beIN Sports obtains UEFA EURO 2024 & 2028 media rights in France

For EURO 2024 viewers can enjoy exclusive coverage of 26 matches solely on beIN with the remaining 25 matches shared with French broadcasters TF1 and M6.

beIN Sports, the leading sports broadcaster in France, has secured the exclusive rights to broadcast all matches of the prestigious UEFA European Championships (EURO) 2024 and 2028 tournaments.

This comprehensive agreement guarantees unparalleled access to these highly anticipated sporting events.

Under the deal, the Qatari broadcaster will televise all 51 matches of both EURO editions. For EURO 2024, held in Germany, viewers will enjoy exclusive coverage of 26 matches solely on beIN Sports channels. The remaining 25 matches will be shared with French broadcasters TF1 and M6, ensuring fans can catch every game.

Beyond live broadcasts, the sports channel is committed to creating a rich viewing experience. The network will offer exclusive daily programming surrounding the tournaments. This includes a dedicated show for the beloved French National Team, “Les Bleus,” alongside insightful analysis and commentary programs like “EURO SHOW” and “CLUB EURO” featuring prominent football personalities. Notably, World Cup winner Marcel Desailly joins the beIN Sports team for EURO 2024, adding further expertise to the coverage.

Yousef Al-Obaidly, President of beIN SPORTS France, said, “We are delighted to acquire 100% of the rights of EURO 2024 and EURO 2028 and to add these competitions to the exceptional portfolio of rights we offer to our dear subscribers. 

“beIN SPORTS has established itself as one of the main broadcasters in France, thanks to premium rights based on rational, disciplined and long-term investments. We are very proud of the growth and success of our activities in France, which testify to our long-term strategy, the work of our employees and our dedication to serving subscribers. 

“We are looking forward to a fantastic sporting summer in France.”

This acquisition solidifies the sports network’s position as a leading player in the French sports broadcasting landscape. With France considered a strong contender in both upcoming tournaments, the comprehensive coverage provided by the pay-TV sports network is likely to garner significant viewership. Additionally, securing the rights just before the commencement of Euro 2024 underscores beIN Sports’ dedication to bringing French viewers the most anticipated sporting events.

beIN Sports is a Qatari multinational sports channel network under the ownership and management of the Qatari media conglomerate, beIN. Within the MENA region, the Qatari broadcaster is a dominant television sports channel. Moreover, it extends its operations to countries such as France, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Additional sports leagues and events displayed on beIN in France consist of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Football League (NFL), the National Hockey League (NHL), Formula 1, LALIGA and the Wimbledon championships.

The 24-team EURO 2024 will be held across 10 German venues, kicking off on June 14 and culminating in the finals on July 14, 2024.

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