SA Games live on TV

December 31, 2009

Viewers will be able to watch live telecast of all 23 disciplines of the 11th South Asian Games that will be held in Bangladesh from January 29 to February 9 next year.
After a meeting with the high-ups of different TV channels yesterday, Bangladesh Olympic Association’s media committee for the Games distributed disciplines among the state-run television and the private channels.
State-run BTV will broadcast the opening and closing ceremonies, football and athletics events from Bangabandhu National Stadium and swimming competition from the National Swimming Complex in Mirpur.
ATN Bangla will telecast cricket, cycling and wushu, BanglaVision will beam hockey, archery and judo while wresting and badminton events have been awarded to Rtv.
Handball, golf and karate will be telecast on Desh TV; boxing, table tennis and basketball to be broadcast by ETV; volleyball, weightlifting and taekwondo to be beamed by Channel i and Baishakhi TV will show the games of kabaddi, shooting and squash, said a BOA press release.

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