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Feb 25, 2021 18:02

YouGov Sport names ONE Championship Japan prez to APac role

LONDON: Data company YouGov has appointed Hideyuki (Andy) Hata as senior strategic advisor, YouGov Sport, based in Japan.

In the newly created role, Hata will establish the commercial operations of YouGov’s sports division in Tokyo and build the company’s presence in the wider region, following its affiliate partnership with…

Feb 25, 2021 18:02

ManCity and Nexen tie up with Stepathlon for global virtual fitness race

MUMBAI: Manchester City and Nexen Tire have announced Nexen Road to Man City, a new virtual fitness challenge  using the Stepathlon platform to improve the health and well-being of fans across the world and help them to stay connected to the Club.

The free, virtual race officially begins on 22nd April 2021 and encourages…

Feb 25, 2021 17:02

TTFI elects Dushyant Chautala to another 4-yr term as president

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.

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Feb 25, 2021 17:02

IMG scores global streaming deal with ICC covering 3 World Cups

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

Hockey India to kick-start national c'ships in March

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. 

This year, however, the domestic competitions will resume in a new, restructured format which…

Feb 25, 2021 15:02

JBL announces 2021 athlete ambassador roster, expands NBA assn

STAMFORD, Conn.: JBL Wednesday welcomed new talent to its growing roster of NBA players and teams. Continuing to cultivate the brand’s long-standing relationship with basketball, JBL has identified players who bring the most to their game to create dynamic partnerships that elevate the consumer experience by intersecting sports, music…

Feb 25, 2021 13:02

India 2027 reaffirms commitment to football youth development

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

Brisbane, AOC invited to targeted dialogue for 2032 Olympics

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. 

The IOC will start more detailed discussions with the Brisbane 2032 Committee…

Feb 25, 2021 12:02

Mashal Sports issues ITT to auction PKL media rights

MUMBAI: Star India-controlled Mashal Sports Pvt Ltd (Mashal), founder and commercial rights holder for the Pro Kabaddi League, is set to conduct an open market media rights auction for 5 seasons (Season 8 – Season 12) of PKL to be held during 2021 – 2025.

Feb 25, 2021 12:02

Ferrari to return to Le Mans racing alongside F1 from 2023

MARANELLO, Italy: Ferrari will go back to their roots in 2023, with the famous Italian marque announcing a return to Le Mans competition alongside their F1 programme.