Indian Subcontinent

Major League Baseball has completed a multi-year rights deal with Star Sports India in which the broadcaster will show each game of the 2020 and 2021 World Series live across India

Uday Shankar will step down as president of the Walt Disney Company in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region on December 31, the media and entertainment giant has announced

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports has acquired rights to the Scottish Premiership as part of an agreement that also includes the granting of additional content from top-tier side Rangers

The International Cricket Council has appointed the experienced Sunil Manoharan from India-based pay-television broadcaster Star TV to a leading media rights position

Media companies Tower Sports and SportzWorkz have expanded their association with the Pakistan Cricket Board by agreeing a new production deal with the governing body

The Pakistan Cricket Board is seeking a new international rights deal for its franchise-based Twenty20 competition, the Pakistan Super League, after terminating its contract with Techfront International…

The 2020 Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament got underway on Saturday in the United Arab Emirates, after a six-month delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Online sports platform FanCode has acquired exclusive rights in India to German football’s Bundesliga.

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.

The Pakistan Cricket Board has agreed a new three-year domestic broadcast rights and cable distribution deal with state broadcaster PTV Sports and I-Media Communication Services, respectively, with international…

OTT operator YuppTV has acquired digital streaming rights to cricket’s Indian Premier League in a host of territories.

Mixed martial arts promotion, the Professional Fighters League, has signed a ‘multi-year’ broadcast rights deal in India with the Discovery-owned Eurosport.

The Indian Premier League has released the schedule for its 2020 season in the United Arab Emirates

Indian pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has acquired the exclusive global media rights for Sri Lanka Cricket in a three-year deal from 2020 to 2023

Indian online sports platform FanCode has acquired streaming rights for Major League Baseball and the Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament in separate deals

Innovative Production Group (IPG), the Dubai-based sports marketing agency, has been awarded marketing and organisation rights for the Lanka Premier League, a new Twenty20 cricket tournament in Sri Lanka

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.

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…