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MADRID: LaLiga and PortAventura World Friday announced a joint venture to create The Beat Challenge, a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience to be enjoyed both within PortAventura World and beyond.

This follows a strategic agreement between the two entities seeking to link football and entertainment through various digital and physical experiences, while boosting tourism. 

Sep 18, 2020 16:09
MUMBAI: Emerging Media Sporting Holding - the parent company that owns Rajasthan Royals and second-highest shareholder of the three stakeholders that own the Indian Premer League franchise - is reportedly set to increase its stake in the franchise by 13.4%, through a proposed all-cash deal worth $26 million (Rs 1.9+ billion), pending BCCI approval.
Sep 18, 2020 15:09
MUMBAI: Close on the heels of fantasy sports platform Dream11's parent company Dream Sports raising $225 million in primary and secondary investment, Mobile Premier League (MPL) has reportedly closed $75 million in fresh financing led by SIG Global India Fund.
Sep 17, 2020 18:09
TORONTO: After two outstanding events in India, the only Sports Literature Festival in the world moves to Canada on September 18, for its third edition with an excellent roster of Canadian, and international sports authors and sport aficionados. 
Sep 17, 2020 17:09
ZURICH: World football's governing body FIFA estimates that the negative impact of the disruption wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 to be around $14 billion.     “The estimated impact of the disruption was around $14 billion,” Olli Rehn, who chairs the FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan Steering Committee and who acts as FIFA Governance Committee deputy chairman, has stated. 
Sep 16, 2020 19:09
MUMBAI: Hansa Research has launched a syndicated study IPLomania, to delve into how brands can exploit the opportunity in a relatively new version of the Indian Premier League. From a marketing perspective, the revenue perception model will most certainly change … and brands can learn (and fine-tune their brand strategies) by recapturing the branding and advertising developments from IPL 2019.
Sep 16, 2020 18:09
NEW YORK: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo top this year’s Forbes ranking of the highest-paid soccer players once again, after Messi resolved a weeks-long contract drama to land the top spot with $126 million, nudging out Juventus’ Ronaldo, who comes in at No. 2 with $117 million. 
Sep 16, 2020 17:09
MUMBAI: Close on the heels of raising $225 million in primary and secondary investment, sports technology company Dream Sports, parent firm of fantasy gaming platform Dream11, is reportedly in talks to acquire Bengaluru-based e-sports platform SoStronk. Moneycontrol, which reported on the development, could not offer clarity on the exact size of the SoStronk deal.
Sep 15, 2020 16:09
KOLKATA: Under the aegis of East Bengal Football Club Private Limited, Kolkata giants East Bengal FC on Tuesday submitted their bid document seeking entry into the Hero Indian Super League from the upcoming season. While the onine submission was made Monday, the physical copy is set to reach the ISL authorities by Tuesday.
Sep 15, 2020 13:09
MONACO: While travel restrictions are leading to a series of cancellations of the world's largest trade shows, Monaco Mediax remains on track by postponing its flagship event, SPORTEL Monaco, which was scheduled to be held in the Principality of Monaco from 26 to 28 October.
Sep 14, 2020 17:09
BENGALURU: Spartan Group has elevated Amin Rozani to the position of Group CEO.