Sports Channels in India (Current & Upcoming) - Broadcast Rights, General Discussion, News & Updates

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This thread will serve as a ready reference for Sports Channels, Broadcast Rights, Availability in India as well as general discussion regarding current and upcoming sports channels in India.

The following is the list of current sports channels available in India; as on 24th October 2022.

GOI (Doordarshan)

DD Sports

Disney Star
Star Sports 1 (+HD)
Star Sports 2 (+HD)
Star Sports 3 (
+HD)
Star Sports Select 1 (+HD)
Star Sports Select 2 (+HD)
Star Sports First
Star Sports 1 Hindi (+HD)
Star Sports 1 Tamil
Star Sports 1 Telugu
Star Sports 1 Kannada

Star Sports 1 Bangla
Star Sports 1 Marathi


Sony Sports Network
Sony Sports TEN 1 (+HD)
Sony Sports TEN 2 (+HD)
Sony Sports TEN 3 (+HD)
Sony Sports TEN 4 (+HD)
Sony Sports TEN 5 (+HD) (Earlier known as Sony SIX)

Viacom 18
Sports18 1 (+HD)
Sports18 Khel

Discovery Communications
Eurosport (+HD)

Lex Sportel Vision
1Sports
 
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I am starting this thread to serve as a ready reference for Sports Broadcast Rights in India as well as general discussion regarding current and upcoming sports channels in India. I request members to collect information on current broadcast rights with all Indian sports channels so that I can later make an illustration on the same and post it here.

Click here for list of sports channel and their availability on DTH platforms.

As of September 2018, we have the following sports channels in India.
Confirmed upcoming channels are marked in Blue, Speculated upcoming channels marked in green. Channels likely to be discontinued are marked in red.

LAST UPDATE - 23 JULY 2019

Star India:

  • Star Sports 1
  • Star Sports 1 HD
  • Star Sports 2
  • Star Sports 2 HD
  • Star Sports 3
  • Star Sports 3 HD
  • Star Sports Select 1
  • Star Sports Select 1 HD
  • Star Sports Select 2
  • Star Sports Select 2 HD
  • Star Sports 1 Hindi
  • Star Sports 1 Hindi HD
  • Star Sports 1 Tamil
  • Star Sports 1 Telugu
  • Star Sports 1 Kannada
  • Star Sports 1 Bangla
  • Star Sports 1 Marathi
  • Star Sports 1 Gujarati
  • Star Sports 1 Malayalam
  • Star Sports First
Sony Pictures Sports Network:
  • Sony SIX
  • Sony SIX HD
  • Sony SIX 2
  • Sony SIX 2 HD
  • Sony ESPN
  • Sony ESPN HD
  • Sony TEN 1
  • Sony TEN 1 HD
  • Sony TEN 2
  • Sony TEN 2 HD
  • Sony TEN 3
  • Sony TEN 3 HD
  • Sony TEN 4
  • Sony TEN 4 HD
  • Sony TEN Golf HD (Now Defunct)
Discovery Communications:
  • DSPORT
  • DSPORT (HD) (Now Defunct)
Nimbus Television:
  • Neo Sports (Now Defunct)
  • Neo Prime (Now Defunct)
Government of India (Doordarshan):
  • DD Sports

Sports Broadcast Rights (Current and Upcoming Events)

CRICKET
Star Sports Network:

  • ICC Events
    • ICC Women's World T20 2018
    • ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
    • ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020
    • ICC Women's World T20 2020
    • ICC World T20 2020
  • ACC Events
    • Unimoni Asia Cup 2018
  • BCCI (Indian Cricket)
    • International Cricket played by India at India
    • Domestic Cricket played in India
  • VIVO Indian Premier League
  • Karnataka Premier League
  • Tamil Nadu Premier League
(TO BE UPDATED)
 
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Upcoming Sports channels in India
  • Star Sports 1 Kannada
  • Star Sports 1 Telugu
  • Star Sports 1 Bangla
  • Star Sports 1 Marathi
  • Star Sports 1 Malayalam
  • Sony Six 2
 
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