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07/03/14
BCCI To Receive More From ICC Revenue

The Board of Control for Cricket in India "will get to earn 13 times more than what it currently gets from the International Cricket Council's gross revenue," according to Vijay Tagore of the MUMBAI MIRROR. After Rs 300 crore ($50.2M) was accrued into the BCCI account during the last eight years, th ...

Tags: Finance, India

07/02/14
PyeongChang Signs First Domestic Partner

It "may have taken some time, but the 2018 Winter Olympics finally have their first domestic sponsor," according to the AP. The PyeongChang Organizing Committee said on Tuesday that South Korean telecom firm KT Corp. "has agreed to become the Games' first Korean partner." The announcement "follows m ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Asia

07/02/14
Yingli WC Deal Promotes Football In China

FIFA Marketing Dir Thierry Weil said that the sponsorship of Chinese company Yingli Green Energy to the FIFA World Cup "helps promote football in the country," according to XINHUA. Weil considers it "an honor" that a Chinese company "selected FIFA to do a sponsorship." Weil said that "having a Chine ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, China

06/30/14
100Plus Puts Name On Singapore Hub

The National Stadium at Singapore's new S$1.3B ($1B) Sports Hub has agreed to a S$2M ($1.6M) sponsorship deal with isotonic drink 100Plus, according to David Ee of the STRAITS TIMES. 100Plus "joins two other major sponsors" signed by the Sports Hub Pte Ltd. (SHPL) -- OCBC Bank and Great Eastern. 100 ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Asia

06/30/14
Chinese DTM Race Won't Go As Planned

The German Touring Car Championship (DTM) "will not run its second to last race as planned on a city course in Guangzhou," according to the SID. The ninth round of the '14 season was supposed to take place at a city circuit in the south Chinese city on Sept. 28. However, it turned out that construct ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe, China

06/30/14
ICC Board Concludes Melbourne Meeting

The Int'l Cricket Council presented various reports as it concluded its annual conference week in Melbourne last week. The ICC board reported that it made progres on the Future Tours Program, which has been extended through '23. The ICC Development Committee has also been reconstituted to emphasize ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

06/30/14
Singapore To Stage WTA Championships

The Women’s Tennis Association’s season-ending championships "will move to Singapore in October for at least the next five years, and WTA Founder Billie Jean King will be the event’s official ambassador," according to the AP. The WTA said on Sunday that "the expanded WTA Finals to ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Asia

06/30/14
IOC Urges 'Sustainable' Tokyo Games

IOC VP John Coates "has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 Summer Games avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues," according to Elaine Lies of REUTERS. Japanese officials, led by Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe, said "earlier this month that risi ...

Tags: Olympics, Japan

06/27/14
Srinivasan Takes Over As ICC Chairman

Suspended Board of Control for Cricket in India President N. Srinivasan was confirmed as Int'l Cricket Council chairman in Melbourne on Thursday, giving the 69-year-old industrialist "the most powerful role in the governing body's restructured organisation," according to Amlan Chakraborty of REUTERS ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India, Australia, Europe

06/27/14
Pakistan's ICC Revenue To Grow

Pakistan has been elevated to the status of the "fourth big power after India, England and Australia in terms of the percentage of revenue to be received" from the Int'l Cricket Council in the next eight years from "broadcasting and other rights on ICC fixtures," according to GULF NEWS. The Pakistan ...

Tags: Finance, India

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