Austria

Sky Österreich will generate more than €5m ($5.9m) per season from the sublicensing of Austrian Bundesliga rights, from 2018-19 to 2021-22.

Austrian pay-television broadcaster Sky Österreich has sublicensed rights to the Bundesliga, the top tier of domestic club football, to a host of broadcasters and media companies.

German club competition the Volleyball Bundesliga (VBL) has extended its rights deal with sports broadcaster Sport1 and has signed a new partnership with media and technology company Sporttotal.

Lagardère Sports last month secured coverage in Germany and Austria for the Kontinental Hockey League following years without a partner.

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired rights for the new Volleyball Nations League.

German touring car racing series DTM has secured full live coverage in Austria for the first time through a deal with public-service broadcaster ORF.

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sport media company Perform, has extended its rights deal with American football league the NFL in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sport media company Perform, has acquired rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the upcoming heavyweight boxing clash between British fighters Tony Bellew and David Haye.

The German Football Association (DFB) has sealed rights deals for its domestic cup competition, the DFB-Pokal, with public-service broadcaster ARD, pay-television broadcaster Sky, sports broadcaster Sport1 and media company Axel Springer.

Germany’s Angelique Kerber has become the latest tennis player to strike a deal to stream her matches live via social media platform Facebook.

Digital media specialists Perform this month agreed to pay an increase of about 30 per cent to retain Spanish LaLiga media rights across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports-media company Perform, has bolstered its ice hockey content in Germany and Austria by acquiring rights to Russian competition the Kontinental Hockey League.

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports-media company Perform, has extended a rights deal for LaLiga Spanish football coverage in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

Austrian commercial broadcaster Servus TV has scrapped a deal to show live coverage of the top-tier German Bundesliga football competition on its free-to-air channel due to a dispute over the choice of matches to be shown.

International sports broadcaster Eurosport and Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF have acquired rights to the inaugural edition of the European Snow Volleyball Championships.

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports media company Perform, has acquired rights in a host of markets to boxing’s upcoming world heavyweight unification clash between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker.

Servus TV, the Austrian commercial broadcaster owned by the Red Bull Media House division of Red Bull, has struck a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland for rights to the Bundesliga, the top division of German club football.