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BeIN Sports takes Canal Plus to court for breach of Ligue 1 sublicence rights deal

Friday 16 July 2021 | 11:03 CET | News
BeIN Sports has started legal action against French broadcaster Canal Plus, seeking to enforce their sub-licensing contract for exclusive broadcasting rights to Ligue 1 matches, reports Le Monde. The Qatari media group was awarded one lot of Ligue 1 rights in the auction held in 2018 by football governing body LFP, covering two fixtures on each match day and including 28 of the 38 best Ligue 1 games in each season. Early last year, Canal Plus agreed to sub-license these rights in a deal reportedly worth EUR 332 million per year over the 2020-2024 period.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: beIN Sports / Canal Plus
Countries: France
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