DD Sports to launch four new shows highlighting indigenous games

NEW DELHI: While the channels in the sports genre follow the champions, the country’s only free to air sports channel DD Sports is starting four new shows including one on the digital world connect from 2 October to coincide with Gandhi Jayanti.


The four programmes are Sports Konnect, Fit Rahe India - Healthy Living, Wealthy Living, Sports Guru and Indian Khel League Ye India Ka Khel Hai. 


Sports Konnect is about the digital world connecting to the sporting universe like never before in any sports channel. This show is dedicated specifically for the insights related to the world of sports. Top trends in the social networking platforms will be showcased featuring videos stills and graphics. The show will air every Saturday at 9:30 pm with repeat telecast on Sunday at 8 am.


Fit Rahe India aims to usher in the fitness revolution in the country. The show will present different sports specific exercises and other fitness drills. Experts will share their experience from the fitness world, which in turn will help the sportspersons to keep themselves fit. The show will air every Sunday at 7 am with repeat telecast on Wednesday at 7 am.


Indian Khel League Ye India Ka Khel Hai will be sports lovers’ ticket to the heartlands of sporting talent in the country. It will highlightindigenous games like kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Pahalwani, Gatka, Gilli-Danda, Indian archery and all other sports of different states of India. The show will air every Friday at 9:30 pm with a repeat telecast on Saturday at 8 am.


The Guru Shishya (Teacher - Student) tradition has been the cornerstone of Indian culture. Sports Guru brings out the life and times of those coaches in sports who have dedicated their lives in the making of the champions. The show will air every Sunday at 9:30 pm with repeat telecast on Monday at 8 am.

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