Eurosport
Eurosport Logo 2015.svg
CountryIndia
NetworkEurosport
HeadquartersMumbai, India
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format1080p, (16:9, HDTV, MPEG-4)
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery Asia-Pacific
Sister channels
History
Launched6 February 2017; 5 years ago (2017-02-06)
Former namesDSport (2017–2020)
Links
Websiteeurosport.co.in
Availability
Streaming media
Discovery+
(India)
SD & HD
Jio TV
(India)
SD & HD

Eurosport India (formerly known as DSport) is an Indian sports channel owned by Warner Bros. Discovery Asia-Pacific.[1] Launched as DSport in February 2017 with a partnership between Discovery India and Lex Sportel. In January 2020, Lex Sportel parted ways with Discovery, taking their event rights from and created their own channel 1Sports. On 17 March 2020, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting permitted Discovery to rebrand the channel to Eurosport.

The initial logo of DSport used since February 2017, adapted from Eurosport logo.
The initial logo of DSport used since February 2017, adapted from Eurosport logo.

History

Launched as DSport in February 2017 by a partnership between Discovery India and Lex Sportel, due to low TRP channel was rebranded several times until 2020.[2]

in January 2020, Lex Sportel (the content provider for this channel) has parted ways with Discovery, taking their event rights from this channel and created their own channel 1Sports.[citation needed] On 17 March 2020, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting permitted Discovery to finally rename the channel to Eurosport.[3]

Programming

Football

Futsal

Basketball

Tennis

Golf

Motorsport

Cycling

Kickboxing

MMA

Pro-Wrestling

References

  1. ^ Ahluwalia, Harveen (6 February 2017). "Discovery rolls out new sports channel DSPORT". livemint.com/. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  2. ^ Montell, Craig (May 2011). "The history of TRP channels, a commentary and reflection". Pflugers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology. 461 (5): 499–506. doi:10.1007/s00424-010-0920-3. ISSN 1432-2013. PMID 21287198.
  3. ^ Basil, Arasu Kannagi (17 March 2020). "MIB permits Discovery Communications India to launch Eurosport in India; renames DSport & DSport HD to Eurosport & Eurosport HD". DreamDTH. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Eurosport to broadcast the inaugural season of Hero Futsal Club Championship". www.the-aiff.com. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  5. ^ "DSPORT to telecast LIVE Davis Cup World Group qualifier". IANS. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  6. ^ NJPW. "NJPW comes to Eurosport India starting January 9 | NEW JAPAN PRO-WRESTLING". NJPW. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  7. ^ "IMPACT Wrestling Expands Indian Broadcast Footprint with DSPORT – IMPACT Wrestling". Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  8. ^ "Eurosport twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 23 August 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)