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Jun 30, 2020 18:06

ONE Championship sets 31 July for 'return to action'

SINGAPORE: After nearly four months away from the Circle, ONE Championship will resume its flagship event schedule on Friday, 31 July.

ONE Championship chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced the news on his official Facebook page.

The next event – ONE: NO SURRENDER – will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, and mark…

Jun 30, 2020 18:06

Liberty Media amends revolving credit, loan facility to F1


ENGLEWOOD, Colo.: Liberty Media Corporation Monday announced an amendment to the term loan and revolving credit facility of certain subsidiaries of Delta Topco Limited, the Liberty subsidiary that holds all of its interests in Formula 1.

Jun 30, 2020 17:06

Hero Women’s Indian Open 2020 cancelled over COVID

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 Ladies European Tour (LET) and Women’s Golf Association of India (WGAI) today announced the cancellation of the Hero Women’s Indian Open, scheduled for October 1-4, 2020.

The tournament…

Jun 29, 2020 20:06

Coca-Cola may give IPL 2020 a miss: Report

MUMBAI: When (and NOT if it increasingly looks likely) the dates for the thirteenth edition of the Vivo Indian Premier League are finalised, one entity that will reportedly NOT be joining the party at the world's most lucrative annual cricketing event is US food and beverages giant Coca-Cola.

Jun 29, 2020 20:06

East Bengal still to clarify on ownership status post Quess exit

KOLKATA: Life after the exit of Quess Corp is proving not quite so simple for Kolkata football giants East Bengal FC, which has to inform about the club's status and change of ownership structure to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) by the middle of July and subsequently clear AFC's club licensing criteria.

Jun 29, 2020 19:06

Garmin India names Jasjit Singh as ‘golf ambassador’

NEW DELHI: Garmin India Monday announced golf professional and coach Jasjit Singh as its new ‘Golf Ambassador’ with the aim of clubbing experience with technology in bringing its next line of smartwatches and laser range finders dedicated to golf.

Jun 29, 2020 18:06

World Athletics announces 'wellness' partnership with parkrun

MONACO: World Athletics and parkrun Global Limited Sunday announced a new partnership by which they will combine their resources to grow the sport of athletics and deliver good health and fitness outcomes for communities around the world.

Parkrun’s simple concept of offering an opportunity for anyone to participate in a free,…

Jun 29, 2020 18:06

2 more meets dropped from Diamond League calendar

MONACO: The Wanda Diamond League has announced further alterations to its provisional 2020 calendar, with the cancellation of two meetings and a further event pushed back until September.

The Meeting de Paris, provisionally scheduled for 6 September, will not take place this season. Following the latest government…

Jun 29, 2020 18:06

AFC's commercial partner rebrands as Football Marketing Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: DDMC Fortis, the exclusive commercial partner of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) National team and Club competitions, announced Monday its rebranding as Football Marketing Asia (FMA). 

The football marketing agency, a subsidiary of Super Sports Media Inc., holds AFC's commercial partner rights for the 2021-…

Jun 29, 2020 18:06

Mercedes F1 switch to all-black for 2020 in stand against racism

LONDON: Formula 1 world champions Mercedes announced Monday they would be switching the colours of Lewis Hamilton’s and Valtteri Bottas’s cars to black as they make a stand against racism and discrimination, and pledge to improve the diversity of their team.

The announcement comes amid global protests around the world in…