Indian Subcontinent

Pay-television broadcaster Star India has acquired rights to the second edition of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown, SportBusiness understands

The Board of Control for Cricket in India is said to have identified a calendar slot of September 26 to November 8 for the rescheduled 2020 Indian Premier League, with broadcast rights-holder Star India…

Indian digital sports platform FanCode has said it was tricked into streaming a fraudulent T20 cricket competition last month, in a remarkable case that is under investigation by police and cricket authorities

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has emerged victorious in an arbitration ruling over the inaugural global broadcast rights deal signed for the Indian Premier League with the World Sport Group…

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports and New Zealand Cricket have failed to reach agreement on the renewal of their rights deal, according to a report

The Blitz agency, domestic broadcast rights-holder of the Pakistan Super League, has taken legal action against the Pakistan Cricket Board over rights payments for the suspended 2020 season of the Twenty20…

A number of Sri Lanka’s national team cricketers will return to action next week in the 12-day-long PDC T10 league tournament.

Sri Lanka Cricket has again been forced into extending its global media-rights invitation to tender process, amid reports of concerns from bidders over the status of its scheduled series against India

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.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star is poised to strengthen its grip on cricket broadcasting in the subcontinent by beating incumbent Sony to the rights for Cricket South Africa content.

World Wrestling Entertainment’s media-rights income from the Indian subcontinent has increased about 80 per cent in a deal being finalised with pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks, SportBusiness Media understands.

Indian online sports media platform FanCode is launching a subscription video product this year, built on content not currently covered by Indian broadcasters.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star is close to renewing its rights for the English Premier League at a discount, having faced little competition in the auction, SportBusiness Media understands.

Sri Lankan terrestrial broadcaster Carlton Sports Network Television (CSN) is set to resume operations, five years after having its license blocked by the government

UK government culture secretary Oliver Dowden has said he hopes the Premier League can resume by mid-June. The teams have agreed to start non-contact training in small groups today

Incumbent rights-holder Sony Pictures Networks India is the only serious bidder in an ongoing tender process for Sri Lanka Cricket's international media rights, according to Indian news website InsideSport

Sports data and AI technology company Stats Perform has reached an agreement with Sportsfever360, a sports management organisation in Pakistan, to deliver Opta cricket data through Sportsfever360’s technologies a…

The Pakistan Cricket Board is searching for a consultant to help it with its media rights sales for home international matches in the 2020-23 period

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries has secured the second major funding injection in the space of a month for its digital arm, with US private equity firm Silver Lake investing INR56.56bn (€683.5m/$747.7

Social media giant Facebook has invested $5.7bn (€5.24bn) in Jio in a move that makes it the largest minority shareholder in the Indian digital platform. The investment of a 9.9

The Pakistan Cricket Board lost out on between $80m (€74m) and $90m in media-rights revenue during its last five-year rights cycle because it was unable to schedule home matches against India, according t…

India-based agency ITW has apologised to the Pakistan Cricket Board for a mix-up that saw Pakistan Super League cricket matches streamed on UK betting website Bet365 against the board's wishes

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has accepted a request from broadcast rights-holder, pay-television broadcaster Star India, to open up its archives amid the lack of live action due to the Covid-19…

Television audiences for India's top football league, the Indian Super League, increased strongly in the 2019-20 season according to the Broadcast Audience Research Council

Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has finalised an extension and expansion to its rights deal in the Indian subcontinent with US-based wrestling organisation WWE, securing exclusive access…

Facebook is in talks to acquire a 10-per-cent stake in Indian mobile telco Reliance Jio, according to the Financial Times

Discovery-owned Indian pay-television broadcaster DSport has struck a rights deal with US wrestling promotion Impact

Sri Lanka Cricket has launched a new combined invitation to tender for its television, radio and digital rights after determining that separate tenders failed to produce bids of a satisfactory nature

New Indian sports application SportsTiger acquired live streaming rights for the 2020 Pakistan Super League cricket tournament

Indian pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Television is partnering with restaurant operator Impresario Entertainment and Hospitality to create live viewing experiences for cricket fans during the…

The Extreme E off-road racing series has continued its media-rights drive through a deal with pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)

India pay-television broadcaster Star has signed a media rights deal with agency Sporty Solutionz to broadcast the Asian Wrestling Championships from February 18 to 23

Cricket's Pakistan Super League (PSL) has signed up Chinese telco Oppo as a sponsor ahead of its 2020 edition

Bids for international media rights and a media production contract for Sri Lanka Cricket properties for the 2020-23 period are due next Thursday, February 20

Pay-television broadcaster Star India is working on a new cricket destination within its Hotstar streaming app, as it continues preparations for the 2020 Indian Premier League season

Pay-television broadcaster Star India has so far agreed deals with nine sponsors for its coverage of this year's Indian Premier League T20 cricket season, generating Rs900 crore ($126m)

Disney is launching its Disney Plus OTT service in India on March 29, to coincide with the start of the Indian Premier League cricket season