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Jul 06, 2022 19:07

World Athletics enters fantasy sports arena

MONACO: World Athletics has launched its own fantasy game - Fantasy World Athletics.

The new fantasy game was launched at the ongoing World Athletics Championships Oregon22.

Putting players in the shoes of selectors, they will manage a team of athletes and score points based on their real-life performances in Oregon.…

Jul 06, 2022 19:07

UEFA joins UN 'Football for the Goals' initiative as inaugural member

LONDON: On the first day of UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 here Wednesday, the United Nations is launching Football for the Goals, a new United Nations initiative that provides a platform for the global football community to engage with and advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

UEFA, which unveiled in December 2021…

Jul 06, 2022 18:07

FIFA to use semi-automated offside tech at Qatar 2022

ZURICH: FIFA has announced that semi-automated offside technology will be used at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar starting on 21 November, offering a support tool for the video match officials and the on-field officials to help them make faster, more accurate and more reproducible offside decisions on the biggest stage of all.

Jul 06, 2022 18:07

EA Sports launches official game of 2022 F1 World C'ship worldwide

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.: Codemasters and Electronic Arts Inc. has launched EA Sports F1 22, the official game of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Origin and Steam. 

This year’s game includes new revolutionary cars designed for closer and more…

Jul 06, 2022 17:07

Women’s Caribbean Premier League match to kick off CPL 2022

THE FIXTURES FOR THE 2022 HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and the inaugural Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL) have been confirmed. The tournament will visit St Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago and culminate in the final in Guyana.

The 2022 edition of the CPL is set to kick off with the inaugural…

Jul 06, 2022 16:07

Inputs from SA panel in hand, CoA set to finalize AIFF constitution

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) Wednesday met the seven-member committee, representing state associations of the All India Football Federation to discuss various aspects of and suggestions on the draft constitution. 

In the two-hour meeting, the SA representatives put forward several…

Jul 06, 2022 16:07

Sportz Interactive at 20-yr milestone; looks to global expansion

MUMBAI: Sportz Interactive (SI), the Mumbai-based digital sports fan engagement solutions provider, which began operations in 2002, turns 20 on July 10.

Sportz Interactive’s growth journey is a reflection of how the business of sport and fan engagement has evolved over the past two decades. SI’s products and services have…

Jul 06, 2022 16:07

6 team North East Women’s Football League set for kick-off

NEW DELHI: The much-awaited North East Women’s Football League (NEWFL) is set to commence on Thursday, 7 July at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Stadium in Imphal, Manipur. 

On 3 July, the final schedule of the league was released during a press conference here. 

The maiden season of NEWFL will have a total of 31…

Jul 05, 2022 19:07

NZ men & women cricketers to get equal pay in landmark deal

AUCKLAND: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Tuesday announced a ground-breaking agreement, which will see men and women players paid the same match fees.

New Zealand’s professional women’s and men’s cricketers will receive the same pay for the same work on the same day, in a landmark agreement struck between NZC, the six Major…

Jul 05, 2022 19:07

Kerala Blasters academy marks admissions milestone

KOCHI: KBFC Young Blasters Sporthood Academy, the academy venture of Kerala Blasters FC, the football club that represents the state in the Hero Indian Super League, has crossed 3,000 admissions. 

This is the most admissions ever achieved by a football academy in Kerala. The Young Blasters Sporthood Academy (YBSA) in…