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Turkish media group Acunmedya has bought a 50-per-cent stake in German sports broadcaster Sport1 for €30m ($32.5m) following an agreement struck with owner Highlight Communications.

Premier League broadcast rights have been retained in German-speaking countries by Sky Deutschland until the end of the 2027-28 season

Austrian free-to-air commercial network ServusTV is thought to be close to securing rights to the Uefa Europa League and Europa Conference League from ProSiebenSat.1-owned commercial broadcaster Puls 4

Amazon will show Wimbledon on Prime Video for the first time in any market after it stepped in to acquire rights in Germany and Austria when Sky exercised a break clause in its contract.

Formula E has solved its biggest broadcast problem ahead of the new season, striking a free-to-air rights deal in Germany after the previous agreement was terminated with potentially legal implications

Online retail giant Amazon has secured Wimbledon rights for the first time in any market, after acquiring exclusive rights to the tournament in Germany and Austria from 2024 to 2027

Sky Deutschland opted to secure exclusive pay-television rights in the DACH region for MotoGP in order to complement its motorsport portfolio after the withdrawal of ServusTV from the linear broadcast space in Germany.

Public-service broadcaster ORF secured exclusive rights in Austria to the 2026 Fifa World Cup after agreeing to pay a slight uplift in its media rights fee.

Live Formula 1 action will remain on public-service television in Austria after ORF agreed terms on a new three-year rights agreement with commercial broadcaster ServusTV

ORF, the public-service broadcaster, has acquired exclusive rights in Austria to the 2026 Fifa World Cup in a deal agreed directly with football's governing body

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has secured free-to-air NBA rights in the DACH region ahead of the new season, which starts on October 24

DAZN has agreed a renewal with the National Basketball Association for rights in Germany ahead of the regular-season tip-off later this month, SportBusiness understands

Infront has struck an extensive five-year deal to commercialise the Tour of the Alps, the elite men's road cycling event on the second-tier UCI ProSeries

Lega Serie A has launched its first request for proposal (RFP) for its forthcoming international rights sales cycle by going to market in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Sports content from Eurosport will continue to be available to all DAZN subscribers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland under the terms of a new sublicensing agreement

DAZN, the international subscription sports streaming service, is closing in on a multi-territory agreement with the IMG agency over exclusive rights to the Saudi Pro League

The US Open tennis tournament has emerged from a difficult sales process in the German-speaking region with a long-term media rights deal with streaming platform operator DOSB New Media.

Sportdeutschland.TV, the streaming platform of DOSB New Media, has secured exclusive rights to the US Open grand slam tennis tournament across the DACH region.