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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...

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02/12/14
Srinivasan To Fill Role Despite Controversy

New Int'l Cricket Council Chair N. Srinivasan was expected Tuesday to defy calls to step down as Board of Control for Cricket in India president "despite a damning court inquiry that implicated a relative in illegal betting," according to the AFP. After an extensive investigation, a Supreme Court pa ...

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02/11/14
Probe: Meiyappan Guilty Of Illegal Betting

A Supreme Court panel investigating a match-fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League said on Monday that Board of Control for Cricket in India President N. Srinivasan's son-in-law "was guilty of illegal betting on games," according to the AFP. The three-member panel, headed by retired judge Mukul ...

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02/10/14
Suspended IOA Elects New Officials

The suspended Indian Olympic Association elected a "new set of officials on Sunday hoping to overturn an Olympic ban on the world's second most populous nation," according to Amlan Chakraborty of REUTERS. IOA President N. Ramachandran said after the election, "To the best of our knowledge, the IOC o ...

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02/07/14
Srinivasan: Strong BCCI Benefits Cricket

Board of Control for Cricket in India President N. Srinivasan said that "a strong India would be good for world cricket" as he defended the proposed structural revamp of the Int'l Cricket Council under which the Indian Board would get a substantial control of the world body’s functioning, ac ...

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01/29/14
Star India, Times Partner

Star India has "licensed the digital distribution rights" for the Indian Premier League in '14 from Times Internet, the digital arm of the Times of India Group, according to the TIMES OF INDIA. Star India will offer streaming and video on demand on starsports.com, the Star Sports app, and on mobile ...

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01/24/14
Sony SIX To Take On STAR Sports

Indian sports channel Sony SIX "is gearing up to take on" STAR Sports "in a bid to emerge as the leading sports broadcaster in the country," according to Manu Balachandran of the Indian BUSINESS STANDARD. The company set up almost two years ago recently won the rights to the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World ...

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01/24/14
BCCI Backs Proposed ICC Revamp

The Board of Control for Cricket in India "unanimously approved the draft proposal" of the Int'l Cricket Council Commercial Rights Working Group at the emergent working committee meeting on Thursday, according to THE HINDU. The proposal "was aimed at apportioning" the bulk of the ICC's exec decision ...

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01/23/14
IPL 7 Likely To Stay In India

Despite talk of a part of Indian Premier League 7 moving out of the country, the high-profile tournament may be hosted at home after all as the Board of Control for Cricket in India "has received a positive response from the Union home ministry," according to Indranil Basu of the TIMES OF INDIA. Wit ...

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01/23/14
BCCI Doubles Profit Form IPL

The Indian cricket board "has nearly doubled its profits from the cash rich Indian Premier League's sixth edition held in 2013 compared to its profit from the fifth edition in 2012," according to the PTI. The Board of Control for Cricket in India finance committee met Wednesday in Chennai "to intima ...

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01/22/14
Star India Inks FIH Broadcast Deal

Sports broadcaster Star India on Tuesday announced an eight-year broadcast deal with the Int'l Hockey Federation (FIH), "during which the world sport body will look to host a major event in India each year," according to the PTI. Star India, which runs the country's leading sports network, STAR Spor ...

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