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Peter Vargo, previously the managing director of EHF Marketing, the commercial arm of the European Handball Federation, has been named secretary general of the Austrian Swimming Federation (ÖSV).

Subscription broadcaster Sportdigital Fussball has struck a rights deal in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for selected national team and club competitions organised by the Asian Football Confederation…

Mediapro, the international sales agency of the Spanish LaLiga, is to issue an invitation to tender in the coming week covering broadcast rights in seven European countries from 2021-22 to 2025-26, SportBusiness…

The Asian Football Confederation has sealed the first rights deal in Europe in its new rights cycle, agreeing a two-year contract across Germany, Austria and Switzerland with sports broadcaster Sport1

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF will turn to remote production where possible for its coverage from next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo as it continues its cost cutting plan in the wake of the C…

Eurosport has agreed media-rights deals for two European tennis tournaments, bett1ACES in Berlin on July 13-19, and THIEMs7, which got underway in Kitzbühel yesterday and runs until July 11.

Austrian commercial broadcaster ServusTV has announced a new three-year deal for Formula 1 media rights, and will sublicense half of the races to the country’s public-service broadcaster ORF.

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has acquired rights for three years to Extreme E, the electric SUV off-road racing series, but is unlikely to seek an extension of its Austrian Bundesliga live match…

Dentsu, the Japanese advertising agency heavily involved in sports marketing, has concluded a number of broadcast deals for the J.League ahead of the Japanese top flight’s resumption on July 4.

European Handball Federation club competition rights have decreased in value in several key markets, with incumbents dropping out to leave tough market conditions for seller Infront.

Formula One’s media rights value in Austria has rebounded in the latest deal – with commercial broadcaster ServusTV for the 2021-23 cycle – following sharp declines in the previous two rights cycles.

The German Football League’s (DFL) short-term Bundesliga deals with Amazon and DAZN are strategic moves ahead of this month’s domestic rights tender, industry experts have told SportBusiness Media.

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF put longer-term ambitions for the domestic Bundesliga on hold to agree a short-term sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky.

Austrian commercial broadcaster ServusTV and public-service broadcaster ORF will both broadcast coverage of Formula One from 2021 onwards, according to reports in Austria

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has agreed an expanded, long-term extension to its carriage deal with international media group Discovery covering the UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has enhanced its deal for second-tier domestic football league 2. Liga rights with sports data and betting-related services company Sportradar

Retail giant Amazon has extended its deal with the German Football League (DFL), giving it domestic rights to seven more top-tier Bundesliga matches and four relegation matches between Bundesliga and second-tier…

Retail giant Amazon has reached an agreement for its Prime Video service to provide live coverage of two more German Bundesliga matches this weekend for subscribers in Germany and Austria

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has finalised its acquisition of live Austrian Bundesliga rights ahead of the league’s return on June 2.

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF is in negotiations to secure live free-to-air rights to the Austrian Bundesliga when the competition resumes after the shutdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Commercial free-to-air broadcaster ServusTV has announced its acquisition of a host of Uefa club competition rights in Austria across the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle

Commercial broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired exclusive domestic free-to-air rights to the Austrian Ice Hockey League for its new commercial Puls 24 channel in the country

Pay-television broadcaster Tennis Channel is moving outside of its US homeland for the first time with the launch of an international subscription streaming service

Wrestling entertainment series WWE has secured a new pay-television rights deal with international streaming service DAZN in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Gerrit Meier, the global managing director of Red Bull Media House, the media and content arm of the energy drinks brand, is to leave the company, according to reports in Austria

Germany-based sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired rights to esports events organised by ESL, the tournament organiser and production company

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired a suite of motor racing rights from the IMG agency in a deal headlined by the FIA World Rallycross Championship

Subscription streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in five countries to this weekend’s heavyweight boxing rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has agreed a one-year extension to its deal with Fifa for rights to esports events organised by world football’s governing body.

Subscription streaming service DAZN has added the Coupe de France to its football rights properties in German-speaking countries

The Infront agency has said the European Handball Federation’s men’s Euro 2020 will be covered by 85 broadcasters across the world as it commenced today (Thursday).

Uefa is set to award broadcast rights to its club competitions in Austria for the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle, with a trio of broadcasters having submitted winning bids, SportBusiness understands

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has teamed up with the International Ski Federation (FIS) and the Infront agency to provide ultra high-definition coverage of forthcoming alpine…

Christine Scheil, managing director of Sky Österreich, will leave her position on December 31, with Neal O’Rourke, chief finance and strategy officer at sister company Sky Ireland, replacing her at th…

The ATP has added to its coverage in Austria of the ATP Cup in 2020 by agreeing a deal with commercial broadcaster ServusTV

OTT sports streaming platform DAZN has acquired rights in Austria, Switzerland, Spain and Germany to this weekend’s heavyweight boxing rematch between Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz.

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF agreed a new multi-faceted deal with the Infront agency for rights to European Handball Federation, International Ice Hockey Federation and International Skating…