Canal Plus (France)

Eurosport has acquired pay-television rights in France for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and public-service broadcaster France Télévisions.

Broadcast rights in France to the Uefa Champions League will return to pay-TV broadcasters Canal Plus and beIN Sports during the 2021-24 cycle after the duo emerged victorious in the rights auction

The debut season of MotoGP coverage on Canal Plus attracted an average audience of 412,000 subscribers for races taking place during the early afternoon timeslot, the French pay-TV broadcaster has said

Discovery-owned Eurosport is in talks with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus to sublicense some of the latter’s rights to the Pro D2, France’s second-tier rugby union club competition, SportBusiness Med…

Canal Plus, the French pay-TV broadcaster, is expected to soon finalise the sale of its broadcast rights to the 2020 Olympic Games to Eurosport, the Discovery-owned broadcaster that already holds the rights…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has renewed rights to the Basketball Champions League for another two seasons

Commercial free-to-air broadcaster TF1 and pay-TV broadcaster Canal Plus have secured the rights in France to the 2021 edition of the Uefa Women’s European Championship as the property enjoys a healthy i…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has responded to competitive pressures in the market with another sharp temporary fee reduction for new subscribers to its digital services

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus appears to have renewed its broadcast deal in France for the NHL North American ice hockey league

The Basketball Champions League has suffered a setback in France despite retaining exposure in a two-season renewal of its deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus, SportBusinessMedia understands.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is set to recoup its outlay on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic rights in a deal with Discovery-owned Eurosport, SportBusiness Media understands.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus faced little competition in renewing its NHL rights, SportBusiness Media understands.

Uefa, European football’s governing body, could be on the verge of a sharp downturn in Champions League media-rights revenues for the 2021-24 cycle, with specific factors in the key UK and France markets exacerbating a broader price correction already anticipated for similar high-profile properties.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired rights to the latter stages of this year’s edition of the Paris Masters ATP World Tour tennis event, which it will showcase on its C8 digital t…

French pay-TV broadcaster Canal Plus is making ultra high-definition coverage of the entirety of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and two English Premier League matches per week available to its subscribers

The board of the French Football League (LFP) has opted to suspend future editions of the Coupe de la Ligue, the French league cup competition, given waning interest among broadcasters for the property

France’s Canal Plus Group confirmed on Tuesday plans to cut around 20 per cent of its workforce in its home country as it adjusts to growing competition in the pay-television market.

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) in France has said it is “appalled” by long-time media-rights partner Canal Plus's decision to launch legal action against the organisation following a series of …

French's Canal Plus Group has agreed a deal to buy pay-television distributor M7, which would establish the company in seven new European countries, potentially providing a basis for its broadcasting business…

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has agreed to share English Premier League coverage in France with Altice for the 2019-22 cycle

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is in talks to buy beIN Sports, with a target completion date for the deal of before the summer, according to French media reports

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has added international rights to its domestic coverage of the Top 14 after agreeing a new deal with the Ligue Nationale de Rugby, operator of the country’s t…

Canal Plus yesterday evening announced it will regain rights to England’s Premier League in France from next season.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has agreed a multi-year deal for exclusive rights to motorsport series the World Rally Championship

Beleaguered French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has reacted to the shrinking of its sports portfolio by acquiring MotoGP rights in the country

Maxime Saada, chairman of the board of Canal Plus (pictured, right), has said the French pay-television broadcaster will continue to show Ligue 1 matches after 2020

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has been buoyed by a decision by France’s competition authority, Autorité de la Concurrence, to ease rules that had sought to limit its market share.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has renewed its rights agreement with the International Basketball Federation (Fiba).

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has renewed a rights deal for the NHL North American ice hockey league.

France’s competition authority, l'Autorité de la Concurrence, has blocked an exclusive carriage deal between Canal Plus and pay-television rival beIN Sports.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has retained rights for the Top 14, the top division of rugby union in the country.

Canal Plus has confirmed that it has agreed a five-year deal, from 2016 to 2020, to become the exclusive carriage partner in France for rival pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports’ channels.

Vivendi-owned Canal Plus has signed an exclusive distribution deal with rival pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports France, according to daily newspaper Le Monde.

Vincent Bolloré, chief executive of media company Vivendi, has held talks about agreeing a carriage deal with, and acquiring a stake in, pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports France – according to a report in French newspaper Libération.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has opted to broadcast the final of the Davis Cup national team tennis tournament this weekend.

Media company Vivendi has increased its stake in the French unit of its Canal Plus broadcaster to 93.6 per cent following a public tender offer.

The French Basketball League (LNB) has terminated its contract with Canal Plus after the pay-television broadcaster closed its Sport Plus channel.