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Jun 28, 2022 18:06

Rhiti Group buys into convenience services provider Stanvee

NEW DELHI: Sports marketing company Rhiti Group, fronted by Indian cricketing icon MS Dhoni, has announced a partnership with Mumbai based convenience services provider Stanvee "to help elevate their brand experience and public profile". 

An agreement to this effect, which also involved Rhiti taking up equity stakes in Stanvee…

Jun 28, 2022 18:06

Loco launches NFT platform 'Legends' for esports

MUMBAI: Live game streaming and Esports platform Loco has rolled out ‘Legends’- a non-fungible token (NFT) platform for Esports. The platform will allow users to own and trade Esports collectible assets. Launched in exclusive partnership with the Esports teams in India such as 8bit, s0ul, Godlike, Revenant, Blind, and XO,  Legends…

Jun 28, 2022 18:06

AFC extends Asian Cup 2023 host EoI deadline to July 15

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has extended the deadline to receive Expressions of Interest (EoI) from the AFC Member Associations (MAs) to host the Asian Cup 2023 from June 30 to July 15.

Jun 28, 2022 18:06

India to tour NZ for white-ball series after T20 World Cup

MUMBAI: India will be touring New Zealand for a white-ball series comprising three T20Is and as many ODIs after the World T20 in Australia, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) stated Tuesday.

The series will be held between November 18 to 30 and New Zealand will return to India for a white-ball series in January next year.

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Jun 28, 2022 18:06

Genius Sports, Clue launch sports integrity intelligence platform

LONDON: Sports data and technology company Genius Sports Limited and Clue, a leading provider of intelligence and investigations software, have launched what is claimed to be the "most comprehensive integrity intelligence platform in world sport".

Jun 28, 2022 15:06

PokerBaazi adds Shahid Kapoor to brand ambassador roster

NEW DELHI: Indian poker platform PokerBaazi.com Tuesday announced the onboarding of Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor as its brand ambassador. 

As per an official release, "Shahid’s association with the brand comes in line with its commitment to popularize and create awareness amongst the masses about poker".

Jun 28, 2022 15:06

ESFI announces ntl qualifiers for inaugural Sim Racing WC

NEW DELHI: The Esports Federation of India (ESFI) will field an Indian contingent in the inaugural edition of the Sim Racing World Cup, to be held in Monaco on October 23.

The prestigious tournament — organised by the Monaco Esports Federation in association with the International Esports Federation — will feature one of the…

Jun 28, 2022 15:06

Stalin to deliver keynote address at Sportstar South Sports Conclave

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin will deliver the keynote address at Sportstar's first-ever South Sports Conclave on Tuesday in Chennai, where a host of speakers will discuss key issues pertaining to the sports ecosystem in the region.

The full-day conclave will have different segments, including a panel…

Jun 27, 2022 18:06

IOC excludes IBA from hosting Paris 2024 qualies, event

LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday decided to conduct the boxing programme and the qualifying events for Paris 2024 Olympic Games on its own, declaring that the International Boxing Association (IBA) was not in a position to conduct the event as IOC's concerns regarding governance and transparency have  not…

Jun 27, 2022 18:06

Milano Cortina '26 to be most gender-balanced Olympic Winter Games

LAUSANNE: The sports and event programme of the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 will include a record number of women’s events and be the most gender-balanced Olympic Winter Games edition to date, with 47 per cent female participation. The programme has been approved by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic…