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Fifa, along with a group of continental governing bodies and European leagues, has today (Tuesday) issued its latest statement hitting out at the activities of pirate channel beoutQ

Mediapro has acquired exclusive rights in Spain to the 2022 Fifa World Cup and will open its own 24-hour channel dedicated to the tournament

More than 3.5 billion people watched some of the 2018 World Cup, with 1.12 billion watching at least one minute of France beating Croatia 4-2 in the final, according to a Fifa report.

World football’s governing body Fifa has claimed German media reports that president Gianni Infantino’s competition reform plan would include the sale of all of the body’s major commercial rights are b…

World football’s governing body Fifa has opened an invitation to tender in Spain for the media rights to its national team tournaments taking place between 2019 and 2022.

The European Broadcasting Union has finalised a deal for rights to “other Fifa events” until 2022 in 38 territories.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has today issued invitations to tender for various media rights in France, Italy and Scandinavia.

African broadcaster Kwesé TV will begin shutting down its pay-television sports and entertainment channels after a torrid 18 months littered with missed payments and cancelled deals.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has today (October 9) issued a tender in Finland for media rights to its national-team competitions, including the 2022 men’s World Cup.

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) is reportedly open to talks with the FAs of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales over joining the home nations’ bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup.

The former head of the South American football confederation Conmebol, Juan Ángel Napout, was sentenced to nine years in prison on Wednesday (August 29) for his role in the Fifa corruption scandal.

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 …

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Media has said that it welcomes Fifa’s legal action against the operators of the BeoutQ pirate channel.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, is set to take legal action in Saudi Arabia against the pirate service BeoutQ.

World football’s governing body Fifa is reportedly in line for bonuses of $302m (€243.3m) from its North American broadcast partners should it decide to award hosting rights for the 2026 World Cup to the ‘United 2026’ joint proposal from the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has invited media companies to register their interest in showing coverage of the EA Sports Fifa18 Global Series and the Road to the Fifa eWorld Cup 2018 qualification events.

Former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke has insisted that he did not engage in an “exchange” with beIN Media Group chief executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi after the office of the Swiss Attorney General (OAG) opened a criminal proceeding against the duo.

The office of the Swiss Attorney General (OAG) confirmed today (Thursday) that it has opened a criminal proceeding against former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of beIN Media Group, in relation to the award of media rights for the World Cup national team football tournament.

A number of major broadcasters from around the world have complained to Fifa, football’s global governing body, over plans to stage the final of its 2018 World Cup national team competition at the same time as the men’s singles final at next year’s Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament.

Fifa wants Russia to pay more than double what the country is willing to spend on broadcast rights for football’s 2018 World Cup in the country, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has launched an invitation to tender in Greece for the rights to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The IMG agency has secured the global in-flight and in-ship rights to Fifa’s 2018 World Cup, 2019 Women’s World Cup and 2017 Confederations Cup international football tournaments.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to the 2019 edition of football’s Fifa Women’s World Cup, which will be staged in France.

Aaron Davidson, the former president of the US division of Brazilian sports marketing agency Traffic Sports, will attend a sentencing hearing on April 24 after pleading guilty to corruption charges in a case involving football’s global governing body Fifa.