Discovery Communications India's sports channel DSport has acquired the broadcast rights of the 2018 Nidahas Trophy featuring Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.
The IPL 2018 Retention event, which broadcast for the first time in its 10-year history by Star India, was watched by an audience of 8.1 million across TV and digital.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) Player Registration, which closed on 12 January, saw a whopping 1122 players signing up to be a part of the mega IPL Player Auction 2018 scheduled to take place in Bengaluru on 27-28 January.
India is the biggest broadcast market for CPL with the 2017 edition viewership seeing a 19% increase to more than 97 million.
Discovery Communications India’s sports channel DSport has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast season two of the Poker Sports League (PSL), which claims to be the world's first franchise based poker league.
The ministry of youth affairs & sports (MYAS) has awarded the broadcast rights of Khelo India School Games to Star Sports for five years till 2022.
Star India has appointed Gautam Thakar as the CEO of Star Sports. Thakar, who is currently working with Washington DC-based investment firm Revolution LLC, will take up the new role beginning 15 January.