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May 03, 2021 08:05

India to begin Hockey Pro League 2021-22 campaign against NZ

BENGALURU: Indian Men's Hockey Team Skipper Manpreet Singh expressed his team's excitement over taking on New Zealand followed by Australia in away-games when they begin their campaign in the FIH Hockey Pro League 2021-22, India's second outing in the prestigious global league. The FIH announced the schedule for the 2021-22 season on…

May 03, 2021 07:05

Saba Karim joins Delhi Capitals as head of talent search

NEW DELHI: JSW and GMR co-owned Delhi Capitals on Sunday announced former India wicketkeeper-batsman Syed Saba Karim as the franchise's Head of Talent Search.

"Firstly, I would like to commend the incredible courage shown by the players during this year's IPL," said Karim. "It's not easy for anyone to stay away from their…

May 03, 2021 07:05

eTigers narrowly miss out on FIFAe Nations Cup 2021 spot

NEW DELHI: India finished in third place in the Middle East and Africa Zone of the FIFAe Nations Online Qualifiers on Sunday, narrowly missing out on a place in the FIFAe Nations Cup 2021, which features 24 of the world's best eNational teams.

Terrific displays over the first two days saw the eTigers - 18-year-old Charanjot…

May 03, 2021 07:05

Fan protests force ManU-Liverpool game to be called off

LONDON: If the Glazer family, owner's of Manchester United and key strategists in the "dead before kick-off" European Super League (ESL), harboured any illusions that fan anger against the failed mercenary moves attempted by Europe's super rich clubs, it was unequivocally squashed on Sunday. 

Manchester United's Premier League…

May 03, 2021 06:05

Lalit Modi outlines Covid-sensitive IPL delivery proposition

MUMBAI: Finally a sane voice that offers a clear and unambiguous proposition on how the Indian Premier League should be delivered at a time when the country is confronting the worst health crisis in its independent history.

Lalit Modi, the "founder architect" of the IPL in 2008, while speaking to Mid-Day from London…

May 03, 2021 06:05

AIFF signs WordsWork Communications Consulting as PR partner

NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has recently signed with WordsWork Communications Consulting as their PR partner. The main focus of this partnership will be on strengthening communications for the governing body of football in India. 

May 03, 2021 05:05

Sandeep Goyal's Mogae Media acquires Rediffusion & Everest

MUMBAI: Mogae Media, an integrated marketing and communications investments company owned by media and advertising veteran Dr Sandeep Goyal, has acquired a controlling stake in Rediffusion and its sister concern Everest Advertising for an undisclosed amount.

The acquisition will now be merged under the Mogae brand and will not…

Apr 30, 2021 22:04

Lausanne host venue for FIH World Hockey5s

LAUSANNE: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced Friday that it will organise its first ever senior World Hockey5s event on 11 and 12 September, in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

It will offer an exciting mix of intense competition, music entertainment and additional activities, such as initiations or demonstrations, to…

Apr 30, 2021 21:04

BCCI confirms UAE as Plan B venue for T20 World Cup

NEW DELHI: The Board of Control of Cricket in India has confirmed that the UAE has been marked out as the alternative venue for the T20 World Cup scheduled for October in the event that it cannot be staged in India due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BCCI general manager for Game Development Dhiraj Malhotra, while speaking with BBC’…

Apr 30, 2021 20:04

ICC invites expression of interest for digital collectables

DUBAI: The ICC Friday invited expressions of interest from interested parties to develop and launch a "digital collectables platform for cricket fans across the world".

The suitable partner should have an experience in all aspects of running a digital collectables platform, from the creation of the assets through to marketing…