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MUMBAI: MS Dhoni's legend status was further embellished Friday night when he led his franchise Chennai Super Kings to their fourth Indian Premier League title in Dubai.

The latest milestone added to Dhoni's amazing IPL record brought front and centre the surmise making the rounds that with two new franchises (presumably with cash to burn at their respective disposals) making their debuts next season, big monies will be chasing the BIG GUNS of Indian cricket, as too international cricket. 

Oct 14, 2021 20:10
BALTIMORE: Under Armour, Inc. Thursday announced the appointment of Massimo Baratto to executive vice president, chief consumer officer. 
Oct 14, 2021 19:10
MUMBAI: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEE) MD and CEO Punit Goenka Thursday questioned its largest investor’s silence over the merger deal it had pitched in February with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned media entities, and its own lack of corporate governance while seeking to change the board of the company.
Oct 13, 2021 19:10
MUMBAI: After being outed as it by were by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd's aggressive takedown of Invesco Developing Markets Fund's (ZEE's single largest investor) actions in the ongoing battle for control of the Indian media major, Reliance Industries has issued a statement clarifying its position.
Oct 13, 2021 15:10
MUMBAI: In an escalation of the ongoing battle for the control of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, ZEE informed the stock exchanges on Tuesday that Invesco Developing Markets Fund pushed for the merger of the media network with certain entities owned by a "large Indian group" (strategic group) as early as February this year.
Oct 12, 2021 19:10
LONDON: IMG has hired former Sky Sports Managing Director Barney Francis as executive vice-president, head of Global Production to lead IMG’s production business into a new era.
Oct 11, 2021 18:10
BENGALURU: Global sports brand Puma has appointed Smita Balram as the head of corporate communications for the Indian market.
Oct 11, 2021 15:10
To the digital collectible platforms making waves across the sporting firmament globally, add Rario, launched as the world’s first and foremost NFT (non-fungible token) business for cricket.  Simply put, Rario is a platform for cricket fans to collect and trade officially licensed cricket moments on the blockchain, represented as an NFT (non-fungible token).
Oct 08, 2021 13:10
MONACO: As the long-awaited 31st edition of SPORTEL Monaco draws to a close, the event marked its comeback as the first international convention in the sector to have been organized 100% face-to-face this year!   After a year hiatus, some of the most influential sport business C-level executives (over 50% of the attendees) were able to meet, network and discuss the latest trends in the industry.  
Oct 08, 2021 12:10
MUMBAI: Online gaming company Nazara Technologies has raised Rs 3.15 billion through a preferential allotment of equity shares to two institutional investors. The Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed gaming firm issued 1.42 million shares to Gamnat Pte and Plutus Wealth Management at Rs 2,206 per share, a discount of 16% to the company's price on Wednesday.
Oct 08, 2021 12:10
LONDON: Newcastle United FC have been officially converted into the richest club in the world after the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF) ended British businessman Mike Ashley's 14-year ownership by purchasing the Premier League club.