Media Notes: Barcelona-Based Newspaper Sport Launches English-Language Website
Barcelona-based newspaper Sport has launched an English version of its website: www.sport-english.com. The launch follows requests from Asian countries and aims to bring the Barcelona universe to the club's fans around the world. The English website follows the publication's Arabic-language site, which launched several months ago (Sport). ... Bangladesh Cricket Board media rights holder Gazi TV has put out a $1M offer for the "rights of the three-match ODI series between India and Bangladesh." The matches are "scheduled to be held on June 15, 17 and 19" (MUMBAI MIRROR, 6/13). ... Indian public broadcaster Prasar Bharati reached an agreement with official World Cup broadcaster Sony Six. The deal is "mandatory under the Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory sharing with Prasar Bharti) Act 2007 for telecasting a few games of the mammoth event" (INDIAN TELEVISION, 6/13).