Discovery Enters Sports Telecast

IAS Prelims 2023

Discovery Communications announced its entry into the sports telecast in India with the launch of an all-new channel DSPORT.

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

Among the sports properties that the new channel will offer include football from Brazilian League, Chinese Super League, Portuguese League, and Major League Soccer (USA); golf from British Open, US Open, PGA Championship and LPGA; NASCAR motor racing, and six Nations Rugby along with UK and Irish horse racing events.

Discovery has been present in India for nearly 20 years with different global brands such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Science and Turbo/Velocity.