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Jul 30, 2021 18:07

DraftKings in betting, ent deal with US sports bars major

BOSTON: DraftKings Inc. and entertainment concept, Sports & Social, have announced a strategic relationship to create upscale Sports & Social/DraftKings sports bars across the US, beginning in the Nashville and Detroit markets, pending regulatory approvals. 

The collaboration brings together Sports & Social’s…

Jul 30, 2021 18:07

Rajasthan Royals owners acquire CPL franchise Barbados Tridents

LONDON: Royals Sports Group (Emerging Media Sporting Holdings Ltd), owners of the Rajasthan Royals IPL franchise, Friday announced that they have acquired a majority stake in the Caribbean Premier League franchise Barbados Tridents. 

The two-time CPL champions will be rebranded as the Barbados Royals, a partner franchise of…

Jul 30, 2021 17:07

WTA releases 2021 Tour calendar update

ST. PETERSBURG, FL: The WTA has released an update to the 2021 WTA Tour calendar, outlining the final regular Tour events of the season from mid-September through October. The WTA Finals is currently still under review with an announcement surrounding the date and location forthcoming in the next few weeks.

This update covers…

Jul 30, 2021 16:07

Netflix docu to tell 'definitive story' of Michael Schumacher

LONDON: Netflix will air the definitive story of seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Michael Schumacher in a documentary ‘SCHUMACHER’ – out September 15.

This long-awaited film tells the story of the German F1 legend’s career, from karting in Kerpen to taking his record seventh championship in 2004 – with interviews from his…

Jul 30, 2021 15:07

Lovlina Borgohain locks in 2nd medal for India at Tokyo 2020

TOKYO: Lovlina Borgohain of Assam Friday assured a second medal for India at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.

The Assamese woman boxer overcame Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei to enter the semi-finals in the 69kg category.

Lovlina will next take on top-seed Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey on August 4.

"Welcome to the…

Jul 30, 2021 13:07

Percept Live declares intent to go public in 2025

NEW DELHI: Percept Live, a wholly owned subsidiary of Percept Limited that focuses on creating entertainment and sport IPs, is planning to list on the Indian Stock Exchange in 2025.

The company is targeting over Rs 24 billion valuations in its Initial Public Offering.

Percept Live foresees a massive demand and…

Jul 30, 2021 13:07

'Sunfeast India Move As One' registrations open: Procam Intl

MUMBAI: 'Sunfeast India Move As One' (erstwhile Sunfeast India Run as One) was launched in 2020 as a first-of-its-kind citizen-led digital participatory movement in support of a cause; the first edition was dedicated to support the vulnerable sections of society, who had lost their livelihoods due to the COVID -19 pandemic.  

Jul 30, 2021 13:07

ATP expands education partner portfolio

LONDON: The ATP has partnered with three internationally acclaimed institutions to offer ATP members access to education opportunities, in line with a commitment to promoting welfare and development across its membership.

Jul 30, 2021 10:07

Mary Kom suffers heart-breaking loss in her last Olympics

INDIAN BOXING'S ALL-TIME GREAT MC Mary Kom "went out swinging" from the Olympic arena in what is her last Olympics, though not last competitive match.

The 38-year-old six-time world champion and Bronze-winner from the 2012 London Olympics suffered a heart-breaking 2-3 loss to her Colombian opponent Ingrit Valencia in the…

Jul 30, 2021 08:07

Asian Youth & Junior Boxing C'ships confirmed as money prize event

LAUSANNE: Following the ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships, the EUBC U22 European Boxing Championships and the EUBC Junior European Boxing Championships, the fourth major international event will be a money prize event. The upcoming ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on…