Ma Chaîne Sport (MCS)
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.
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).
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 broadcaster Ma Chaîne Sport has bounced back from losing several rights properties in recent months by agreeing deals for football and tennis competitions.
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.
French basic-tier sports broadcaster Ma Chaîne Sport has acquired rights for the Greek Super League, the top division of football in the country.
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.
French pay-television operator Ma Chaîne Sport has acquired rights for the 2014 Speedway World Cup.
Multinational cable and telecommunications company Altice has secured complete control of French pay-television operator Ma Chaîne Sport and the Kombat Sport pay-television channel.
French channel MCS Extreme, operated by pay-television operator Ma Chaîne Sport, has acquired rights for the X Games and Red Bull Air Race extreme sports events.
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