Germany

German free-to-air commercial broadcaster RTL has renewed a sublicensing agreement with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland to show four Formula 1 races during the 2022 season

OTT streaming platform Portable.TV has secured worldwide streaming rights to the Kontinental Hockey League and will show a mixture of highlights and full-length games. Portable

Domestic live free-to-air coverage of German ice hockey’s DEL is switching hands after Sport1, the incumbent rights-holder, chose to end its agreement prematurely.

German pay-television broadcaster Sportdigital Fussball has expanded its relationship with DAZN by launching its linear channel on the subscription platform

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has hired former Bundesliga International executive Patrick Stüber as its head of sports rights and commercialisation.

ProSieben Maxx, the Germany-based free-to-air commercial channel, has acquired rights to the National Hockey League

Organisers of the 2022 European Championships have revealed that 44 broadcasters on the continent have committed to covering next year’s edition of the multi-sport event in Munich, Germany.

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has secured free-to-air and pay-television rights to Major League Baseball until 2026

Stefan Kürten, the former executive director of sport at the European Broadcasting Union, has been named as chief executive of the organising committee for the 2025 FISU Summer World University Games …

Daniel von Busse, chief operating officer at Sport1, is to succeed the retiring Michael Amsinck in heading up the management of the sports rights department at ZDF, the German public-service broadcaster

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has secured exclusive rights in its European territories to the IndyCar motor racing series from 2022 to 2024

Free-to-air commercial broadcaster ServusTV has acquired rights in Germany and Austria to the 2021 Davis Cup Finals, which will take place in Austria, Italy and Spain

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has agreed a one-year extension to its rights deal for the Rocket League Championship Series esports competition and has also agreed a content tie-up with the German Ski…

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have retained rights to top FIS World Cup skiing events held outside of Germany in a new five-year deal announced this morning with the Infront agency

Daniel von Busse, chief operating officer at Sport1, is to leave the German sports broadcaster, it has been reported

Carsten Schmidt has stepped down from his role as managing director of Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin with immediate effect for what have been described as reasons connected to his private family life

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has agreed a four-season rights deal to become the new home in Germany and other European countries for North American ice hockey league the NHL