France

L’Équipe, the French media and publishing group, has recruited Emilie Montané, director of media and production at the French Tennis Federation (FFT), as director of strategy and development.

French football authorities have called for a greater share of the solidarity payments to French clubs who do not compete in Uefa club competitions during the 2021-24 cycle

France Télévisions, the French public-service broadcaster, has secured exclusive free-to-air rights to the matches of France’s men’s and women’s national basketball teams, along with International Basketb…

Canal Plus will pay a decent increase in fee to extend its deal for exclusive rights to Formula One in France during 2023 and 2024, despite uncertainty around the future of the French Grand Prix after 2022.

L’Équipe, the French publishing group and broadcaster, has acquired rights to a number of alpine skiing events organised by the International Ski Federation (FIS).

Discovery-owned sports broadcaster Eurosport is reported to have taken legal action against French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus after the latter allegedly withheld carriage-fee payments during…

EuroLeague Basketball has struck a late agreement with L’Équipe Group, which will broadcast selected matches in France, a major market where Europe’s top-tier club competition had not managed to secur…
USA

US-based sports streaming platform fuboTV has entered into a binding agreement to acquire French live-TV streaming company Molotov SAS and posted record revenues of $156.7m (€135.4

The Ligue Nationale de Handball (LNH), which operates French men’s professional handball, has renewed its domestic media rights deal with pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports for another three seasons.

Italian Serie A rights values have declined by around a third in France and Southeast Asia under a deal with beIN Sports, mirroring recent trends in those markets.

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.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced a deal with French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions for coverage of its new Track Champions League competition.

OL Groupe, which operates French Ligue 1 football club Olympique Lyonnais, has posted a net loss of €107m ($124m) for the 2020-21 financial year, with the results significantly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic a…

L’Équipe, the French free-to-air digital terrestrial channel and streaming platform, has today (Monday) announced the acquisition of rights to 27 international rugby union test matches between now and th…

Online retail giant Amazon has agreed a deal with TF1 that sees short highlights of French football’s Ligue 1 return to the commercial broadcaster’s long-running Téléfoot programme. T

French broadcasters have been invited to bid for media rights to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games after an invitation to tender process was launched by the Organising Committee

Canal Plus, the pay-television broadcaster active in different international markets, has reported a 4.8-per-cent increase in revenues to €4.25bn ($4.95bn) in the first nine months of 2021.