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beIN Sports Asia signs F1 deal

beIN Sports has secured exclusive rights to the Formula 1 World Championships in ten territories across Asia. The new media rights agreement begins in 2023 and runs until the conclusion of the 2025 championship which will include rights to all Grands Prix, Sprint Races, Qualifying and Practice sessions. Coverage begins with the season opener, the […]

January 26, 2023

NBA announces record marketing partners for Paris Game

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that a record 17 marketing partners will support The NBA Paris Game 2023 Presented by Nike, which will feature the six-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls and the three-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons playing the league’s second regular-season game in Paris at the Accor Arena on January 19th. The […]

January 18, 2023By Nik Roseveare

beIN Sports signs Coupe De France deal

beIN Media Group and the French Football Federation (FFF) have signed an agreement to broadcast all men’s Coupe de France (French Cup) matches and a selection of women’s matches until 2026, in a move that that will see the Group’s flagship channel, beIN Sports, continue to provide a platform for French football in more than […]

January 4, 2023

Morocco: ACE shuts down major sports piracy ring

On the eve of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, confirmed the successful shutdown of a major sports piracy operation in Morocco. Before they were shut down November 11th, the streaming websites carried live football matches […]

November 21, 2022By Colin Mann

beIN Sports moves to Measat-3d

beIN Sports is migrating its Asia-Pacific sports broadcasts to Measat-3d, the operator’s new satellite. The move has been made by Globecast which serves and links beIN’s activity in the region. Measat-3d launched in June and the beIN trio of channels are the first to move to it. Measat-3d is co-located with the operator’s 3a and […]

October 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Sky pulls record audience for women’s sport event

Over 2 million viewers tuned in to the historic night of women’s boxing on October 15th making it the most watched women’s professional boxing event in history, and the biggest audience for a live women’s sport event ever on Sky. The event, presented by Sky Sports and BOXXER from The O2, was headlined by Claressa […]

October 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Astro Ultra Box adds beIN Sports Connect, iQIYI, TVBAnywhere+

Astro has launched the beIN Sports Connect, iQIYI and TVBAnywhere+ apps on the Ultra Box, allowing its customers in Malaysia to stream more global sporting events and their favourite Asian entertainment including Korean, Chinese and Hong Kong dramas and movies, local hits and anime all-in-one offering. Euan Smith, CEO of Astro TV said, “As the […]

September 21, 2022

beIN Sports MENA renews Bundesliga rights

beIN Sports, the flagship channel of the beIN Media Group, has renewed the rights to broadcast the Bundesliga in all 24 countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in a three-year deal. The German top-flight returns to the beIN Sports channels this weekend with FC Bayern München travelling to FC Union Berlin on […]

August 31, 2022

Turkish Süper Lig renews deal with beIN Sports

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) and Digiturk – the digital and media platform in Turkey – have agreed a new media rights deal that will see the Turkish Süper Lig and the TFF 1 Lig broadcast exclusively on beIN Sports in Turkey for two further seasons. The deal, which includes the domestic and international rights […]

June 24, 2022

beIN Sports draws 88m viewers for Champions League Final

beIN Media Group’s flagship sports channel beIN Sports saw viewership numbers soar last during the UEFA Champions League final match in Paris’ Stade de France on May 28th – drawing approximately 88 million viewers for the stand-alone finale according to IPSOS figures. With the help of a close-range goal from Brazilian winger Vinícius Júnior in […]

June 6, 2022