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Jan 21, 2022 14:01

CVC mandates agency to select name for Ahmedabad IPL team: Report

MUMBAI: CVC Capital Partners, owner of the new Indian Premier League franchise based out of Ahmedabad, has reportedly hired an agency to suggest a suitable name for the team ahead of the 2022 edition of the IPL.

Vector agency has been mandated to choose a name based on the "heritage of Gujarat", Cricbuzz reports. 

Jan 21, 2022 13:01

SI Swim announces gender equity ad initiative

NEW YORK: The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue announced Thursday that going forward, it will only feature ads from brands that show a commitment to supporting gender equality and women's empowerment, as it continues to try and cast off its decades-old reputation as a sexy swimwear magazine.  

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit…

Jan 21, 2022 13:01

FanCode to exclusively live-stream England tour of Windies in India

MUMBAI: Dream Sports owned digital sports content platform FanCode, which holds the media rights – broadcast and streaming – of Cricket West Indies (CWI) in India till 2024, will exclusively live-stream England's upcoming tour of the Caribbean. 

The tour will kick off on January 23 with the Betway T20I series comprising five…

Jan 21, 2022 13:01

T20 WC 2022 fixtures revealed: at least 1 India-Pak clash assured

MUMBAI: Cricket must be the only game in the world in which a World Cup draw is not shown live. Translated this means commercial considerations and NOT the luck of the draw determine into which groups the "big teams" are placed.

We will return to that. The International Cricket Council on Thursday announced the fixtures for…

Jan 21, 2022 12:01

Jharkhand CM assures AIFF of continued support to women’s football

MUMBAI: Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has mentioned his pride in being able to “be an important part of strengthening the football ecosystem in India”.

In a letter to AIFF president Praful Patel, Soren wrote: “When it comes to Jharkhand, sports is a way of life and particularly football. I feel proud to lead a state…

Jan 21, 2022 12:01

IOC welcomes UN appeal for Olympic Truce during Beijing 2022

NEW YORK: The President of the UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, Thursday appealed to UN Member states to observe the Olympic Truce for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, following the resolution adopted in December. 

The resolution calls for the Olympic Truce to be respected from 27 January to 20 March - seven days…

Jan 21, 2022 11:01

Sony launches new campaign 'WWE Superstars with Rana Daggubati'

MUMBAI: To celebrate the fandom of WWE in India, Sony Sports Networks launches its new campaign, ‘WWE Superstars with Rana Daggubati’ that showcases the untold stories and heroics of WWE Superstars. 

Produced and conceptualized by Sony Sports Networks, the campaign will feature legendary stories of ten WWE Superstars narrated…

Jan 21, 2022 10:01

Virat's social media power will ensure brands stay invested

"THE INEVITABLE CAME A BIT EARLY." That was PTI on Virat Kohli's decision last Saturday to quit as India's Test captain, a day after his team failed to do what no Indian team before had managed in South Africa. Win a Test series against the Rainbow Nation.

Jan 20, 2022 20:01

Ultimate Battle introduces social networking for gamers

NEW DELHI: Online esports platform Ultimate Battle has incorporated social networking features for gamers on their platforms to let gamers interact, engage, create and share content exclusively. 

This newly added social networking module provides gamers features to enable gamers not only to play, but also socialize with other…

Jan 20, 2022 20:01

UP Yoddha hits 150k followers milestone on Instagram

BENGALURU: UP Yoddha, the GMR owned Pro Kabaddi League franchise representing the state of Uttar Pradesh has hit the 150,000 follower mark as they play their 4th PKL Season. 

UP Yoddha is one of the youngest sides to have reached this milestone.