Fédération Française de Football (FFF)
France’s football federation earned an increase of about 170 per cent in the value of its domestic women’s and youth football media rights last month.
The French football federation increased the value of its domestic Coupe de France media rights by about 33 per cent in a joint renewal with France Télévisions and Eurosport.
The French Football Federation (FFF) has extended rights deals with public-service broadcaster France Télévisions and sports broadcaster Eurosport for the Coupe de France club knockout tournament.
Beleaguered French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has retained a host of golf properties and added third-tier domestic football rights in recent weeks as it seeks to stem subscriber losses.
France’s Ligue 1 has earned an increase of 20 to 25 per cent in the value of its media rights in sub-Saharan Africa following deals agreed in recent weeks.
The French Commercial Court has ruled that a tender launched in 2010 for rights covering the second tier of football in the country, Ligue 2, was illegal.
The French Football Federation will launch its first channel on video-sharing website Dailymotion on Saturday, with the new platform dedicated to live coverage of the domestic game’s various amateur championships.
French football federation enjoys increase in rights fee for domestic cup