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Sky Italia extends Wimbledon deal, picks up Bundesliga rights

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has extended its deal for rights to the Wimbledon tennis grand slam, while it has also secured an agreement for the Bundesliga, the top division of German football.

Under its Wimbledon agreement, Sky will continue to show the English tournament on its Sky Sport Arena channel through to 2022.

Terms of Sky’s deal for the Bundesliga were not disclosed, but it will commence with the forthcoming 2018-19 season.

The rights were previously held by pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Italia, which ceased operations on June 30.