Governance

NEW DELHI: The Indian "tradition" of politicians controlling sports bodies was again on show Wednesday as the Table Tennis Federation of India unanimously re-elected Haryana’s deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala for another four-year term as president at the TTFI AGM held in Panchkula.

Pertinently, for all the 22 posts for which elections were held, the house vote was unanimous.

Feb 25, 2021 17:02
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council Thursday announced that for the first time ever 541 pathway event matches across three ICC World Cups will be live-streamed globally in partnership with IMG, ensuring more cricket from more nations than ever before is accessible to fans around the world.
Feb 25, 2021 16:02
NEW DELHI: Hockey India will kick-start the much-awaited National Championships 2021 in March this year, after the pandemic affected the national calendar last year with the majority of the key national level events being cancelled. 
Feb 25, 2021 13:02
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Wednesday reaffirmed its commitment to accelerating the development of youth football as part of its bid to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup.
Feb 25, 2021 12:02
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board (EB) Wednesday decided to follow the recommendation of the Future Host Commission for the Games of the Olympiad to enter into a targeted dialogue for the Games of the XXXV Olympiad. 
Feb 24, 2021 17:02
MUMBAI: In the wake of sustained demands from the franchises, sports management company Mashal Sports, founded by Anand Mahindra and Charu Sharma, and now majority owned by Star India, has confirmed it will open the tender process for the media rights of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).  The rights will be awarded for five years, from Seasons 8 to 12, or until 2025, whichever is earlier.
Feb 24, 2021 16:02
AHMEDABAD: Indian President Ram Rath Kovind Wednesday officially inaugurated the newly revamped Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad, which has now been renamed the Narendra Modi Stadium. The change of name from Sardar Patel, India's first deputy Prime Minister, to Narendra Modi, the current Prime Minister of the country, was announced during the inauguration ceremony.
Feb 24, 2021 13:02
NYON, Switzerland: The UEFA executive committee Tuesday decided to cancel the 2021 UEFA Women’s and Men’s Under-19 Championships due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the staging of competitions. In making these decisions, the UEFA EC took note that, with the government restrictions currently in place, the travelling of teams and staging of mini-tournaments would prove very difficult.
Feb 23, 2021 19:02
MUMBAI: Even as Mumbai and Ahmedabad have been shortlisted as host cities for this year's Indian Premier League, with India's financial capital likely to host group stage matches across four venues and the refurbished Sardar Patel stadium in Motera to host the play-offs, the rise in COVID-cases in the country must be a matter of concern, more so since the plan is top allow 50% attendance.
Feb 23, 2021 18:02
MUMBAI: R Sriram, former associate editor and resident editor - West of The Economic Times, has joined Adfactors PR as a director in the Strategic Communications Group (SCG). 
Feb 23, 2021 18:02
AHMEDABAD: The largest cricket stadium in the world, the newly refurbished Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Sabarmati, Ahmedabad, is ready and waiting to welcome not just the Indian and English Test sides for the third match in the series, but also eager fans when the gates open Wednesday, February 24.