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Jul 13, 2020 20:07

ISL in Goa, I-League in Kolkata looks increasingly likely

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. 

Both leagues will be held behind closed doors and all matches will take place at a…

Jul 13, 2020 20:07

WSG IPL rights deal termination: Tribunal rules in BCCI's favour

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.

In a majority decision, the tribunal consisting of Supreme Court…

Jul 13, 2020 19:07

Ganguly confirms India’s Oz tour, seeks shortened quarantine

NEW DELHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Saturday confirmed India’s tour of Australia later this year, which will see the Virat Kohli-led team playing four Tests. However, Ganguly has called for a shortened quarantine period for the players.

“Ya, ya, we have confirmed that tour.…

Jul 13, 2020 19:07

Rijiju to meet Sports Ministers of all states, UTs

NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju will meet ministers in charge of the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports from all States and Union Territories in a two-day video conference on July 14 and 15.

The aim of the two-day video conference will be to chart out the roadmap for grassroots-level…

Jul 13, 2020 19:07

UP Sports Minister tests positive for coronavirus


LUCKNOW: Close on the heels of UP Minister and former cricketer Chetan Chauhan testing positive for coronavirus, Uttar Pradesh Sports Minister Upendra Tiwari has also been diagnosed with the virus.

Uttar Pradesh has reported 35,092 COVID-19 positive cases so far, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family…

Jul 13, 2020 19:07

No fans Women's U-17 WC in worst-case: Kushal Das

NEW DELHI: Already postponed once, the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup will go ahead next year, even if it has to be conducted behind closed doors in a "worst-case scenario", All India Football Federation general secretary Kushal Das said Monday   

The tournament is to be held from February 17 to March 7 next year as per the…

Jul 13, 2020 18:07

Birmingham 2022 announces Sunset+Vine as host broadcaster

LONDON: Following an international tender process, sports broadcast production company Sunset+Vine has been appointed as host broadcaster for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

The agreement includes a full-service delivery of every aspect of the Games, including more sports coverage than any previous Commonwealth Games…

Jul 13, 2020 17:07

Indian fantasy sports contributes Rs7.5bn+ in taxes: Survey

MUMBAI: The Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS), India’s first & only self-regulatory industry body for Fantasy Sports (FS), Monday unveiled the findings of a report  titled ‘Business of Fantasy Sports’ in collaboration with KPMG, at its flagship event FIFS Game Plan 2020.

Jul 13, 2020 17:07

CAS overturns UEFA ban on Manchester City, reduces fine

LAUSANNE: Manchester City will be able to take its Champions League spot next season after the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled in the Premier League side's favour, removing the two-year ban from European competition that had been handed down by UEFA in February.

CAS also reduced the fine that UEFA had slapped on the Abu…

Jul 10, 2020 22:07

JetSynthesys raises Rs3bn from existing stakeholders

MUMBAI: New-age digital entertainment and technology company JetSynthesys has raised Rs 3 billion from existing stakeholders Infosys’ co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan, Adar Poonawalla's family office and Navani family-owned Jetline Group, among others. 

Thermax family office, Triveni Group and DSP Group have also invested in…