THE 2014 edition of India's most celebrated distance race - the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon - completed yet another successful chapter a few weeks ago. ASHWIN TOMBAT picks up the thread again on the SportzPower Special Series that takes a 360 look at the largest marathon in Asia as well as the largest mass participation sporting event on the continent...
Sep 11, 2017 15:09
MUMBAI: It has taken just over a decade for the D Y Patil stadium, located on the fringes of metropolitan Mumbai, to host its first ever international soccer event. Vijay Patil, president of the D Y Patil Sports Academy, is confident that the FiFA U 17 tournament will generate generous footfalls to the venue when it hosts the group B matches beginning 6 October.
Sep 05, 2017 23:09
MUMBAI: To the winner go the spoils, but if the price is NOT right, it can also prove a poisoned chalice. The fact that the global media rights to world cricket's biggest and most valuable property did NOT go for some ridiculous figure is proof positive not only that Uday Shanker's strategy team at Star India were bang on with their calculations, but also a sign of a marketplace that has matured.
Sep 01, 2017 10:09
MUMBAI: As the clock counts down to the opening on Monday, September 4, of bid documents and announcement of the holder/s for the next five years of media rights to world cricket's most prized property - the Indian Premier League - a second look at the contenders, the pretenders and the numbers in play.
Mar 04, 2014 10:03
CII Scorecard 2014: Federations, more than teams, sponsors need to take onus of building sporting enterprises
NEW DELHI: India is on the cusp of a major breakthrough in sports, and this is today a business in which there is real opportunity to make money out of, provided certain critical factors are addressed. This was the central point highlighted during a high powered discussion during the key session of the day-long National Conference on Business of Sports, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
Jun 27, 2011 08:06
Dec 30, 2008 01:12
INDIAN sport seldom has had a golden year. Circa 2008 was certainly that and more. Great sporting performances were the norm rather than the exception. What is even more pleasing was that India attained near perfection in a spate of disciplines. The SportzPower Top 20 for the year ranks the influence that these entities wield in the Indian sports arena.