media rights

THE SOLICITOR-GENERAL NO LESS! The BCCI has reportedly referred the CVC Capital Partners "matter" to SGI Tushar Mehta, who represents the board in matters not involving the government of India.

Seriously? This whole rigmarole is frankly getting tiresome. IF the BCCI is genuinely "worried" about the optics of allowing a "betting company" (UK-exiled former IPL supremo Lalit Modi's coinage, not ours) like CVC to own an Indian Premier League franchise then there are only two options available to it. 

Nov 12, 2021 13:11
MUMBAI: "At Linear Networks, we expect that first quarter operating income will decrease by nearly $500 million versus the prior year, reflecting factors including higher contractual sports rights costs for college football and the NFL, timing of cricket expenses at Star India..." That was Christine McCarthy chief financial officer at The Walt Disney Company on an investors' call on Wednesday.
Nov 01, 2021 20:11
MUMBAI: Rhetorical question. Which network or platform is best positioned to exploit a global bid for the upcoming Indian Premier League media rights? 
Oct 13, 2021 14:10
MUMBAI: Just under two months after SportzPower first reported on the development, Bundesliga International, a subsidiary of DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, Tuesday confirmed it has agreed to a two-year deal with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) for exclusive media rights to broadcast the Bundesliga in India and the Indian Subcontinent. 
Oct 07, 2021 19:10
MUMBAI: Qatar-based broadcaster beIN Sports said Wednesday that Saudi Arabia will soon lift a four-year ban on the channel and has promised to close pirate websites. 
Oct 04, 2021 05:10
MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council is reportedly seriously considering moving away from what has till now been the ICC's methodology of selling media rights – both television and digital – from an eight-year cycle to a shorter one. 
Sep 29, 2021 04:09
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed the timeline for the Indian Premier League media rights tender for the 2023-2027 cycle.
Sep 24, 2021 15:09
LONDON: IMG and FIFA have announced an agreement to market worldwide media rights for the African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
Aug 26, 2021 21:08
MUMBAI: Well, that completes it as far as the media rights for Europe's "Big 5" football leagues in the Indian subcontinent are concerned. After pocketing Spain's LaLiga and Italy's Serie A rights in the recent past, Viacom18 has acquired the broadcast and digital rights for France's Lique 1 in India, SportzPower can reveal. 
Aug 20, 2021 11:08
MUMBAI: Sports rights aggregation is going ahead full steam at Reliance Industries Ltd's media-facing entities. Viacom18 Friday announced that it has acquired the broadcast and digital rights for Italian Serie A for the Indian subcontinent for the next three seasons. 
Aug 18, 2021 19:08
KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Wednesday announced Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) as their new media partner in the Indian subcontinent, which includes India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives (but NOT Pakistan).