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There have been positive tests, protocol breaches and postponements, but nothing has been able to derail the project.

When the German Bundesliga presented behind-closed-doors action on Saturday, May 16, it ignited a wave of interest among football fans worldwide, and a reawakening of sponsorships that had gone largely…

Omar Chaudhuri, chief intelligence officer at 21st Club, reflects on how the transfer market will change and impact clubs of all sizes during and after the Covid-19 crisis

Behind closed doors matches are not a panacea for the impact of Covid-19, nor are they always better than not playing at all.

The German Bundesliga runs live fan experience events in markets around the world to nurture its international fanbases. SportBusiness attended the Bundesliga Experience Jakarta in November to see how such an events is put together.

International parcel and express service provider DPD Germany has signed as sleeve sponsor and official logistics partner to Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Band is moving closer to agreeing a deal for free-to-air rights to the German Bundesliga, SportBusiness understands.

Public-service broadcaster the SABC has acquired a package of free-to-air Bundesliga rights in South Africa for the next two seasons

The African arm of French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired the French-language rights to the German Bundesliga in sub-Saharan Africa in a three-season deal

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German football has earned praise for its blend of ideological purity and commercial nous, but calls to reform restrictions on private ownership and investment are growing. With the Bundesliga’s media rights coming to market, Callum McCarthy explores how the league’s commercial performance over the next 18 months could shape its long-term future.

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Bundesliga International chief executive Robert Klein tells SportBusiness International how its new US department will help build its relationship with Fox Sports and why Bayern Munich made the league's entrance easier in the States.