France

Record UK viewing figures on Sky Sports for Super Bowl LVIII were among strong performing ratings across a variety of the National Football League’s target international markets.

DAZN has appointed former Canal Plus executive Brice Daumin to lead its French operation as it continues to target domestic rights to the country’s top football league.

The French Senate is to launch an investigation into the creation of LFP Media, the commercial vehicle set up by the French Football League (LFP) with investment from private equity firm CVC Capital Partners

France’s triumph in the Men’s EHF Euro 2024 final generated a peak audience of eight million for commercial broadcaster TF1, as the European Handball Federation hailed Germany’s staging of the tournament as the “best ever” in the championship’s history.

France’s importance to the NBA is growing with a media tie-up in the country among the latest initiatives off the back of an annual regular-season game and the success of French rookie Victor Wembanyama’s debut season.

Fifa has launched the tender process in France for media rights to the men’s World Cup in 2026 and 2030.

Warner Bros. Discovery-owned Eurosport has finalised its ATP Tour rights renewal in France across the 2024-26 cycle

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has retained its PGA Tour rights until 2030 with a record three Frenchmen set to take part next year but amid ongoing doubts over the long-term future of the property

French motor-racing's prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans is to continue to be broadcast domestically on free-to-air television until at least 2025 under a new deal announced today (Thursday) with L’Équipe, th…

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has issued an invitation to tender for the host broadcast of future editions of the French Open

Experienced broadcast executive Laurent Prud’homme is leaving his role as chief executive of L’Équipe to become chief executive of Olympique Lyonnais under the John Textor era.

BeIN Sports has renegotiated its media rights contract in France with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to ensure all matches of Victor Wembanyama's San Antonio Spurs are shown live by the pay-television…

France Télévisions extended its exclusive domestic free-to-air rights to the Tour de France for five years, from 2026 to 2030, after agreeing to a slight uplift and recommitting to significant production costs.

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has pointed to the impact of a home Rugby World Cup (RWC) as group net profit and revenue for the media segment of the company rose year-on-year for the third quarter.

Public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has been given the green light to provide ultra-high definition (UHD) broadcasts of the country’s home Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games next year.

France Télévisions, the public-service broadcaster, has secured free-to-air rights to the Paris and Monte-Carlo Masters, two of the top events on men's tennis' top-tier ATP Masters 1000 series.

South American sports marketing agency 1190 Sports has further widened the international presence of Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, the top division of Brazilian club football, by agreeing distribution deals in France and Spain with DAZN and LaLiga, respectively.

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) announced today (Tuesday) that it received no offers meeting its ambitious reserve prices for the two main packages of live Ligue 1 rights, with private negotiations n…