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Nov 26, 2020 19:11

Mutua Madrid Open becomes a two-week tournament

MADRID: The Mutua Madrid Open announced on Wednesday that as from 2021, it will be a two-week tournament. The extension reaffirms the spirit of growth at the only combined ATP Masters 1000 and WTA Premier Mandatory to be played in Europe. The news means that next season the Mutua Madrid Open will take place from 27 April to 9 May in…

Nov 26, 2020 19:11

CPL 2020 claims 67% viewership increase

PORT OF SPAIN: The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) saw a 67% increase in television, streaming and digital viewership in 2020, reaching 523.5 million viewers and passing half a billion for the first time in the tournament’s history. 

The research was independently compiled by YouGov Sport, a division of SMGInsight, one of…

Nov 26, 2020 01:11

Football GOAT contender Diego Maradona no more

DIEGO ARMANDO MARADONA, a divine talent and universally acknowledged as one of the greatest footballers of all time, is no more.

The Argentinian legend and World Cup-winning captain passed away Wednesday aged 60 following a heart attack, having undergone brain surgery earlier this month, a member of his entourage confirmed to…

Nov 25, 2020 19:11

Tata Maharashtra Open 2021 postponed indefinitely

PUNE: In a development that was always on the cards, the 2021 edition of the Tata Maharashtra Open and Bangalore Open Challenger men’s tennis events - scheduled to be held in early February - have reportedly been postponed indefinitely (read cancelled).

“We have informed the ATP that we wish to do the event at a later date in…

Nov 25, 2020 19:11

ADHM outlines arrangements for race day on Sunday

NEW DELHI: Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM), outlined arrangements that are in place for the International and Indian elite athletes on Sunday, 29th November including medical facilities and the route at a media conference on Wednesday. 

Present on the occasion were Huge Jones, Race director, Dr Sandeep Jain, Medical director…

Nov 25, 2020 19:11

EA SPORTS FIFA 21 delivers 'most authentic matchday experience'

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.: Electronic Arts Inc is taking The World’s Game to the Next Level with its unveil of EA SPORTS FIFA 21 on PlayStation5 and Xbox Series X|S, launching December 4.

The power of new generation consoles combined with advances in the Frostbite engine enables players to experience lightning fast load times and…

Nov 25, 2020 19:11

ISL and Sportradar renew integrity partnership

MUMBAI: India's premier football tournament, the Hero Indian Super League (ISL), and Sportradar have signed a multi-year renewal of their integrity partnership, present since 2016.

The seventh season of ISL kick-started on November 20 with ATK Mohun Bagan making a winning start after defeating Kerala Blasters.

Nov 25, 2020 18:11

ADHM 2020 raises Rs3.1m within 1 month for various causes

NEW DELHI: We all hear about the difficulties, every section of Society has faced during these unprecedented times, none more than the lower economic background section served by the Civil Society Organisations - CSOs/ NGOs across country. When ADHM was announced, many wondered if people had any more funds to 'Give', but we are happy…

Nov 25, 2020 18:11

Facebook, Instagram launch AR effect featuring Virat

NEW DELHI: As the biggest cricketing nations, India and Australia, are set to enthrall cricket fans across the globe, Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday have launched an Augmented Reality (AR) effect featuring Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli.

Nov 25, 2020 18:11

Nutrition brand signs Vidyut Jammwal as brand ambassador

NEW DELHI: Sports and fitness nutrition brand MuscleBlaze has roped in actor and martial artist Vidyut Jammwal as their brand ambassador for the next two years. 

Along with endorsing the brand’s range of products, Vidyut will be seen promoting fitness in the country with the help of MuscleBlaze.