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AFI extends office-bearers term, defers elections due to COVID-19 pandemic

AFI extends office-bearers term, defers elections due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Athletics Federation of India has decided to extend the term of its office-bearers since there was no possibility of conducting the elections due to the novel Coronavirus pandemic, which had forced the body to…

BCCI set to honour $ 200 mn tour of Australia, hints Dhumal

BCCI set to honour $ 200 mn tour of Australia, hints Dhumal

Fund-starved Cricket Australia has received a shot in the arm as for the first time since novel Coronavirus outbreak, a Board of Control for Cricket in India official has put on record that the India…

ECB launches Emergency Loan Scheme to support leagues

ECB launches Emergency Loan Scheme to support leagues

The England and Wales Cricket Board has launched a League Emergency Loan Scheme as part of its emergency support funding, the ECB has released details of a third funding scheme designed to support leagues. The…

Ex-India cricketer S Badrinath launches non-profit initiative for sports

Ex-India cricketer S Badrinath launches non-profit initiative for sports

Former Indian Cricketer S Badrinath has launched MFORE – a non-profit initiative to offer mind conditioning programmes to achieve peak performance in sports. Bardinath’s venture has also partnered with India’s leading sports broadcaster Star Sports.…

MSL may get two new teams, pay TV broadcaster: Report

MSL may get two new teams, pay TV broadcaster: Report

Cricket South Africa’s franchisee-based T20 tournament, Mzansi Super League is likely to be played between eight teams with the addition of two more franchisees from the third season. In yet another significant development, the league…

Disney+ reaches 54.5 mn subscribers; board to forgo dividend

Disney+ reaches 54.5 mn subscribers; board to forgo dividend

Disney+ has reached 54.5 million subscribers worldwide, the Walt Disney Company has announced on Tuesday. Although the service has recorded 4.5 million new subscribers since it had reached the 50 million landmark on April 8,…

CSA inks five-year sponsorship deal with BitCo Telecoms

CSA inks five-year sponsorship deal with BitCo Telecoms

Cricket South Africa has announced a partnership with one of the country’s leading national telecommunication providers BitCo Telecoms. The telecommunications provider, renowned for its business fibre internet, wireless internet and VoIP (voice over internet protocol)…

Return of sports at heart of adidas campaign

Return of sports at heart of adidas campaign

“Return to Sport” is at the heart of a new adidas campaign video, which inspires hope and optimism amidst the global novel Coronavirus threat.  The film released exclusively by adidas employees is branded “Ready for Sport”.…

India firm of 2032 Olympics bid despite COVID-19 setbacks

India firm of 2032 Olympics bid despite COVID-19 setbacks

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra has reiterated that the nation is committed to bid for the hosting rights of the 2032 Olympic Games. Efforts to bring the Olympics to India for the first time…

Kalaari Capital’s Bajaj joins Dream11 parent company Dream Sports

Kalaari Capital’s Bajaj joins Dream11 parent company Dream Sports

Dream Sports, the Dream11, FanCode and DreamX brand owner company, has announced the appointment of Dev Bajaj as Chief Corporate Development Officer. Bajaj will lead investments and drive global strategic partnerships in  Fantasy Sports, SportsTech, Gaming…