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MUMBAI: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 India host broadcaster Viacom18 has secured a "John Doe" injunction order from the Madras High Court to protect "infringement of copyrights" (read signal piracy) for the ongoing edition of world football's biggest quadrennial tournament. 

In a commercial suit filed before the Madras High Court, Viacom18 Media Private Limited (Viacom18) has secured a John Doe injunction order to protect infringement of copyrights for the FIFA World Cup, which launched on 20th November in Qatar. 

Nov 22, 2022 14:11
MUMBAI: Viacom18 is gearing up to bring the sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 to viewers across India. Eight teams will play 33 matches across 12 days at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium from Wednesday, November 23, running through to December 4.  Matches will be available to all viewers on JioCinema. The TV broadcast schedule will include Sports18 Khel and Colors Cineplex SD & HD.
Sep 07, 2022 21:09
MUMBAI: LaLiga, Spain’s top-flight football league, which kicked off its new season a few weeks ago, has reached over nine million fans across the Viacom18 network platforms - Sports18, VootSelect and JioTV.
Sep 01, 2022 17:09
DID THE HEAD HONCHOS AT The Walt Disney Company not read their own memo? That certainly appears to be the case considering how far beyond even the most aggressive projections was the winning bid made by Disney Star to ensure the ICC TV and digital rights to both men’s and women’s global cricket events for the next 4-year cycle were kept "in house". 
Aug 13, 2022 13:08
MUMBAI: Olympic Bronze medallist Vijender Singh is all set to return to the ring for his first professional bout in over a year as he takes on Ghana’s Eliasu Sulley in the ‘Jungle Rumble’. 
Aug 09, 2022 17:08
MUMBAI: Indian cricket's serial conflict-of-interest petitioner has taken aim yet again. This time at Nita Ambani, owner of Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians.  BCCI ethics officer Vineet Saran has asked Ambani, also a Reliance Industries Ltd director, to respond to a conflict-of-interest complaint made by former Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) member Sanjeev Gupta. 
Jul 12, 2022 18:07
MUMBAI: Disney Star, Viacom18, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and Zee Entertainment have reportedly raised concerns about the 'lack of transparency' in the bidding process for media rights to the International Cricket Council's next eight-year cycle of global cricket events.
Jun 27, 2022 13:06
MUMBAI: Viacom18 has appointed Fandawm co-founder Pushpendra Singh as chief product officer Sports. 
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
NOW THIS DID NOT age well at all. But surprised we are most definitely not! Just a day after yet another headline cropped up (many such have appeared over the last few months) on an impending face-off between Jeff Bezos and Mukesh Ambani over ownership of media rights for world cricket's most valuable property - the Indian Premier League - it can finally be laid to rest. 
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
MUMBAI (June 13): At the end of what has been a really topsy turvy day, the Indian Premier League's linear television rights have gone to incumbent Disney Star India (or maybe not?), with a winning bid of Rs 57.5 crore per game, while Viacom18 has secured the digital rights for a mind-boggling price of Rs 50 cr per game.
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
"DIGITAL IS IT! NOT IN THE NEXT RIGHTS CYCLE, BUT NOW!" That, in a nutshell, is the biggest takeaway from what has been an action packed three-day media rights e-auction for the world's most valuable cricket property.