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Nov 20, 2020 10:11

Indian firm pitches for commercial rights to Nepal T20 tourney

MUMBAI: An Indian company - Seven 3 Sports - has secured the commercial rights for the proposed Nepal Premier League (NPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament, for a period of ten years.

The Cricket Association of Nepal's annual general assembly on Wednesday gave the green light to the body's executive committee’s proposal to hand…

Nov 19, 2020 19:11

CWG qualification process for women's cricket announced

DUBAI: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced the qualification process for cricket, which makes a historic appearance at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled from 28 July to 8 August.

In what is seen as a huge opportunity to turbo-charge the growth of…

Nov 19, 2020 18:11

ISL7 kick-off to mark country’s 1st major post-COVID tourney

MUMBAI: The stage is set for Friday's kick-off in Goa of much awaited seventh edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL), the country’s first major tournament to be organised since the enforcement of a COVID-19 lockdown eight months ago.

The ISL marks the resumption of live sports action in India with the entire season…

Nov 19, 2020 16:11

Deltatre, DFL take Sportec Solutions JV global

MUNICH: Deltatre and DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga have extended their Sportec Solutions collaboration and will now bring its offering to the international market. 

As part of a renewed agreement, the sports and entertainment technology provider has also taken the majority shareholding in Sportec Solutions, the independent joint…

Nov 19, 2020 16:11

7 consecutive Games: Leander receives OLY certificate

NEW DELHI: Indian tennis legend Leander Paes has been honoured with the highly-coveted OLY certificate from the World Olympians Association for representing India in seven consecutive Games. 

The 47-year-old's feat is unique as it makes him the only tennis player in the world to participate in the mega-quadrennial Games seven…

Nov 19, 2020 16:11

TAM Sports' IPL 13 closing report: 37 new categories; Oppo tops

MUMBAI: TAM Sports has released its Series 1 IPL 13 Advertising Report, covering all 60 matches of what was a super successful Indian Premier League held in the UAE.

The final report in the series is for all the 21 channels on which matches were telecast.

Nov 19, 2020 15:11

Home appliances major Midea inks partnership with Mumbai City

MUMBAI: Midea, one of the world’s leading home appliances and air-treatment companies, Thursday announced a new global partnership with Mumbai City FC. 

Midea becomes the club’s official Home Appliances, White Goods & HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) partner.

For the 2020-21 season, Midea will…

Nov 19, 2020 13:11

Muthoot de-links as KBFC sponsor, academy assn to continue

KOCHI: Kerala Blasters FC (KBFC) Wednesday made official what was evident from the recent announcement that online education platform BYJU’S had been onboarded as the franchise's title sponsor for the seventh edition of the Hero Indian Super League. 

KBFC and Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG) confirmed a "mutual adieu" Wednesday…

Nov 19, 2020 12:11

Nippon Paint India extends asst sponsor assn with Chennaiyin FC

CHENNAI: Chennaiyin FC announced Thursday that Nippon Paint India have renewed their affiliation with two-time Hero Indian Super League champions as their associate sponsor for the 2020-21 season. 

This is the fourth consecutive year of Nippon Paint India's association with CFC.

Nov 19, 2020 12:11

5-Test India tour headlines England's busy 2021 home sched

LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced a provisional home schedule for 2021 on Wednesday with a five-match Test series against India set to headline the English summer.

It bears noting that Sony Pictures Networks India holds the Indian subcontinent territory media rights for international cricket played in…