MUMBAI: HCL, a leading global conglomerate, Thursday announced that the 15th HCL International Bridge Championship will commence on September 12, at the JW Marriott Hotel, Aerocity New Delhi. 

This year, the championship will witness participation from over 700 players (132 teams), including 20 international teams from countries like Israel, Sweden, Denmark, Egypt, Russia and Poland, among others. 

The total prize money offered to the winners at this six-day event amounts to Rs18 million ($270,000), making it the highest prize purse for any bridge tournament globally.

Sep 04, 2017 10:09
MUMBAI: British-Pakistan Boxer Amir Khan has announced his intention to launch a boxing league in Pakistan this December. The 'Super Boxing League – Pakistan will be held with franchised-based teams participating in the league. “There will be eight teams and each team will comprise eight boxers,” Khan told Geo TV. 
Aug 16, 2017 13:08
BHUBANESWAR: A delegation representing World Rugby, Asia and India Rugby associations have met Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik seeking his support in organising an international-level tournament in the state.
Aug 10, 2017 12:08
MUMBAI: DSport, Discovery Channel's sports channel that launched earlier this year, has acquired long term India broadcast rights of the PGA Championships, Golf’s fourth and year-ending Major. 
Aug 09, 2017 20:08
FRANKFURT: UEFA has announced that Volkswagen has signed an agreement to become a partner with European football’s governing body for all UEFA national team football competitions running from 2018 until 2022, including UEFA Euro 2020.
Aug 09, 2017 18:08
MUMBAI: The recently concluded first edition of the Ultimate Table Tennis league has drawn appreciation for Indian players from coaches who trained the various teams. The country's first table tennis league concluded on 30 July and saw some inspired performances by the Indians.
Aug 08, 2017 15:08
LAUSANNE: The Slovenian towns of Celje and Lasko will be home to the 2018 World Para Table Tennis Championships from 15th to 21st October.
Jul 29, 2017 17:07
KOCHI: The Kerala High Court, in an interim order, has directed the Athletics Federation of India “ensure the participation" Asian Athletics 1500m Gold medalist PU Chitra at next month’s IAAF World Championships in London.  The case will be taken up on Monday for detailed hearing. Apart from the AFI, the court has issued notices to the Sports Ministry and AFI selection committee chairman GS Randhawa. 
Jul 28, 2017 13:07
FRANKFURT: Porsche Friday revealed plans for a factory-backed works team to compete in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship from the 2019/20 season.  As part of a new strategy and realignment of Porsche’s existing motorsport programme, the German manufacturer declared it would be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season. 
Feb 25, 2017 17:02
MUMBAI: The six teams and their internationally acclaimed pilots and navigators for the inaugural NEXA P1 Powerboat, Indian Grand Prix of the Seas, the first UIM recognized World Championship Event, was Saturday unveiled here.  All teams will consist of two boats, each raced by a pilot and navigator, and will have ‘team ambassadors’ who have won international beauty pageants.
Feb 24, 2017 17:02
NEW DELHI: After a successful season in 2016, Red Bull Campus Cricket has added two new cities to its roster and will witness the highest participation ever with 170 teams across 26 cities.