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Spain Court Freezes BeIN Assets in TV Soccer Payment Dispute

  • Madrid Judge Blocks €50 million in unpaid TV rights dispute
  • Spain’s LaLiga competition had sought ruling against BeIN
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A Madrid court froze more than €50 million ($48.7 million) of a Qatari broadcaster’s assets after Spanish top-flight football competition LaLiga requested the step in a spat over unpaid TV rights. 

The amount covers what BeIN Media Group owes after it failed to settle a bill for rights for broadcasting matches from the Spanish league this season, according to a copy of the ruling provided by LaLiga.