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Germany’s Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) will remain available on free-to-air channels following the acquisition of its rights by S Nation Media, the new streaming platform launched by Christian Seifert, f…

ARD and ZDF, the German public-service broadcasting duo, and commercial broadcaster RTL are poised to finalise rights deals for Germany’s national team matches during the 2022-28 cycle.

Uefa is close to finalising a deal for the German national football team’s matches with ARD, ZDF and RTL at a reduced per-match fee – a reflection of market conditions and the team’s relatively poor performances in recent years.

Infront has secured increased fees for rights to Fédération Internationale de Ski events in deals with Discovery Sports and German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF.

Discovery-owned sports broadcaster Eurosport has acquired rights in Germany to selected matches from the European Handball Federation’s forthcoming men’s Euro 2022 tournament.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have retained rights to top FIS World Cup skiing events held outside of Germany in a new five-year deal announced this morning with the Infront agency

The value of the DFB-Pokal’s domestic media rights will rise by about 23 per cent from next season thanks to improved deals with both free-to-air and pay-television broadcasters.

The German Football Federation (DFB) has today (Friday) signed off on new domestic broadcast deals for the DFB-Pokal worth an uplift of over 20 per cent on the current agreements

German football’s DFB-Pokal is set to continue to be showcased on public-service television with ARD and ZDF said to have secured two packages of live rights from 2022-23 to 2025-26.

The Italian television audience for last night’s dramatic Uefa European Championship semi-final between Italy and Spain reached close to 19.5 million viewers across free-to-air and pay-television.

Germany’s 2-0 defeat at the hands of England at the Uefa European Championship attracted an average audience of 27.4 million viewers on ARD, the German public broadcaster.

German public-service broadcaster ARD has activated an option to extend its sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland for rights to the domestic Handball Bundesliga

Matches from the Uefa European Championship attracted bumper audiences across Europe’s major broadcast markets over the weekend with the ‘big five’ countries all in action. G

The Infront agency and the organiser of the Berlin Marathon, SCC Events, have extended an exclusive domestic media rights deal with German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF for the next two years

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union, has recruited Adrian Fikentscher of German public-service broadcaster ARD to the newly-created position of director of acquisitions

Last night’s DFB Pokal final between Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig attracted an average audience of over 10 million television viewers in Germany.

German telecoms operator Deutsche Telekom has agreed major free-to-air sublicensing deals with ARD, ZDF and RTL that will shape the broadcasting landscape in the country for the next three major international…