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IPL linear rights strategy ‘vindicated’, says Disney Star’s Gupta
Record viewership for the IPL on Disney Star’s channels points to the enduring strength of linear, Sanjog Gupta tells SportBusiness Media.
BCCI to split digital and linear rights in new tender
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has decided to separate its domestic linear and digital rights when it tenders its rights from 2023-24 onwards in the coming months
DAZN secures IPL increase in five-year Foxtel deal
DAZN conducted a successful sales process of its IPL rights in Oceania, with Foxtel paying an uplift on its previous fee in a new five-year deal, although Sky NZ's deal for the 2023 season is a slight decrease.
Sky halves cash fee in co-exclusive IPL deal with DAZN
Sky has halved its cash rights fee for Indian Premier League rights in the UK and Ireland by striking a one-year, co-exclusive rights deal with DAZN.
Sky opts for initial short-term Women’s Premier League deal
Sky Sports acquired exclusive rights to the inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League after deciding, for now, to agree a one-year deal rather than make a long-term commitment.
BT Sport exploits gap to bag India-Australia series
Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport faced no strong competition in its acquisition of exclusive rights in the UK and Ireland for Australia’s current tour of India.
Saudi Tourism Authority finalises sponsorship deal with IPL
Saudi Arabia's national tourism authority has become a sponsor of the Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament
BT Sport bags rights to Australia’s tour of India
Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has secured exclusive rights in the UK and Ireland for Australia's tour of India, SportBusiness understands.
Viacom18 pays premium for Women’s Premier League despite limited competition
Viacom18 secured rights to the new Women’s Premier League T20 competition after lodging a massive bid for the rights, despite a lack of competition from rival broadcasters.
Viacom18 lands global rights to Women’s IPL for $116m
Media group Viacom18 has built on its rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL) by acquiring the global television and digital rights to the new women’s edition of the T20 cricket competition for a fee o…
BCCI launches Women’s IPL rights tender ahead of debut season
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has launched an invitation to tender for media rights to the Women’s Indian Premier League competition for the 2023 to 2027 seasons.
BCCI confirms Women’s IPL plans, AGM date
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that it plans to launch a women’s edition of its flagship T20 competition the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the beginning of next year.
In Focus: Indian Premier League
An estimated 229 million people in India watched the first week of the fifteenth edition of the Indian Premier League at the end of March 2022
The IPL e-auction: A SportBusiness Media analysis
India’s major media groups are satisfied with the results of the Indian Premier League’s e-auction, with Star and Viacom18 sharing the spoils and Sony content with the amount its rivals were forced to pay.
Shah hails ‘digital revolution’ as value of IPL digital rights overtakes linear rights
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah believes India has witnessed a “digital revolution” after the value of digital rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL) surpassed the val…
IPL rights packages sell for $6.2bn, more than double previous cycle
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has cemented its financial dominance of global cricket after auctioning the media rights to the Indian Premier League for INR48,390 crore ($6.2bn/€5.9
Two IPL domestic rights packages awarded, international rights up next
The Board of Control for Cricket in India yesterday sold the two main packages of domestic media rights for the Indian Premier League, although has not yet confirmed the winners