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Formula 1 enters BeoutQ piracy battle

Formula 1 governing body the F1A has entered the dispute between BeIN Media and Saudi Arabia-based pirate streamer BeoutQ, which has targeted its exclusive sports rights by illegally broadcasting content including the World Cup and Champions League football. BeoutQ has been illicitly streaming coverage of Formula 1 motorsports. “It has come to our attention that […]

Report: Liberty Media gears up to take F1 rights

Liberty Media is reportedly close to taking control of Formula One, buying ownership of the sport from controlling stakeholder CVC Capital. According to a report by German magazine Auto Motor und Sport, the US$8.5 billion (€7.6 billion) deal is set to go ahead this week with Liberty Media due to pay the first of two […]

Sky Deutschland takes exclusive Formula E rights

Sky Deutschland has secured exclusive German broadcasting rights for Formula E racing and is due to air all races live from the new FIA fully-electric racing series. The agreement covers TV rights, along with internet, IPTV, and mobile broadcast rights for Formula E – the electronic car equivalent of Formula 1. Formula E races, or […]

Canal+ secures Formula E rights

French pay TV operator Canal+ has secured rights to Formula E motorsport, the new category that pits all-electric cars against each other, for the next three seasons.  Following a deal brokered by MP & Silva, Canal+ will televise live races for distribution in France, Andorra and Monaco. The Formula 1 Association has already struck a […]