MUMBAI: Star Sports, official broadcaster for the upcoming bilateral cricket series between India and England, has signed 18 brands as sponsors for the two-month tour by the Boys from Blighty, which kicks off Friday with the first Test in Chennai.
Feb 03, 2021 11:02
MUMBAI: British media have confirmed that Channel 4 has secured the UK rights for the live broadcast of the England's tour of India that involves four Tests, five Twenty20s and three one-day internationals.
Jan 27, 2021 19:01
MUMBAI: The winning performance by a resurgent Indian team in the recently concluded 4-Test series against Australia has drawn massive advertiser interest for the upcoming series where India hosts England.
Jan 20, 2021 15:01
MUMBAI: After almost a year, cricket finally returns to Indian soil as Team India faces world champions England in a two-month series that gets underway from February 5th.
Jan 05, 2021 15:01
MUMBAI: The Walt Disney Company has created a new leadership structure at Star Sports in the aftermath of the departure of key executives from the network late last year.
Dec 24, 2020 14:12
MUCH HAS BEEN ALREADY BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT Indian media's biggest executive departure of 2020. The resignation of Uday Shankar as president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, announced October 8, also marks the end of arguably THE defining decade in the evolution of professional Indian sport in the 21st century.
Dec 16, 2020 20:12
MUMBAI: ‘Ultimate Kricket Challenge', a new cricket series featuring current and former cricketers is set to premier from 24th December to 1st January on the Star Sports network. The marketing-led event shortens the game into 4 innings of 15 balls each, where each UKC "gladiator" will go head-to-head against every other.
Dec 04, 2020 16:12
MUMBAI: The Hero Indian Super League 2020-21 registered a viewership increase of 16% in the opening week - covering the first eight matches - as compared to the previous season, Star India, ISL's official broadcast partner in India, announced Thursday. The growth is universally seen across markets, the broadcaster declared.
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.
Oct 20, 2020 15:10
NEW YORK: Major League Baseball (MLB) and Star Sports India Monday announced a new multi-year broadcast agreement to air every game of the 2020 and 2021 World Series live across India.
Oct 13, 2020 17:10
NEWS ANALYSIS: THE REASON FOR UDAY Shankar's decision to step down as president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, announced last Thursday, is clear now. Not quite so clear is why Star Sports CEO Gautam Thakar AND three other top executives acted in consort to take the exit route from India's leading sports network.