Jul 07, 2020 17:07

SPN appoints creative director, sports channels

MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has brought on board former Star India vice-president - Creative Vaibhav Chib as creative director, Sports Channels.

Chib will be reporting to Neville Bastawalla, head - Marketing & On-Air Promotions, Sports Channels at SPN, has confirmed. 

Prior to…

Jul 07, 2020 17:07

Real Madrid teams with Legends for multi-chnl retail pgrm

MADRID: LaLiga giants Real Madrid and Legends have announced the launch of a comprehensive multi-channel retail programme.

The agreement will include a new official online store, the reopening of three official stores in Madrid and a new flagship store at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. 

Jul 07, 2020 16:07

ONE partners Microsoft to 'transform' digital fan experience

SINGAPORE: Leading Asian MMA promotion ONE Championship Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft that will harness the tech giant’s cloud to transform the digital fan experience and enhance collaboration for its employees.

“I am thrilled to announce that ONE Championship has officially partnered with Microsoft…

Jul 07, 2020 16:07

AIFF secures full membership of AFC Elite Youth Scheme

NEW DELHI: The Asian Football Confederation has conferred the All India Football Federation with the AFC Elite Youth Scheme full membership status.

In a letter to Kushal Das, general secretary, AIFF, Windsor John, general secretary, AFC wrote: "We are pleased to inform that your application for full membership of the AFC Elite…

Jul 07, 2020 16:07

CSA appoints Stats Perform as official data partner

JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has appointed Stats Perform, the SportsTech leader in data and AI technology, as their exclusive Official Data Partner for international and domestic competitions.

Under the new agreement, Stats Perform’s trusted opta and RunningBall data brands will collect, analyse and deliver…

Jul 07, 2020 15:07

CPL 2020 teams selected; TKR signs 48-yr-old Indian spinner

ST JOHNS: The six Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchises have selected their teams for the 2020 tournament, which is scheduled to take place from 18 August to the 10 September. 

The draft was carried out remotely and the six teams have successfully filled out their rosters with both Caribbean and overseas players with…

Jul 07, 2020 14:07

ATP switches to 22-month ranking system cycle due to COVID

LONDON: The ATP Monday announced how the revised FedEx ATP Rankings will be calculated once the Tour resumes. The Rankings, which reflect a player’s standing among the world’s best players and are used for tournament entry and seedings, are the lifeblood of professional tennis.

In anticipation of a return to competition in…

Jul 06, 2020 21:07

ONE announces new Q2 2020 brand partnerships

SINGAPORE: Asia's leading MMA promotion ONE Championship (ONE), Monday announced new Q2 2020 strategic partnerships. 

Partner brands include Grab and Everise, which will both work with ONE on the upcoming ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’. 

Other notable brands partnering with ONE Championship include YOU.…

Jul 06, 2020 20:07

Football Delhi takes measures to lessen financial burden

NEW DELHI: Football Delhi, in its executive committee meeting held via video conferencing at the weekend, decided not to charge any registration fees for Player Registration in FD Connect System and waive off the fees for Football Academy Accreditation and Licensing process with immediate effect till 31st March 2021 to lessen the…

Jul 06, 2020 20:07

Windies tour of Eng: Strong sponsor line-up for SPN t'cast

MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) announces the return of live cricket action after 120+ days, with the West Indies Tour of England 2020. 

As cricket finally makes a comeback with West Indies taking on England, viewers can watch the series unfold live and exclusive on SONY SIX channels from 8th July at 3:30 pm. The…