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The NFL is understood to have more than doubled its media rights income in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, capitalising on intense competition amid the league's snowballing popularity across the region.

Pay-TV broadcaster Claro Sports will return as the broadcaster of the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) Track Champions League in Latin America for the 2022 season. 

German commercial broadcaster RTL has agreed a sublicensing deal with telco Deutsche Telekom to show the national team’s quarter-final match against Greece at the EuroBasket 2022 tournament.

Sports streaming platform DAZN has renewed its NFL rights in Canada from the forthcoming season onwards as well as in Germany, Austria and Switzerland from 2023

Eintracht Frankfurt’s 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid last night in the Uefa Super Cup attracted an average audience of close to 4 million viewers on RTL, the German free-to-air network.

German commercial broadcaster RTL has purchased sublicensed rights to next month’s Uefa Super Cup final between Eintracht Frankfurt and Real Madrid.

Wednesday evening’s inaugural Uefa Europa Conference League showpiece registered stellar audiences in the countries of competing finalists Roma and Feyenoord.

Eintracht Frankfurt’s victory over Rangers in the Uefa Europa League final registered strong ratings in Germany as 8.99 million viewers tuned in to commercial broadcaster RTL.

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.

Sunday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix pulled in strong ratings in its home country of Italy, despite disappointment for local Formula 1 fans after a difficult race for Ferrari.

Media group Central European Media Enterprises has grown its presence in southern Europe and broken into a new Balkan market with an agreement to acquire RTL Croatia

German free-to-air commercial broadcaster RTL has renewed a sublicensing agreement with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland to show four Formula 1 races during the 2022 season

Uefa has secured a modest increase for its club competition rights in Hungary thanks to its new deals with MTVA, AMC Networks and RTL.

Media company Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has appointed Marco Zwaneveld as head of sports for its Viaplay subscription streaming service in the Netherlands

German free-to-air commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired rights to broadcast the FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the ADAC Total 24 Hours of Nürburgring races.

Sky Deutschland’s decision to sublicense free-to-air Formula One rights to RTL in Germany was agreed in the hope that wider coverage of the sport will drive subscriptions to Sky and its new dedicated F1 channel.