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RIYADH: BeIN Sports could soon be back on air in Saudi Arabia after reports that the Qatar-based sportscaster has gained streaming rights throughout the Kingdom.

The Qatari sport channel’s subscriptions and streaming devices will now be permitted and available for purchase after a ban of more than three years. beIN Sports has a variety of channels that have exclusive rights to stream worldwide championships across the Middle East.

Jan 19, 2021 14:01
NEW DELHI: The online gaming industry on Monday urged the government to set up a self-regulatory body to standardise regulations for the entire online skill gaming sector and not just the fantasy sports industry. PTI quotes the Online Rummy Federation (TORF), in a statement, arguing that like fantasy sports, India's skill gaming industry suffers from the same byzantine set of state-by-state laws and regulations.
Jan 18, 2021 11:01
KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced an official partnership with Sportradar for worldwide data and associated media rights for major AFC competitions for the cycles 2021-2024 and 2025-2028.
Jan 15, 2021 17:01
MUMBAI: Boxing Federation of India (BFI) secretary general Jay Kowli has set the ball rolling to hold the much-delayed BFI elections on February 3, by sending out a notice calling for an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to all state units.
Jan 15, 2021 16:01
NEW DELHI: Yawn! Another of those toothless notices that are all about form but of no substance. At least that is this website's considered view. 
Jan 13, 2021 12:01
CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC) has changed a two-decade-old law that barred professional golfers, who are its permanent members, from contesting management elections.
Jan 12, 2021 22:01
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will hold its apex council meeting on Sunday, in which the board will not only discuss the fate of the domestic season, but also discuss the tax issues that the Indian board needs to sort out with an eye on the 2021 T20 World Cup, for which the country is scheduled to hold.
Jan 11, 2021 10:01
MUMBAI: International Management Group, which has held the events rights of the Indian Premier League since its inception, is in crisis talks with the BCCI to try and salvage the deal, after the Indian cricket board sent IMG a termination notice last week. As a top BCCI official told PTI on Friday: "Yes, we have sent them a termination notice."  
Jan 05, 2021 18:01
NEW DELHI: Sanjay Kapoor was elected president of the All India Chess Federation (AICF), while Bharat Singh Chauhan retained the secretary’s post, in the polls held online on Monday.
Jan 05, 2021 17:01
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will hear a plea by former India goalkeeper Kalyan Chaubey seeking fresh elections in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on January 11.
Jan 04, 2021 18:01
NEW DELHI: The T20 World Cup is just 10 months away, and the International Cricket Council (ICC) has already earmarked the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a backup venue to host the seventh edition of mega event, leaving designated host board BCCI stuck between a rock and a hard place.