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Ben Speight, head of SportBusiness Intelligence, breaks down the German TV market – one of the few in Europe where free-to-air spend on sport is higher than that of pay-TV.

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

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have expanded their commitment to the DEL, the country’s national ice hockey league, by agreeing a new sublicensing deal with rights-holder Deutsche Telekom, t…

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…

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has dismissed allegations that he helped cover up a top footballer’s positive doping test as “silly” and “unconvincing”, adding that he and Russia were being smeared as payback for winning the hosting rights to the 2018 Fifa World Cup.