Leagues

MUMBAI: The stage is set for Friday's kick-off in Goa of much awaited seventh edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL), the country’s first major tournament to be organised since the enforcement of a COVID-19 lockdown eight months ago.

The ISL marks the resumption of live sports action in India with the entire season being played in Goa behind closed doors in view of the pandemic. The 2020-21 season features 115 games amongst 11 teams, with the inclusion of Kolkata giants ATK Mohun Bagan and SC East Bengal.

Aug 18, 2020 11:08
MUMBAI: Fantasy games company, Dream11, with a bid of Rs 2.22 billion will be the title sponsor for the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which will be played in the UAE from September 19 due to the ongoing global pandemic. 
Jul 29, 2020 14:07
MUMBAI: X1 Racing League, organised by Indian racers, Aditya Patel and Armaan Ebrahim, and its CEO, Abhinandan Balasubramanian, is being dragged to court on non-payment of fees to senior professionals from the sports industry associated with the inaugural edition of the league in end-2019.
Jul 27, 2020 17:07
NEW YORK: For NBA fans, basketball is about more than a sport—it’s about belonging to a community with a collective passion for the game, and the thrill of coming together to cheer on favorite players and teams. Players and teams, meanwhile, fuel their game with that explosive fan energy from the stands.
Jul 13, 2020 17:07
LAUSANNE: Manchester City will be able to take its Champions League spot next season after the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled in the Premier League side's favour, removing the two-year ban from European competition that had been handed down by UEFA in February. CAS also reduced the fine that UEFA had slapped on the Abu Dhabi-owned club from €30 million to €10 million.
Jul 01, 2020 16:07
NEW DELHI: Twenty First Century Media (TCM), a full service sports marketing and management company for over three decades, has appointed Basant Dhawan as chief executive officer.
Dec 18, 2019 14:12
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council is investigating the Qatar T10 league after intercepting "a number of known corruptors" in the event, which it sanctioned a year ago and featured some prominent retired players such as South Africa's Hashim Amla. The ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit was working with the organisers to monitor the league since its inception.
Aug 07, 2019 16:08
LOS ANGELES: The Fan-Controlled Football League (FCFL), the only professional American football league where fans call the shots, including the plays themselves in real-time, has announced legendary boxing champion Mike Tyson as the seventh team owner | fan captain to join the "owner's box".
Jul 27, 2019 18:07
NEW DELHI:The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has indicated that it cannot implement many of the recommendations suggested by the FIFA-AFC delegation because they are impractical in the current scenario to create a unified national league consisting of teams from the I-League and the Indian Super League (ISL).
Mar 30, 2019 10:03
BEIJING: The National Basketball Association (NBA) has collaborated with Nike, its official on-court apparel provider and Topsports, a leading sports retailer in China for opening the league’s biggest retail outlet outside of North America and by far the largest in the Asian country.
Mar 28, 2019 17:03
PARIS: France’s Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have gone on record for the first time in expressing their interest in investing in India, Sportstar reports.