TEN Sports is Asia’s leading sports network operating five sports channels – TEN Sports, TEN Cricket, TEN Action, TEN Golf and TEN HD.
Ten Sports own long term broadcast rights for five cricket boards – South Africa, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, offering its viewers the best of sports action round the clock.
Channel brings to sports buffs a continuous dose of varied sports including WWE, US Open, ATP Tournaments, WTA, Ryder Cup, Moto GP, Euro league, PGA Championship,Asian Tour, European Tour and Tour De France. It also telecasts the world’s best football action from the top leagues like the UEFA champions League, Spanish Super Cup, UEFA Super Cup, French League, Capital One Cup, German Cup along with major football club television programming thus promising the best in International Football.
Established in April 2002, Ten Sports (TAJ Television) is owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited and is available across the world directly and or through partner channels. Through its strong presence worldwide, ZEEL entertains over 670+ million viewers across 169 countries.
The company was launched in the UAE as Taj Television by Emirati promoter Abdul Rehman Bukhatir along with a management team of CEO Chris McDonald, Zahid Noorani, Peter Hutton, Steve Norris, Mark Denton and Nikhil Diwadkar. Following the acquisition of broadcast rights to the 2002 FIFA World Cup, WWE, Formula 1, UEFA Champions League football and FIH World hockey, the “Ten Sports” channel operated by Taj Television became established as the most watched sports channel on Indian and Pakistani television. The business was sold to Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited in 2010 for a reported figure of 100 million USD. Taj TV also operated the Cricket Plus channel in North America, Goal TV in Asia, ASN in Asia, the Football Channel in Singapore and Showtime Sports in the Middle East during the period from 2004 to 2010.