Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Media has rubbished claims it is complicit in the operation of pirate service BeoutQ as a “malicious lie”.
The top sanctioning and governing bodies in tennis have joined forces to “publicly condemn and call for the immediate closure” of BeoutQ, a pirate service based in Saudi Arabia.
International sports broadcaster ESPN has said it will provide live and on demand coverage of the forthcoming World Lacrosse Championships in Europe, the Middle East and Africa via ESPN Player, its direct-to-consumer service.
Amaury Sport Organisation has struck broadcast rights deals in a host of overseas markets ahead of the 2018 edition of the Tour de France cycling race.
The All England Lawn Tennis Club, organising body of Wimbledon, has renewed deals for the grand slam tournament with broadcast partners in France, Spain, Japan and the Middle East and North Africa.