NEO Sports

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NEO Sports
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Owned by Nimbus Communications
Website www.neosports.tv
Availability
Satellite
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 429
Dialog TV (Sri Lanka) Channel 43
Dish TV Channel 656
Tata Sky Channel 424
Airtel Digital TV Channel 240
Big TV Channel 508
Sun Direct Channel 513
Dish Home Nepal Channel 610
Cable
Asianet Digital TV
(India)
Channel 305
Kerala Vision Digital TV
(India)
Channel 105


An integrated satellite channel Neo Sports covers virtually all prime events in almost all popular sports like Golf, Football, Basketball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Motor Racing, Horse Racing and Sailing. This channel has Golf as a prime sport along with football. With an ever expanding portfolio of sports, Neo Sports is surging ahead.

Events[edit]

Football[edit]

The Eredivisie is the highest echelon of professional football in the Netherlands. The league was founded in 1956 two years after the start of professional football in the Netherlands. At the end of the 2012-2013 season it was ranked the ninth best league in Europe by UEFA. The most popular teams are Ajax, PSV Eindhoven, Feyenoord which exhibit the finest techniques of the game.

A big ticket international event in football, the FIFA Club World Cup, a FIFA- organised international club football tournament between the champion clubs from each of the 6 continental confederations, as well as the national league champion from the host country.

The FIFA Club World Club 15-16 was held in Osaka, Japan. While 7 top world clubs including the famed Barcelona and River Plate played, Sanfrecce Hiroshima , Japan's the host nation team was the 8th team. In an intensely contested championship, Barcelona with its star line up of Messi, Neymar, Suarez triumphed comfortably. Being an annual championship, this has a worldwide audience.

This premier footballing event also known as TIM CUP, is Italy’s most recognisable football tournament. What started as an annual competition in 1922, today stands as one of the most bitterly contested tournaments across Europe. It has produced champion clubs like AC Milan, Juventus and many others.

A highly respected and regarded football tournament of France, this is a knock-out competition where the motivation is huge as the winners qualify for the UEFA Europa League. Also known as Coupe-De-France, this being a premier competition attracts the best of France’s football clubs with several leading stars being part of it.

Once called Sait Nagjee Football Tournament and now renamed Nagjee International Club Football, it has made a comeback after a hiatus of 22 years. Revived as a prominent football tourney of Kerala, this year it gathered tremendous mileage as Ronaldinho was roped in as the Brand Ambassador to promote football in a big way. With top European & Latin American Clubs as participants, the tournament has moved into the big Indian Footballing league.

Tennis[edit]

Often referred to as the Roland Garros , this a major tournament is held over two weeks between late May and early June at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. It is the premier clay court tennis championship event in the world and the second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments. Roland Garros is the only Grand Slam event held on clay.

The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis. It is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is contested annually between teams from competing countries in a knock-out format. It is also known as the World Cup of Tennis for men.

Fed Cup is the premier international team competition in women’s tennis. Launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

Golf[edit]

  • PGA (FedEx, Champions & Web.com Tour, Presidents Cup)

The PGA Tour is the world’s foremost golf tour and the home of some of the world’s top golfers. It organizes most of the events on the flagship annual series of tournaments also known as the PGA Tour, as well as the Champions Tour and Web.com Tour. With a total of 52 tournaments under the PGA Tour belt all held in a calendar year, the PGA Tour remains a golfer’s favorite and Neo Sports ensures that the viewer gets to watch the best in golf. The channel showcases all these events some of which include top tier PGA Tour events including, World Golf Championship, Masters Tournament, U.S Open, The Players Championship, FedEx Cup Play Offs and the biennial Presidents Cup. In addition to this, events from Web.com and the Champions Tour are also featured on this channel. This is the showcase of the most comprehensive selection of premium golfing events on Indian television.

Some of the world’s most renowned players like Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Jayson Day, Jordan Speith, Anirban Lahiri and many others have been playing PGA Tour and PGA-related tournaments.

A niche sport this is covered widely, and golf’s most prized tournaments come under the umbrella of PGA. Virtually all the golfing superstars on the golf circuit play these highly competitive tournaments. Par excellence golf in short is always on view.

Basketball[edit]

FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, is the world governing body for basketball. Founded in 1932, it brings together 215 National Basketball Federations from all over the world. The body organizes and oversees international competitions that include the FIBA Basketball World Cup and Olympic Basketball Tournament.

Table Tennis[edit]

The ITTF World Tour is a series of table tennis tournaments introduced by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) in 1996. It includes 6 events: men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles and men’s and women’s singles under 21. The Tour has its own points system, players accumulate points based on their performance in the tournaments they participate in. The top players who gained most points might be invited to the ITTF World Tour Grand Finals at the end of the year.

Motor Racing[edit]

Thrilling fans around the world from March to November, the WTCC visits countries across the world while two street tracks and a season-closing night race further increases the spectacle. The 12-round championship is contested by a host of motorsport megastars.

Horse Racing[edit]

  • Kingfisher Bangalore Derby

The Kingfisher Bangalore Derby (Gr1), run over 2000 meters, is one of the most prestigious and well-promoted races. Winning Post (Non-Live Horse Racing Show) The oldest and only horse racing show based out of India. Provides an insight with tips on Indian racing as well as racing from the U.K., Singapore, France, U.S.A., U.A.E., and Australia.

Sailing[edit]

The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the most demanding and challenging ocean races in existence. The teams compete on a nine-leg race around the world, covering over 38,000 miles of the most challenging oceans and conditions. It is held every three years.

  • Extreme Sailing Series

World Champions, Olympic Heroes, America’s Cup winners, Round the World sailing legends. The Extreme Sailing Series brings together the world’s best sailing talent from all disciplines of the sport to compete on a level playing field.

  • Sea Masters Sailing

Sea Master Sailing is a monthly TV magazine show covering all the best events in sailing from around the world.

News[edit]

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