ZDF delivered a huge audience share of 76.8 per cent for its live coverage of Germany’s clash with Denmark on Saturday evening during a weekend in which teams from four of Europe’s ‘big five’ markets were in action.

German fans tuned in in their millions to watch the hosts thrash Scotland in the Euro 2024 curtain-raiser, which drew a 10-year audience high in the UK for a tournament-opener

Uefa and the CAA Eleven agency earned a combined uplift in Italy from Rai and Sky Italia for European Championship rights, SportBusiness Media has learned.

The Uefa Europa League final will be shown by Italian public broadcaster Rai, after Atalanta’s semi-final win against Olympique Marseille triggered a ruling that provides free-to-air exposure for the match should an Italian team be involved.

The Australian Open drew a record television audience in Italy as Jannik Sinner became the country's first male grand slam champion in 48 years

Lega Serie A is set to begin private negotiations with public-service broadcaster Rai and commercial broadcaster Mediaset over rights to the Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana for the three-year period covering the 2024-25 to 2026-27 seasons.

Fifa avoided a momentum-killing Women’s World Cup television blackout in five major markets after a financial and diplomatic intervention from the European Broadcasting Union.

Italian public-service broadcaster Rai has been awarded free-to-air rights to the Women’s Serie A while the more lucrative pay-TV package remains unsold and the international rights have once again been a…

Italy’s third-tier professional football league is attempting to boost its media rights revenues from the 2023-24 season onward, as it aims to earn about €5m per season from its domestic media rights.

Lega Serie A has opted to engage in private negotiations with two broadcasters over the sale of domestic Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana rights between 2024-25 and 2026-27

Fifa has extended its media rights agreement for the 2023 Women’s World Cup with the European Broadcasting Union, ensuring the tournament will be screened in the major markets of France, Germany, Italy, S…

Italian public broadcaster Rai has announced the death of Pier Francesco Forleo, head of its sports rights department

Last night’s Uefa Europa League final between AS Roma and Sevilla delivered a strong free-to-air audience in Italy and over one million viewers on the Telefónica-owned Movistar TV subscription service in…

Jacopo Volpi has been appointed as sports director of Italian public broadcaster Rai, replacing Alessandra De Stefano who stepped down from the role in March

Alessandra De Stefano has resigned as sports director of Italian public broadcaster Rai after little over a year in the role

Sunday’s gripping Fifa World Cup final between Argentina and France attracted strong audiences across free-to-air broadcasters in Europe, although figures in Germany were down on previous finals not i…

TF1, the French commercial broadcaster, registered an average audience of 20.7 million last night as France defeated Morocco 2-0 to reach the Fifa World Cup final in Qatar

Rai, the Italian public broadcaster, attracted its highest audience of the 2022 Fifa World Cup last night as Argentina defeated Croatia to reach the final. The match was watched by an average of 10