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The Rs 4669.99 crore that has been committed for the purchase of five franchises in the upcoming Women’s Premier League (WPL) on Wednesday marks yet another valuation milestone delivered out of cricket's financial centre.

Adani Sportsline, owned by one of the world’s richest men - Gautam Adani - bid a massive Rs 1289 cr for the right to own the Ahmedabad team in WPL. The successful bidders of three of the five WPL teams already run Indian Premier League outfits - Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore respectively.

Jan 27, 2023 16:01
ZURICH: FIFA has published its the 2022 Global Transfer Report showing record transfers in the world in the past year. According to the report published Friday, an all-time record of 71,002 transfers across borders were made in 2022, with 21,764 involving professionals (men and women) plus 49,238 amateurs.
Jan 25, 2023 15:01
MUMBAI: Yet another revenue landmark for Indian cricket was registered Wednesday after the sale of five franchises that will make up the first season of the Women's Premier League (NOT Women's Indian Premier league) raked in a combined Rs 4669.99 crore. For perspective, this is a higher number than the BCCI got from the sale of eight teams when the Indian Premier League was launched in 2008. 
Jan 25, 2023 13:01
Acting on expected lines, Viacom18 is reportedly set to merge its flagship OTT platform Voot with JioCinema ahead of 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League. Viacom18 holds exclusive streaming rights for the IPL.   The combined OTT is also likely to go for a re-branding ahead of the airing of the league, The Hindu Businessline, quoting sources, reports.
Jan 24, 2023 07:01
NEW DELHI: The world’s leading badminton equipment brand YONEX on Saturday announced that it will now manufacture high-quality graphite racquets in the country, expanding its existing production plan and base in India, a move which will bring the cost of full-body racquets down considerably.
Jan 20, 2023 09:01
Edtech major BYJU’S, India's most valued startup, will not renew its sports branding partnerships, co-founder and CEO Byju Raveendran has confirmed.  BYJU’S currently has three large branding partnerships with the BCCI, ICC and FIFA that will be up for renewal.
Jan 19, 2023 18:01
MADRID: Getafe CF and global experiences company Legends announced Thursday a 15-year strategic partnership centered around maximizing the LaLiga club’s commercial offering and enhancing the fan experience.
Jan 19, 2023 18:01
Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City have topped the Deloitte Football Money League for the second year in a row as the world's highest revenue-generating club in the 2021-22 season in which fans returned to stadiums as COVID-19 restrictions were eased.
Jan 18, 2023 15:01
SANTA MONICA, CALIF.: US-based digital media management software company Greenfly Tuesday announced that sports broadcasting and technology veteran Peter Hutton is joining the company as an advisor and evangelist.  In an advisory role, Hutton will support Greenfly’s overall growth strategy and business development efforts around the globe. 
Jan 18, 2023 15:01
United Breweries has appointed Vikram Bahl as Chief Marketing Officer.  Bahl shared the development on his social media account. Bahl moved out of Unilever in December last year. He was Global Brand vice-president, Nutrition.
Jan 18, 2023 14:01
Jim Ratcliffe, head of chemical company INEOS and Britain's richest man with a reported worth of £9.8 billion ($12.1bn), officially registered an interest to buy Manchester United FC on Tuesday.  The Glazer family, the US-based owners of the Premiere League giants, had revealed in November they are looking at "strategic alternatives", including outside investment or a sale.