India

Pro Kabaddi League team owners are unhappy with the result of the tender for global media rights to the league, won by Disney-owned Star India last month, despite more than doubling their income.

Mashal Sports, the sports management company owned by pay-television broadcaster Star India, has countered claims that its auction for broadcast rights to the Pro Kabaddi League was flawed

Pay-television broadcaster Star India has won the rights to show the Pro Kabaddi League for the next five seasons despite conflict of interest concerns from some of the competing teams

K Madhavan has been appointed president of The Walt Disney Company India and Disney-owned pay-television platform Star India

Internet search giant Google will show Indian Premier League match highlights this year via its Web Stories feature under a tie-up with Indian media group Disney Plus Hotstar

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has reached eight new international media rights deals for the 2021 season

Fuel TV, the action sports television channel, has secured distribution in India for the first time and strengthened its presence in Mexico in a deal with electronics giant Samsung

Leading figures in Indian football have hailed the successful running of the 2020-21 Indian Super League season within bio-secure bubbles

Indian broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has signed an exclusive, multi-year television and digital rights deal with Ultimate Kho Kho, India’s first professional kho kho league.

An invitation to tender is to be issued tomorrow (Thursday) for broadcast rights to the Pro Kabaddi League across the next five seasons

The NBA has agreed a deal with Indian public-service broadcaster Prasar Bharati for rights to show classic content, documentaries, game highlights and public service announcements

Pay-television broadcaster Star India has renewed an agreement for rights to the Wimbledon grand slam tennis tournament until 2023

The former head of Disney in Asia, Uday Shankar, is forming a new venture with James Murdoch to invest in technology and media opportunities in India and other Asian markets

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

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a rights deal in India with the New Japan Pro-Wrestling organisation

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has acquired exclusive rights in India to the forthcoming cricket series between the United Arab Emirates and Ireland

Sports technology services provider Deltatre has extended an agreement with football’s Indian Super League to design, develop, and deploy broadcast graphics.