Cricket

NEW DELHI: The most powerful cricket body in the world has yet again been forced to eat humble pie after falling at the wrong end of the stick on the legal front. Needless to say, it is a seriously expensive pie. 

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly ready to cough up compensation of over Rs8 billion to IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala for terminating its contract in 2011, a massive mark-up on the Rs3 billion the team's promoters were initially willing to settle for.

May 16, 2022 15:05
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday awarded the title sponsorship rights for the Women’s T20 Challenge 2022 to Indian fantasy sports platform My11Circle.
May 13, 2022 14:05
DUBAI: The Emirates Cricket Board Thursday completed its calibrated announcements of the owners in the ECB's upcoming franchise-based T20 League. Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will now have a sister team in the UAE T20 league as the Knight Riders Group (KRG) have acquired the rights to own and operate the Abu Dhabi franchise. 
May 13, 2022 11:05
MUMBAI: The BCCI's value pitch for the Indian Premier League's digital rights just got some serious heft with the declaration by the Walt Disney Company in an earnings call that Disney+ Hotstar had added over 4 million new subscribers in the March quarter, "which benefited from the start of the new IPL season".
May 13, 2022 10:05
MUMBAI: Rohit Sharma Thursday announced his first personal NFT, which will be dropping this week on FanCraze.  The NFT contains an artwork of a Rhino along with Rohit's image, personalized with an autograph. Rohit has always lent his voice to conservation and spoken about various social causes. This NFT raises awareness on the conservation of the Great One-Horned Rhinoceros.
May 12, 2022 11:05
MUMBAI: Talk about leaving it till the very end. Literally on the last day as it were, Google parent Alphabet reportedly purchased the Invitation To Tender (ITT) document for the media rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL).  The ITT was available for purchase till May 10. Google owns streaming and video platform YouTube and joins a handful of parties that have reportedly picked up the IPL ITT.
May 12, 2022 09:05
18-TIME NBA ALL-STAR LEBRON JAMES IS THE highest-paid athlete in the world, as per US sports business platform Sportico's 'World's Highest-Paid Athletes' rankings for 2022.
May 11, 2022 22:05
NEW DELHI: Leading Indian air cooler brand Symphony Limited has roped in cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Shikhar Dhawan for a unique AI-led nationwide initiative. 
May 11, 2022 21:05
MUMBAI: TAM Sports has released its first update of the TAM Sports-IPL 15 Celebrity Endorsement Report, which has analysed data from the first 39 games of this year's 15th edition of the Tata Indian Premier League, and for all the channels on which matches were telecast, and how it compares with IPL 14.
May 11, 2022 08:05
NEW DELHI: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has notified sporting events of national importance under the Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act. The notification supersedes the earlier one issued in March 2021, The Hindu reports.
May 11, 2022 05:05
MUMBAI: India will gear up for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 with a home series against Australia featuring three T20 internationals in September later this year.