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Star India committed to investing over Rs. 1500 crore in the sport of Hockey over the next 8 years

Nitin Kukreja, Head of Sports Business, Star India, said, “Our aim is to transform the sporting landscape and imbibe a culture of multiple sports in India. Sports broadcasters in India have traditionally invested only in Cricket but shied away from committing such heavy investments in other games. We are putting money where our mouth is. We believe Hockey has potential for growth but needs certain key ingredients to come together. We believe that a vibrant local league, international events in I

Star India enters into partnership with International Hockey Federation

Nitin Kukreja, head of sports business, Star India said, “Hockey is a priority sport for us and we are thrilled that India will host one key event every year during the eight year term. We believe that hosting an international event each year, which is produced innovatively, will significantly boost the popularity of hockey in India.”

STAR Sports to invest Rs 100 cr in hockey league

Nitin Kukreja, head of sports business, says, “This time we will be airing 24 matches in the prime time band at 8 pm. This is a learning from the previous season. Also, we had added some new features in the live telecast that should make for better and more interesting viewing.”

Star bags rights for hockey league

Star India has bagged the broadcasts rights from International Hockey Federation (FIH) in an eight-year deal.

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