Bangladesh

Media group Sony Pictures Networks India has struck a two-season extension to its rights deal with the Formula E electric car-racing championship

Facebook this week sublicensed some coverage of Spain’s LaLiga to Sony Pictures Networks India across the Indian subcontinent, recouping about 20 per cent of its investment in the rights.

The Infront agency has already exceeded its guarantee to Fifa for rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups across Asia with rights to the 2022 tournament still to sell in all but its most-valuable market, China, TV Sports Markets understands.

State-owned broadcaster Bangladesh Television (BTV), pay-television broadcaster Maasranga Television and Nagorik Television have acquired rights to the 2018 Fifa World Cup in the south Asian country.

The Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 competition begins this Saturday with limited international coverage due to a dispute over who can legally sell the rights.

Indian pay-television broadcaster DSport has taken action against the Impress Matra Consortium for allegedly failing to fulfil a deal agreed for rights to Twenty20 cricket competition the Bangladesh Premier League.

Sony Pictures Networks India has acquired rights to the fourth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament.

Impress Matra Consortium has acquired global broadcast rights for the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 club cricket competition.

The International Cricket Council has said the 2016 U19 World Cup in Bangladesh will receive unprecedented broadcast coverage as it seeks to enhance the national team tournament’s position in the sport’s marketplace.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Neo Sports has acquired rights to Twenty20 cricket competition the Bangladesh Premier League.