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World-renowned football club FC Barcelona has decided to shut down all its academies in India, 14 years after starting operations with an aim to train the country’s kids in their famed ‘La Masia (youth academy)’ style.

FC Barcelona's Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Pune academies in India will cease to operate as ‘Barça Academies’ from July 1, according to an official release from the club. The famed LaLiga club did not provide any official reason for the closure. 

Jun 14, 2024 18:06
With each passing day, fresh revelations are coming out about Fairstreet Sports (FSS), which focuses a more and more sorry light on the capabilities of the Indian organiser of MotoGP Bharat (Indian Grand Prix), to deliver an event of such scale. 
Jun 13, 2024 18:06
The International Olympic Committee executive board has proposed to the IOC Session the election of the French Alps as the host of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2030 and Salt Lake City-Utah as the host of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2034.  The decision will be taken by all IOC members at the 142nd IOC Session in Paris from 22 to 24 July.
Jun 07, 2024 19:06
MUMBAI: After the successful launch of its store at Linking Road earlier in May, New Balance, one of the world’s fastest-growing sports brand, recently opened its newest store in the city at Infiniti Mall, Malad. This is the brand’s second launch in Mumbai in less than a month, further emphasizing on the strategic expansion plans for New Balance in India.
Jun 03, 2024 17:06
ISTANBUL: Following a competitive bidding process, featuring expressions of interest from nine prospective bidders, the United Arab Emirates was Monday declared as the official host and destination of the Games of the Future 2025 during the inaugural World Phygital Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.
Jun 03, 2024 15:06
The Austrian Grand Prix will be on the MotoGP calendar until 2030. Previously confirmed until 2025, a new agreement ensures the sport will continue to race at the spectacular Red Bull Ring – Spielberg from 2026-2030 inclusive.
May 16, 2024 18:05
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 ambassador Usain Bolt got a first look at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, along with cricket legends and New York sports icons. Joining Bolt in this special preview were USA cricketers Corey Anderson and Monank Patel along with cricket legend Sir Curtly Ambrose (West Indies), Shoaib Malik (Pakistan), and Liam Plunkett (England).
May 16, 2024 11:05
SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Cognizant Major League Cricket (MLC) Wednesday announced that tickets for the highly anticipated 2024 season are officially on sale to the general public via tickets.majorleaguecricket.com  Fans across the US are encouraged to secure tickets after sell-out crowds in the league’s inaugural 2023 season and 2024 pre-sale tickets in high demand following the recent season schedule announcement.
May 07, 2024 17:05
RIYADH: Red Sea Global (RSG), the multi-project developer behind regenerative tourism destinations The Red Sea and AMAALA, has officially revealed the name and designs of its golf course and clubhouse on Shura Island at The Red Sea set to complete and open in full in 2025. 
May 06, 2024 20:05
Sport Star Academy, one of the leading sports academies in Australia run by professional coaches, announced its entry into the Indian market through a strategic collaboration with Franchise India. Franchise India lays claim to being Asia's largest integrated franchise and retail solution company.
May 06, 2024 20:05
Sportswear brand New Balance has launched an exclusive brand outlet in Mumbai as part of its strategic expansion plan for India. Located on the metro’s Linking Road, the store was inaugurated by cricketer and brand ambassador Pat Cummings.