Bangladesh

The first match of an Australian cricket tour of Bangladesh took place yesterday without live television or streaming coverage in Australia, something that has happened only once or twice in recent decades

Spanish LaLiga’s value in India has seen a sharp decline in media group Viacom 18’s deal for exclusive rights to the property from 2021-22 to 2023-24, driven by a lack of competition.

Bangladeshi sports broadcasters T Sports and Gazi TV (GTV) have struck a deal with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to jointly show the next round of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division (BDPL)

Bangladeshi satellite channel T Sports’ acquisition of rights to the Indian national cricket team’s home matches could herald a more competitive era in the Bangladeshi sports rights market.

Bangladeshi agency Ban Tech has acquired media rights for Bangladesh men's home international cricket matches in a deal with the Bangladesh Cricket Board running from now until October 2023

New Bangladeshi sports broadcaster T Sports has acquired media rights for English Premier League matches and India home international cricket in a deal with video content rights marketplace Allrites

T Sports, a new sports broadcaster in Bangladesh that launched last year, has acquired Asian Football Confederation national team and club competition media rights in a four-year deal for the 2021-24 cycle

LaLiga has announced a media rights agreement in China with telco China Mobile, and launched a tender for rights in the Indian subcontinent

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has raised BDT17.9 crore (€1.7m/$2.1m) from its sale of broadcast rights to Bangladesh’s forthcoming home series against West Indies.

The International Cricket Council pushed back until next month a decision on whether this year’s T20 World Cup will go ahead as scheduled in Australia in October and November.

Sony Pictures Networks India has acquired the exclusive media rights in the Indian subcontinent for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

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.

LaLiga has struck a deal for Facebook to show Spanish top-tier football matches in the Indian subcontinent. The agreement will run for three seasons, from 2018-19 to 2020-21

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.