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Jan 12, 2017 17:01

Callaway acquires lifestyle brand Ogio

CARLSBAD, Calif.: Callaway Golf Company has announced the acquisition Ogio International, Inc. for $75.5 million in an all-cash transaction, subject to a working capital adjustment.

The acquisition enhances Callaway's presence in golf while also providing a platform for future growth in the lifestyle category. Excluding non-…

Jan 12, 2017 12:01

Shirke tried to scuttle India's limited-overs series against England: Reports

NEW DELHI: It has emerged that after being sacked, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Ajay Shirke made several calls to England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) president Giles Clarke,trying to convince him to call off the upcoming limited-overs India tour.

According to a trail of emails accessed by…

Jan 11, 2017 18:01

WICB appoints Englishman as new CEO

ST JOHN’S, Antigua: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Johnny Grave as its new chief executive officer, following a rigorous recruitment process led by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Barbados.

Jan 11, 2017 18:01

2016 PSA Women's World Championship to take place in El Gouna

LONDON: The Professional Squash Association (PSA) are pleased to announce that the delayed 2016 PSA Women's World Squash Championship will take place this April, when the world's elite players will travel to El Gouna, Egypt to compete for the most illustrious trophy in squash.

From April 5-14, 56 of the best female players on…

Jan 11, 2017 18:01

Mumbai FC adds Fortis to sponsor roster

MUMBAI: Essel Group owned I-league club Mumbai has received a shot in the arm with Fortis Hospital, Mulund, coming on board as the official health partner for the current season.

The medical experts from Fortis Hospital, Mulund, will treat the players of the club’s First Team and the Youth Teams (Reserves, U-18, U-16 and U-14…

Jan 11, 2017 18:01

Extreme Sailing Series unveils new brand identity

LONDON: OC Sport, the owner and organiser of the Extreme Sailing Series, has unveiled a new logo design as part of a rebrand for the global Stadium Racing circuit, that aims to create a more modern brand identity, reflective of the "exciting nature" of the sport.

Jan 11, 2017 18:01

Sports Ministry to lift IOA suspension

NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association's move to rescind its controversial decision to induct scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its life presidents following widespread outrage, the Sports Ministry is set to lift the suspension it had placed on the IOA, saying it augurs well for governance of sports in the…

Jan 11, 2017 18:01

Law Commission seeks public views on whether BCCI comes under RTI

NEW DELHI: The Law Commission has begun examining whether the Board of Cricket Control in India could be brought under the Right to Information Act.

It is also gathering opinion on whether betting in sports could be legalised in India.

Hearing a petition filed by the Cricket Association of Bihar against the BCCI, the…

Jan 11, 2017 17:01

Hyderabad Cricket Assn polls: Azhar files papers for president's post

HYDERABAD: Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for Hyderabad Cricket Association president's post after incumbent Arshad Ayub quit office following the Supreme Court verdict on Lodha committee reforms.

"Problem with Hyderabad was that cricket was not focus. We were second last in…

Jan 11, 2017 17:01

Sreejesh inducted into FIH athletes’ panel

NEW DELHI: The FIH (International Hockey Federation) executive board has confirmed the nomination of Indian men’s hockey team captain PR Sreejesh to the FIH athletes’ committee. 

FIH athletes’ committee comprises a total of eight current and former hockey players who have the responsibility to act as a liaison between the FIH…