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Nov 23, 2020 19:11

After TN, AP, Karnataka mulls ban on online gaming

BENGALURU: Tamil Nadu has become the second south Indian state after Andhra Pradesh to ban online games played with money, by way of an ordinance promulgated by Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday. 

A day after Tamil Nadu issued its order, the Karnataka government said it too was considering banning online gaming in the…

Nov 23, 2020 19:11

Bengaluru FC partners with eat.fit for ISL 2020-21 season

BENGALURU FC HAVE ENTERED into a year-long association with eat.fit who will be the Blues’ food and nutrition partner for the upcoming Hero Indian Super League season.

The association will see Bengaluru FC and eat.fit launch the ‘eat.fit Like BFC’ programme in a bid to promote the benefits of clean and balanced eating. The…

Nov 23, 2020 19:11

KBFC extends assn with Kinder Hospitals as medical partner

KOCHI: Kerala Blasters FC has announced that Kinder Hospitals will continue as the Official Medical Partner of the club for Season -7 of the Hero Indian Super League. 

Kinder Medical Group is a privately held organization that has centers in Kochi, Alappuzha and Bangalore in India, and also operates in Singapore, Indonesia and…

Nov 23, 2020 18:11

ICC launches 'Safety and Security Risk Assessment Services' RFP

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council has launched the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the appointment of Safety and Security Risk Assessment Services. 

The ICC wishes to appoint a company to provide independent Safety and Security Risk Assessments including, without limitation, the services set out in Appendix B (…

Nov 23, 2020 18:11

Chennaiyin FC confirms Paytm First Games as Fantasy Sponsor

CHENNAI: Chennaiyin FC is delighted to confirm that India's biggest mobile gaming platform, Paytm First Games, has come on board as its associate sponsor for the 2020-21 season.

Played by over 80 million Indians, Paytm First Games is an all-in-one destination for sports, card games, tournaments, trivia, and all things…

Nov 23, 2020 18:11

Chennaiyin FC adds ACKO General Insurance to sponsor roster

CHENNAI: Chennaiyin FC have announced that digital general insurance provider ACKO General Insurance as the club's associate sponsor for the 2020-21 campaign, coming on board as their Official Insurance Partner.

ACKO claims to have more than 60+ million unique customers since its inception in 2016, while also holding the…

Nov 23, 2020 18:11

SPN scores media rights for LPL inaugural edition

MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), which holds the India territory media rights for Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), has added the exclusive pay television & IPTV broadcast rights for the upcoming inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL). 

SPN's rights cover India, Sri Lanka (emphasis ours), Bangladesh,…

Nov 23, 2020 18:11

MPL announces college E-sports festival

NEW DELHI: Esports and mobile gaming platform Mobile Premier League, which boasts Team India captain Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador, Monday announced the launch of College Premier League (CPL), which it claims is India’s biggest college mobile gaming festival. 

As a part of this initiative, students will actively compete…

Nov 23, 2020 18:11

BKT Tires enters Indian football arena, partners 4 ISL clubs

MUMBAI: Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT Tires) has partnered with four franchises of the ongoing edition of the Hero Indian Super League 2020-2021. 

By partnering with ATK Mohun Bagan FC, Hyderabad FC, NorthEast United FC and SC East Bengal, BKT marked its maiden association with professional football in India ahead of ISL…

Nov 23, 2020 17:11

ATP and Infosys extend digital innovation partnership


LONDON: Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and the ATP, have announced the renewal of their highly successful partnership for a further three years. 

The agreement will see Infosys continue as Global Technology Services Partner and Digital Innovation Partner of the ATP, through…