Discovery Communications

NEW DELHI: Two months after Lex Sportel Vision Pvt Ltd reportedly won a favourable court ruling in Sri Lanka over rights to the DSport mark in its long-running legal dispute with Discovery Communications, the American media conglomerate declared Thursday that the High Court of Colombo had dismissed LSV's "interim application".  

Jan 29, 2020 12:01
NEW DELHI: The Hon’ble High Court of Delhi granted an interim injunction in favour of Discovery Communications LLC, Discovery Networks Asia Pacific and Discovery Communications India by completely restraining Lex Sportel Vision Pvt.
Jan 10, 2020 09:01
MUMBAI: Even as Discovery Communications India declared on Thursday that it had ended its relationship with "third-party service provider" Lex Sportel Vision in regards to running the sports channel DSport, a recent ruling by the Delhi High Court makes clear that this is NOT an open and shut case.
Jan 09, 2020 13:01
MUMBAI: Discovery Communications India has expanded the role of Vijay Rajput, currently serving as SVP – Affiliate Sales & Product Distribution, with an additional responsibility of heading its sports business in South Asia. 
Feb 18, 2019 14:02
MUMBAI: Discovery Asia Pacific has appointed Megha Tata as managing director – South Asia, Discovery Communications India, effective April 01.  
Jan 17, 2019 17:01
NEW DELHI: Discovery teed off its newly branded 'GOLFTV' streaming service in India Wednesday with the European Tour’s ongoing Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship (running through to January 19), while confirming that "full coverage" of the PGA Tour would start late February, a good three years ahead of its original schedule for this market.
Jan 11, 2019 17:01
MUMBAI: TS Panesar, business head of Discovery Communications branded sports channel DSport, has resigned.  Panesar, who joined as head of DSport in July 2017, is currently serving his notice period and will be with the niche sports channel till the end of the month, Television Post reports. As DSport head, Panesar was responsible for content acquisition and monetisation. 
Sep 21, 2018 13:09
MUMBAI: Karan Bajaj, the senior vice-president and GM of Discovery Communications India and South Asia has called it quits nearly two years after joining the organization, Exchange4Media reports. The news agency found access to an email sent by JB Perrette, President and CEO of Discovery Network International to the Indian arm which confirmed the development. 
Jul 17, 2018 15:07
NEW DELHI: Discovery Communications branded sports channel DSport has secured the India rights for the 147th edition of the British Open, which tees off at the Carnoustie Golf Course, Scotland, on Thursday, 19th July, running through till Sunday, 22nd July. The historic course has seen golfing action from the early 16th century and is considered one of the toughest golfing venues in the world. 
Jun 05, 2018 19:06
NEW YORK: Discovery Communications and the PGA Tour announced on Monday the formation of a strategic alliance for a 12-year period from 2019 to 2030, which involves the sport of golf getting its branded OTT video streaming service for the first time ever. 
Apr 03, 2018 13:04
MUMBAI: Discovery Communications branded sports channel DSport is all set to broadcast the year's first golf major - the Augusta Masters 2018 - for Indian viewers.  The tournament, taking place at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA from 6th April to 9th April, 2018 will be aired starting 12:30am (IST) for Indian audiences.