Pro kabaddi league

As they say: "There is many a slip between the cup and the lip." Mashal Sports, the Disney Star-promoted organisers of the well established franchise-based Pro Kabaddi League, have been hit with a googly in the wake of its recent announcement that it would soon be staging a women’s kabaddi league.

A potential spanner has been thrown in the works as far as those plans are concerned after the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) denied having given its endorsement to Mashal Sports for organising a women’s kabaddi league.

Mar 03, 2023 18:03
In another welcome development for women's sport in India, Mashal Sports, organizers of the Pro Kabaddi League, have taken a leaf out of the BCCI handbook and its upcoming Women's Premier League, announcing plans to launch a franchise-based women’s tournament.
Sep 05, 2022 16:09
MUMBAI: GMR Sports appoints Interbrand to conceive and design a new brand strategy and identity for their ‘Yoddhas’ franchise.
Jul 29, 2022 16:07
MUMBAI: VIVO Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) will be holding the Season 9 player auction on August 5 - 6, in Mumbai.  All the 12 teams are currently working on their player auction strategy and are eager to build strong teams for the upcoming season 9.    The PKL player auction will be broadcast LIVE on 5th August, 6:30 PM onwards on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar.  
Jan 25, 2022 18:01
MUMBAI: The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is wreaking havoc with sporting events being staged across the country. After the I-League, Indian Super League (ISL), AFC Asian Women's Cup India 2022 and Santosh Trophy, the virus has reportedly breached the bio bubble of the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League in Bengaluru. 
Dec 17, 2021 22:12
NEW DELHI: Indian audio brand Truke has collaborated with Telugu Titans, a Pro Kabaddi League Team, as its official audio partner.  As all recent Truke offerings have been focused on the gaming TWS segment, this critical collaboration is wholly in line with the company’s latest brand positioning.
Nov 03, 2021 15:11
MUMBAI: The Haryana Steelers, owned by JSW Sports, has unveiled a new logo for the eighth season of the Pro Kabaddi League, which is set to begin on 22 December. The logo, is a dynamically posed Bhima wielding his heavy mace, leaning forward with his arm. The logo aims to capture the action and emotion of an energetic and fierce warrior, be it on the battleground or on the Kabaddi mat.
Apr 19, 2021 19:04
MUMBAI: The Star India network, which owns a majority stake in Mashal Sports, commercial rights holder of the Pro Kabaddi League, has, as expected, retained the media rights to the PKL for the next five seasons. Mashal Sports announced at the weekend that it had successfully concluded its PKL media rights auction for five Seasons (Season 8 to Season 12) to be held during 2021-2025. 
Mar 25, 2021 19:03
MUMBAI: Star India-controlled Mashal Sports Pvt Ltd (Mashal), founder and commercial rights holder of the Pro Kabaddi League, has extended by ten days the deadline it had set for potential bidders to submit bid documents for PKL's media rights. 
Mar 11, 2021 19:03
MUMBAI: The Pro Kabaddi League is looking at the June to October window for its "return to action" after the forced break last year caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Feb 25, 2021 12:02
MUMBAI: Star India-controlled Mashal Sports Pvt Ltd (Mashal), founder and commercial rights holder for the Pro Kabaddi League, is set to conduct an open market media rights auction for 5 seasons (Season 8 – Season 12) of PKL to be held during 2021 – 2025.