Star India unveils new sports channels

Pay-television broadcaster Star India is to launch two new sports channels.

Star Sports Select HD 1 and Star Sports Select HD 2 will be added to direct-to-home and cable-television platforms in the first week of August.

The channels will show live coverage of international sports properties, including football’s English Premier League and German Bundesliga, as well as the Formula One motor-racing world championship.

The channels will not show coverage of cricket or kabaddi.