DUBAI: Even as unnamed BCCI sources offer various scenarios being comtemplated under which the upcoming T20 World Cup could still be staged in India, International Cricket Council interim CEO Geoff Allardice has sought to offer a reality check.

While India have the hosting rights for T20 World Cup, which is scheduled to be held in October-November this year, the UAE and Oman remain the preferred choice among member nations. 

Jun 09, 2021 18:06
BENGALURU: Tablez - a leading Abu Dhabi-based retail and F&B group with a substantial presence in India, has announced its decision to launch a proprietary retail chain of toys by rebranding its existing toy stores into spaces of experience and entertainment for kids and parents.
Jun 07, 2021 07:06
MUMBAI: There is clarity now on the "other venue" the International Cricket Council had alluded to when it announced on June 1 that the focus of its planning efforts for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 was on the event being staged in the UAE.  The ICC board had also confirmed at the time that the BCCI will remain the hosts of the event regardless of where the event is played.  
Jun 05, 2021 08:06
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission have stated they are confident that Birmingham 2022 is fully on track to stage a fantastic sporting competition that will be an incredible showcase of the city, the West Midlands and the UK.
Jun 03, 2021 22:06
LAUSANNE: Oman's capital Muscat will host the inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cups (Men and Women) to be held in January of 2024, the International Hockey Federation announced Thursday.  Oman won the bid to host the event by getting 13 votes out of a total of 16 and beating six other bidders.
Jun 03, 2021 19:06
LONDON: Ahead of next month’s flagship Royal Ascot race meeting, Ascot Racecourse has launched a suite of new licensed product collections for 2021 with a selection of premium British brands and its first online shop, in deals brokered by IMG.
Jun 02, 2021 22:06
LAUSANNE: World Table Tennis, the commercial arm of the International Table Tennis Federation, has opened the bidding process to host the top tier of WTT events – the WTT Series – in 2022. 
Jun 02, 2021 00:06
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 met Tuesday, with the local Organising Committee delivering a clear message – Paris 2024 is ready to take centre stage.
Jun 01, 2021 23:06
DUBAI: The ICC board, which met here Tuesday, has sent a clear signal to the mandarins in the Board of Control for Cricket in India that the "majority opinion" in the cricketing world is that the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 should NOT be hosted in India. 
May 31, 2021 18:05
MUMBAI: With the BCCI expected to secure a one month’s extension to revert to the ICC on hosting the T20 World Cup in India, the focus has shifted to the modalities of such an eventuality.  What is clear is that IF the world governing body agrees to allow the BCCI to deliver the event "in-house", what can definitively be ruled out is that the games will NOT be allotted to nine venues as was originally envisaged.
May 28, 2021 17:05
LAUSANNE: The European Cycling Union (UEC) on Thursday cancelled the 2021 Elite Track European Championships, which was scheduled to be held in Minsk, Belarus, from 23 to 27 June, "in light of the current international situation".