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May 04, 2021 08:05

AFC lauds India's organization of ACL 2021 Group E matches

NEW DELHI: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Windsor John hailed the 'successful organization' of AFC Champions League 2021 (West) Group E matches in India, in a letter to All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das.

He wrote, "Congratulations to the All India Football Federation (AIFF…

May 04, 2021 08:05

Google new 'WNBA Changemaker', presenting partner on ESPN

NEW YORK: The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) announced Monday that Google will become a WNBA Changemaker through a new multiyear partnership that will drive engagement during many key moments throughout the year.

As part of the partnership, Google will serve as presenting partner of the WNBA Playoffs and as an…

May 04, 2021 08:05

Decision on World T20 hosts likely in two weeks: Report

MUMBAI: As India's Covid case load continues to batter the country, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is reportedly in contact with the Emirates Cricket Board to move the ICC World Twenty20, which India is scheduled to host in October, to the UAE.

Pakistan's Dawn newspaper, quoting reliable sources, reports that the ICC…

May 04, 2021 08:05

NFL-Amazon 'Thursday Night Football' deal kicks off yr early

NEW YORK: The National Football League announced Monday that Amazon Prime Video will be the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football beginning with the 2022 season. 

Amazon will distribute Primetime's 2nd most-watched show across hundreds of compatible digital devices. The NFL's original agreement with Amazon, announced as…

May 04, 2021 00:05

Business of Esports and YouGov announce data partnership

NEW YORK: Global market research company YouGov and gaming business media outlet Business of Esports have announced a new partnership, making YouGov the Business of Esports' exclusive research and data analytics partner.

With the partnership, YouGov will become an official sponsor of the weekly Business of Esports livestream…

May 03, 2021 23:05

30+ new categories appeared in first 22 games of IPL 14: TAM

MUMBAI: TAM Sports has released the TAM AdEx Sports - IPL 14 Advertising Report, which has analysed data from the first 22 games of this year's 14th edition of the Indian Premier League, and how it compares with IPL 13.   

As per the report, 30+ new categories appeared in the first 22 matches of IPL 14 relative to IPL 13. The…

May 03, 2021 18:05

Sindhu athlete ambassador in IOC’s ‘Believe in Sport’ campaign

LAUSANNE: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced Monday that India’s PV Sindhu and Canada’s Michelle Li have been nominated as athlete ambassadors for the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ‘Believe in Sport’ campaign aimed at preventing competition manipulation.

Pusarla and Li will be working alongside other…

May 03, 2021 18:05

IPL reschedules KKR-RCB match after 2 KKR players test +ve

MUMBAI: The questions around the approach the BCCI is taking in delivering the Indian Premier League in the middle of a raging pandemic was brought again into stark relief Monday following the postponement of the game between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders, scheduled to take place in Ahmedabad on Monday evening…

May 03, 2021 17:05

Casio to release new line in collaboration with AlphaTauri F1

NEW DELHI: Casio continues its association with Scuderia AlphaTauri Racing Team and will be rolling out three limited edition watches in India and globally. 

The three new EDIFICE high-performance metal chronographs EQB-1000AT, ECB-10AT and EFS-S590, made with 6K carbon,were designed with the Formula One team Scuderia…

May 03, 2021 09:05

Dhaka Premier League 2019-20 to commence May 31

DHAKA: The cricket committee of Dhaka Metropolis (CCDM) has decided to hold the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL) 2019-20 from 31 May.

The 2019-20 season’s League was postponed on 19 March 2020 after just one completed round of matches in compliance with measures taken to fight the COVID-19 outbreak in…