STAR Sports 4

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STAR Sports 4
STAR Sports 4 logo.png
Launched October 1995
Network STAR TV
Owned by 21st Century Fox (through STAR India and Fox International Channels)
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Broadcast area India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan
Formerly called ESPN India (1995-2013)
Sister channel(s) STAR Sports 1
STAR Sports 2
STAR Sports 3
STAR Sports HD1
STAR Sports HD2
STAR Sports HD3
STAR Sports HD4
Website www.starsports.com
Availability
Satellite
Tata Sky
(India)
Channel 409
Dish TV
(India)
Channel 661
Videocon d2h
(India)
Channel 411
Reliance Digital TV
(India)
Channel 504
Sun Direct TV
(India)
Channel 504
Airtel Digital TV
(India)
Channel 226
Cable
Hathway
(Mumbai, India)
Channel 151

STAR Sports 4 is a sports channel in India by Star Sports network. ESPN India was renamed as STAR Sports 4 and ESPN HD was renamed as STAR Sports HD2 from November 6th 2013 and is under STAR network. This channel mainly broadcasts football along with some other major sporting events.[1]

Programming[edit]

The channel mainly focuses on football. Its main focus is the Premier League. It broadcasts Live and tape-delayed matches each week from the Premier League, plus the weekly magazine (Premier League World), preview (Premier League Preview Show, and Matchday Live) and recap (Premier League Review) shows. It also broadcasts a daily talk show, Football Today, which is hosted by Mark Pougatch of ITV Sport and John Dykes. The channel also has the broadcasting rights for La Liga and broadcasts the most watched annual sporting event on the planet, El Clásico. While the channel doesn't broadcasts pre-match and post-match shows for any other La Liga matches but it does for the Clásicos by taking satellite feed from FOX Sports Asia, The channel broadcasts a preview show (Liga Show) and broadcasts the magazine show of the league (La Liga World) too.

STAR Sports HD4[edit]

See also: Star Sports HD4

STAR Sports HD4 mirrors the broadcasts on STAR Sports 4 and shows football matches of Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and Indian Super League in high definition along with events such as Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics. They also broadcast tennis events like ATP 500 Series & ATP World Tour Masters 1000.

Broadcasting Rights[edit]

The broadcast on the channel mirrors the broadcast on Star Sports HD4. The following sports events are broadcast on STAR Sports 4.[2]

Cricket[edit]

The channel also broadcast 13 matches of ICC World Cup 2015

Football[edit]

FIFA
AFC
Leagues
Cups

Multi-Sport Event[edit]

Motorsports[edit]

Tennis[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Official website