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The best rugby players on the planet are heading to Japan for the first Asian Rugby World Cup, but what impact will it have on the fan and player base across the continent – and the game’s commercial prospects? SportBusiness Asia editor Kelvin Tan reports.

As Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook increasingly target media content, legacy pay-TV players face their biggest ever challenge. Frank Dunne looks at a frenzied 10 days which encapsulated both the scale of the threat and the way traditional media companies are responding.

BeIN Media Group, the Qatari broadcaster, has hit out angrily at media reports suggesting beIN Sports channels are being blacked out in the Middle East and North Africa as a consequence of the Saudi Arabia-led economic blockade of Qatar. Frank Dunne and Robin Jellis report. 

Just over a year ago the Spanish sports media industry underwent a seismic shift at the heart of its biggest property when a Royal Decree was passed in order to pave the way for the introduction of the collective selling of Spanish domestic football rights.

BeIN Media Group chairman and Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi and former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke will face trial in Switzerland in September over a case relating to the at…

BeIN Sports, the global pay-television broadcaster, has expanded its on-demand offer in the Middle East and North Africa with Fifa World Cup content, documentaries and behind-the-scenes footage as the…

Canal Plus and beIN Sports, the pay-television broadcasters, have reached an agreement with France’s Professional Football League (LFP) over the payment for rights to Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 matches already p…