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BT Sport renews Bundesliga rights

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has extended a rights deal for the German Bundesliga, the top division of football in the country.

The exclusive agreement will cover the UK and the Republic of Ireland and will run for four seasons, from 2017-18 to 2020-21.

The deal with the DFL Sports Enterprises arm of the German Football League (DFL) includes rights for the annual DFL Supercup matches, second-tier Bundesliga.2 games, plus reviews and highlights.

BT Sport already has rights for the Uefa Champions League and Europa League European club competitions, Italy’s Serie A and France’s Ligue 1.