EBU and DAZN finalise markets covered by UWCL final deal
The European Broadcasting Union’s 12-market deal with DAZN for sublicensed rights to the Uefa Women’s Champions League final includes commitments from public broadcasters in the Nordic countries of Fin…
DAZN joins ‘unique’ media coalition for Berlin’s Special Olympics
OTT subscription broadcaster DAZN has agreed a deal to showcase Berlin’s 2023 Special Olympics World Games through highlights presented in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Sky moves into merchandising space with Fanatics
Pay-television broadcaster Sky is launching its first online sports merchandise shop following a tie-up with Fanatics
DAZN deals with Dyn after ending EHF sales role
DAZN has managed to recoup some of its spending on European Handball Federation rights through a sublicensing deal in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) with soon-to-launch streaming platform Dyn.
Fifa takes 2026 World Cup rights to market in Austria, Switzerland
Fifa has gone to market in Austria and Switzerland with the media rights in both countries to the 2026 World Cup
ServusTV renews DTM rights in new ADAC deal
Commercial broadcaster ServusTV has renewed its rights to the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, GT Masters and GT4 Germany motor racing series as part of a three-year deal with the General German Automobile…
Sky holds off Netflix challenge to secure ATP/WTA clean sweep
Sky pounced on its opportunity to take ATP Tour and WTA Tour rights on an exclusive basis across the UK, Ireland, DACH and Italy, but was almost beaten to the package by Netflix.
SRG sparks debate after paying up for Uefa club competition rights
Public-service broadcaster SRG SSR has kicked off a debate in Switzerland over the role of licence fee-funded media after outmuscling its commercial rivals to recapture free-to-air rights to Uefa club competitions.
Sport1 strikes new ESL FACEIT rights deal
Commercial broadcaster Sport1 has extended its ESL Pro Tour rights as part of a new agreement with esports tournament organiser and production company ESL FACEIT.
Blue hikes prices, ends PPV service as rights, production costs rise
Swiss pay-television broadcaster Blue has announced it will increase its sports subscription prices and end its single-match pay-per-view service as a result of increasing rights and production costs.
ADAC GT Masters rights return to Sport1
Commercial broadcaster Sport1 has acquired platform-neutral rights across Germany, Austria and Switzerland to the ADAC GT Masters motor racing series as part of a new deal with the General German Automobile Club.
Sunrise launches new MySports OTT platform
Swiss telco Sunrise, a subsidiary of Liberty Global, has announced the creation of a new MySports OTT offering powered by the Green Streams streaming platform
EXCLUSIVE: Sky finalises ATP and WTA deal across active territories from 2024
Sky will become the new home of the ATP and WTA tours across its active markets of the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy from 2024 onwards, SportBusiness understands
Servus takes advantage of low competition in grand slam renewals
Commercial broadcaster ServusTV secured renewals at flat fees for free-to-air rights in Austria to the Australian Open and French Open, after striking sublicensing deals with media conglomerate Warner Bros. Discovery.
SRG SSR recaptures Uefa club competition rights in Switzerland
Swiss public-service broadcaster SRG SSR has acquired free-to-air rights to the Uefa Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League through a direct deal with European football’s governing body and a sublicensing agreement with pay-television broadcaster Blue.
Uefa enjoys another increase for club competition rights in Switzerland
Uefa has significantly grown the value of its club competition rights in Switzerland through new agreements with pay-television broadcaster Blue and public-service broadcaster SRG SSR.
Sport1 acquires XFL rights in German-speaking countries
German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired rights to the United States’ newest professional American football league, the XFL, in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the next two years.