Governance

MUNICH: City Officials have conveyed Bayern Munich must kick off the new Bundesliga season behind closed doors because of a rising coronavirus infection rate in the Bavarian capital, said a press release by AFP.

Germany's politicians have given Bundesliga clubs the green light to allow the partial return of fans into stadiums, providing the rate of infection in each region remains below 35 per 100,000 inhabitants.However, the figure for Munich was revised to 47.6 per 100,000 on Thursday. 

Sep 18, 2020 17:09
LONDON: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that the Fed Cup, the women’s world cup of tennis, has been renamed the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas. It is the first time a major global team competition has been named after a woman, ushering in a new era for the historic tournament and representing a landmark moment for sport.
Sep 18, 2020 17:09
NEW DELHI: In a relief to the Centre and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), the Supreme Court on Thursday said the Centre need not seek the consent of the Delhi High Court before granting recognition to various sports federations under the National Sports Code.
Sep 18, 2020 17:09
KOLKATA: The Indian Football Association (IFA), governing body of the Beautiful Game in West Bengal, on Thursday announced outdoor advertising firm Accord Sports VDK as their new commercial partner.
Sep 17, 2020 19:09
MUMBAI: With just about four months remaining for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, a lot of uncertainties still remain unresolved, including the 16 countries who would participate in the tournament that India is scheduled to host for the first time. 
Sep 17, 2020 18:09
LAUSANNE: The International Hockey Federation (FIH), the world’s governing body for the sport of hockey, and NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the world's leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen video solutions, announced today the launch of “Watch.Hockey”, a ground-breaking fan engagement app that creates a new digital “home of hockey” to the millions of hockey fans, players and off
Sep 17, 2020 18:09
MUMBAI: Sportradar, the world’s leading supplier of sports integrity solutions and sports data products, has signed an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to support its Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) in monitoring and safeguarding the integrity of matches during the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season.
Sep 17, 2020 17:09
NEW DELHI: The Hero I-League Qualifier 2020 is all set to kick-start the 2020-21 football season at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata, and the Kalyani Municipal Stadium, in Kalyani, West Bengal, as five clubs will battle it out for a single qualification spot, beginning on Thursday, October 8.
Sep 17, 2020 17:09
BUNDESLIGA CLUB Borussia Dortmund will allow around 10,000 spectators when they play their opening home game of the 2020-2021 season. "Saturday's home match against Borussia Monchengladbach is set to be played in front of around 10,000 spectators," the official handle of Borussia Dortmund tweeted.
Sep 17, 2020 17:09
ZURICH: World football's governing body FIFA estimates that the negative impact of the disruption wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 to be around $14 billion.     “The estimated impact of the disruption was around $14 billion,” Olli Rehn, who chairs the FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan Steering Committee and who acts as FIFA Governance Committee deputy chairman, has stated. 
Sep 17, 2020 17:09
THE FORMER HEAD of global athletics, Lamine Diack, was on Wednesday found guilty by a French court of corruption in covering up Russian doping cases and sentenced to four years in prison, of which two years were suspended.