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RAJKOT: Marwadi University (MU), which has a declared commitment to nurturing future athletes across all sporting categories, asserts it has till date invested over Rs 8 cr (Rs 80 million) with a plan to build a strong sporting ecosystem to complement academics.   

Significant investments are underway to expand the indoor sports facility and an additional football ground with night lighting and stadium style seating, in addition to a 4-acre sports complex with a lakeside athletics track.

May 19, 2022 16:05
BALTIMORE, Maryland: US sportswear brand Under Armour, Inc. Wednesday announced that Patrik Frisk will step down as president and chief executive officer and as a member of the board of directors, effective June 1. 
May 19, 2022 11:05
NEW DELHI: Esports firm Chemin Esports has appointed Himanshu Chandnani as its marketing & talent consultant. Chandnani’s role at Chemin will mainly revolve around conceptualizing brand-building initiatives, creating new video IPs, planning the social media content calendar, and grooming Chemin’s talent.
May 17, 2022 10:05
MUMBAI: The Broadcast Audience Research Council India has appointed Bavan Matthews as head of People Operations and Ashish Gupta as BARC's chief financial officer. Matthews joined the audience measurement body in March, e4m reports. Prior to BARC, he was with Kantar South Asia as a human resource business partner. 
May 16, 2022 17:05
LONDON: IMG ARENA, a leading sports data and technology business, announced Monday a strategic investment in Swedish computer vision specialist Signality.  Providing IMG ARENA with a controlling interest, the investment will enhance IMG ARENA’s data collection capabilities with leading computer vision and camera technologies.
May 13, 2022 14:05
DUBAI: The Emirates Cricket Board Thursday completed its calibrated announcements of the owners in the ECB's upcoming franchise-based T20 League. Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will now have a sister team in the UAE T20 league as the Knight Riders Group (KRG) have acquired the rights to own and operate the Abu Dhabi franchise. 
May 13, 2022 11:05
MUMBAI: The BCCI's value pitch for the Indian Premier League's digital rights just got some serious heft with the declaration by the Walt Disney Company in an earnings call that Disney+ Hotstar had added over 4 million new subscribers in the March quarter, "which benefited from the start of the new IPL season".
May 12, 2022 14:05
LONDON: Chelsea Football Club Thursday announced a new partnership with cryptocurrency group Amber Group as the club's official sleeve sponsor. Additionally, the logo of WhaleFin – the company’s flagship digital asset platform – will be emblazoned across the kit of both the men’s and women’s teams from the start of the 2022/23 season.
May 12, 2022 13:05
LONDON: Following its announcement of exclusive discussions on 3 February, BT Group plc has agreed a set of definitive agreements with Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc to form a 50:50 joint venture company to create a new premium sport offering for the UK & Ireland, and to transfer the operating businesses of BT Sport to Warner Bros. Discovery.
May 12, 2022 11:05
MUMBAI: Talk about leaving it till the very end. Literally on the last day as it were, Google parent Alphabet reportedly purchased the Invitation To Tender (ITT) document for the media rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL).  The ITT was available for purchase till May 10. Google owns streaming and video platform YouTube and joins a handful of parties that have reportedly picked up the IPL ITT.
May 12, 2022 09:05
18-TIME NBA ALL-STAR LEBRON JAMES IS THE highest-paid athlete in the world, as per US sports business platform Sportico's 'World's Highest-Paid Athletes' rankings for 2022.