BeIN Media Group

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has said that the UK government has not put the Premier League under pressure to approve the proposed £300m (€330m/$371.2m

Qatari pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports did not show any Serie A matches on the season's restart in the 35 territories where it holds rights, amid tensions over the league's relationship with Saudi…

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…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group is to cut over 100 jobs as the disruption and ensuing financial impact caused by the Covid-19 pandemic continues to take effect

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired exclusive rights in the Asia-Pacific and Mena regions to Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour, an eight-man tennis tournament set up by the Serbian tennis s…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired exclusive rights to motor racing’s IndyCar series across 24 territories spanning the Middle East and North Africa.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has secured exclusive rights across multiple international territories to tonight’s final of the ÖFB Cup, the national knockout clubs tournament in Austria.

Yousef al-Obaidly, chief executive of Qatar-based pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group, has written to Premier League chief executive Richard Masters and the chairmen of the respective clubs, urging…

UK telco BT’s acquisition of Turkish Süper Lig rights for the remainder of the 2019-20 season is a ‘toe-in-the-water’ ahead of a potential longer-term agreement, SportBusiness Media understands.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in the Middle East and Africa.

After two failed negotiations in an uncompetitive environment, the English Premier League has completed a deal in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos with pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions that will see the value of its rights halve.

The Confederation of African Football has made good on a two-year-old promise to renegotiate its mammoth global media and marketing rights deal with Lagardère Sports, but not its promise to earn more money for its rights.

BeIN Media Group chairman and Paris Saint-Germain president, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, has been boosted in his legal battle with Swiss authorities with the news that the country’s Federal Criminal Court has a…

The sports media-rights industry may need to move to a Spotify model to solve the problem of content piracy, according to Antonio Briceño, deputy managing director of pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports’ No…

The French Football League (LFP) chief executive, Didier Quillot, has been elected president of the country's sport industry anti-piracy body, the Association for the Protection of Sports Programmes (APPS)

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has filed an indictment against former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke, beIN Media Group chairman and Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser A…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN has agreed a one-season deal to broadcast cricket’s Pakistan Super League in Australia and across various Asia countries and territories.

Jean-Michel Aulas, the president of Olympique Lyonnais, has reportedly raised the prospect of the French Football League (LFP) suing pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group in an escalation of the…

Singapore telecoms operator StarHub has bolstered its tennis offering by reaching an agreement to launch the beIN Sports 2 channel via its StarHub Entertainment service

The international pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has appointed former Sky Sports commercial director, Richard Verow, to head up its global sports acquisitions and distribution business

Subscription broadcaster beIN Sports has increased its portfolio of broadcast rights in France to Fina- and LEN-sanctioned events in a new agreement with Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European…

The Qatar-based pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has renewed and expanded its rights deal for club football competition the Florida Cup

Exclusive broadcast rights to the 2019 and 2020 editions of the Fifa Club World Cup have been acquired by beIN Media Group, the Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster, across the Middle East and North Africa

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…

International pay-TV broadcaster beIN Media Group has agreed a multi-year rights deal covering the USA, Canada and Australia with the Ski Classics series of long-distance skiing events.

Clubs from French football’s Ligue 1 have continued to push for the renegotiation of an international rights agreement with pay-TV broadcaster beIN Media Group, discussing the issue in detail at a meeting t…

Yousef Al-Obaidly, chief executive of beIN Media Group, today (Tuesday) increased the pressure on the sports industry regarding the threat posed by pirate broadcasting service beoutQ and piracy in general,…

A seven-strong group of rights-holders have been unable to retain legal counsel in Saudi Arabia, having tried to launch legal action against pirate broadcaster beoutQ in the Saudi courts

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 …

Qatar-based broadcaster beIN Media Group has secured a four-season extension to its current deal with Spanish football's LaLiga in the Middle East and North Africa, taking the contract to the end of the…

A recent French court ruling that regional satellite provider Arabsat is a signal carrier for pirate broadcaster beoutQ also stated that claimant, Qatar-based beIN Media, failed to show evidence of “clear a…

World football’s governing body Fifa is “seeking the cooperation” of regional satellite provider Arabsat to prevent further unauthorised broadcasts of its Women’s World Cup competition by Saudi-based pirate …

A French court has ruled that regional satellite provider Arabsat distributes Saudi-based pirate broadcaster beoutQ on its satellites, something that Arabsat had denied

Qatar-based broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired multi-platform rights in territories across Asia and the Mena region for the upcoming Fifa Women's World Cup football tournament in France

Qatar-based beIN Media Group said on Tuesday it will take legal action against the Asian Football Confederation in response to the latter’s decision to strip it of exclusive broadcast rights in Saudi A…

The Asian Football Confederation confirmed on Tuesday it has removed from beIN Sports exclusive rights in Saudi Arabia to its competitions, claiming the move will help it tackle the illegal exploitation…