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SBD Global/June 6, 2013/Media
Sport1+ Acquires Several Int'l Football Media Rights; Sat.1 Gets Boxing Rights
Published June 6, 2013
BOXING RIGHTS: RAPID TV NEWS' Jörn Krieger reported media group ProSiebenSat.1 "has acquired boxing rights that had been in possession of German public broadcaster ARD." ProSiebenSat.1 TV Germany Managing Dir Zeljko Karajica "made the annoucement at the Sponors Sports Media Summit in Cologne." Sat.1 "will show the next three bouts of WBO Super Middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz" (RAPID TV NEWS, 6/5).
BIATHLON: The DPA reported German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF "will reportedly continue to show the Int'l Biathlon Union men's and women's World Cup events." The IBU "is negotiating the final contract details of an extention with the European Broadcast Union." ARD and ZDF are part of the EBU (DPA, 6/5).