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Gymnastics, sport climbing and triathlon events at Munich’s European Championships have all attracted audiences of over 2 million viewers on ARD, the German public-service broadcaster.

Uefa Women’s Euro 2022 is continuing to pull in strong audience figures as both German and French broadcasters posted strong ratings for the two countries’ semi-final clash yesterday (Wednesday) evening.

Thomas Fuhrmann, head of sport at German public broadcaster ZDF, is to relinquish his position in October

Saturday evening’s Uefa Champions League final netted robust free-to-air viewing figures in Europe’s major markets despite the 36-minute delay caused by chaotic scenes outside the stadium.

ARD and ZDF, the German public-service broadcasting duo, and commercial broadcaster RTL are poised to finalise rights deals for Germany’s national team matches during the 2022-28 cycle.

Discovery-owned sports broadcaster Eurosport has acquired rights in Germany to selected matches from the European Handball Federation’s forthcoming men’s Euro 2022 tournament.

Daniel von Busse, chief operating officer at Sport1, is to succeed the retiring Michael Amsinck in heading up the management of the sports rights department at ZDF, the German public-service broadcaster

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have retained rights to top FIS World Cup skiing events held outside of Germany in a new five-year deal announced this morning with the Infront agency

The German Football Federation (DFB) has today (Friday) signed off on new domestic broadcast deals for the DFB-Pokal worth an uplift of over 20 per cent on the current agreements

German football’s DFB-Pokal is set to continue to be showcased on public-service television with ARD and ZDF said to have secured two packages of live rights from 2022-23 to 2025-26.

Public-service broadcaster the BBC and commercial broadcaster ITV pulled in the largest television audience in the UK since the funeral of Princess Diana in 1997 as England lost the Uefa Euro 2020 final…

Wednesday evening’s dramatic Group F encounters attracted the highest Uefa European Championship audiences so far in France, Germany and Portugal.

Tuesday evening’s heavyweight Uefa European Championship clash between Germany and World Cup holders France attracted bumper audiences on free-to-air broadcasters in both countries.

The Infront agency and the organiser of the Berlin Marathon, SCC Events, have extended an exclusive domestic media rights deal with German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF for the next two years

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 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)