Germany

Željko Karajica, a leading figure in the German sports media-rights industry, is to leave ProSiebenSat.1, the commercial broadcasting group, amid a restructure of its sports unit 7Sports.

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has announced that it will not be renewing its World Wrestling Entertainment rights and has signed a deal with All Elite Wrestling

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 acquired rights to the US stock car racing series Nascar for the next three years

Sportdigital Fussball, the subscription broadcaster in German-speaking countries, has acquired rights to the remainder of this season’s Superliga Argentina, the top tier of Argentinian football.

Companies interested in the domestic broadcast rights to Germany’s Bundesliga and 2.

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.

German media group ProSiebenSat.1 posted a record market share in the key 14-to-49 year-old audience demographic last night with its live coverage of the NFL Super Bowl

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has extended the remit of Stephen van Rooyen, its head of UK operations, to encompass its German and Italian operations

Uefa has increased the value of its lower-tier club competition media rights in Germany by over 40 per cent through commercial broadcaster RTL’s acquisition of exclusive, multi-platform rights to the Europa League and newly created Europa Conference League.

Uefa has increased the value of Champions League rights in Germany by nearly 70 per cent in the 2021-24 cycle, driven by an intense broadcaster battle in which DAZN ousted Sky Deutschland and Amazon made another foray into premium football.

Uefa is close to completing a record-breaking deal for rights to the 2024 European Championship with Deutsche Telekom, in what would be the largest fee ever received by Uefa for European Championship rights in a single market.

The NFL renewed its free-to-air deal in DACH with German media group ProSiebenSat.1 without going to market as it looks to grow further in the region, having been impressed with the broadcaster’s ability to build the league’s brand and audience.

Holger Blask, director of audio-visual rights at the Deutsche Fußball Liga has laid out the proposed packages for the upcoming 2021-22 to 2024-25 domestic media rights invitation to tender for Germany's …

Leading European broadcasters of esports competitions have called for improved guarantees over scheduling and the world feed to be provided by organisers and promoters in order to justify rising rights…

Eurosport Germany is to broadcast daily live coverage from the German House at the 2020 Olympic Games after reaching an agreement with Deutsche Sport Marketing, the commercial of the German Olympic Sports…

The recently-agreed tie-up between Germany’s Bundesliga and Amazon Web Services, the retail giant’s cloud computing subsidiary, could lead to archive highlights created specifically for different rights-holding bro…

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

Burkhard Weber, a respected executive in the German sports media industry, has died at the age of 64. Weber had worked as senior vice-president of sport at pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland

Commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired exclusive rights in Germany to the Uefa Europa League and the newly-created Uefa Europa Conference League for the new cycle, from 2021-22 to 2023-24

Germany pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has announced that it will be making its German football and Uefa Champions League highlights, along with a host of other sporting properties, available…

The Uefa Nations League rights imbroglio involving German free-to-air broadcasters ARD, ZDF and RTL has been settled following talks with Uefa

Germany’s federal cartel office, the Bundeskartellamt, has asked the Deutsche Fußball Liga to adjust its domestic tender for Germany’s Bundesliga, it has been reported, in order to prevent a pay-television prov…

Following on from format changes to Uefa’s Nations League in the 2020-21 tournament, there is ongoing uncertainty in Germany over the broadcast home of two additional matches that the national team will p…

Digital sports media company Play Sports Group has enhanced the range of language options for Global Cycling Network by launching a German-language ‘GCN auf Deutsch’ channel.

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has renewed its agreement with esports organisation DreamHack, with content to be distributed across its eSports1 pay-television channel

ProSieben Maxx, the German commercial free-to-air channel, has registered its highest-ever target market viewing share for an NFL playoff match beginning at 7.05pm (CET)

Christian Seifert, chief executive of the Deutsche Fußball Liga, has said that there will be more of Germany’s Bundesliga matches shown live on free-to-air television from the 2021-22 season, after it…

Cyfrowy Polsat, the Polish pay-television operator, has been issued with a fine of PLN34.9m (€8.1m/$9.1

German media group Constantin Medien has officially rebranded as Sport1 Medien, with the new company name designed to highlight its “passion” for sport.

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…

The 2. Basketball Bundesliga, the sport’s second tier in Germany, has issued an invitation to tender for broadcast rights in the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons.

SportA, the sports rights agency of German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF, has agreed sublicensing deals for the 2020 men’s European Handball Championship with Discovery-owned sports broadcaster E…

Streaming service DAZN and public-service broadcaster ZDF have picked up the remaining packages of Uefa Champions League rights in Germany for the new cycle, from 2021-22 to 2023-24

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has reached an agreement with Sportdeutschland

Online retail giant Amazon has picked up a package of exclusive Uefa Champions League rights in Germany for the new 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle

Christian Seifert, chief executive of the Deutsche Fußball Liga, has suggested that Germany's Bundesliga is wary of having too many domestic pay-television partners when it agrees its next cycle of domestic …