Governance

TAMSUI, Chinese Taipei: The long-standing Mercuries Taiwan Masters, originally scheduled to tee off at the Taiwan Golf and Country Club from September 17-20, will be cancelled this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The decision to cancel the Mercuries Taiwan Masters was based on health and safety concerns as well as international travel restrictions on players living outside Chinese Taipei. The tournament will now be staged in 2021 in its traditional time slot.

Jul 14, 2020 20:07
MUMBAI: After months of making one far-fetched claim after another, the time of reckoning is at hand for the men who matter at East Bengal FC. The Red & Gold Brigade will have to officially declare their change of ownership as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday sent out the club licensing agreements to all Indian Super League (ISL) and I-League clubs as part of the AFC protocols.
Jul 14, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: Former Hockey India president Mohd. Mushtaq Ahmad, who resigned after his election was declared violative of the National Sports Code by the Union Sports Ministry, on Tuesday said the "belated decision smells (of) bad intention" as other violators have not been penalised.
Jul 14, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: A directive issued by the International Olympic Committee to all National Olympic Committees (NOCs) last year to maintain gender equality in sports governance has forced the Indian Olympic Association to take up the matter seriously, albeit at a glacial pace.
Jul 14, 2020 19:07
WASHINGTON D.C.: NFL franchise the Washington Redskins announced Monday that the American football team will be retiring its name and logo, long criticised as racist.
Jul 14, 2020 19:07
MUMBAI: The Esports Federation of India (ESFI) has appointed sports communication firm Artsmith.in to extend its awareness in India. After having tasted great success working with world's top sports bodies and leagues since its inception in 2011, Artsmith added yet another feather to its hat following an official announcement of the partnership on Monday.
Jul 14, 2020 18:07
LONDON: The Professional Cricketers’ Association has announced Tony Irish has stepped down from his role as chief executive with immediate effect.
Jul 14, 2020 17:07
NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday interacted with sports ministers and senior officials of 17 States and Union Territories over video conference to plan a collaborative roadmap to further sports and youth-related activities across India.
Jul 14, 2020 17:07
NEW YORK: On Saturday, July 25, the WNBA will tip off with back-to-back days of national triple-header telecasts across ABC, ESPN, and CBS Sports Network.  The spotlight will be focused on the league’s brightest stars as they bring women’s basketball back with an opening weekend dedicated to the Black Lives Matter movement. 
Jul 13, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: India's 2020-21 domestic football season, including the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) and the Hero I-league, will tentatively begin in November 2020, All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das said on Monday. 
Jul 13, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: Over ten years after the Board of Control for Cricket in India terminated the media rights agreement the BCCI had going with the now defunct World Sports Group (WSG) for the Indian Premier League, an arbitral tribunal has ruled in the BCCI's favour.