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Jul 10, 2020 21:07

BCCI accepts Rahul Johri's resignation from CEO post

MUMBAI: The BCCI has officially parted ways with its chief executive officer Rahul Johri, whose long-pending resignation was accepted on Thursday.

A senior official in the know of things told PTI that they have decided to accept his resignation letter sent on December 27.

"Rahul Johri's resignation has been a accepted…

Jul 10, 2020 21:07

ATK Mohun Bagan retains 'green-maroon' jersey colours

KOLKATA: The ATK Mohun Bagan board on Friday decided to retain the iconic green and maroon jersey which has been synonymous with the 131-year-old legacy of India's most famous football club.

The name of the club will be changed to ATK Mohun Bagan while the logo will have the iconic Mohun Bagan boat with the addition of ‘ATK’…

Jul 10, 2020 21:07

Goa firming up as most likely host state for ISL 2020-21

MUMBAI: The seventh edition of the Hero Indian Super League, planned for November to March 2021 behind closed doors, will in all likelihood be held in Goa, with Kerala, which was cited as the other possible contender as host state, dropping out of contention.

This was confirmed to SportzPower by an ISL team official…

Jul 10, 2020 20:07

Dream11 'link' to fake Uva T20 League: BCCI seeks probe

MUMBAI: India's leading fantasy sports platform Dream11, which is also a major sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has come under scrutiny after the BCCI’s anti-corruption unit (ACU) provided inputs to Punjab police questioning the role of the platform's sister firm FanCode, a streaming website that live broadcast the Uva T20…

Jul 10, 2020 20:07

Asia Cup postponed, Lanka swaps hosting rights with Pak

DUBAI: The 2020 edition of the Asia Cup stands cancelled, the Asian Cricket Council confirmed on Thursday. The ACC is looking at a window in June 2021 to host the tournament.

The T20 tournament was to be played in Sri Lanka in September after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) offered to swap hosting rights. It was to feature…

Jul 10, 2020 20:07

Ahmad resigns as HI prez, Manipur's Nigombam replaces him

NEW DELHI: The Hockey India executive board held an emergent executive board meeting Friday naming Manipur's Gyanendro Ningombam as HI's officiating president. 

This follows the resignation of Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad from the position received by Hockey India on 7 July "due to his personal and family commitments", HI declared.

Jul 10, 2020 20:07

Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas cancelled

MADRID: The FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports regret to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas. Previously postponed, the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and resulting complications now sadly oblige the cancellation of the event to be confirmed.

However the promoters of the event and Dorna have already…

Jul 10, 2020 18:07

WTT announces official sponsors for 2020 season

WASHINGTON D.C.: World TeamTennis announced category-specific sponsorship agreements for the 2020 season, which will be played in its entirety in West Virginia at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort,” WTT’s official hotel partner, from July 12-Aug. 2.

Jul 10, 2020 18:07

India, S'pore offices shut as Nielsen Sports relooks Apac biz

MUMBAI: The fallout from global industry data major Nielsen's announcement earlier this week of plans to “exit several smaller, underperforming markets and non-core businesses” has had an immediate negative impact in the Asia Pacific region with the closure of the India and Singapore offices of Nielsen Sports.

In a related…

Jul 10, 2020 17:07

Ntl tourneys success: FIFA, EA SPORTS extend eChallenger Series

ZURICH: FIFA and EA SPORTS Friday announced that the FIFA eChallenger Series would be extended this weekend to host a day of special inter-nation matches between China PR and Korea Republic.