Ma Chaîne Sport (MCS)

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Portuguese telco Nos has won the battle for premium domestic football rights, beating rival Altice to deals with nine more clubs.

Interview with Nicolas Rotkoff, chief executive of entertainment and sports for Altice, on the telco’s acquisition of English Premier League media rights in France.

The closure of Canal Plus-owned sports channel Sport Plus has provided French basic-tier broadcaster Ma Chaîne Sport with another opportunity to boost its portfolio, after last month’s deal for domestic basketball rights.

French basic-tier broadcaster Ma Chaîne Sport has bounced back from losing several rights properties in recent months by agreeing deals for football and tennis competitions.

French pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports picked up the rights to the Argentinian Primera División this week in a deal with the Pitch International agency.

Basic-tier broadcaster Ma Chaîne Sport has agreed a five-year deal for exclusive rights to events staged by the French Basketball League (LNB) and French Basketball Federation (FFBB).

Basic-tier broadcaster Ma Chaîne Sport has acquired rights in France and Belgium for the 2015 Uefa U-21 European Championships national team tournament.

Broadcasters in Mexico, France and Italy have acquired rights for the world welterweight title boxing clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, which is scheduled to take place this Saturday night in Las Vegas, US.

French basic-tier sports broadcaster Ma Chaîne Sport has acquired rights for the Copa Libertadores football club cup tournament in Latin America, while beIN Media Group has snapped up rights for this year’s Copa America national team competition, according to the Media Sportif news website.

Features

BeIN Sport nabs Wimbledon rights in France but has to settle for a share of the ATP events with Canal Plus

Eurosport set to tie up French Open in long-term deal to cement its grip on grand slam tennis

MCS stocks up with French league football and US college sport