manchester United was accidentally streamed live to a global audience on social media...

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has added international rights to its domestic coverage of the Top 14 after agreeing a new deal with the Ligue Nationale de Rugby, operator of the country’s t...

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has renewed a rights agreement in France for the domestic Ligue Nationale de Handball (LNH) competition. The new four-season deal will run from 2019-20 to 2022-23

French commercial broadcaster TF1 ended 2018 with a national audience share of 20.2 per cent, with its coverage of the Fifa World Cup final being the most-watched show of the year

The FIA World Rally Championship has secured new media-rights deals in France and Finland from 2019, with pay-television operator Canal Plus and public-service broadcaster YLE respectively

The increase of 190 per cent in the value of the rights to France’s second football division, Ligue 2, was unusual in that it was not driven by direct competition between players in the market.

Spanish agency Mediapro and pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports have today (Tuesday) secured domestic rights to Ligue 2, with the French Football League (LFP) reporting a near three-fold increase in...

The English Premier League has benefited from a second successive strategic bid for its rights in France but that did not prevent a fall in their value