Governance

Ahead of the opening ceremony of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games which is scheduled for this weekend, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday announced that Nita Ambani, founder of the Reliance Foundation has been re-elected unanimously as the IOC member from India at the 142nd IOC session in Paris that is currently underway, winning unanimously with 100% of the vote.

Jul 23, 2024 17:07
The International Cricket Council has approved a budget of PKR 12.8 billion ($46 million) for Pakistan to host the ICC Champions Trophy 2025, set to take place from February to March next year.
Jul 23, 2024 17:07
The Union Budget 2024 has allocated Rs 3,442.32 crore ($411.20 million) for the Sports Ministry, of which the biggest beneficiary once again is Khelo India - the government's flagship project to promote sports at the grassroots level.
Jul 22, 2024 16:07
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given Rs 8.5 crores ($1 million) to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) towards preparations for the upcoming Paris Olympics 2024.
Jul 19, 2024 20:07
Formula E is in talks with three big cities in India for a potential return of the race in 2026, top officials of the all-electric racing series told PTI on Friday. The Hyderabad round was dropped from the 2024 calendar due to the change in government in Telangana. Hosting a global motorsport event was not a priority of the new government which came to power last December.
Jul 17, 2024 14:07
MUMBAI: DHL Express has formed a new CSR partnership with Rugby India, the official governing body for the sport in India, to launch the DHL Star program.  The program has the stated aim to "identify, develop, and empower talented young rugby players in India, eventually creating a large pool of talented athletes for the Indian national team".
Jul 16, 2024 20:07
NEW DELHI: The Federation of India Fantasy Sports (FIFS) has appointed Maj Neil Christopher Castelino as its new chief executive officer.  A distinguished Armed Forces veteran, Maj Neil Castelino brings a wealth of experience to FIFS. In his long career spanning over 20+ years, he has worked in leadership roles across corporate affairs, public policy, stakeholder engagement & operations.
Jul 15, 2024 20:07
The Pakistan Cricket Board will reportedly be requiring that the BCCI provide written confirmation that the Union government has denied permission in case Indian team does not fly to Lahore for next year's Champions Trophy.
Jul 15, 2024 18:07
The Union Health Ministry reportedly plans to request the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to stop the display of "smokeless tobacco"  advertisements during cricket matches, specifically surrogate ads by gutka manufacturers endorsed by Bollywood celebrities and former cricketers, in stadiums. 
Jul 11, 2024 15:07
The Asian Football Confederation announced Thursday the extension of Saudi Arabian megapolis NEOM's global sponsorship agreement with the AFC for an additional five years, continuing our collaboration from 2024 to 2029. Building on the robust foundations laid over the past four years, NEOM will remain an Official Global Partner for both national team and club competitions.
Jul 09, 2024 20:07
The BCCI on Tuesday named Gautam Gambhir as the new head coach of the men's Indian cricket team.  The 42-year-old will take over from Rahul Dravid, who stepped down after India won the T20 World Cup.