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Dec 01, 2022 08:12

MPL bans 1m+ accounts on the platform in 2022

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli-backed fantasy sports platform Mobile Premier League (MPL) has banned over a million user accounts in 2022. 

Dec 01, 2022 08:12

Budweiser launches 3-part docu-series on Indian football

MUMBAI: Budweiser, an Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) global brand, Wednesday released a docu-series titled “The Indian Football Story: The World is Yours To Take” in collaboration with VICE Media. 

The three-part series pays homage to the rich history of football in India. Dissecting the journey of the sport in the Indian…

Dec 01, 2022 07:12

ILT20 inaugural edition to kick off January 13

The UAE's International League Twenty20 (ILT20) is all set to kick off on January 13 with an opening clash between Dubai Capitals and Abu Dhabi Knight Riders at the Dubai International Stadium.

A star-studded ILT20’s inaugural ceremony, headlined RnB star Jason Deruloby, will also be held at the same venue ahead of the opening…

Dec 01, 2022 07:12

'Fantasy sports a fan engagement tool for sports leagues'

NEW DELHI: At the FICCI Turf 2022 on Saturday, November 26, Joy Bhattacharjya, director general, Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports and Amit Purohit, CEO and founder, Fantasy Akhada, engaged in a discussion on ‘How Fantasy Sports Enhances Sports Experience’. 

They highlighted the overall positive outlook of the Central…

Dec 01, 2022 07:12

Broadcasters honoured at Olympic Golden Rings Awards

LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the winners of this year’s Olympic Golden Rings awards during a ceremony at Olympic House, honouring the best broadcast coverage of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.

Dec 01, 2022 07:12

Sharath Kamal conferred Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards to 25

NEW DELHI: Table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal was on Wednesday bestowed with the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna, the country’s highest sporting honour, by President Droupadi Murmu at the National Sports Awards ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday.

While Sharath is the lone Khel Ratna award recipient, 25…

Nov 30, 2022 03:11

Football growth prime focus at AIFF meeting with I-League clubs

NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation held a meeting with the representatives of the Hero I-League clubs at Football House here. 

In the meeting, chaired by AIFF president Kalyan Chaubey, there was a discussion with the club officials on the new mantra and philosophy of the I-League and Indian football in general.…

Nov 30, 2022 03:11

Global cricket employment report highlights free agency shift

The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) Tuesday released its third Men’s Professional Cricket Global Employment Report 2022. 

It bears noting that among all cricket's major national governing bodies, it is primarily the monopolistic BCCI that does not recognise FICA. Ironically, this is one matter where…

Nov 30, 2022 02:11

MINT Collective to return to Vegas; eBay presenting partner

NEW YORK: IMG and Collectable Tuesday announced its event uniting sports collectibles professionals, collectors and investors will return to Las Vegas March 30 to April 2.

eBay will also return as the event’s presenting sponsor, alongside Peyton Manning’s Omaha Productions, which will produce original content with the event as…

Nov 30, 2022 02:11

IF Forum 2022: Sports leaders call for proactive approach

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Federations (IFs) must be proactive to ensure safe sport and sustainability are built into the core of everything they do, attendees at the IF Forum 2022 heard at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne yesterday.

Kicking off the two-day event, which is taking place under the theme of ‘…