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French court rules against Canal Plus in dispute with LFP over football rights auction

Friday 12 March 2021 | 14:57 CET | News
The commercial court in Paris has dismissed a legal challenge brought by Canal Plus against French football league governing body LFP. Earlier this year, the broadcaster had opposed LFP's decision to award the Ligue 1 broadcasting rights returned by Mediapro without extending the sale process to all the lots auctioned in 2018. The LFP went ahead with the sale, which was boycotted by Canal Plus and beIN Sports as a result of the dispute. 

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