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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…

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

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

Qatar-based sports and entertainment media group, beIN Corporation, has today (Monday) launched a $1bn (€863.7

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

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.

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

In the latest of a long list of back-and-forth moves, the General Authority for Competition for Saudi Arabia has cancelled Qatar-based beIN Media Group’s license to broadcast in the country, along with p…

BeIN Media Group has stepped up its campaign against BeoutQ by stating it has undeniable evidence that Saudi-headquartered communications satellite operator Arabsat is backing a “plague of piracy” on …

The International Bank of Qatar has denied reports linking it to the ongoing domestic rights-sales process in Italy for Serie A, the top division of football in the country.

Clubs from Serie A, the top division of Italian football, have reportedly rejected a lucrative proposal from the International Bank of Qatar related to the league’s broadcast rights.

Full Play, which has been accused of bribing football executives, held talks with an entity associated with Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi over a possible sale of the sports marketing agency, according to testimony in the trial of three ex-football officials from Latin America by Santiago Pena, a former financial executive at the Argentinian business.

Nasser Al-Khelaifi, chief executive of Qatar-owned beIN Media Group, has said he will travel to Switzerland on October 25 to answer questions from Swiss prosecutors amid ongoing investigations into the sale of Fifa World Cup rights, while it has emerged that beIN will be quizzed over alleged monopolistic practices in the Egyptian market.

Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura has said she hopes the criminal investigations into the sale of World Cup rights to Qatari-owned beIN Media Group will not “disrupt” Qatar’s preparations for the staging of the 2022 edition of the national team football tournament.

BeIN Media Group and former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke have denied any wrongdoing after the office of the Swiss Attorney General (OAG) confirmed that it has opened a criminal proceeding against the Frenchman and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, chief executive of the broadcaster.

Qatar-based pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has come under further sanctions in the Middle East region following action taken in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organising body of the 2022 Fifa World Cup national team football tournament in Qatar, has entered into a partnership with local sports channel operator Al Kass.

The International Table Tennis Federation has teamed up with sports marketing company Seca to deliver virtual reality coverage of this weekend’s World Tour Grand Finals event in Doha, Qatar.

The Qatar Football Association has appointed the AspireInfront agency as its exclusive media and marketing partner for the men’s national team matches.

UK horse racing pay-television broadcaster Racing UK has acquired rights for the finale of Qatar’s International Equestrian Sword Festival.

The Al Jazeera America division of Qatari pay-television broadcaster Al Jazeera has disbanded its sports unit.

Qatari pay-television broadcaster Al Jazeera Sport has rebranded as beIN Sports.

Qatari pay-television broadcaster Al Jazeera has acquired rights for the 2013 edition of the annual ladies’ Tour of Qatar cycling event.

Qatar Holding, the investment arm of sovereign wealth fund the Qatar Investment Authority, said that it had no plans to take over French conglomerate Lagardère, despite becoming its largest shareholder …