Germany

German chemicals company Evonik has reduced its stake in Borussia Dortmund, just days after restructuring its sponsorship deal with the Bundesliga football club

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired a suite of motor racing rights from the IMG agency in a deal headlined by the FIA World Rallycross Championship

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

Željko Karajica, a leading figure in the German sports media-rights industry, is to leave ProSiebenSat.1, the commercial broadcasting group, amid a restructure of its sports unit 7Sports.

Golf competitions at the 2022 European Championships in Munich will be held at the Golf Valley Golfplatz course near Holzkirchen, it has been announced

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has announced that it will not be renewing its World Wrestling Entertainment rights and has signed a deal with All Elite Wrestling

Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund will split its shirt sponsorship rights between the incumbent chemicals brand Evonik and telecommunications company 1&1 from next season

Subscription streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in five countries to this weekend’s heavyweight boxing rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

The Bundesliga, Germany’s top football division, exceeded total revenues of over €4bn ($4.26bn) for the first time in 2018-19, according to the 2020 DFL Economic Report, which was released today (Tuesday).

The Bundesliga's esports property is seen as a valuable tool with which to engage a younger fanbase and expand the reach of the league and its commercial partners. Story by Bob Williams.

As Bayern Munich have all but elected a new club president, Bob Williams takes a look at how the club's executive board is set to change in the coming seasons.

The Bundesliga’s head of APAC Kevin Sim is deep in talks with potential media-rights partners for the cycle from 2020-21. Kevin McCullagh talks to him about his expectations for the market.

Electric car brand BMW i has extended it official vehicle partner deal with the Formula E Championship. The deal, likely to be an uplift on the €6m ($6.5

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired rights to the US stock car racing series Nascar for the next three years

Obstacle-racing company Spartan has completed its acquisition of the UK affiliate of Tough Mudder, announcing that the takeover will allow the mass-participation company to run a full schedule of events…

Sportdigital Fussball, the subscription broadcaster in German-speaking countries, has acquired rights to the remainder of this season’s Superliga Argentina, the top tier of Argentinian football.

German Bundesliga club FC Bayern has signed an official partner deal with battery and energy storage systems company Varta

British petrochemicals company Ineos has built on existing ties with Formula 1 team Mercedes by signing on as a principal partner, with team principal and chief executive Toto Wolff using today’s (Monday’s) ann…

Companies interested in the domestic broadcast rights to Germany’s Bundesliga and 2.

The German Paralympic Committee (DBS) has extended its exclusive marketing partnership with the Deutsche Sport Marketing (DSM) agency

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has agreed a one-year extension to its deal with Fifa for rights to esports events organised by world football’s governing body.

German media group ProSiebenSat.1 posted a record market share in the key 14-to-49 year-old audience demographic last night with its live coverage of the NFL Super Bowl

German football club TSG Hoffenheim has extended its main shirt sponsor contract with global software company SAP

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has extended the remit of Stephen van Rooyen, its head of UK operations, to encompass its German and Italian operations

Holger Blask, director of audio-visual rights at the Deutsche Fußball Liga has laid out the proposed packages for the upcoming 2021-22 to 2024-25 domestic media rights invitation to tender for Germany's …

Leading European broadcasters of esports competitions have called for improved guarantees over scheduling and the world feed to be provided by organisers and promoters in order to justify rising rights…

Eurosport Germany is to broadcast daily live coverage from the German House at the 2020 Olympic Games after reaching an agreement with Deutsche Sport Marketing, the commercial of the German Olympic Sports…

German automotive giant Daimler has denied speculation that its Mercedes-Benz marque is preparing to withdraw its works team from Formula 1, rejecting reports that the matter is on the agenda at its next…

German esports team Fokus Clan has signed up multi-national Zurich Insurance Group to its growing sponsorship portfolio

The recently-agreed tie-up between Germany’s Bundesliga and Amazon Web Services, the retail giant’s cloud computing subsidiary, could lead to archive highlights created specifically for different rights-holding bro…

Subscription streaming service DAZN has added the Coupe de France to its football rights properties in German-speaking countries

Burkhard Weber, a respected executive in the German sports media industry, has died at the age of 64. Weber had worked as senior vice-president of sport at pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland

The Infront agency has renewed its exclusive agreement with FSV Mainz 05 to sell sponsorship and pitchside advertising rights, along with hospitality packages

Commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired exclusive rights in Germany to the Uefa Europa League and the newly-created Uefa Europa Conference League for the new cycle, from 2021-22 to 2023-24

Germany pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has announced that it will be making its German football and Uefa Champions League highlights, along with a host of other sporting properties, available…

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