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French sports leagues and federations will be hoping that a proposed tax relief system will soften the financial blow on broadcasters suffering from the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic and incentivise…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is citing force majeure as the basis for its refusal to pay an upcoming €110m ($120m) instalment on this season’s Ligue 1 and 2 fee obligation.

A war of words has erupted between French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and the French Professional League (LFP) over the former’s refusal to pay an upcoming €110m ($120m) instalment on this sea…

French-pay television broadcaster Canal Plus has been forced to backtrack on its initiative to allow its premium channels to be broadcast free of charge to customers of French telecoms operators until…

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) has given French pay-television broadcasters Canal Plus and beIN Sports access to a host of archive content for free following the postponement of 2019-20 Ligue…

The loss of matchday revenues at French Ligue 1 clubs between now and the end of the season would total between €20m ($21.8

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus posted another decline in subscriber numbers in France in 2019, although the rate of decrease slowed, according to parent company Vivendi’s year-end results.

French pay-television broadcasters Canal Plus and beIN Sports have announced the formal completion of their exclusive distribution and Ligue 1 sub-licensing deal

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has agreed with the Ligue Nationale de Rugby to change the timeslots from next season for the top two matches each week in the domestic Top 14 rugby union league

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired rights to the forthcoming boxing world title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury

ITI Neovision, operator of the Polish pay-television platform Canal Plus, has said it is exploring an initial public offering for the stakes in the company held by minority shareholders, Polish broadcaster…

Vivendi-owned pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has retained rights to motor racing’s Formula 1 for another two seasons, it has been reported.

French pay-TV broadcaster Canal Plus is to launch dedicated digital channels to showcase its coverage of the English Premier League and French rugby union’s Top 14.

Canal Plus, the French pay-TV broadcaster, has added a package of Uefa Europa League rights to its recently-acquired rights to the top-tier Champions League from 2021-22 to 2023-24

Canal Plus and beIN Sports, the French pay-TV broadcasters, have unveiled the details of a proposed exclusive distribution and sublicensing agreement, including the on-sale of French Ligue 1 broadcast…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has revealed its viewing figures for the 2019 Formula 1 motor-racing season, with average audience share figures rising year-on-year

Eurosport, the Discovery-owned sports broadcaster, has acquired pay-television rights in France for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and public-service…

The award of Uefa Champions League broadcast rights to French pay-TV broadcasters Canal Plus and beIN Sports for the 2021-24 cycle has come under severe criticism from Jaume Roures, chief executive of…

Broadcast rights in France to the Uefa Champions League will return to pay-TV broadcasters Canal Plus and beIN Sports during the 2021-24 cycle after the duo emerged victorious in the rights auction

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to this weekend’s final of the Copa Libertadores, the South American Football Confederation’s (Conmebol’s) leading club competition. T

Discovery-owned Eurosport is in talks with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus to sublicense some of the latter’s rights to the Pro D2, France’s second-tier rugby union club competition, SportBusiness Med…

The debut season of MotoGP coverage on Canal Plus attracted an average audience of 412,000 subscribers for races taking place during the early afternoon timeslot, the French pay-TV broadcaster has said

Canal Plus’s overall individual subscriber base in France dropped from 8.1 million to 7.9

Canal Plus, the French pay-TV broadcaster, is expected to soon finalise the sale of its broadcast rights to the 2020 Olympic Games to Eurosport, the Discovery-owned broadcaster that already holds the rights…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has renewed rights to the Basketball Champions League for another two seasons

Commercial free-to-air broadcaster TF1 and pay-TV broadcaster Canal Plus have secured the rights in France to the 2021 edition of the Uefa Women’s European Championship as the property enjoys a healthy i…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has responded to competitive pressures in the market with another sharp temporary fee reduction for new subscribers to its digital services

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus appears to have renewed its broadcast deal in France for the NHL North American ice hockey league

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired rights to the latter stages of this year’s edition of the Paris Masters ATP World Tour tennis event, which it will showcase on its C8 digital t…

French pay-TV broadcaster Canal Plus is making ultra high-definition coverage of the entirety of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and two English Premier League matches per week available to its subscribers

The board of the French Football League (LFP) has opted to suspend future editions of the Coupe de la Ligue, the French league cup competition, given waning interest among broadcasters for the property

Spain’s triumph at the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup drew significant audience figures for commercial free-to-air broadcaster Mediaset’s Cuatro channel.