PTV Sports is a 24 Hour sports channel; owned by PTV Network. PTV Sports was launched on 14 January 2012. Its test transmission began in December 2011 on Asia Sat. It is a state-owned channel. PTV Sports has telecast many sports events since it is launched. It has also got rights of many sports events like cricket, tennis, hockey and football.
PTV Sports have rights of all matches of Pakistan cricket up to 2016 and all matches of Pakistan Super League up to 2018. PTV will also show the 2016 Olympics and all of the major tournaments of ICC up to 2016. PTV Sports have rights all events of FIH men and women.
Game On Hai!
Game On Ha! Is an analysis program of PTV Sports. The Show is hosted by Dr. Nauman Niaz and is accompanied by Saqlain Mushtaq, Javed Miandad and other Guest retired cricketers from Different countries.
Sports Circle is the flagship program of PTV Sports. The show is hosted by Muhammad Ali Sanwal and he is accompanied by retired cricketer Aamir Sohail. The show was previously hosted by Nauman Niaz. There are several other programs catering to other sports events such as field hockey.
The programmes currently telecasting on PTV Sports are:
- Sports Circle
- Spice Views with Dr. Nauman Niaz
- Keh Dein Jo Kehna Hai
- Sports Tonight
- In 2012 PTV Sports became the 1st Channel in Pakistan to broadcast Premier League Football. A special programme “TALKING PREMIER LEAGUE” was launched which featured Ali Tayyab as host Khurram Suleman, Osman Malik & Qutub Mulla as experts.
Sports Telecasted on PTV Sports
- ICC Cricket World Cup
- ICC T20 World Cup
- ICC Champions Trophy
- ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup
- ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup
- Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes
- ICC World Cup Qualifier
- ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
- ACC Asia Cup
- Champions League T20 Cup
- Ashes Cricket Series
- All international cricket tours of England
- All international cricket tours of Australia
- All international cricket tours of Pakistan
- Friends Life T20 Cup
- Big Bash League
- Faysal Bank T20 Cup
- Pakistan Super League
- Other matches in Pakistan
- FIFA World Cup
- Premier League
- SAFF Championship
- UEFA European Championship
- The Football Association Challenge Cup
- Australian Open, The Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific
- Roland Garros, French Open
- The Championships, Wimbledon
- United States Open Tennis Championships
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