Feb 18, 2009 04:02
Sports advertising grows by 32%: KPMG report

MUMBAI: Into its 10th year, FICCI Frames organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry was inaugurated by Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Anand Sharma, while the FICCI Frames’ core team – Yashraj Film’s Yash Chopra (Chairman), Multi Screen Media’s Kunal Dasgupta (Co-Chairman), Reliance…

Feb 09, 2009 12:02
ANALYSIS - Behind hype & hoopla, cold calculations at play

GOA: Even as IPL Governing Body chairman Lalit Modi caught his breath in the hurly burly of the auction jamboree in sunny Goa, he said that several international players had come forward and approached the IPL to even play for free in the 44-day tournament. Amazing when you contrast that with the phantasmagoric prices that some of the 17…

Feb 04, 2009 22:02
VIEWPOINT - Indian Hockey Needs A Stick Check

OH GOD, not again. What is it about India's hockey administrators that they can't keep their tongues in check? Indian hockey sadly has an affliction and its administrators a foot in mouth disease. Now isn't that a dreadful combination. The four nation international hockey tournament in Chandigarh – the Punjab Gold Cup – has seen our hockey…

Jan 17, 2009 18:01
Mumbai runs for a cause….

MUMBAI: As the beacon of road racing in India, the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon remains the only World Top Ten marathon in South Asia. This has been possible largely due to a successful and never seen before collaborative effort of the government and corporates of Mumbai. 

Jan 12, 2009 07:01
BCCI ranks No.1 in SportzPower Money List 2008; Vijay Mallya takes great strides as runner-up

WHO are the bulge bracket heavies in Indian sport? How much money did they control, generate and manage? What did their money power achieve in 2008? The action of these entities changed the landscape of the area they operate in. The SportzPower Money List 2008 records and ranks these movers and shakers whose enormous financial clout influenced…

Dec 30, 2008 01:12
IPL architect Lalit Modi tops SportzPower List 2008; Sports Minister MS Gill close second

INDIAN sport seldom has had a golden year. Circa 2008 was certainly that and more. Great sporting performances were the norm rather than the exception. What is even more pleasing was that India attained near perfection in a spate of disciplines. The SportzPower Top 20 for the year ranks the influence that these entities wield in the Indian…

Dec 03, 2008 11:12
Confidence Cruises into Kochi

IT WAS ON 18th January, early this year, that Andy Hindey, Race Director of the Volvo Ocean Race announced the beautiful city of Kochi as the host of the second stopover for the world’s premier yacht race for professional racing crews.