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  • BCCI will never ask Sachin Tendulkar to quit: Sanjay Patel October 4, 2013

    The BCCI secretary refuted the news as baseless, while also throwing light on the board's new titlesponsorship deal with StarESPN. ...
  • BCCI devalued, StarESPN bags title rights for Rs 2 cr per game October 3, 2013

    News Delhi: In light of the recent spotfixing and betting scandal in the Indian Premier League, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) brand value has taken a serious hit, with Star India Pvt. Ltd. and ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd. bagging the title rights for home series...
  • 3D TVs: A revolution that didn't happen June 14, 2013

    New York: ESPN's decision to shut down its 3D channel by the end of the year is the latest sign the format won't revolutionise entertainment as the industry once hoped. Troubling signs for 3D have been on the horizon for a last year or so. ESPN 3D's audience ratings were below...
  • KP to join ESPNSTAR analysis team for World T20 August 24, 2012

    New Delhi Ousted from the England squad, controversial batsman Kevin Pietersen will trade his willow for a microphone in the upcoming Twenty20 World Championships as he has been signed by the event's official broadcasters ESPNSTAR Sports for a "presentation and analysis" stint. "In addition, Pietersen will also play an important role...
  • ECB signs new international TV deal June 4, 2012

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has signed a new sevenyear broadcasting deal with ESPN STAR Sports to keep matches being shown in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. The new deal with ESS runs from 2013 and includes more than 300 days of live international cricket, including...
  • Star bags BCCI's domestic telecast rights April 2, 2012

    Chennai: Star India has won the bid for BCCI's domestic telecast rights, which includes both broadcast and digital rights to cricket in India for the period July 2012 to March 2018. According to sources, the Indian cricket board had received four tenders for the broadcast, Internet and mobile rights to...
  • WC ad rates soar before IndiaPakistan match March 30, 2011

    Mumbai: Tickets for the IndiaPakistan World Cup semifinal match in Mohali are not the only thing being sold at an inflated rate. Media agencies say broadcaster ESPN Star is demanding between Rs 15 lakh to Rs 18 lakh per 10 seconds. It's a huge jump from the Rs 3.5 lakh...
  • IndiaPak semi, broadcaster make big bucks March 29, 2011

    Media agencies say broadcaster ESPN Star is demanding between 15 to 18 lakh rupees per 10 seconds. ...
  • ESPN buys cricket website Cricinfo June 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Walt Disney Co's sports network ESPN has acquired pioneering cricket website 'Cricinfo'. "Growing our business in the online world is vital for us to serve sports fans. Cricinfo is a tremendous property with a great fan base and it will be a strong addition to ESPN," PTI quoted managing...
  • India below B'desh in ODI rankings June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Post the World Cup debacle, Team India has hit a new low, slipping below Bangladesh in the latest Maruti Suzuki Cricket Ratings issued by ESPN STAR Sports. India, who had lost to their subcontinental neighbours Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, in the preliminary rounds of the World Cup, were just...
  • Sports channels all out to woo women June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: For nearly a century cricket has been all about men on couches watching other men sweat it out on the field. But, now advertisers have taken it upon themselves to set things straight. Cricket's been traditional male bastion, men in blue are watched by men in living rooms...
  • Sports fan names newborn son ESPN October 8, 2006

    Biloxi: Leann Real promised her husband, an avid sports fan, that if they ever had a son he'd get to pick the name. ESPN Montana Real was born this week at Biloxi Regional Medical Center. Rusty Real, of D'Iberville, chose ESPN (pronounced Espen) after the sports network and Montana after football...