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Sports fans won’t miss a single game from Qatar 2022

World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar between 21 November and 18 December, and football fans in the United Kingdom won’t miss a single match thanks to a historic deal between the UK government and FIFA. Every game will be shown on free-to-air television and will also be available online using your desktop computer […]

April 5, 2022

Gravity Media partners with 7 Production for Qatar

Gravity Media, a global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services and 7 Production, a Dubai-born film & broadcasting independent production house, have announced a strategic partnership in the lead up to the Qatar World Cup in December 2022. As all eyes are on the World Cup draw taking place on April 1st […]

April 1, 2022

beIN selects Quortex, Cognacq-Jay Image services

Cognacq-Jay Image, a service provider for playout, head-end, and digital platforms, in partnership with cloud-native live-streaming platform Quortex, has announced that beIN Media Group has chosen Quortex’s technology to provide streaming services for its sports content in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). beIN, the global sports, media, and entertainment group, will use Quortex’s […]

March 29, 2022

Premier Padel signs new broadcast deals

Premier Padel, the official global padel tour – governed by the International Padel Federation (FIP) and backed by the Professional Padel Association (PPA) and Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) – has announced further broadcasting deals, with the Viaplay streaming platform named as the Official tour’s broadcast partner in x10 European markets; Charlton TV as broadcast partner in Israel; SuperSport to […]

March 28, 2022

FIFA Foundation partners with Generation Amazing, Qatar Foundation

FIFA Foundation signed MoUs with Qatar Foundation and Generation Amazing to deliver a range of football initiatives to empower youth and the community of Qatar that go beyond the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.In addition to the MoU signings, FIFA Foundation, QF and GA also hosted a launch event at the Generation Amazing Community Club […]

March 28, 2022

beIN Sports acquires Worlp Cup 2022 Asian Qualifiers

beIN Media Group and its flagship channel beIN Sports have announced securing the live rights to broadcast the remaining matches of the AFC Asian Qualifiers 2022 – Road to Qatar in 18 countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). beIN Sports has secured the live rights to broadcast the matches in Algeria, Bahrain, […]

March 21, 2022

Sky Arts orders Gods of the Game: A Football Opera

Sky Arts has commissioned a new opera about corruption in football which will coincide with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Sung in English across 90 minute, this celebration and condemnation of the world’s most popular sport will play to in-person audiences at Grange Park Opera, Surrey in October, airing on Sky Arts, NOW and […]

January 24, 2022

Al Jazeera ‘distances’ Rightly

Al Jazeera, the Qatar media group, has stopped creating content for its new conservative digital project in the US, Rightly, according to The Guardian. Apparently in December, the company ended its show on the platform, which was being overseen by its editor-in-chief, Scott Norvell, a Fox News veteran. Al Jazeera launched Rightly last year to […]

January 19, 2022

Tplus brand launching on Peacock

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has announced the launch of Tplus, a new content brand designed to serve US Hispanics. Tplus content will launch on Peacock in autumn 2022 and will be available on the streamer’s premium tier. Programming will include a wide range of Spanish and English-language entertainment, news, and sports content appealing to all US […]

January 14, 2022

Spain: Mediapro auctions Qatar World Cup FTA rights

Spanish media group Mediapro has put its TV rights to Qatar’s Football World Cup 2022 up for public auction targeted at FTA channels. The deadline for bids is February 11th for channels interested in broadcasting the matches, with Mediaset, Atresmedia and RTVE assumed to be among the bidders. The move indicates Mediapro has abandoned its […]

January 12, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid