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Sky Deutschland to pay about €22m per season for Premier League rights, 2019-2022 This is about 70 per cent more than the €13m per season DAZN pays from 2016-2019 T

The European Tour agreed new deals with Sky in the UK and Ireland as well as in Germany, Austria and Switzerland last month, as a multi-territory agreement with Discovery nears completion.

Interviews with four of the federations taking part in the inaugural 2018 multi-sport European Championships about why they have signed up to the new concept.

Global media interest in last weekend’s Ryder Cup finale confirmed the extent to which the competition has become one of sport’s blue-riband events. Few events have the power to hold the US and Europe in thrall over three days.

Interview with Rupert Hampel, managing director of European Tour Productions, on the importance of the Ryder Cup to European Tour media rights.

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has renewed its rights to European Tour events and the Ryder Cup in a four-year deal, from 2019 to 2022

Golf’s European Tour has appointed Indian telecommunications company Tata Communications as its official global connectivity supplier to deliver enhanced digital coverage of the sport in countries around the world.

Golf’s European Tour has said Mark Lichtenhein will step down from his role as its head of television, digital media and technology with immediate effect.

European Tour Productions, the television arm of golf’s European Tour, has entered into an online clip rights agreement with photographic agency Getty Images.

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Interview with Scott Seymour, SVP managing director of golf at the Octagon agency, about the strength of the European Tour and to what extent it is being propped up by the Ryder Cup.

Irish government likely to add final day’s coverage of the Ryder Cup to its list of events protected for free-to-air coverage.