INTERNATIONAL HORSE RACING NOW LIVE EVERYDAY ON TV
INTERNATIONAL
By Racing Correspondent
Thursday 16 Feb 2017
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With a commitment to deliver the biggest and best sporting moments from across the world to sports obsessed fans throughout India, Discovery Communications today announced the launch of DSPORT, an all-new premium sports channel in India. The launch marks the first time in over 10 years that a media company has introduced a new sports channel for the Indian market.

Discovery has a strong reputation for nourishing audiences on a global scale and the launch of DSPORT in India perfectly complements the wider strategy to drive engagement for passionate sports fans, who crave more live action across a plethora of sporting genres. DSPORT has a clear ambition to redefine sports engagement, by giving viewers access to unmatched ‘live’ sporting action from around the world. With a rich catalogue that covers 4000+ hours of ‘live’ content every year DSPORT’s offering is unrivalled in the Indian market; demonstrating Discovery’s commitment to super-serve audiences across the sub-continent.

DSPORT redefines sports coverage in India with a wide repertoire of exciting properties from across the world of sports. These will initially include:

  • Horse Racing: exclusive rights to telecast daily live racing from the best of UK and Irish tracks totaling over 7000 races/ year
  • Football: Brazilian League, Chinese Super League, Portuguese League, Major League Soccer (USA)
  • Golf: British Open (The Open Championship), US Open, PGA Championship, LPGA
  • Motorsports: NASCAR, FIA World Rallycross Championship
  • Rugby: 6 Nations Rugby
  • Cycling: Tour de France (a property of Eurosport)

Additionally, DSPORT is in advanced stages of negotiations for selected high quality Cricket events to add to the above-mentioned portfolio

DSPORT will be available via subscription model on both DTH and Cable in both HD and SD. DSPORT will be a part of the Sports Tier on all these platforms.