Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP)

The dispute between France’s Professional Football League (LFP) and its domestic broadcast rights-holder Mediapro, the agency and production group, has intensified after the league body referred its c…

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has served formal notice on Spanish agency and production group Mediapro to pay its outstanding October invoice for the domestic broadcast rights to the country’s top-…

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has reacted to delays in its next media-rights payment from Mediapro, the agency and production group, by looking to put in place a bank loan so that clubs c…

Concerns have been raised among French football clubs after it emerged that Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has asked for more time to make its second broadcast rights fee instalment payment…

The French Professional League (LFP) has voted to maintain a 20-team top division during the 2020-21 season, citing the impact on the calendar and broadcast rights contracts among its reasons for doing…

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has no issues with a 22-club French football top tier, it has been reported, following the decision by the country’s highest administrative court to suspend t…

The French Football League (LFP) and international pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group have today (Friday) settled the thorny issue of outstanding international broadcast rights fee payments

The French Football League (LFP) has voted in favour of expanding Ligue 2 from 20 to 22 teams for the 2020-21 season, while Ligue 1 clubs are ready to offer their lower league compatriots an additional…

French Ligue 1 clubs have agreed to an equal division of the increase in annual media-rights revenue they will receive during the 2020-24 cycle. The top-tier clubs will earn nearly €1.2bn ($1.3

The reluctance of French pay-television platforms to pay a minimum guarantee to carry Mediapro’s new Téléfoot channel has become a huge obstacle to the Spanish agency’s prospects for finalising distribution deals before the start of the new domestic football season.

ESPN has paid a premium to secure Serie A and Ligue 1 rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, boosting its European football portfolio after missing out on the English Premier League

The increase of 190 per cent in the value of the rights to France’s second football division, Ligue 2, was unusual in that it was not driven by direct competition between players in the market.

DAZN will pay $30m per year for the Copa Sudamericana in Brazil Streaming service to pay about $10m per season for Serie A; $5m per season for Ligue 1

French football’s second-tier, Ligue 2, is reportedly seeking 12.4 per cent of the Ligue de Football Professionnel’s net media-rights revenues during the upcoming 2020-24 cycle.

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi is not part of the group of French Ligue 1 bosses meeting with pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports to discuss a delayed fee instalment for the international rights …

The general assembly of France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has today adopted a resolution that will enable the league to take out a state-guaranteed loan to make up for the shortfall in broadcast r…

Canal Plus, the French pay-television broadcaster, has informed France’s Professional Football League (LFP) that it is terminating its media-rights agreement following the decision to end the 2019-20 L…

Canal Plus and beIN Sports, the pay-television broadcasters, have reached an agreement with France’s Professional Football League (LFP) over the payment for rights to Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 matches already p…

Roxana Mărăcineanu, the Minister of Sports of France, has proposed that the country’s mediator for economic and financial affairs attempts to resolve the dispute over rights fee payments between the Pro…

Jaume Roures, the outspoken chief executive of Mediapro, has said that the Spanish broadcast production company and agency is ready to step in and show the end of the 2019-20 French football season, while…

French Ligue 1 bosses have “full confidence” in PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi's ability to negotiate with pay-television Canal Plus over its refusal to meet a €110m ($116.9m) ri

French sports leagues and federations will be hoping that a proposed tax relief system will soften the financial blow on broadcasters suffering from the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic and incentivise…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is citing force majeure as the basis for its refusal to pay an upcoming €110m ($120m) instalment on this season’s Ligue 1 and 2 fee obligation.

A war of words has erupted between French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and the French Professional League (LFP) over the former’s refusal to pay an upcoming €110m ($120m) instalment on this sea…

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) has given French pay-television broadcasters Canal Plus and beIN Sports access to a host of archive content for free following the postponement of 2019-20 Ligue…

The 20 clubs that make up Ligue 1, the top division of French club football, have reportedly agreed on a revenue distribution system for the competition’s next broadcast rights cycle.

Florent Houzot, director of programming at pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports France has criticised football’s French Professional League (LFP) for a lack of warning over the move to suspend the c…

The loss of matchday revenues at French Ligue 1 clubs between now and the end of the season would total between €20m ($21.8

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)

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…

The French Football League (LFP) has joined Spanish counterpart LaLiga by announcing plans to introduce Intel True View technology for its broadcasters and digital platforms

The French Football League (LFP) has delayed the launch of its MyLigue 1 over-the-top platform until at least this summer, with the streaming service potentially not going live until as late as summer…

The French Professional Football League (LFP) has launched websites to showcase content from Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 that include a new feature called MyLigue. The two sites — www.ligue1conforama.f

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…

Sports AI and data company Stats Perform has extended deals with beIN Media Group for betting video rights to club competitions organised by the French Football League (LFP) and Turkish Football Federation

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 Ligue 1 has continued to make an impact in its key target market of China after Saturday’s Trophée des Champions match was watched by a live audience of 1.8m v