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Egypt bans sale of football rights to Al-Jazeera

Egypts minister of Sports, Taher Abu-Zaid, has forbidden the Egyptian Football Union to sell the broadcasting rights for the country’s Premier League to Al-Jazeera Sport Channel. Although the memorandum of conditions of the Egyptian Football Union gives the right to any satellite channel or any marketing company to buy broadcasting rights, the Union will now [...]

Arabian Gulf League scores high TV subscriptions

Abu Dhabi Media, which owns Abu Dhabi Sports channels, has reported a huge increase in TV subscriptions ahead of its broadcast of Arabian Gulf League football matches with the installation of over 6,000 satellite decoders already. Earlier this year, Abu Dhabi Media and Dubai Media Incorporated signed a joint venture agreement to broadcast Arabian Gulf [...]