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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.

Daniel von Busse, chief operating officer at Sport1, is to succeed the retiring Michael Amsinck in heading up the management of the sports rights department at ZDF, the German public-service broadcaster

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.

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.

Tuesday evening’s heavyweight Uefa European Championship clash between Germany and World Cup holders France attracted bumper audiences on free-to-air broadcasters in both countries.

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

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…

German public-service broadcaster ZDF has retained rights to the next two editions of the Noventi Open, a grass court event on men’s tennis’ ATP Tour.

The value of German ski association domestic rights will stay flat once again in a renewal with ARD and ZDF as the public-service broadcasters’ winter sports dominance continues to put off competitors.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have signed a four-year extension to their rights agreement with the German Ski Federation (DSV)

Sunday evening’s Uefa Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain attracted strong free-to-air audiences in both France and Germany, including a record prime-time audience in F…