21 Sep 2017
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Television

Star to rejig sports network; Star Sports Tamil, Select SD versions in the offing

Star Sports Tamil will replace Star Sports 4 while Star Sports Select 1 will replace Star Sports HD 4. Both Star Sports 4 and Star Sports HD 4 are being discontinued from 28 May.

Now India to have a franchise-based table tennis league

11EVEN SPORTS has partnered with Table Tennis Federation of India to launch a franchise-based league called ‘Ultimate Ping Pong’. The inaugural season will be played from 13-30 July in three different cities – Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai and will witness participation from six franchises.

IPL rights value set to soar as broadcast-rights bidding process set to begin on 17 July

With the curtain falling on the 10th edition of IPL, the attention will now shift to who wins the next cycle of TV and the digital rights for the cash-rich T20 league and at what price. This will set the tone for the new valuation of the IPL and the future health of sports broadcasting in India.

CT 2017: Star Sports releases new TVC for Indo-Pak match

Titled #SabseBadaMoh, the TVC is a take on the magnetism of India-Pakistan cricket matches. India versus Pakistan matches across formats have created some moments of great significance in cricket, making it one of the biggest sporting rivalries in the world.

Shashank Manohar to continue as ICC chairman

ICC today confirmed Shashank Manohar will continue to function as independent chairman until the end of his elected term which is June 2018.

IPL 2017 breaks previous year’s viewership record in just 4 weeks

IPL has created a new viewership record by garnering a cumulative reach of 363.9 mn viewers in just 32 matches vis-à-vis last year’s cumulative reach of 361 mn viewers for the entire tournament.

ICC launches new mobile app ahead of Champions Trophy

ICC today launched its new all-encompassing cricket mobile app with a host of attractive features that will take fan experience to a new level during the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to be held in England and Wales from 1-18 June.

DSport acquires tennis property rights ‘Tie Break Tens’

Discovery’s sports channel DSport has acquired the rights for the new international tennis property ‘Tie Break Tens’. It will mark the first time an Indian sports channel will telecast this new format of tennis for sports fans.

ICC’s new rev share model will leave BCCI with $293 mn between 2016-23

The revamped financial structure, proposed by the ICC, will mean that the BCCI will receive $293 mn as its share of revenue across the eight-year cycle. While ECB will receive $143 mn as its share of ICC revenue, Zimbabwe Cricket will end up with $94 mn.

Star Sports unveils new campaign for ICC Champions Trophy

Star Sports has released a new ad film titled ‘Matrabhasha’. The film showcases cricket as the language that unifies India.