DD Sports

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DD Sports
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Launched 1998
Owned by Prasar Bharati
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9)
720p (HDTV 16:9)
Country India
Language Indian English and Hindi
Headquarters New Delhi, Delhi, India
Formerly called Doordarshan Kendra Delhi
Sister channel(s) Doordarshan
Website DD Sports
Airtel Digital TV
Channel 232 SDTV
Channel 224 HDTV
SUN Direct
Channel 510
Dish TV
Channel 663
Channel 512
Tata Sky
Channel 401
DD Free Dish
Channel 503
Channel 60
Cable Star Iloilo
Channel 80
Destiny Cable
Coming Soon
Coming Soon
Asianet Digital
Channel 303
Kerala Vision Digital TV
Channel 101

DD Sports is a state owned TV channel telecasting from Central Production Centre Delhi. DD Sports was launched on 8 March 1998. In the beginning, it broadcast sports programmes for six hours a day, which was increased to 12 hours in 1999. From 1 June 2000, DD Sports became a 'round-the-clock' satellite channel. It was an encrypted pay channel for a while (between 2000 and 2003) and on 15 July 2003 it became free, to become the only free-to-air sports channel in the country.

Besides showing live sporting events like cricket, football, and tennis, DD Sports showcases Indian sports including kabaddi and kho-kho. In addition to international sporting events, important national tournaments of hockey, football, athletics, cricket, swimming, tennis, badminton, archery and wrestling are also telecast. The DD Sports channel also telecasts news based programmes, sports quiz and personality oriented shows.[1]


DD Sports HD[edit]

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DD Sports HDTV channel was launched during the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India. It uses 1080i or 720p format with a 16:9 aspect ratio.

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