MUMBAI: So the BCCI is finally done with the dilly-dallying on the "matter" of CVC Capital Partners. As the usually reliable Vijay tagore of Cricbuzz reports, the governing council of the Indian Premier League is expected to give a "formal nod" to CVC for the Ahmedabad franchise, "unless there is an unlikely last minute twist", on December 3.

The IPL GC meeting has been scheduled a day before the Board of Control for Cricket in India's Annual General Meeting (AGM), where the new GC will be constituted.

Nov 29, 2021 09:11
THE SOLICITOR-GENERAL NO LESS! The BCCI has reportedly referred the CVC Capital Partners "matter" to SGI Tushar Mehta, who represents the board in matters not involving the government of India.
Nov 27, 2021 07:11
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has issued a ban on Indian Premier League franchises striking sponsorship deals with cryptocurrency exchanges, till such time as the Indian government brings a regulation in place for the sector.
Nov 27, 2021 07:11
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided to allow the participation of the Jharkhand state team in the senior women’s National Football Championships and the Santosh Trophy.
Nov 26, 2021 20:11
MADRID: MotoGP commercial rights holder Dorna Sports Friday announced a new contract with the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, extending the partnership between the FIM MotoGP World Championship and the classic Catalonia venue for another five years.  The new agreement guarantees the Gran Premi de Catalunya a place on the 2022 calendar and confirms a minimum of two more events to be held between 2023 and 2026. 
Nov 24, 2021 14:11
NEW DELHI: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) managing director and CEO Punit Goenka on Tuesday said that the company’s merger with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) is in the final stages.  About 53% of the merged entity would be owned by Sony and the rest by Zee’s holders, according to the non-binding agreement signed in September.
Nov 23, 2021 11:11
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council on Monday unveiled its growth strategy, developed in partnership with the members, that places women's cricket at the forefront.  The ICC also stressed the point that it is positioning "T20 as the growth format of the game across all of our members".
Nov 22, 2021 15:11
MUMBAI: European football powerhouses FC Barcelona and Manchester City have separately pulled the plug on recent sponsorship deals signed with cryptocurrency entities due to transparency concerns with their respective partner companies.
Nov 18, 2021 09:11
NEW YORK: The National Basketball Association (NBA) has inked an expansive multi-year partnership agreement with Sportradar Group.  Sportradar becomes the exclusive global provider of NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and NBA G League data. Significantly, the new, expanded agreement also provides NBA with an equity stake in Sportradar.
Nov 18, 2021 08:11
LAHORE: Pakistan’s participation in the upcoming FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 has been confirmed after the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) said that the Indian High Commission had issued the visas required for its squad. PHF secretary Asif Bajwa confirmed to local media that 80% of the visas for the Pakistan squad had been received on Monday, and the remainder on Tuesday.
Nov 18, 2021 07:11
MUMBAI: The BCCI will reportedly be able to save Rs 1500 cr ($200m) in taxes for staging three major ICC events during the 2024-31 cycle. The development comes after the ICC agreed to bear the 10 per cent tax the Indian cricket board has to pay to its government.