There are serious doubts now over whether the next Commonwealth Games (CWG), scheduled for 2026, will take place. This comes after Australia's Gold Coast on Monday ruled itself out of hosting the quadrennial multi-sport event. 

It bears noting that Gold Coast is the second potential Australian host of the 2026 Games to have "dropped the baton" on the event after Victoria earlier pulled the plug on it.

The Commonwealth Games Federation, organisers of the mega event, now say they may have to postpone or even cancel the next instalment of the Games, BBC reports.

Dec 04, 2023 19:12
The International Cricket Council (ICC) and Amazon's Prime Video Monday announced a four-year deal to provide exclusive live broadcast rights in Australia for ICC cricket, which will be available on Prime Video Australia. 
Nov 27, 2023 19:11
BCCI has announced that the auction of the second season of the Women’s Premier League will take place in Mumbai on December 9th.  An additional purse of INR 1.5 crore will be available for all teams, in addition to the purse amount procured by releasing players.
Nov 27, 2023 15:11
Gujarat Titans (GT) on Sunday completed the transfer of team captain Hardik Pandya to his "alma mater" Mumbai Indians (MI) in an all cash deal. The Ahmedabad-based IPL franchise, owned by CVC Capital Partners, on Monday named Shubman Gill to lead the team in place of the 30-year-old all-rounder for the 2024 season of world cricket's biggest annual property.
Nov 22, 2023 15:11
BHUBANESWAR: The Ultimate Kho Kho (UKK) is all set for Season 2 as the country’s best 145 players, including 33 young talents from the range of 16 to 18 years of age, were hand-picked by six franchises during the players draft conducted here.
Nov 20, 2023 18:11
BHUBANESWAR: The stage is set for the Ultimate Kho Kho (UKK) season 2 player draft here on November 21.  Armed with ₹ 3.90 Crore in the purse, the six franchisees will battle it out to secure their respective lineups from the 275 players available in the pool. Maharashtra's top stars look set to dominate the bidding with 18 players from the team that emerged triumphant in the recently concluded National Games.
Nov 01, 2023 18:11
Saudi Arabia, which became the sole candidate to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup after Australia opted out of the bidding contest, has declared its readiness to host the quadrennial mega tournament "in summer or winter". The declaration from the oil-rich kingdom came soon after Football Australia's unexpected pull-out from the bid race just hours before the deadline. 
Oct 16, 2023 16:10
MUMBAI: India will bid to host the 2036 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday at the opening ceremony of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) session here. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the IOC session, Modi said hosting the Olympic Games is “the age-old dream” for India. “Indians are not just sports lovers, but we also live it,” Modi said.
Oct 04, 2023 16:10
Michael Andretti's bid to join the Formula One championship has been forwarded to the commercial rights holders after being approved by the sport's global governing body on Monday. Andretti, who began a partnership with General Motors' brand Cadillac in January, is the only applicant that the International Automobile Federation (FIA) passed on to the next stage of evaluations from a total of four bidders.
Sep 15, 2023 19:09
The International Cricket Council Friday releaseed its Invitation To Tender (ITT) for media rights for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market. Following the successful conclusion of media right agreements in several markets including India, Sub Saharan Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and Canada, the ICC is now starting its media rights process in the Middle East and North Africa.
Aug 29, 2023 19:08
The auction for media rights of the Board of Control for Cricket in India is scheduled to take place on August 31. And with the hopeful (on BCCI's part) kite flying reports on Amazon and Google's possible play in the bidding proving dead in the water, it's the expected three left in the running.