ZDF (Germany)

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.

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…

The German Football League (DFL) has reached an agreement with “almost all” of its domestic rights-holding broadcasters over instalment payments for this season’s Bundesliga media rights. T

The German Football League (DFL) appears to have edged closer to an agreement with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland over instalment payments for this season’s Bundesliga media rights.

German public broadcaster ZDF is set to show a second night of boxing through a co-operation with Universum, the German boxing promoter, despite last month pulling out of future coverage after being unable…

A return to boxing coverage by ZDF has proved to be short-lived after the German public-service broadcaster withdrew from a co-operation with Universum, the German boxing promoter

The Uefa Nations League rights imbroglio involving German free-to-air broadcasters ARD, ZDF and RTL has been settled following talks with Uefa

Following on from format changes to Uefa’s Nations League in the 2020-21 tournament, there is ongoing uncertainty in Germany over the broadcast home of two additional matches that the national team will p…

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.

The German Football League (DFL) faced an absence of new bidders, a change in strategy from incumbent Sky Deutschland and an unstable economy as it went to market with its 2021-25 domestic rights. The tough conditions left experts to conclude the league had done well to avoid a larger income drop for the cycle.

The German Football League (DFL) has renegotiated deals with six of its seven domestic media-rights holders, which will secure payments – and thus cashflow for German clubs – in the next month. Discovery is the only broadcaster yet to reach an agreement.

Uefa has increased the value of Champions League rights in Germany by nearly 70 per cent in the 2021-24 cycle, driven by an intense broadcaster battle in which DAZN ousted Sky Deutschland and Amazon made another foray into premium football.

Cyfrowy Polsat, the Polish pay-television operator, has been issued with a fine of PLN34.9m (€8.1m/$9.1

SportA, the sports rights agency of German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF, has agreed sublicensing deals for the 2020 men’s European Handball Championship with Discovery-owned sports broadcaster E…

Streaming service DAZN and public-service broadcaster ZDF have picked up the remaining packages of Uefa Champions League rights in Germany for the new cycle, from 2021-22 to 2023-24

German sports broadcaster Sport1 will show highlights of a series of winter sports competitions on its digital platforms after reaching a new sublicensing agreement

The IAAF World Athletics Championships’ sparse attendances and complaints over searing heats for marathon races have failed to dissuade the German television audience as viewing figures pick up in the c…

The president of the German Basketball Federation (DBB) has called on German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF to negotiate a rights agreement that ensures the closing stages of the forthcoming FIBA Basketball…

Live boxing will return to the screens of ZDF after the German public broadcaster announced a rights agreement with Universum, the German boxing promoter

OTT streaming service DAZN has acquired pay-television rights to 26 live matches of the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup from the SportA agency in Germany.

German public-service broadcaster ARD has signed a three-year extension to its rights deal for cycling’s Tour de France.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have renewed rights agreements for the CHIO Aachen equestrian event

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.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have expanded their rights deals for the Formula E electric car-racing series

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have locked down rights to the men’s World Handball Championship on a long-term basis after agreeing a deal for next year’s tournament, which will be co-…

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have agreed a deal with Uefa, football’s European governing body, to show live coverage of the country’s men’s national team’s matches in the new Nations League.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF are set to conclude a deal for rights to the Uefa Nations League, the national team competition launched by football’s European governing body.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has extended rights agreements with German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF for International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF are ready to cut off talks with Discovery Communications over a sublicensing deal for rights covering the Olympic Games in 2018 and 2020 if the media company does not lower its asking price.

The German Ski Federation (DSV) has renewed a rights deal with SportA, the sports-rights agency that represents German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF.

SportA, the agency that represents German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF, has acquired exclusive rights to the 2016 and 2018 men’s EHF European Handball Championships, which will be held in Poland and Croatia respectively.

Mediaset has complained to football’s European governing body Uefa after coverage of a Champions League match was made available in Italy, apparently diluting the Italian media group’s exclusive coverage of the tournament.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have said that they were not given the opportunity to increase their bid for the rights to four editions of the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024.

German public-service broadcaster ZDF has acquired rights for the 2015 Audi Cup pre-season football club competition in Germany.

Production company Plazamedia has extended a deal to produce German public-service broadcaster ZDF’s coverage of the Uefa Champions League European club football tournament.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have acquired rights to the 2015 Uefa U21 Championship national team football tournament, according to the Quotenmeter.de website.