Mumbai, 8th May, 2019 - Power Sportz, India’s maiden digital sports news and journalism channel, is happy to announce the completion of a wonderful first year of its journey. Power Sportz was launched on May 19, 2018, at the Plenary Hall of Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Since then the channel has touched several milestones, in viewership, reach, engagement and making an impact on a slew of sporting issues.
The channel has covered several key sporting events including India’s impressive performance at the 2018 Asian Games, the FIFA World Cup in Russia, the French Open, Wimbledon, Badminton Masters, Golf Masters, or the AFC Football Cup and the ongoing IPL.
The channel now is all set to commemorate its first anniversary in a grand way.
Since its inception the channel has spread wings and started a bevy of new initiatives. Within a short span of time Power Sports has garnered over 408 million views and counting. With several interesting programs, the channel now boasts 31 million users that include news, views, match updates, highlights, players’ interviews and bytes, profiling of eminent sports personalities and more.
The flagship program of the channel, “Talking Turkey with Kanthi” has drawn over 93 million views (website + App). Chaired by the Editor-in-chief & founder of Power Sportz, Kanthi D. Suresh, the show hosts sports experts, athletes, lawyers, critics and members of various sports federations among others, debating on crucial sports issues for the betterment of sports in the country.
A major highlight of the channel was the launch of the Power Sportz App on Android and IOS. Since its launch, the app has been downloaded by over four lakhs users. The app launch ensured that Power Sportz get a wider reach and easy accessibility. The first dedicated sports platform also marked its space into the world HD television viewing via the internet, making it available on Amazon Fire TV.
After growing at an exponential rate, Power Sportz will now set up its first studio office in Australia, before expanding to other foreign locations, with the aim of getting a wider reach.
As the first anniversary draws near, Power Sportz is ready to usher in a new trajectory of growth, launching its studio in Australia just in time for the ICC Cricket World Cup, hoping to capitalize on the marquee cricketing extravaganza globally.