Doordarshan looks set to win the exclusive television rights for Pakistan cricket tour
Yahoo and Microsoft’s MSN are hoping to make a big move into cricket in a bid to target a worldwide Asian audience.
Proposal for alternative international-cricket schedule.
Tennis: Pan-European cable and satellite broadcaster Eurosport extended its deal for coverage of the Australian Open for a further four years, from 2008 to 2011. Eurosport will also be the distribution agent for the media rights across Europe. The rights were previously held by the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella group representing the region’s public-service broadcasters.
Ten Sports have 55-per-cent share of sports channel audience in cable and satellite homes.
UK broadcasters experience a mixed 2005 for television-sport viewing.
UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.
Television audiences for the UK’s traditional sporting showpieces fall in 2006, according to TV Sports Markets survey.
Australian, English, South African, New Zealand, Zimbabwean boards to benefit from new Asian television rights deals.