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Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired broadcast rights to the nascent eSkootr Championship (eSC) in the Middle East and North Africa, along with parts of Southeast Asia

Event is a first involving a major football league

Israel’s Sports Channel is paying a reduced fee for Uefa Champions League rights during the current cycle, bringing the competition’s value back to a more rational level.

Brazil’s top-tier football league is to be broadcast across the Middle East and North Africa following rights deals struck with Saudi Sports Company and MBC Group, the free-to-air broadcaster backed b…

Footballco, the private equity-backed football media business, has acquired Middle East-based digital sports publisher Kooora in an eight-figure, all-cash deal

Pan-regional pay-television operator beIN Sports has acquired exclusive broadcast rights to the World Rugby Sevens Series in Australia and all 24 territories across the Middle East and North Africa

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has expanded its portfolio of Asian Football Confederation content in the Middle East and North Africa region for the 2022 season to now include rights to club competitions…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports will show the inaugural edition of the Premier Padel tour across 37 countries including Australia, France, New Zealand, Singapore and Turkey

Saudi media company MBC Group has acquired rights in the Middle East and North Africa to live events and programming organised by World Wrestling Entertainment

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired media rights to the remaining AFC Asian Qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in 18 territories across the Middle East and North Africa

An Emirates-based consortium has signed a binding agreement to acquire around 57 per cent of StarzPlay Arabia, the subscription video-on-demand service

The IMG agency has signed a long-term commercial agreement with the Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation (AGCFF) covering the next six editions of the national team tournament

BeIN Sports has secured the broadcast rights to World Athletics events for the Middle East and North Africa in a two-year deal

For Media, the boutique rights agency headed by Emanuele Villari, has brokered a Coppa Italia broadcast rights deal with Abu Dhabi Media in the Middle East and North Africa, SportBusiness understands

Italy’s Serie A will continue to make its matches available for free on YouTube in the Middle East and North Africa for the remainder of the 2021-22 season, despite receiving bids from broadcasters in the region.

The HBA Media agency has secured seven new broadcast rights-holders for the Saudi Cup, as it expands coverage of the annual horse racing fixture for the third consecutive year

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has invited bids for broadcast rights in the Middle East and North Africa to the Copa del Rey tournament