ESPN Star Sports

Infobox Network
network_name = ESPN STAR Sports (ESS)
branding = ESPN STAR
country = Singapore
network_type = cable television network
slogan =
available = Asia
owner = ESPN Inc 50%, STAR TV 50%
launch_date = 1995
founder =
key_people =
website = []

ESPN STAR Sports (or ESS) is a joint venture between ESPN International and STAR TV. The venture operates 17 ESPN and STAR Sports branded networks throughout Asia, transmitting in 5 languages (English, Cantonese, Hindi, Korean and Mandarin). The networks broadcast various local and international sporting events, and also local editions of SportsCenter for China, Hong Kong, India, Taiwan, Malaysia and Southeast Asia. ESPN STAR Sports also operates a 24-hour Cricket channel, STAR Cricket. Recently STAR Sports launched STAR Sports Thailand last Monday August 4, 2008 excusively for Thai viewers.

ESPN STAR Sports also has Asia's leading Event Management team that has been successfully staging large-scale sporting events across Asia. The Event Management team is a completely integrated events group that manages concept creation, sponsorship, marketing, PR, TV broadcast, operations, and logistics for clients. Events currently in their portfolio include the X Games Asia, 9 Ball Tour, KL World 5's Futsal, Cartier Polo, Formula Drift Singapore, Nations Cup Netball, Indian Hockey League, and the World Pool Championship. Business development is currently lead by Victor Cui, Senior Director.

Local Beams/Feeds

*ESPN Asia
*ESPN China
*ESPN Hong Kong
*ESPN India
*ESPN Malaysia
*ESPN Philippines
*ESPN Singapore
*ESPN Taiwan
*MBC-ESPN (Korea)
*STAR Sports Asia
*STAR Sports Hong Kong
*STAR Sports India
*STAR Sports Malaysia
*STAR Sports Singapore
*STAR Sports Southeast Asia
*STAR Sports Taiwan
*STAR Sports Thailand
*STAR Cricket

Programs broadcast by ESPN Star Sports


* ICC events from 2007-2015
* Twenty20 Champions League
* International Cricket In Australia
* Domestic Cricket in Australia
* International Cricket In England
* Domestic Cricket in England
* Asia Cup
* Afro Asia Cup
* Beach Cricket

Auto racing

* Formula One
* A1 Grand Prix
* Indy Racing League
* World Series by Renault


* Major League Baseball


* National Basketball Association
* Super Basketball League (in Taiwan on ESPN)
* Chinese Basketball Association (in China on Star Sports)
* William Jones Cup (on ESPN)

Extreme sports

* X Games

=Football (soccer)=

* 2006 FIFA World Cup (except for Hong Kong and Indonesia)
* 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup (except for Hong Kong)
* Euro 2008 (except for Hong Kong)
* Euro 2004 (except for Hong Kong)
* Euro 2000 (except for Hong Kong)
* 2008 AFC Challenge Cup
* English Premier League (only in the Indian sub-continent and Hong Kong)
* English FA Cup
* FA Community Shield
* Carling Cup (except for the Indian sub-continent and Taiwan)
* England matches
* Spanish La Liga (except for Hong Kong and Taiwan)
* UEFA Champions League (except for the Indian sub-continent and Hong Kong)
* UEFA Cup (except for the Indian sub-continent, Hong Kong and Taiwan)
* UEFA Super Cup (except for the Indian sub-continent, Hong Kong and Taiwan)
* Brazilian Football League (Highlights) (except for the Indian sub-continent, Hong Kong and Taiwan)
* AFC Champions League (except for Taiwan)

Motorcycle sport

* FIM World Motorcycle Championship (MotoGP)

Rugby Union

* Heineken Cup
* Guinness Premiership
* Six Nations Championship
* Super 14
* Tri Nations Series


* ATP Masters Series
* Wimbledon
* French Open (except for Hong Kong)
* Australian Open

Professional wrestling

* TNA Impact


* SportsCenter Asia
* SportsCenter Hong Kong
* SportsCenter India
* SportsCenter Malaysia
* SportsCenter Taiwan
* Football Crazy
* Cricket Crazy

ee also

* STAR Sports
* STAR Cricket
* ESPN Asia


External links

* [ Official site of ESPN STAR Sports]
* [ ESPN STAR China]
* [ ESPN STAR Hong Kong]
* [ ESPN STAR Taiwan]
* [ Official site of MBC-ESPN] ko icon(for South Korea)

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