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Joye Media, the parent company of Spanish agency and production group Mediapro, has been downgraded by credit rating agency Moody’s amid doubts relating to Mediapro’s rights agreement with France’s Profe…

AS Monaco has announced that it will partner with e-commerce giant Amazon to launch a dedicated online store, the first Ligue 1 side to do so

Reigning French Starligue handball champion Paris Saint-Germain has agreed a three-year extension to its contract with main sponsor, IT services company Inetum

Jaume Roures, chief executive of Mediapro today (Wednesday) maintained that the agency and production group is committed to its French football pay-television service Téléfoot but doubts persist over i…

The dispute between France’s Professional Football League (LFP) and its domestic broadcast rights-holder Mediapro, the agency and production group, has intensified after the league body referred its c…

Canal Plus will show the French Top 14 rugby union match between Toulon and Brive on its C8 free-to-air channel

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has served formal notice on Spanish agency and production group Mediapro to pay its outstanding October invoice for the domestic broadcast rights to the country’s top-…

Sunday afternoon’s French Open final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic attracted strong audience figures on French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions.

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has reacted to delays in its next media-rights payment from Mediapro, the agency and production group, by looking to put in place a bank loan so that clubs c…

After a nine-year stint at London's O2 Arena, the NBA is taking its annual European regular-season game to the French capital, in a match-up between the Hornets and Bucks. Going forward, the event will be taken around the continent, moving from city to city on a regular basis. Bob Williams reports.

PSG wants the same kind of brand cachet as baseball’s New York Yankees or Italian motor racing team Ferrari. Frank Dunne reports.

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Mixed martial arts promotions are awaiting a fresh ruling from French media regulator the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) after Bellator was forced to resort to live streaming its highly-awaited …

The 2020 edition of the Paris-Roubaix cycle race has been cancelled outright by its organisers, the Amaury Sport Organisation

France’s Division 1 Féminine, the top tier of women’s football in the country, is to receive broadcast coverage in the US, UK, Germany and Italy from the 2020-21 season.

The IMG agency has brokered an agreement for Oreca, the multi-channel distribution company heavily involved in motor sports, to operate the online store of the French Rugby Federation (FFR)

Concerns have been raised among French football clubs after it emerged that Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has asked for more time to make its second broadcast rights fee instalment payment…

Formula 1 fans in France will be able to watch free-to-air coverage of the races in Portugal and Emilia Romagna in Italy after commercial network TF1 revealed its scheduling plans

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has reached an agreement in principle to open a new office in the French capital of Paris.

Paris’ commercial court has referred a legal complaint by French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus against agency and production group Mediapro to the city’s high court.

World Rugby has signed an extension with long-term sponsor, Société Générale, making the French bank the first company to become a top-tier worldwide sponsor of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, which will be …

A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…

Insurance brand Groupama Rhône-Alpes Auvergne will continue in its role as sponsor of the Groupama Stadium, the home of French Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais, for the next two years.

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has reportedly identified a projected total of €192m ($226m) in lost ticketing and hospitality revenues between July and December this year as a result of res…

The French Tennis Federation has named Aymeric Labaste as its head of international business development

Bernard Laporte will lead the French Rugby Federation (FFR) into its staging of the 2023 Rugby World Cup after being re-elected as president of the governing body

The Paris 2024 organising committee says it is not planning to revise its sponsorship targets downwards as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic. The city is still aiming to raise €1.1bn ($1.2

French telco Orange has become a ‘Premium Partner’ and ‘Official Supplier’ to the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Ora

The Paris 2024 organising committee has made further revisions to its construction plans, announcing that it will no longer build two temporary venues as part of a suite of cost control measures to ensure…

French broadcast regulator the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) has opened talks with Canal Plus over the extension of the pay-television broadcaster’s digital terrestrial licence.

The French Handball Federation (FFHB) and Swiss Handball Federation (SHV) have announced their intention to bid for the EHF European Men’s Handball Championship in 2026 or 2028.

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has plans to host more ‘Ligue 1 Touch’ events at select international locations this season after staging the first iteration of the fan zone event in Shenz…

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has widened its tie-up with TikTok, the short-form video platform owned by Chinese technology group ByteDance, to drive further engagement with fans domestically a…

Digital terrestrial broadcaster L’Équipe has acquired free-to-air rights to a series of French women’s and men’s national-team handball matches. Th

The Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR), the organising body for French rugby’s union’s Top 14 and Pro D2, is open to continuing discussions over a private equity deal worth €200m ($233.4m) b

The French Open tennis tournament expects slightly lower sponsorship revenues as a result of last week’s reduction in the number of fans allowed to attend Paris’ grand slam tournament, but has reasons to …