In France, beIN Sports xtra holds one of five rights packages for Ligue 1 from 2012 to 2016 – the package consisting of Friday night and Sunday evening matches. The other four packages are held by Canal+. It also shows Ligue 2 matches. For the UEFA Champions League, it has the rights to broadcast all matches except the 13 weekly first-choice picks (yet to be awarded to any broadcaster as of April 2012) from 2012. It also owns the rights to all UEFA Europa League matches including the final.
Also in France, beIN Sports and Canal+ also share the rights to Serie A and Bundesliga matches. It also airs FA Cup, Football League Championship, La Liga, Argentine Primera División and Brasileirao.
The network holds the rights to broadcast all UEFA Euro 2012 and Euro 2016 matches on the French pay-TV platform while TF1 and M6 have the free-to-air rights to select matches. The channel also holds rights for the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cup, and 2015 Copa América.
In the United States, the network holds the rights package for Ligue 1, La Liga, FIFA World Cup qualification rounds in the Americas (CONMEBOL and CONCACAF), except for home matches by Mexico and the United States (which are both held by Univision and ESPN).
In 2017, beIN Sports bought the broadcasting rights of the Turkish Süper Lig until 2022.
The channel’s football coverage is notably fronted by Richard Keys and Andy Gray, who moved to Doha after they were sacked from Sky Sports. As well as live match coverage, they also present Monday night football and an eponymous magazine-style show on Friday evenings.
In November 2019, Canal+ and beIN Sports won the rights to broadcast Champions League matches in France between 2021 and 2024 for $413 million a year.
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On 23 February 2020, BeIn Sports announced to broadcast special shows and dedicated programs for 1000 days until the 2022 FIFA World Cup. To be broadcast from February 25 on its free-to-air and HD1 channel, the programs were supposed to include historic matches, highlights from the international best players, history of Qatari football and special clips of the day Qatar won the World Cup bid.
In April 2020, beIN Sports announced that it will broadcast a month-long online football gaming tournament organized by Paris Saint-Germain to entertain people stuck at home, due to Coronavirus.