German commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired the exclusive free-to-air TV rights for the Formula One for the next three seasons.
Sky Austria has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights of the Austrian football Bundesliga from the 2018/19 season for four years.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF will continue to screen the international matches of Germany’s national football team.
Sports portal DAZN will show all games of the UEFA Europa League live in Germany and Austria in the next three seasons.
German sports channel Sport1 will continue to show car racing series ADAC GT Masters in the next three years.
Eurosport will not transmit the Olympic Games exclusively in Germany between 2018 and 2024.
German public broadcaster ARD is negotiating about the free-to-air TV rights for the Formula 1 from the 2018 season, competing with commercial broadcaster RTL that has been showing the Grand Prix races since 1991.
More than half a year after the collapse of negotiations, German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF are in talks with Discovery Networks Deutschland again regarding sublicences for the Olympic Games.
Swiss cable operator UPC welcomes the decision by competition commission COMCO against precautionary measures regarding the broadcasting of ice-hockey on its new channel MySports.
Swiss pay-TV broadcaster Teleclub will show all games of the Champions League and the Europa League live from the 2018/19 season.