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Star India bags 16,347.50-crore IPL media rights deal

Star India bags 16,347.50-crore IPL media rights deal

Mumbai, Sep 4 (UNI) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced today, the Indian Sports broadcasting giant Star India, procured the 'Global Media Rights' of the cash rich the Indian Premier League (IPL) from 2018-2022 for a staggering Rs 16,347.50-crore. Star rocketed past their rivals Sony, with a bid of Rs 16,347.50-crore, to grab the 'global media rights' which includes the Indian television, digital as well as the overseas broadcast and digital media rights comprising of key international markets like the Middle East, Africa, Europe, USA, Australia and New Zealand. A total of 24 entities had bought the tender document, out of which only 14 made bids. The eligible bidders included Star India, Facebook Inc., Twitter, Airtel, Amazon Seller Services, Followon Interactive Media, Qatar-based beIN, Taj TV India, Sony Pictures Networks, Times Internet, Supersport International, Discovery Sports, Reliance Jio Digital, Gulf DTH FZ LLC, GroupM Media, , Econet Media, SKY UK, ESPN Digital Media, BTG Legal Services and Britain's BT PLC. As many as seven rights were up for for bidding. For the Indian market, bids were divided into television and digital. There were separate bids for the US, Europe, Middle East, Africa regions, and the rest of the world. The rights were awarded to the highest bidder in each category. Star India Chief Executive Uday Shankar commented on the development, "India, cricket and IPL have changed dramatically since 2008, and this bid is a reflection of that." UNI XC-RSD SNU 1501

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Federer eases past Fucsovics into Melbourne quarter-finals

22 Jan 2018 | 12:32 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Roger Federer reached the Australian Open quarter-finals for the 14th time on Monday but the defending champion did not have everything his own way against 80th-ranked Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.

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S.Korea's Moon says Olympics should lead to nuclear talks with U.S.

22 Jan 2018 | 12:25 PM

SEOUL, Jan 22 (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday more efforts should be made to ensure that inter-Korean discussions for next month's Winter Olympics lead to talks between North Korea and the United States over the North's weapons programmes.

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22 Jan 2018 | 11:33 AM

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MELBOURNE - Defending champion Roger Federer faces Marton Fucsovics of Hungary for the first time in his career in the fourth round of the Australian Open, while six-times winner Novak Djokovic takes on reigning Next Gen ATP champion Chung Hyeon.

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Berdych sweeps past Fognini into quarter-finals

22 Jan 2018 | 11:29 AM

MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) Thomas Berdych belied his lowest seeding at a grand slam since 2010 by sweeping into his seventh Australian Open quarter-final with a convincing 6-1 6-4 6-4 victory over Fabio Fognini on Monday.

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Pacers make themselves at home in San Antonio

Pacers make themselves at home in San Antonio

22 Jan 2018 | 10:30 AM

Undated, Jan 22(UNI)Victor Oladipo scored 19 points and Darren Collison added 15 as the Indiana Pacers roared into San Antonio and beat the Spurs, the NBA's best home team, 94-86 on Sunday at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.

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