Sports broadcasting contracts in Germany

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This article refers to sports broadcasting contracts in Germany. For a list of contracts in other countries, see Sports television broadcast contracts.


  • UEFA European Championship Qualifiers
    • RTL (only national team, 2014–2020)
    • DAZN (all games (exclude national team), 2019-2020)
  • UEFA Nations League (2018-2021)
    • DAZN (all matches (exclude national team group fixtures), 2018-2021)
    • ARD (last two national team group matches only in 2018-19)
    • ZDF (three live matches (first two national team group matches, plus a final in 2018-19))


National team
German competitions
  • Bundesliga: SKY (live broadcast of most games), DAZN (Friday and Monday Night Games, 5 Sunday Afternoon Games (all sublicensed from Eurosport), plus highlights) ARD (Highlights), ZDF (Opening match live, highlights).
  • 2. Bundesliga: SKY (live broadcast of all games), Sky Sport News & Sport1 (highlights on Friday & Sunday), DAZN (Highlights of other matches, plus live coverage of relegation play-offs) and ARD (highlights on Saturday)
  • DFB-Pokal: ARD, Sport1 (one match per round respectively, total two matches, plus highlights of other matches), and SKY
Other leagues and cups

American Football[edit]




Field Hockey[edit]



Ice hockey[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Motor racing[edit]

Multi-discipline events[edit]

Rugby Union[edit]

Rugby League[edit]


Winter Sports[edit]



Beach Volleyball[edit]



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