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IPL 10 average impressions per match up 24% at 21.18 mn

The final contest between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant topped the viewership table, attracting 39.4 mn impressions.

Star Sports syndicates ICC Champions Trophy TV, digital rights in 200+ territories

Fans in 146 countries will be able to watch the coverage via traditional broadcast while the digital broadcast coverage is available in more than 200 countries.

Star India sells out ad inventory for ICC Champions Trophy, ropes in 7 sponsors

Star sells out entire inventory for ICC Champions Trophy. 7 sponsors are on board and Star could be earning ad rev of Rs 250 cr from the event.

Star launches India’s first Tamil sports channel

Star has launched India’s first Tamil sports channel. Named Star Sports Tamil 1, this is Star India’s second regional-language sports channel after Hindi.

Sanjiv Goenka, Rana Kapoor’s daughter among team owners of table tennis league

1Even Sports has roped in high-profile corporate honchos as team owners for its franchise-based league, Ultimate Table Tennis. The list of franchise owners is headlined by RP-SG Group promoter Sanjiv Goenka, Yes Bank founder, MD and CEO Rana Kapoor’s daughter Radha Kapoor Khanna, and Kapil and Dheeraj Wadhawan of Rajesh Wadhawan Group.

Star India acquires broadcast rights to Indian football team’s intl matches

AIFF and its marketing partner Football Sports Development, a 65:35 JV between IMG Reliance and Star, has awarded the media rights of the national football team’s matches to Star India.

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.