NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the Centre on a petition filed by Manika Batra against the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI).

Justice Rekha Palli granted two days to the Central government counsel to take instructions on the petition, which alleges that on one occasion, national coach Soumyadeep Roy pressurized Batra to throw away a match to enable one of his personal trainees to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and seeks that the Union Sports Ministry institute an inquiry into the running of the TTFI.

Sep 16, 2021 15:09
MUMBAI: The Maharashtra state government has finally given its permission to the Sunil Gavaskar Foundation to convert the reserved plot for an indoor academy complex into a full-fledged multi-facility sports complex. Gavaskar's foundation had been allotted the plot measuring 2,000 square metres way back in 1988.
Sep 09, 2021 20:09
MUMBAI: The BCCI apex council on Thursday received a complaint against former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s appointment as the Indian team’s mentor for the ICC T20 World Cup, citing the conflict of interest clause in the Lodha Committee reforms.
Sep 08, 2021 19:09
MUMBAI: Dream Sports has appointed Dhritiman Biswas as the vice-president, Public Policy & Government Affairs.  Prior to this, Biswas worked as a head of Corporate Affairs at Reliance Foundation for two years, e4m reports.
Sep 07, 2021 18:09
MUMBAI: The BCCI will ratify its Prevention of Sexual Harassment Policy and deliberate on the much-delayed compensation package for domestic cricketers at its apex council meeting to be held on September 20.
Sep 07, 2021 17:09
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking to declare Hockey as India's national game.  The PIL was moved by advocate Vishal Tiwari who argued that till now hockey has not been officially declared as the "national sport".
Aug 25, 2021 19:08
KOLKATA: After months of foot-dragging, East Bengal officials announced Wednesday the signing of the final agreement of their joint venture with investor Shree Cement Ltd (SCL).
Aug 24, 2021 18:08
MUMBAI: India's fast growing eSports movement has got a major boost with the announcement of the launch of eSports Players Welfare Association (EPWA).  EPWA, a non-profit organisation, has been created solely to ensure that the professional, legal and contractual rights of eSports players in India are safeguarded.
Aug 18, 2021 21:08
NEW YORK: Sportradar Group AG, a global provider of sports betting and entertainment products, filed for an initial public offering in the US on Tuesday. The Swiss-based betting and sports data firm filed its listing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, with an offering size of $100 million.
Aug 06, 2021 05:08
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has upheld online fantasy gaming site Dream11’s fantasy sports format as a ‘game of skill’ by its order dated 30th July 2021.  Through this order, it dismissed a Special Leave Petition (SLP) that argued that the Online Fantasy Sports (OFS) format offered by Dream11 amounted to gambling, wagering and betting and is not a ‘Game of Skill’.
Aug 05, 2021 07:08
NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Gautam Thapar, Avantha Group promoter and Professional Golf Tour of India president, in connection with a money laundering case. The agency arrested Thapar late Tuesday after day-long questioning in connection with the alleged property transaction between Avantha Realty and YES Bank's co-founder Rana Kapoor and his wife, ANI quotes officials as having said.