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PUNE: In a development that was always on the cards, the 2021 edition of the Tata Maharashtra Open and Bangalore Open Challenger men’s tennis events - scheduled to be held in early February - have reportedly been postponed indefinitely (read cancelled).

“We have informed the ATP that we wish to do the event at a later date in 2021,” Prashant Sutar, Tournament director of the ATP 250 Series event hosted by Pune, told Times of India.

“A feasible date right now would be sometime in September-November,” he added.

Nov 25, 2020 19:11
MUMBAI: India's premier football tournament, the Hero Indian Super League (ISL), and Sportradar have signed a multi-year renewal of their integrity partnership, present since 2016. The seventh season of ISL kick-started on November 20 with ATK Mohun Bagan making a winning start after defeating Kerala Blasters.
Nov 25, 2020 16:11
DUBAI: New Zealand Cricket's Greg Barclay has been elected as the new independent chair of the International Cricket Council (ICC). The Auckland-based commercial lawyer succeeds Shashank Manohar, who stepped down in July.
Nov 25, 2020 15:11
LONDON: Saudi Arabia will host Formula E’s first all-electric night race in Diriyah as part of the 2020/21 world championship calendar.  Formula E has confirmed that the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will literally light up the streets of Diriyah as it returns to the historic desert surroundings of the UNESCO World Heritage site for a third year in a row.  
Nov 25, 2020 15:11
MONACO: The Wanda Diamond League has released its provisional calendar for the 2021 season, which will see a return to a full schedule of 14 meetings culminating in a winner-takes-all season finale in Zürich. Now in its 12th annual cycle, track and field’s premier season-long competition will begin on 23 May with the Meeting International Mohammed VI in Rabat, Morocco.
Nov 24, 2020 20:11
NEW DELHI: The terms of Praful Patel and the rest of the All India Football Federation executive committee members is expected to extend beyond December after the AIFF filed an application in the Supreme Court to allow its EC to continue in office until a pending case is adjudicated.
Nov 24, 2020 19:11
NEW DELHI: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has requested the Union Sports Ministry to relax the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for foreign players keen to participate in next year’s Yonex Sunrise India Open Super 500 tournament.
Nov 23, 2020 20:11
MUMBAI: In an award delivered by sole arbitrator, Justice K. Kannan (Retd.,) set up on the orders of the Madras High Court, on Baseline Ventures (India) Pvt Ltd’s claim against the termination of their agreement for the Pro Volleyball League by the Volleyball Federation of India in 2019, VFI have been ordered to pay Rs 40 million as compensation and Rs 500,000 in legal fees.
Nov 23, 2020 19:11
BENGALURU: Tamil Nadu has become the second south Indian state after Andhra Pradesh to ban online games played with money, by way of an ordinance promulgated by Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday.  A day after Tamil Nadu issued its order, the Karnataka government said it too was considering banning online gaming in the state. 
Nov 23, 2020 18:11
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council has launched the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the appointment of Safety and Security Risk Assessment Services. 
Nov 23, 2020 17:11
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF), along with the International Professional Scouting Organisation (IPSO), is set to organise an Online Scouting Workshop from November 23 to November 27.