MTV Sports (Sri Lanka)

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MTV Sports
MTV Sports logo.jpg
Launched 14 December 1992
Owned by MTV Channel
Country Sri Lanka
Language English
Broadcast area Sri Lanka
Formerly called MTV Newsvision, MTV, Channel One MTV
Sister channel(s) Sirasa TV,
Shakthi TV
UHF (Colombo) Channel 58
UHF (Kandy/Hantana) Channel 51
Dialog TV Not available
Lanka Broadband Networks Not available

MTV Sports is a Sri Lankan sports, entertainment, lifestyles, business and news television channel. Founded in 1992 as MTV Newsvision, it was one of Sri Lanka's first privately owned television channels.[1] Its sister channel MTV was renamed Sirasa TV in June 1998 and MTV Newsvision was renamed MTV.[1][2] MTV was later re-branded Channel One MTV. On 26 January 2012 the channel was re-launched as MTV Sports.[3][4] The channel is available on UHF channel 58 in the Colombo area and on UHF channel 51 in the Kandy area.[5] It is also available on SLT Visioncom.[6] MTV Sports is owned by MTV Channel (Pvt) Ltd, part of the Capital Maharaja conglomerate.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Sri Lanka". Press Reference. 
  2. ^ Weerasuriya, Sanath (7 June 1998). "See and hear Sirasa TV". Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 
  3. ^ "Channel One out, MTV Sports in". Daily FT. 26 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "A sports channel with a difference". Daily News (Sri Lanka). 1 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Television Stations in Sri Lanka". Asiawaves: Radio and TV Broadcasting in South and South-East Asia. 
  6. ^ "Enjoy watching MTV Channels now on SLT PEO TV". Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 4 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "MTV Channel". Capital Maharaja.