T Sports

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T Sports
T Sports logo.png
CountryBangladesh
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersBashundhara Residential Area, Dhaka
Programming
Language(s)Bangla
English
Picture format1080i HDTV (downscaled to letterboxed 576i for SDTV sets)
Ownership
OwnerEast West Media Group
Key peopleIshtiaque Sadeque (CEO)[1][2]
Sister channelsNews24
History
Launched9 November 2020 (2020-11-09)
10 January 2021 (2021-01-10) (HD Channel)
Links
Websitewww.tsports.com

T Sports, also referred to as Titas Sports, is a Bangladeshi Bengali-language sports oriented television channel owned by East West Media Group, a subsidiary of Bashundhara Group. It is Bangladesh's first television channel dedicated to sports programming.[3] In addition, T Sports added a high definition channel called T Sports HD which was launched on 9 January 2021.[4]

History[edit]

T Sports began broadcasting in late 2020, started with a televised match between Bangladesh and Nepal on 9 November 2020. On the same day, it was announced that they would broadcast the Bangabandhu T20 Cup,[5][6] a five-team Twenty20 cricket competition in Bangladesh. Later, on 10 January 2021, they added a HD Channel called "T Sports HD". In August 2022, T Sports gained the rights of airing the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Bangladeshi audiences.[7]

Football Broadcasting Rights[edit]

Events Host Rights
Bangladesh-Nepal International Friendly Football Series Bangladesh 2020
Premier League England 2020–2021
Bangladesh Federation Cup Bangladesh 2020–present
Bangladesh Premier League Bangladesh 2021–present
Bangladesh Women's Football League Bangladesh 2021–present
National School Football Championship (Final Match) Bangladesh 2020
AFC Champions league Asia 2021–present
Tri Nation Cup (Bangladesh, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan) Nepal 2021
La Liga Spain 2021–2022
AFC Cup

(South Asia Zone)

Asia 2021–present
AFC World Cup Qualifiers Asia 2021
FA Cup England 2021–22
SAFF Championship Maldives 2021
Independence Cup Bangladesh 2021
SAFF U-18 Women's Championship Bangladesh 2021
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Gold Cup Under17 Bangladesh 2021
Bangmata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Gold cup Under 17 Bangladesh 2021
BGMEA Cup Bangladesh 2022
FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2022
SAFF Women's Championship(Final) Nepal 2022
AFC U17 Asian Cup Qualifiers Bangladesh 2022
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022
FIFCO World Corporate Champions Cup Dubai 2022
FIFA World cup Qatar 2022

Cricket Broadcasting Rights[edit]

Leagues Country Seasons
Bangabandhu T20 Cup Bangladesh 2020
Lanka Premier League Sri Lanka 2020–present
Mymensingh Premier League Bangladesh 2020
Bijoy Dibosh Bangabandhu T20 Narail Cup Final Bangladesh 2020-2021
BPL (along with Gazi TV) Bangladesh 2021–present
PSL Pakistan 2021–present
West Indian cricket team in Bangladesh in 2020–21 Bangladesh 2021
T10 League UAE 2021
Corporate T20 Cricket Tournament Bangladesh 2021
England Tour of India 2021 India 2020-2021
Road Safety World Series India 2020-2021
2020–21 Nepal Tri-Nation Series Nepal 2021
Bangladesh Tour of New Zealand 2021 (along with Gazi TV) New Zealand 2021
International cricket in India[8] India 2021-2023
Sri Lanka Tour of Bangladesh (along with Gazi TV) Bangladesh 2021
2021 Dhaka Premier Division Twenty20 Cricket League Bangladesh 2021
Bangladeshi cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2020–21 Sri Lanka 2021
Bangladeshi cricket team in Zimbabwe in 2021 Bangladesh 2021
Australian Cricket Team in Bangladesh 2021 Bangladesh 2021
The Hundred England and Wales 2021
Bangladeshi cricket team in South Africa in 2021–22 South Africa 2022
Bangabandhu Four Nation Physically Challenged T20 (Bangladesh, India,

Sri Lanka, Nepal)

Bangladesh 2022
IPL India 2021–present
Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (One day) Bangladesh 2022
Fairbreak Invitational T20 Tournament UAE 2022
Indoor Uni Cricket

(Indoor Cricket)

Bangladesh 2022
National School Cricket (Final) Bangladesh 2022
Sharebazar Corporate Cricket (T10 Friendly Cricket Match) Bangladesh 2022
Minor League Cricket(Final & Semi-finals) USA 2022
Atlanta Open T20 USA 2022

Other Broadcasting Rights[edit]

Kabaddi[edit]

Events Host Rights
Bangabandhu Services Kabaddi Bangladesh 2020
National Women's Kabaddi Bangladesh 2020
Bangabandhu Cup Bangladesh 2021,2022
1st Division Kabaddi League Bangladesh 2021
Women's Kabaddi League Bangladesh 2021
Victory Day Kabaddi Bangladesh 2021
IGP National Youth Kabaddi Cup Bangladesh 2021
PKL India 2022

Volleyball[edit]

Events Host Rights
Bangabandhu & Bangamata Asian Central Zone Volleyball Challenge Cup Bangladesh 2021

Weightlifting[edit]

Events Host Rights
BABBF Bangladesh 2020

Boxing[edit]

Events Host Year
South Asian Pro Boxing Fight Night:The Ultimate Glory Bangladesh 2022

Hockey[edit]

Events Host Year
Bangladesh National Women's Hockey Championship Bangladesh 2020
Walton Women's Hockey Series Bangladesh 2021
HCT Bangladesh 2022

3×3 Basketball[edit]

Events Host Year
Chatto 3v3 Basketball Bangladesh 2022

Badminton[edit]

Events Host Year
Bangabandhu Birth Centenary Badminton Ranking Tournament Bangladesh 2020
2nd Corporate Badminton Tournament Bangladesh 2021
Badminton Stars Challenge Bangladesh 2022

Kickboxing[edit]

Promotion Year
BKK Kickboxing Championship 2022

Tennis[edit]

Event Host Year
Independence Day National Tennis Tournament(Final) Bangladesh 2022

Multi-Sports Events[edit]

Event Host Year Sports Note
BIUSC Bangladesh 2022 Cricket, Football, Basketball, Badminton, Swimming, Kabaddi, Chess, Table Tennis, Cycling, Marathon etc. Inter University Sports Tournament

Other sports[edit]

Event Sport Host Year
Bangabandhu 7th National Arm-Wrestling (Final) Arm wrestling Bangladesh 2021
Nouka Baich on the occasion of PM's Birthday Nouka Baich Bangladesh 2021
Dhaka Marathon Marathon Bangladesh 2022

Sports-related shows[edit]

Show Sport
Sports Punch All
Let's Play eSports
IPL Tidbits Cricket
Straight Drive Cricket
Hawk Eye Cricket
Ultra Edge Cricket
Touchline Football

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local channel T-Sports to telecast remainder of Bangladesh-West Indies series | DESPNcricinfo|".
  2. ^ "T Sports to telecast rest of WI-BD series | Risingbd.com |".
  3. ^ খেলা দেখুন টি-স্পোর্টসে. Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). 17 November 2020. Retrieved 17 November 2020.
  4. ^ "T-Sports: A New Era For Bangladesh's Sports". T Sports. 16 November 2020. Retrieved 16 November 2020.
  5. ^ বঙ্গবন্ধু টি-টোয়েন্টি কাপের সম্প্রচার স্বত্ব পেল টি-স্পোর্টস. Banglanews24.com (in Bengali). 17 November 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  6. ^ বঙ্গবন্ধু টি-টোয়েন্টি টি স্পোর্টসে. Bangla Tribune (in Bengali). 17 November 2020. Retrieved 11 November 2020.
  7. ^ কাতার বিশ্বকাপ ফুটবলের সব ম্যাচ দেখাবে টি স্পোর্টস. Alokito Bangladesh (in Bengali). 19 August 2022. Retrieved 3 September 2022.
  8. ^ "BCCI Media Rights: T Sports acquires rights to all Indian home series in Bangladesh". Insidesport. Retrieved 7 May 2021.

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