Broadcast Rights

MUMBAI: England's tour of India next year will comprise four Tests instead of the regulation five to accommodate the limited-overs series that had to be postponed earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

PTI quotes BCCI president Sourav Ganguly as having confirmed the schedule for the series planned in February-March while speaking at an online event.

The limited-overs series originally comprised three T20s and as many ODIs and was scheduled to be held in September this year but had to be postponed due to the pandemic.

Nov 25, 2020 15:11
MUMBAI: Strengthening its cricket portfolio, Star India has acquired the media rights of Cricket South Africa (CSA) till the end of the 2023/24 cricket season, across Asia, Middle East and North Africa. The agreement grants Star India exclusive rights across linear and digital mediums including all India tours to South Africa in this period.
Nov 24, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: Public service broadcaster All India Radio has secured permission from Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), the India territory media rights holder for international cricket in Australia, for ball-by-ball commentary of the upcoming blockbuster series between hosts Australia and India. 
Nov 24, 2020 15:11
ROME: Italy's top flight football league on Monday issued the Invitation to Tender (ITT) for international media rights related to the Serie A Championship, Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana for the three-year cycle 2021-2024.
Nov 20, 2020 11:11
SINGAPORE: Martial arts organization ONE Championship has announced a multifaceted global partnership with Facebook that includes distribution of exclusive content on Facebook Watch, a Facebook Gaming channel where ONE's top athletes will stream gameplay and gaming commentary, and the addition of ONE Virtual Reality content to the Venues app on the Oculus platform.
Nov 19, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: The stage is set for Friday's kick-off in Goa of much awaited seventh edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL), the country’s first major tournament to be organised since the enforcement of a COVID-19 lockdown eight months ago.
Nov 19, 2020 16:11
MUMBAI: TAM Sports has released its Series 1 IPL 13 Advertising Report, covering all 60 matches of what was a super successful Indian Premier League held in the UAE. The final report in the series is for all the 21 channels on which matches were telecast.
Nov 18, 2020 19:11
A WEEK TO THE DAY after the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League completed its 2020  innings, official broadcaster Star Sports has ticked off all the boxes as far as viewership, subscription numbers are concerned. Ergo OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar, which is where parent company Walt Disney has (and will have) its primary focus in the post COVID-19 era.   
Nov 17, 2020 11:11
SPECIAL REPORT: A WEEK TO THE DAY after the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League completed its 2020  innings, official broadcaster Star Sports has ticked off all the boxes as far as viewership, subscription numbers are concerned. Ergo OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar, which is where parent company Walt Disney has (and will have) its primary focus in the post COVID-19 era.   
Nov 10, 2020 17:11
MUMBAI: Eurosport has entered into an agreement with Play Magnus Group for the pan-European and Asian rights to the Champions Chess Tour, the first professional online chess tour, for the 2021 season.  Chess will take its place alongside other premium sporting events on Eurosport’s platforms for viewers in more than 60 markets across Europe and Asia, expanding the reach of the professional game to millions.
Nov 10, 2020 14:11
MUMBAI: Amazon Prime Video, the OTT streaming service of Amazon Inc, Tuesday announced its first foray into live sports in India, with the acquisition of India territory rights for New Zealand Cricket through 2025/26.