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Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has raised its annual outlay on two of golf’s majors, the PGA Championship and Open Championship, by almost half to secure its dominance over the sport in the DACH region against the threat of US media group Discovery.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has brought back the Formula One motor racing championship to its platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland after a one-year absence that caused a customer…

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The value of ATP Tour tennis rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland has once again dramatically increased amid intense competition for a year-round competition with a growing domestic interest

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has agreed multi-year extensions to its rights deals for men’s golf majors The Open and the PGA Championship.

Formula One Management, the commercial rights-holder of the F1 championship, has agreed a new deal with Sky Deutschland for pay-television rights a year after being unable to do so for the 2018 season

The German market is bracing itself for a new Bundesliga tender this summer, with media chatter at this year’s Spobis conference in Düsseldorf concentrated on the parties set to be involved.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has extended a rights deal in Germany and Austria with the ATP, which operates the top professional men’s tennis tour.

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In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in golf. This is the free version of the report.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in golf.

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

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.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF recouped more than €3m ($3.5m) from various sublicensing deals for 2018 Fifa World Cup rights in the country.

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.

Sky Österreich will generate more than €5m ($5.9m) per season from the sublicensing of Austrian Bundesliga rights, from 2018-19 to 2021-22.

Selling global rights exclusively to pay-television broadcaster Sky has netted the Austrian Bundesliga the biggest media-rights deal in the country’s history.

Uefa turned down a strong bid from incumbent free-to-air Champions League rights-holder ZDF for its next cycle in Germany, instead accepting an offer from pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland for exclusive rights.

German pay-television broadcaster Sky triggered a clause to renew EHF Champions League rights late last year, extending its deal until 2019-20.

Mike Kiernan reviews television audiences across the big five markets for the recently concluded Formula One World Championship

Germany’s Handball-Bundesliga has increased the value of its media rights by at least 67 per cent with international rights still to be sold, TV Sports Markets understands.

Christian Seifert, chief executive of the German football league, told TV Sports Markets this week the latest domestic Bundesliga deals would entrench it as one of the world’s top three football leagues.

Germany’s football federation is set to earn about 35 per cent more from domestic media rights to its knockout cup competition, with deals to be announced in the coming weeks.