Qatar

Group ONE Holdings, the parent company of Asian mixed-martial arts promotion ONE Championship and esports venture ONE Esports, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Doha-based media campus Media…

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.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired rights to national team football tournament the 2021 Fifa Arab Cup in 24 countries across the Middle East and North Africa

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired exclusive rights to the postponed 2020 World Padel Championship across 37 territories spanning the Middle East and North Africa, Asia-Pacific and…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has confirmed its chairman, Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, and other officials have been the subject of “malicious hacks and threats”.

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled that Saudi Arabia actively promoted and supported pirate broadcaster beoutQ in contravention of the country's obligations under international law to protect…

Luigi de Siervo, Italian Lega Serie A’s chief executive, has said a “multi-year agreement” for Italian Super Cup finals to be played in Saudi Arabia that pre-dated his arrival in the role is the key i…

At stake is the future funding of elite sport through the sale of media rights.

The IAAF Productions division of the International Association of Athletics Federations has detailed what it claims will be ground-breaking technology in place for the broadcast of the forthcoming World…

Qatar’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has claimed significant progress in the state’s dispute settlement proceedings against Saudi Arabia at the World Trade Organization in relation to the activities of …

Pay-television broadcaster BeIN Sports has laid off almost 300 employees in Qatar, or about 18 per cent of its local staff

Augusta National Golf Club has partnered with social media giant Facebook to broadcast the 2019 US Masters to select countries in the Middle East for free

Dubai-based free-to-air broadcaster MBC’s acquisition of Formula One in the Middle East and North Africa could trigger a shake-up in the regional rights market, which could lead to MBC’s backer, Saudi Arabia, becoming a legitimate player.

BeIN Media Group’s public statement on February 8 that it had dropped Formula One because of the rights-holder’s inaction over the threat posed by the Saudi beoutQ pirate service has caused widespread concern among rights-holders. But it may not be enough to push them into legal action against beoutQ.

Qatar’s beIN Media Group has announced that the final of this year’s Asian Cup national team football tournament will be shown on its free-to-air channel.

Qatar-based sports and entertainment group beIN Media has made further changes to its senior management by promoting Martin Aurenche to the position of vice-president of sports content

Yousef Al-Obaidly has been promoted to chief executive of Qatar-based sports and entertainment group beIN Media