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Canal Plus to sue French Rugby League over TV rights

Wednesday 11 December 2013 | 10:30 CET | News
French media group Canal Plus has put the French Rugby League (LNR) on notice of its intention to sue for failing to respect its contract negotiation commitments and to have leaked to the press the value of Canal Plus's offer of around EUR 65 million to renew its contract. Citing Midi Olympique, the rugby weekly that broke the news that the LNR had put French TV rights up for tender, and, in a follow-up article, Canal Plus's intention to sue, Les Echos writes that the league is now betting on BeIN Sport to carry the Top 14 Rugby matches from 2014 to 2018.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus
Countries: France
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