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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…

Nov 19, 2020 12:11

Inaugural Bengal T20 Challenge to kick off November 24

KOLKATA: The inaugural edition of the Bengal T20 Challenge is all set to bring back cricket to the Eden Gardens from November 24. Six teams (all clubs) will compete against each other in a bio-secure bubble, according to a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) press release.

There will be a total of 33 matches played, including…

Nov 19, 2020 11:11

NBA confirms schedule format, key dates for 2020-21 season

NEW YORK: The NBA Wednesday announced important aspects for the upcoming 2020-21 season - the 75th year of the league.

The league's 2020-21 season will see each team play 72 regular-season games beginning on Dec. 22.

As per the official release, here are the key aspects in relation to the structuring of these 72 games…

Nov 18, 2020 19:11

Andhra Pradesh planning F3 capable racing circuit: Report

MUMBAI: India's motorsports capital Coimbatore, famous for its the extremely well maintained Kari Motor Speedway (KMS), could in due course have competition from a village in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district. 

A 3.4 km Formula 3 circuit racing track is coming up at Kotapalli that has the backing of state chief minister YS…

Nov 18, 2020 18:11

Fantasy gaming platform raises $3m in Series A funding round

MUMBAI: Online fantasy gaming platform PlayerzPot announced on Tuesday that it had raised $3 million in a Series A funding round.

The brand plans to utilize the money raised to further expand its verticals, introducing various innovative concepts to enhance user experience, make advancements in random mission generator (RMG)…