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May 10, 2021 13:05

Avg ad volumes up 2% from 29 games played in IPL 14: TAM

MUMBAI: With the Indian Premier League having been suspended, TAM Sports has released its "final" TAM AdEx Sports - IPL 14 Advertising Report, which has analysed data from the 29 games played of this year's IPL, and how it compares with IPL 13.   

May 10, 2021 12:05

ESL: Financial sanctions on 9 clubs; 3 face UEFA clampdown

THE NOOSE IS TIGHTENING FOR the three clubs who were a core part of the original "Dirty Dozen" that constituted the founding members of the still-born European Super League.

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are the only clubs from the initial 12 yet to withdraw from the defunct ESL, and now face disciplinary action from…

May 10, 2021 11:05

Ganguly rules out IPL 2021 remainder happening in India

MUMBAI: In the increasingly unlikely event that the BCCI does manage to carve out a window for the remaining 31 games of the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, it will have to be played outside the country, board president Sourav Ganguly has acknowledged.

The IPL was suspended indefinitely last week after several…

May 10, 2021 09:05

CSK donates 450 oxygen concentrators to TN government

CHENNAI: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings has pledged to donate 450 oxygen concentrators to the Tamil Nadu government in support of the ongoing fight against tha COVID-19 pandemic. 

May 10, 2021 08:05

Veteran Indian football administrator Lavinio Rebello no more

NEW DELHI: Lavinio Rebello, the senior vice president of the Goa Football Association, breathed his last in Goa on Sunday.

All India Football Federation general secretary Kushal Das, in his condolence letter, said: "AIFF fraternity is shocked to hear the sad demise today of Mr. Lavinio Rebello. Mr Rebello was great lover of…

May 10, 2021 07:05

Covid claims 2 India hockey Olympic Gold medal winners

NEW DELHI: Two members of India’s last Olympic Gold medal-winning hockey team in Moscow 1980, Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik, died from coronavirus on Saturday.

While 66-year-old MK Kaushik passed away in the capital, 62-year-old Ravinder Pal Singh passed away in Lucknow.

May 10, 2021 07:05

India 'b' team to tour Lanka in July for white ball series

MUMBAI: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said that the Indian team, sans the top players, will tour Sri Lanka in July for a limited overs bilateral series.

Big names such as skipper Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma will not be part of the tour as they will be engaged in a marquee five-match Test series in…

May 10, 2021 07:05

AFC Cup: BFC in protocol breach, team told to leave Male

BENGALURU FC'S AFC CUP play-off match against Eagles FC, which was scheduled for Tuesday, May 11, in Male, is in doubt after host country Maldives' sports minister ordered the ISL side to leave the island nation, citing breach of COVID-19 protocols. 

Maldives sports minister Ahmed Mahloof termed the actions of three of BFC's…

May 07, 2021 18:05

After IPL suspension, SA's T20I tour to India in Sep under cloud

MUMBAI: After the 2021 Indian Premier League was suspended indefinitely, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's focus has been fixed firmly on the possibilities of completing the remainder of the IPL in the September window after England’s tour of India is complete and before the T20 World Cup scheduled in India for October-…

May 07, 2021 17:05

UK's Genius Sports acquires Second Spectrum for $200m

LONDON: Genius Sports Limited, the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, announced Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Second Spectrum, a leading provider of cutting-edge data tracking and visualization solutions, at an aggregate…