New Delhi, Jan 21 IANS | 6 months ago

STAR India Tuesday bagged broadcasting rights for key International Hockey Federation (FIH) events in an eight-year deal.


This announcement comes after STAR Sports disclosed a Rs.100 crore investment in Hockey India League (HIL).

"The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and STAR India, which runs India's leading sports network STAR Sports, are delighted to announce that they have signed an eight-year strategic partnership to improve the production of international hockey broadcast and extend hockey's reach worldwide," STAR India said in a statement.

"The ground-breaking deal will run from January 2015 to December 2022."

The statement said that STAR Sports will broadcast key FIH events in India and around the world.

"STAR Sports will be the host broadcaster for key FIH events both in India and throughout the world and will be responsible for ensuring consistent and high level production."

(Posted on 21-01-2014)