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Jan 27, 2023 19:01

Prime Video greenlights 'The Ride' docuseries

NEW YORK: Prime Video has announced "The Ride", an eight-episode docuseries produced by Kinetic Content surrounding the world of PBR (Professional Bull Riders).

The Ride will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look and take them into the daily lives of some of PBR's biggest stars, bringing fans closer to the action than ever…

Jan 27, 2023 19:01

In BCCI's big money WPL windfall, Adani highest bidder

The Rs 4669.99 crore that has been committed for the purchase of five franchises in the upcoming Women’s Premier League (WPL) on Wednesday marks yet another valuation milestone delivered out of cricket's financial centre.

Adani Sportsline, owned by one of the world’s richest men - Gautam Adani - bid a massive Rs 1289 cr for…

Jan 27, 2023 18:01

Alfa Romeo announce lifestyle brand Stake as new title partner

Alfa Romeo have announced entertainment and lifestyle brand Stake as their new title sponsor, meaning the team will have an altered team name and logo for the upcoming F1 campaign.

Stake were founded in 2017 and have since built up a strong presence in the sporting world, with the Sauber-run Alfa team announcing the “record-…

Jan 27, 2023 18:01

NBA launches augmented reality game 'All-World'

NEW YORK: Niantic, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) have launched NBA All-World, a free-to-play officially licensed geolocation augmented reality basketball game where players can find, challenge, and compete against today’s NBA ballers in their neighborhoods, then…

Jan 27, 2023 18:01

FanCode to live-stream England tour of South Africa in India

MUMBAI: Digital sports platform FanCode will live-stream England’s tour of South Africa starting this Friday, January 27. 

The three-match ODI series culminates on February 1. All three ODIs will be streamed on FanCode’s app (Android, iOS, TV) and on www.fancode.com.

Jan 27, 2023 17:01

All-female panel of match officials to oversee Women’s T20 WC

In a significant first for world cricket, the International Cricket Council has named an all-female panel of match officials for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa.

Three match referees and 10 umpires make up the 13-woman team in what is a landmark moment and is in part of the ICC’s strategic ambition…

Jan 27, 2023 16:01

SMAAASH expands Delhi presence, opens outlet in Rajouri

NEW DELHI: SMAAASH, a sports-centric digital entertainment company backed by cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, has opened a new center at R Cube Monad Mall in Rajouri, New Delhi. 

Flagship games at the new centre include Twilight Bowling & Cricket, Virtual Games, Vending and Arcade Games, Redemption Games, and virtual reality…

Jan 27, 2023 16:01

FIFA Report 2022: Global transfer spends hit all-time records

ZURICH: FIFA has published its the 2022 Global Transfer Report showing record transfers in the world in the past year.

According to the report published Friday, an all-time record of 71,002 transfers across borders were made in 2022, with 21,764 involving professionals (men and women) plus 49,238 amateurs.

Jan 25, 2023 15:01

Women's Premier League: BCCI scores Rs4670cr from sale of 5 teams

MUMBAI: Yet another revenue landmark for Indian cricket was registered Wednesday after the sale of five franchises that will make up the first season of the Women's Premier League (NOT Women's Indian Premier league) raked in a combined Rs 4669.99 crore.

For perspective, this is a higher number than the BCCI got from the sale…

Jan 25, 2023 15:01

Dream Sports extends KIYG partnership into 5th edition

NEW DELHI: Dream Sports, India’s leading sports technology company, Tuesday announced an extended partnership with Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG). 

This is the second year of association of Dream Sports as the event’s co-sponsor. 

A flagship initiative launched in 2018 by the government of India along with the Sports…