Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
Fierce competition helped the Board of Control for Cricket in India earn a substantial increase in the value of its global media rights last week.
India’s listed-events legislation is expected to widen to include the Indian Premier League early next year, a move likely to prompt a legal challenge from Star India.
Board of Control for Cricket in India chief executive Rahul Johri told TV Sports Markets selling global Indian Premier League media rights to Star India for $2.55bn (€2.14bn) was a “game-defining moment”.
Interview with Rahul Johri, chief executive of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, about the Indian Premier League's $2.55bn deal with Star India
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has been hit with a fine of Rs520m (€6.94m/$8.36m) after being found guilty of breaches of competition rules when negotiating rights deals for Twenty20 tournament the Indian Premier League.
More than 20 broadcasters have expressed an interest in acquiring rights to the Indian Premier League Twenty20 club cricket competition.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has been ordered by the country’s Supreme Court to carry out a series of reforms of its governance structure, but a key proposal that would have severely damaged its revenues from broadcast rights has been rejected.
Sony Pictures Networks has been given a 60-day window to submit an offer to retain rights to the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket competition, according to the Times of India newspaper.
The International Cricket Council has reported on a number of broadcast and digital records for the 2016 World Twenty20 national team tournament, the first major event produced by its ICC TV division.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has been ordered to pay sports broadcaster and media and entertainment company Nimbus Communications Rs118.8m (€1.6m/$1.8m) following the second arbitration case resulting from its 2011 decision to terminate a media rights and production partnership.
India has withdrawn from its proposed tour of Zimbabwe, with an ongoing feud between the Board of Control for Cricket in India and host broadcaster Ten Sports cited as one of the main reasons behind the decision.
The proposed cricket series between Pakistan and India at the end of this year could be in jeopardy due to the ongoing dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India and the Pakistan Cricket Board’s broadcast partner, pay-television broadcaster Ten Sports.
US sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired media rights for Twenty20 cricket competition the Indian Premier League.
India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED), the country’s top financial watchdog, has issued a show cause notice against the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Indian Premier League, broadcasters and agencies in relation to a media-rights deal agreed in the founding years of the Twenty20 tournament.
The Novi Digital Entertainment subsidiary of pay-television broadcaster Star India has acquired rights for the next three seasons of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament, from 2015 to 2017.
Indian public-service broadcaster Doordarshan has been permitted to share broadcast signals of the 2015 Cricket World Cup with cable television operators on a temporary basis following a ruling from the country’s Supreme Court today (Tuesday).
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has pushed the deadline for a media rights tender to its Indian Premier League Twenty20 competition back by one week to February 10.
The operators of the Indian Premier League will put digital rights for the Twenty20 cricket tournament on the market next month, according to the Live Mint news website.