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Sep 15, 2020 17:09

IPL 2020 sees highest number of sponsors ever: Gautam Thakar

MUMBAI: Just ahead of the Indian Premier League 2020 kick-off in the UAE, Gautam Thakar, CEO of IPL host broadcaster Star Sports has offered a detailed update on how India's lead sportscaster will be presenting this year's edition of world cricket's richest annual event. 

In an interview to exchange4media, Thakar also…

Sep 15, 2020 17:09

Runner groups from across India join Sunfeast India Run As One

MUMBAI: With the initiation of the Sunfeast India Run As One, a citizen-led movement in support of livelihoods due to the COVID 19 pandemic, runner groups from across the country have united to make their run count, for a larger good, because #LivelihoodsMatter.

Sep 15, 2020 16:09

IIFL Finance launches ‘Seedhibaat’ TVCs with Rohit Sharma

MUMBAI: IIFL Finance has launched its latest brand campaign featuring cricketer Rohit Sharma, to communicate the value and meaning of ‘Seedhibaat’, that is, straight talk.  Rohit Sharma is IIFL Finance’s first-ever Brand Ambassador.

In a series of three TV commercials each featuring a slice-of-life situation, the Indian…

Sep 15, 2020 16:09

East Bengal FC submit Hero ISL entry bid documents

KOLKATA: Under the aegis of East Bengal Football Club Private Limited, Kolkata giants East Bengal FC on Tuesday submitted their bid document seeking entry into the Hero Indian Super League from the upcoming season.

While the onine submission was made Monday, the physical copy is set to reach the ISL authorities by Tuesday.…

Sep 15, 2020 16:09

IPL teams exploring engaging 'virtual' crowds, cheerleaders

MUMBAI: With no official word yet on whether there will be any fan presence during the upcoming Indian Premier League, IPL franchises are thinking outside the box to get some kind of crowd involvement in the matches. 

Sep 15, 2020 16:09

EdTech company ropes in Virat Kohli as brand ambassador

MUMBAI: Educational technology company Great Learning on Monday announced it had roped in Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador. 

Sep 15, 2020 15:09

BWF pushes Thomas & Uber Cup Finals to 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton World Federation (BWF), in full consultation and agreement with local host Badminton Denmark, has made the tough decision to postpone the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2020 in Aarhus, Denmark.

The decision comes following the withdrawal of a number of participating teams from the Thomas and…

Sep 15, 2020 15:09

Ahead of IPL, AIGF asserts resolve towards responsible gaming

NEW DELHI: The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has reinforced its resolve towards responsible gaming through its skill games charter ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL).

The charter emphasises on responsible gaming to build a robust self-regulatory community and facilitative ecosystem for the offer of online…

Sep 15, 2020 15:09

Sports Ministry includes 94 athletes for TOPS support

NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has included 94 athletes in its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for support to probable athletes identified for the Tokyo 2021, Paris 2024 and Los Angles 2028 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. 

The requisite support that athletes coming within the TOPS scheme are provided includes…

Sep 15, 2020 14:09

YuppTV acquires IPL 2020 rights in 10+ intl territories

ATLANTA: YuppTV, the world's leading OTT platform for South Asian content, has acquired the live streaming rights for Indian Premier League 2020 across more than 10 territories.

The OTT platform will be airing the IPL in Australia, Continental Europe, Malaysia, South East Asia (except Singapore), Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan,…