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Nov 18, 2020 15:11

Gaming industry SPAC TDAC files for $250m IPO

LAS VEGAS: Tekkorp Digital Acquisition Corp., a special-purpose acquisition company backed by Tekkorp Capital LLC, has filed for a $250 million initial public offering on the Nasdaq. 

Leading the blank check company’s $1 billion-plus acquisition plans are Matt Davey, CEO, and Robin Chhabra, president, backed up by a board of…

Nov 18, 2020 14:11

Defending champion to headline Indian challenge at ADHM 2020

NEW DELHI: The Indian contingent will put up a fierce showcase as the ADHM 2019 and Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020 winner Srinu Bugatha will lead the Indian Elite Men’s category alongside Abhishek Pal, Avinash Sable and Pradeep Singh at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2020.

Nov 17, 2020 16:11

AFC Asian Cup 2027 bid: India among 5 confirmed for next phase

MUMBAI: India, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iran and Uzbekistan will move into the next phase of the bidding process for the 2027 Asian Cup after the Asian Football Confederation received the necessary Letter of Undertaking from all Member Associations that had initially submitted bid documents for hosting AFC’s blue riband national team…

Nov 17, 2020 16:11

FC Goa forges youth devt focused assn with RB Leipzig

PANAJI: Hero Indian Super League franchise FC Goa has forged a three-year strategic partnership with Bundesliga club RB Leipzig that will help garner opportunities both in the football and business spheres for the two clubs.

Nov 17, 2020 16:11

OMG expands sport and entertainment practice, Fuse, across APac

MUMBAI: Omnicom Media Group Tuesday announced the official expansion of Fuse, OMG’s sport and entertainment practice, across Asia-Pacific.

Headquartered in Singapore, the Fuse team will be tasked with delivering "transformative marketing solutions" for clients in the region across sport, e-sports and music. 

Nov 17, 2020 15:11

5 ISL clubs fail to to meet AFC, ntl licensing criteria

NEW DELHI: Five Hero Indian Super League clubs have failed to meet the AFC and national licensing criteria and will now have to either appeal the decision or seek exemption from the AIFF in order to take part in the ISL, which kicks off Friday.

Odisha FC, NorthEast United FC, Kerala…

Nov 17, 2020 15:11

Arsenal signs up for UN Climate Action Framework

LONDON: Arsenal FC has reinforced its commitment to tackling climate change by becoming the first Premier League club to sign up for the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework.

The UN initiative aims to bring together the global sports community with a commitment to align with the goals…

Nov 17, 2020 15:11

Smriti Mandhana face of Equitas Small Finance Bank

MUMBAI: Equitas Small Finance Bank has announced cricketer Smriti Mandhana as their new brand ambassador.

She will be appearing on behalf of Equitas Small Finance Bank across all media platforms.

Nov 17, 2020 15:11

Healthcare brand Vize ropes in Virat as brand ambassador

MUMBAI: Vize Health and Hygiene has roped in Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli as brand ambassador for its new personal hygiene and sanitation brand Vize, which was unveiled on Monday.

Vize founder Akshat Jain said: “We have chosen Virat Kohli as the brand ambassador to reflect the…

Nov 17, 2020 15:11

Sponsors of 4 ISL clubs linked to online betting companies

MUMBAI: Four Hero Indian Super League franchises - Bengaluru FC, Chennaiyin FC, Mumbai City FC and ATK Mohun Bagan - have come under the spotlight for sponsorship agreements the respective clubs have signed with entities having direct connections to online betting companies.