Press Releases ESPN Dedicates Multifunctional Sports Space in Bangalore, IndiaNovember 2Bandepalya celebrates the opening of a new safe space to play sports Space will be home to sustainable programs teaching young people life-skills through sports ESPN and Australia’s Seven West Media Reach Agreement to Collaborate on X Games Sydney in October 2018October 27ESPN, the leading action sports content provider and creator of the X Games, in collaboration with Seven West Media, Australia’s number one audience company, will bring X Games Sydney to Australia next year, October 19-21, 2018. X Games Sydney will feature Skateboard, BMX and Moto X competitions at Sydney Olympic Park. 66% of Indians were optimistic about Team India’s potential to progress above the group stage of FIFA U-17 World Cup, reveals FANtastic Survey, by ESPN IndiaOctober 27In the run-up to the semi-final of India’s very first FIFA U-17 World Cup, ESPN unveiled findings of the 3rd edition of FANtastic Survey. ESPN’s survey of over 1000 Indian football fans, both native and newly attracted, across the country, before the start of the tournament, to discover the opinions of football fans about their favorite international and Indian football players, teams, as well as gauging their spirit for the game and other key topics. TV 5 and ESPN Collaborate to Launch ESPN 5October 11TV5 Network Inc., (TV5) and ESPN announced an agreement for a long-term collaboration to introduce a new brand that will super serve Filipino sports fans – ESPN 5. ESPN Australia Acquires Rights to the Laver Cup in Australia and New Zealand through 2019September 22Deal starts with the inaugural event starting on September 22, 2017 ESPNcricinfo unveils ‘Cricket’s Biggest Fan Club on Earth’ campaignSeptember 1The campaign reiterates ESPNcricinfo’s industry leadership and is part of its strategy to go beyond sales and industry rankings and reinforce the strong bond it shares with cricket fans in India. ESPN Acquires Rights to the US Open in Australia and New ZealandJune 19ESPN will be the new home of the US Open in Australia and New Zealand under a five year agreement beginning in August 2017. From the first serve to the last point of the iconic tournament, ESPN will bring tennis fans the most extensive LIVE coverage direct from New York.