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Jul 06, 2020 20:07

Eurosport acquires India rights to MotoGP for 2020 season

NEW DELHI: Eurosport SD and EurosportHD, the premium sports channels from the house of Discovery, has acquired the India territory broadcast rights for the 2020 FIM MotoGP Grand Prix World Championship. 

Live broadcast will flag off on Eurosport SD and EurosportHD, starting July 19 as the action resumes post the forced break…

Jul 06, 2020 19:07

Shankar red flags IPL concerns; will BCCI 'smell the coffee'?

MUMBAI: Uday Shankar, president of Walt Disney Company, APAC, and chairman, Star & Disney India, has said "the market is not ready to support and sustain the IPL 2020 with the same fervour and gusto in the current economic environment," according to a report in ET Now.

The chief of Star India, which holds the global media…

Jul 06, 2020 17:07

T20 WC in Oz call-off due this week; BCCI preps for IPL

MUMBAI: The T20 World Cup 2020, scheduled to be to be held in October-November in Australia, is "is all but certain" to be officially postponed when International Cricket Council (ICC) officials meet this Friday, reports in the Australian media indicate.

Jul 03, 2020 20:07

Sports Min plea on recognition of NSFs: HC refuses to play ball

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday said the practice of granting provisional recognition to National Sports Federations (NSFs) in the country without ascertaining whether they are following the Sports Code cannot be allowed to go on.

"We won't allow the provisional system to go on without the NSFs following the Sports…

Jul 03, 2020 19:07

BCCI old guard vent against Shashank Manohar

MUMBAI: What is common between N Srinivasan (former BCCI president), Niranjan Shah (former BCCI secretary), and Anirudh Chaudhry (former BCCI treasurer)? All three worthies have been very vocal badmouthing Shashank Manohar after he announced Wednesday that he was stepping down from the chairmanship of the International Cricket Council…

Jul 03, 2020 19:07

Hamilton debuts new helmet with BLM message at Austrian GP

SPIELBERG, Austria: Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has revealed a new helmet design at the Austrian Grand Prix as he continues to show his support for the fight against racism and inequality.

The British driver has been highly vocal in recent months as the Black Lives Matter movement has shone a light on these…

Jul 03, 2020 19:07

CSM Live to deliver ‘bio-secure’ venues for intl cricket return

LONDON: CSM Live, the live experience team of agency CSM Sport and Entertainment, has been appointed by the England and Wales Cricket Board to help the governing body formulate a bio-secure return to cricket.

Working closely with the ECB as England prepares for its Test series against the West Indies, the agency has helped to…

Jul 03, 2020 18:07

Real Madrid confirm women's team as Tacon merger completed

MADRID: LaLiga giants Real Madrid CF has completed the formalities necessary to make effective the merger by absorption of Club Deportivo Tacón, a women's football club, meaning that from 2020-21 onwards the Merengue will field their first-ever side in the women's Primera Division.

Jul 03, 2020 18:07

Hero Indian Open stands cancelled due to COVID-19

NEW DELHI: Keeping the health and safety of everyone as top most priority in view of the current situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Golf Union, the national body for golf in India, Friday announced the cancellation of the Hero Indian Open 2020.

The decision was made following consultation with the sanctioning…

Jul 03, 2020 17:07

‘Big 4’ audit firm issues ‘cease and desist’ notice to VFI


NEW DELHI: The faction-riven Volleyball Federation of India has suffered yet another setback after global audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers issuing a ‘cease and desist’ order addressed to the secretary general of the VFI over its unwarranted use, in an ongoing arbitration dispute, of a confidential report prepared by PwC.