Infrastructure

LONDON: Formula 1 is heading back to Florida, with the news that the brand-new Miami Grand Prix will join the F1 calendar in 2022.

The race – set to be the first since 1959 in the US state – will be held on an exciting new layout at the Hard Rock Stadium complex in Miami Gardens, home to the NFL’s famous Miami Dolphins franchise.

Although the exact date of the race has yet to be confirmed, F1 president Stefano Domenicali said he expects the first race in a 10-year deal to take place in the second quarter of 2022.

Oct 05, 2020 12:10
CRICKET  AUSTRALIA (CA) has reportedly obtained permissions to host India between November and January and is planning to have four different venues for the Test series. The government’s permission was the biggest bottleneck the CA had been facing.
Sep 30, 2020 15:09
KOLKATA: Real estate major Bengal Peerless Housing Development Company Ltd, Wednesday announced for India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly as its brand ambassador. Ganguly, currently president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), will primarily lead the Avidipta II campaign. 
Sep 29, 2020 16:09
LAUSANNE: The 2023 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals will be staged in Durban, South Africa, after Member Associations voted during the 2020 ITTF AGM held on Monday. It’s an historic first time that the ITTF’s most prestigious event is being held in South Africa and the first time on the African continent since Cairo, Egypt, in 1939.
Sep 25, 2020 16:09
LAUSANNE: The IOC Coordination Commission and the Tokyo  2020 Organising Committee agreed Friday on a series of measures to make the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 fit for a post-corona world. Developed in response to the postponement of this year’s Games due to the coronavirus pandemic, over 50 measures have been designed to maximise cost savings and increase efficiencies in Games delivery.
Sep 23, 2020 16:09
PONDICHERRY: As the BCCI grapples with the massive problem of kick-starting domestic cricket amidst a surge in coronavirus cases, the Cricket Association of Pondicherry (CAP) has reportedly offered to host teams from two zones in a secure bio-bubble.
Sep 21, 2020 16:09
NEW DELHI: Former India cricketer Suresh Raina would set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers, particularly youngsters from remote areas of the state, PTI Quotes an official spokesman as having said on Friday.
Sep 18, 2020 18:09
MADRID: LaLiga and PortAventura World Friday announced a joint venture to create The Beat Challenge, a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience to be enjoyed both within PortAventura World and beyond. This follows a strategic agreement between the two entities seeking to link football and entertainment through various digital and physical experiences, while boosting tourism. 
Sep 16, 2020 19:09
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry is set to upgrade eight Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) at an estimated cost of Rs 951.9 million with an aim to identify and groom future Olympic champions.  Eight states that have been approved for setting up of KISCEs in the first leg are Odisha, Mizoram, Telengana, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.
Sep 10, 2020 19:09
GUANGZHOU, China: NBA China and Topsports, a leading sportswear retailer and service provider in China, together with Nike Inc., the official on-court apparel provider of the NBA, announced Thursday the opening of the largest NBA Store in the world in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. 
Sep 09, 2020 15:09
NEW DELHI: India On Track, in association with Portuguese football club GD Estoril Praia, has established International Football Development (IFD) programme, a football training programme to provide opportunities for participation and individual development in Europe to young aspiring footballers in India.