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The value of Wimbledon rights in the DACH region will increase significantly in the next cycle after incumbent rights-holder Sky Deutschland faced down strong competition to retain them

Pay-television platform Sky Italia and Perform Group’s OTT service DAZN will probably both be happy with the outcome of an intense period of rights negotiations in Italy.

The All England Lawn Tennis Club has agreed a deal in principle for rights to the Wimbledon grand slam in Germany and Austria, TV Sports Markets understands.

Online streaming platform Tencent agreed a late deal for non-exclusive live digital Wimbledon rights in China for less than the price paid by LeSports before its deal was terminated.

Sports broadcaster Eurosport has completed its set of grand slam tennis rights in Turkey and Central Asia, acquiring Wimbledon rights from Saran Media in a three-year deal.

The All England Lawn Tennis Club, which is the rights-holder of the Wimbledon tennis grand slam, has become the latest sporting body to call for pressure to be increased on Saudi authorities concerning…

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has acquired rights to the Wimbledon tennis grand slam in a four-year deal beginning this year, replacing the Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has reached an agreement with the All England Lawn Tennis Club to extend its coverage of Wimbledon until 2022

The Wimbledon Channel, the All England Club’s digital news channel dedicated to the Wimbledon Championships, will be available to view live on the Twitter social media website for the duration of the 2017 edition of the tennis grand slam

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UK public-service broadcaster the BBC moved early to renew its Wimbledon grand slam media rights last month, ahead of the renewal of its royal charter.

Swiss public-service broadcaster SRG is in advanced discussions to renew its deal for Wimbledon tennis media rights, TV Sports Markets understands.

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has greatly increased its spend on Wimbledon media rights across Europe following a host of new deals agreed in recent weeks.

Eurosport continued its gradual rise from a basic-tier to a premium pay-television broadcaster this month in Russia, following deals for National Hockey League and Wimbledon tennis rights.

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports has positioned itself as the home of tennis in the Netherlands following deals for ATP and WTA rights in recent weeks.

The BBC paid a significant increase to retain rights to the Wimbledon tennis championships, one of its crown jewels, despite cuts elsewhere in its sports budget.

The Wimbledon tennis championships may be steeped in tradition, but the All England Lawn Tennis Club has adopted a forward-thinking and pragmatic sales approach which is reaping dividends.

Interview with Mick Desmond, commercial director of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, on its global rights strategy and the Wimbledon 'brand’.

Rupert Murdoch-owned media companies Fox International Channels and Star India have maintained their grip on the Wimbledon Championships, renewing deals in East Asia and the Indian subcontinent respectively.

ARD/ZDF interest drives value of Wimbledon rights in Sky deal in Germany

Prisa stake at the centre of battle for control of Spanish pay-TV market as Canal Plus spends on rights

Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews the most-watched events of 2013 across 10 of the world’s biggest media markets E

Top 14 rights saga is case study in the use of market power

BeIN Sport nabs Wimbledon rights in France but has to settle for a share of the ATP events with Canal Plus

Eurosport in difficult carriage negotiations with Sky Italia

Lisicki timing is good for IMG in German Wimbledon TV rights talks

Canal Plus and Al Jazeera prepare for extended summer rally for Wimbledon and ATP rights

Golden year for British sport delivers record-breaking television audiences in the UK