Feb 16, 2021 17:02

Red Bull to title partner 2021 Australian MotoGP

MADRID: MotoGP commercial rights holder Dorna Sports Tuesday announced an agreement with Red Bull that will see the energy drink giant title the Australian Grand Prix in 2021. 

Feb 16, 2021 17:02

My11Circle adds VVS to cricketing brand ambassador roster

MUMBAI: India's online gaming company Games24x7 has appointed retired cricketer VVS Laxman as a brand ambassador of My11Circle, its fantasy sports platform.

VVS Laxman joins former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, and Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan to strengthen My11Circle's…

Feb 16, 2021 17:02

Sportradar announces launch of Universal Fraud Detection System

LONDON: Sportradar Integrity Services – the leading global supplier of sports integrity solutions – Tuesday announced the launch of the Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS). 

Evolving from its current bet monitoring service, the UFDS will be funded by Sportradar and offered free of charge to any sports federation, or league…

Feb 16, 2021 16:02

Matthew Hayden face of upcoming mobile cricket gaming app

MUMBAI: Indian gaming company Creative Monkey Games has partnered with the retired Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden to launch a mobile cricket gaming application called Haydos380 in India.

The game Haydos380 will be available worldwide and is launching in April. Users can pre-register at to ensure they…

Feb 16, 2021 15:02

TYNY report 2021: 40% of India ad spend to come from digital

MUMBAI: The Indian advertising industry is expected to see recovery in 2021 with ad investments estimated to reach Rs 80,123 crore (Rs 801.230 billion), which is a 23.2% growth over 2020 and 3.35% growth over 2019 ad expenditure of Rs 82,9040 crore (Rs 829.040 billion). These are the findings of the 2021 edition of the GroupM futures…

Feb 16, 2021 14:02

KXIP to be rechristened Punjab Kings ahead of IPL 2021

MUMBAI: Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab will reportedly be rechristened as Punjab Kings ahead of the upcoming edition of the IPL. 

As per a report in Cricbuzz, which first reported on the name change, a formal communication has been made to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in this regard and…

Feb 15, 2021 17:02

MLB announces new structure for baseball affiliates

NEW YORK: Major League Baseball announced on Friday a new plan for affiliated baseball, with 120 Minor League clubs officially agreeing to join the new Professional Development League (PDL). 

In total, the integrated player development system now includes 179 teams across 17 leagues in 43 US states and four provinces.…

Feb 15, 2021 17:02

Irony Inc and Esports Charts announce India partnership

MUMBAI: Irony Inc. has announced a partnership with Esports Charts in which the Indian esports company will represent Esports Charts and Streams Charts in India. 

This data-driven partnership has the stated aim of helping Esports Charts deliver analytics in India’s rapidly developing esports market. Through a framework of…

Feb 15, 2021 16:02

IOC proposes Olympic Agenda 2020+5 as strategic roadmap

LAUSANNE: The executive board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has proposed a new strategic roadmap, Olympic Agenda 2020+5, to the upcoming IOC Session. 

Feb 15, 2021 16:02

Red Bull Racing agrees 4-year Honda power unit partnership

LONDON: Red Bull and AlphaTauri have reached reaching an agreement to run Honda power units from next season through to the end of 2024 despite the Japanese manufacturer opting to leave the championship at the end of this season.

Honda have secured five race victories to date in their three-year partnership with the Red…