Featured Story

New Indian Super League Set To Provide Relief To India's Oldest Football Clubs

04 / 18 / 14

The Indian Super League, promoted by IMG-Reliance and STAR India , "is set to provide the much needed relief to India's oldest football clubs such as East Bengal and Mohun Bagan among others," according to Digbijay Mishra of the Indian BUSINESS STANDARD. Though various stakeholders of the game ar...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

More Stories

IPL-Style Golf League Launches

Professional golfer Shiv Kapur, in collaboration with a sports management firm promoter Neeraj Sareen, "launched a franchisee-based golf league, on the lines of the Indian Premier League on Friday," according to THE HINDU. Kapur said, "The idea behind the Golf Premier League is to create a fast-pace ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

AITA Agrees To Compromise With Players

India's tennis authorities "have agreed to accept most of the demands made by its regular Davis Cup players who had threatened to boycott next month's home tie against South Korea," according Sudipto Ganguly of REUTERS. India's top eight players, excluding Leander Paes, "submitted a list of requir ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

Ten Sports Secures WTA TV Rights

Taj Television-owned Ten Sports "has secured the broadcast rights" to televise WTA Premier tournaments for India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka from '13-16, according to INDIAN TELEVISION. In addition to TV rights, Ten Sports has also acquired the rights to distribute t ...

Tags: Media, Middle East, India

Star India Launches New Website

News Corp.-owned Star India, which has invested more than Rs 100 crore ($19M) in technology "for enhancing viewer experience for sports consumption," has launched its new website starsports.com, according to the Indian BUSINESS STANDARD. Currently in its beta form, "the site gives Indian cricket fan ...

Tags: Media, India

Decathlon Expands In India

French sports goods giant Decathlon "is planning to enter the Indian market as a single-brand retail chain," according to Nivedita Mookerji of the Indian BUSINESS STANDARD. Decathlon "has written to the government proposing to open retail stores in India, similar to the 20 other countries" in which ...

Tags: Finance, India

Hero MotoCorp Will Sponsor HIL

Motorcycle manufacturer Hero MotoCorp signed a multi-year deal with Hockey India "to take title sponsorship of its ambitious franchise-based league," Hockey India League, according to INDIAN TELEVISION. The deal will see the tournament called Hero Hockey India League and "underlines Hero MotoCorp's ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, India

BCCI Changes Australia Tour Schedule

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has "changed the schedule for the upcoming tour by Australia," moving the third Test from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh to Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, according to Will Davies of the WALL STREET JOURNAL's India Real Time blog. The Australian cricket ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, India, Australia

India Football Club Given Two-Year Ban

India's oldest football club, I-League Mohun Bagan, has been kicked out of the league and banned two years after "refusing to take the field for the second half" of its crowd trouble-hit derby against East Bengal earlier this month, according to Amlan Chakraborty of REUTERS. Mohun Bagan was trailing ...

Tags: International Football, India

Official: AIFF Not Violating Election Rules

India’s football federation elections "do not violate any regulations, and there is no risk of any sanctions being imposed either by FIFA or the government," according to Sudipto Ganguly of REUTERS. An India official said that the All India Football Federation elections were held Thursday "as ...

Tags: International Football, India

IOC Threatens Defiant Indian Officials

The IOC "has asked its recognised Indian members to contemplate taking legal action against officials of the country's suspended Olympic association for misrepresenting the office," according to Sudipto Ganguly of REUTERS. The IOC "refused to recognise the results of Indian Olympic Association elect ...

Tags: Olympics, India

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug