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MUMBAI: The Hero Indian Super League (ISL) today announced a landmark partnership with London-based Terra Virtua Limited to launch its exclusive non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as digital collectibles ahead of the 2021-22 season.

The agreement sees ISL, the top division in Indian football, become the country’s first sports property to launch a digital collectibles series, leading the Indian sports industry in the fast-growing NFT market.

Sep 22, 2021 18:09
LONDON: The MCC on Wednesday announced amendments to the Laws of Cricket to use the gender-neutral terms “batter” and “batters”, rather than “batsman” or “batsmen”. MCC felt that the use of gender-neutral terminology would help reinforce cricket’s status as an inclusive game for all.
Sep 22, 2021 17:09
MUMBAI: As you sow, so shall you reap? Not quite so when it comes to world cricket's richest T20 tournament, run by world cricket's richest governing body. So the show goes on with nary a blip. 
Sep 21, 2021 18:09
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Sports Minister V Abdurahman, at a press conference organised at the secretariat on Monday, announced the state government’s collaboration with All India Football Federation on multiple projects.
Sep 21, 2021 17:09
SENTOSA, Singapore: The 2022 Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers will mark the start of an historic chapter in golf, as the prestigious event becomes sanctioned by the Asian Tour as part of a new 10-year partnership.
Sep 21, 2021 14:09
THE 'CRICKET LOVING' TALIBAN announced Monday that radio and television channels in Afghanistan will NOT broadcast the ongoing Vivo Indian Premier League. Reason: Due to "possible anti-islam content". And what does said anti-Islam content constitute? Apparently, the possibility of dancing girls and women with uncovered hair in attendance at IPL games.   
Sep 21, 2021 11:09
MUMBAI: In a long awaited and welcome development, the Board of Control for Cricket in India Monday announced an increase in the match fees for players across all age groups in men’s and women’s cricket.
Sep 21, 2021 08:09
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday released the itinerary for Team India's 2021-22 international home season, along with the venues. 
Sep 21, 2021 08:09
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the Centre on a petition filed by Manika Batra against the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI).
Sep 21, 2021 08:09
THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT THAT DOES NOT SURPRISE. Three days after New Zealand Cricket abandoned its men’s teams limited-overs tour of Pakistan following a government alert that warned of a possible attack outside Rawalpindi Stadium, the England and Wales Cricket Board followed suit. The ECB came to a decision after a board meeting over the weekend. Its statement didn't directly detail any specific security issues.
Sep 17, 2021 19:09
SYDNEY: Australia on Friday pulled out of several upcoming FIH tournaments, including the junior men's hockey World Cup slated to be held in India later this year, citing COVID-19 related government travel restrictions.