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Commercial broadcaster RTL has secured rights to motorcycling’s FIM Endurance World Championship.

German free-to-air commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired rights to broadcast the FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the ADAC Total 24 Hours of Nürburgring races.

European media group RTL is reportedly considering carving out its Belgian subsidiary from a package sale with its French subsidiary, M6, as well as selling its Dutch subsidiary

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 free-to-air commercial broadcaster RTL will broadcast four Formula 1 races in 2021 following a reported sublicensing agreement with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland

German media group RTL has agreed a deal with the ADAC GT Masters motor racing series, taking over domestic rights next year from sports broadcaster Sport1

Long-serving sports director Manfred Loppe is to leave RTL, the German free-to-air commercial broadcaster, after 28 years

Commercial broadcaster RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg is poised to retain rights to the Luxembourg National Division until 2023, after emerging victorious in a vote by the clubs this week.

German commercial broadcaster RTL has said it will refrain from on-site reporting of the opening three races of the 2020 Formula 1 season due to risks presented by the coronavirus

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

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

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, discussions are ongoing in Germany over the broadcast home of two matches that the national team will play.

Sunday’s Formula One United States Grand Prix was watched by an average of 936,000 viewers on TMC, the French free-to-air digital terrestrial channel.

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.