ESPN Star Sports (ESS)

Latest Features

The ICC’s ambitious income target for its next cycle of media rights sales

Formula One enjoys big rights fee increase in Latin America deal with Mediapro

Mediapro explains why F1 deal reflects the company’s DNA

Al Jazeera set to buy out MP & Silva from beIN Sports in Asia

In the increasingly competitive Indian pay-television market, Sony Six has begun 2014 on the front foot, snapping up prestigious properties in cricket, football, tennis and rugby...

Australian Open enjoys boom in media-rights value in two new Asian deals

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports has acquired rights to the Pro-Kabaddi League, the latest property which aims to transplant the successful model of cricket’s Indian Premier League into a different sport.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports has agreed a rights deal with the organisers of the Chennai Open, the country’s only men’s ATP World Tour tennis event, covering the next three editions of the tournament until 2016.

Cricket: The Nimbus Sport agency acquired the worldwide television rights to cricket in India in a four-year deal with the Board of Control for Cricket in India. Nimbus will pay $612

Football: Greek public-service broadcaster ERT acquired the free-to-air rights for all 31 matches of Euro 2008 in a €9.5m (£6.5m) deal with the Sportfive agency. It is the first deal done for the championship.

Features

Interview with Prasana Krishnan, head of business at Sony Six, on the broadcaster’s acquisition of the rights to the 2014 and 2018 Fifa World Cups

OneAsia China event cancellation is 'bad timing'

Dentsu Asian Olympics deal drives revenue growth for IOC

La Liga fills the gap for RCTI in Indonesia

Proposal for alternative international-cricket schedule.

Ten Sports have 55-per-cent share of sports channel audience in cable and satellite homes.

Football: The German Football League awarded the rights for the Bundesliga in several three-year deals covering 2006-07 to 2008-09.

UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.

Australian, English, South African, New Zealand, Zimbabwean boards to benefit from new Asian television rights deals.

Sportfive to sign television rights deals for World Rally Championship in top five European markets next week.

$612 million deal signed by the Nimbus Sport agency for worldwide television rights for cricket played in India is looking increasingly risky.