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Qatari pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports is in advanced negotiations to secure the rights to the German Bundesliga in the Middle East and North Africa, TV Sports Markets understands.

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus beat competition from main rival beIN Sports to pick up third-party European Qualifier football rights in France earlier this month.

Uefa secures small increase in Israel

Middle East market could be set to heat up again as Abu Dhabi Media lands European Qualifiers

Premier League gets tough, even with Murdoch, to protect UK investments of Sky and BT

Uefa agrees deal with Al Jazeera in Middle East for Champions League

In its haste to exit the UK, ESPN may have missed an opportunity with its ESPN America channel

As Uefa and the Premier League bring their rights to the market in the Middle East experts say the bubble has burst in the region

Why Premiership Rugby looked no further than 'expert' partner Pitch for its international sales contract

Ufa Sports faces a hard battle to hold on to World Championship handball rights

ASO, IMG and Infront all have big cycling ambitions. That could be bad news for UK's SweetSpot

BT Vision pays high fee to attract 'uniquely loyal' UFC fanbase

Rai pays less for Giro rights and more for production, but the real money will be made abroad

Handball deal is latest sign of Canal Plus fightback against aggressive Al Jazeera

Neo explains why it bid big for New Zealand cricket rights