Geo Super is 24-hour sports channel and is based in Pakistan this channel provides variety of sports including cricket, tennis, football and many other sports.
It is owned and operated by the Jang Group of Newspaper. Geo Super was first launch on 2007 as a sports channel. This sports channel has exclusive broadcasting rights of cricket, hockey, football wrestling and many other famous sports.
On 2018 this sports channel was closed down also with the live coverage and fired the many employees and journalists including Naseem Rajpoot and Waheed Khan.
The famous news channel Geo News and is the top news channel in Pakistan launched Geo Super on 2007 as a sports channel. This channel mainly broadcasts football, hockey.
Pakistan population has love to watch cricket so this channel mainly focuses on the Cricket live and Cricket highlights.
Geo Super has also rights of the ICC tournaments it coverages the major cricketing events including ICC Cricket World Cup. This channel has broadcast all 2011 World Cup matches live.
Geo Super has also the rights of ICC Champions Trophy after 2017 this event was no more it is replaced by the t20 World Cup. Geo Super also airs domestic tournaments of Pakistan Faisal Bank t20 Cup. It has also the rights of ICC under 19 Cricket World Cup.
This channel is only available in Pakistan it provides free to the cable operators of Pakistan. It uses the Conax setup boxes.
Major events of sports have been covered by the Geo Super this includes Hockey World Cup, FIFA World Cup which held after every five years. It also airs tennis tournaments which includes Australian Open, US Open.
The most popular events it broadcasts The Ashes, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC t20 World Cup, Champions Trophy. It also broadcasts live cricket leagues including BPL Bangladesh Premier League, and Pakistan own league PSL Pakistan Super League.
Now recently this sports channel has aired LPL Lanka Premier League basically Srilanka premier league.
This famous sports channel has join hands with Pakistan Football Federation for supporting the football in Pakistan and launched the football competition including 5 major cities of Pakistan.
Last year in 2020 it broadcasted the live coverage of Kabaddi World Cup which is held in Lahore. Pakistan won the Kabaddi World Cup by defeating India.
This show is the most popular show of Geo Super it airs on Geo News as well. It is hosted by the Yahya Hussaini. It interviews the famous cricketers and daily update of cricket series. Sometimes Sikandar Bakht comes in this show which gives full analysis of cricket matches.
CONTROVERSY OF GEO SUPER
2011 WORLD CUP CONTROVERSY
2011 World Cup is the dispute of Geo Super for its broadcasting and live coverage. This World Cup is the second to be broadcast on Geo Super. Then later PEMRA has ended his contract.
Then after this case was taken to Supreme Court of Pakistan then court has given all rights to broadcast this 2011 World Cup. The main thing is that they hired the Pakistan winning World Cup 1992 captain Imran Khan which is also the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan.