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July 21 Vol 01, Issue 984
2nd season Coca-Cola U-16 cricket tourney to reach 780 schools
Coca-Cola India announces 2nd season of its Under-16 cricket tournament would feature 780 schools across 10 states, an increase of 80 schools from the previous season
India to play in Champions Trophy at Melbourne
India will play in the 34th Men’s Championship Trophy to be held at Melbourne, Australia from December 1-9
Out of turn promotion for outstanding sportspersons: Govt
Cabinet approves giving upto three out of turn promotions in their service career for winning medals in Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Championships
Asset Management Ventures to manage Yuvraj Singh’s portfolio
Asset Management Ventures, a new venture of the Sanjay M. Lal-led Assetz FZC, has announced bagging the exclusive rights to manage cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s entire brand portfolio
BCCI declares domestic season schedule; Ranji Trophy kicks off 2 Nov
BCCI anounces its domestic calendar of events for the upcoming season; itinerary for Irani Cup, Ranji Trophy, NKP Salve Challenger Trophy, Duleep Trophy declared.
BAI promises Rs10m cash award for London 2012 badminton gold winners
Badminton Association of India announce cash awards of Rs10m for gold medal winners, Rs5m for silver medallists and Rs2.5m for bronze at the upcoming London Olympics.
Korean Air sponsors the Aiba 'Road to London' program
Aiba signs sponsorship agreement with Korean Air which supports the Road to London Program currently being held in Cardiff until 24 July.
India to resume cricketing ties with Pakistan
Four yesrs after ties were snapped following the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that left 166 people dead, India will resume cricketing relations with Pakistan, the BCCI has confirmed.
BCCI Move A Back Door Entry For Pak Players Into IPL?
QUICK COMMENT - It is more likely that the decision is a step towards testing the waters for Pakistani players to participate in the IPL, a more important aspect for the BCCI bosses than paving the way for better relations with the neighbour.
Focus On Superstar Players To Hit Cricket In India
QUICK COMMENT - Over-dependence on stars and the lack of a proper future team development plan is going to hurt the game of cricket in India, sooner than later.
AIFF, IMG-R discuss modalities of new league
AIFF and its commercial partner IMG-Reliance have had another round of discussions on the franchise based league which both the stakeholders want to start next year.
Tata Steel to start I-League football club
Tata Steel has decided to enter the professional football arena after 25 years of operating on the CSR side of sports development..
Deccan Chargers puts sale price of Rs15bn: Report
The Deccan Chargers IPL franchise is available for sale at a value of Rs15bn, its owners, publisher Deccan Chronicle Holdings (DCH), have reportedly indicated.
Spain to expand India presence with top sports brands
Barcelona and Real Madrid to open football schools in India, send their teams; tennis ace Rafael Nadal will also play an exhibition match in Mumbai.
New law to cover control over BCCI irregularities
The government might finally have some oversight over the BCCI through a new law which governs societies with presence in multiple states.
81 athletes in 142-member London 2012 contingent cleared by Sports Ministry
Contingent includes 81 athletes in 13 disciplines; 36 coaches, 4 managers, 8 medical staff, 6 “P” category officials and 7 contingent officials.
Age fraud the biggest challenge for AIFF
All India Football Federation has informed that at the U-14 camp held in Kalyani recently, 84 of the 120 selected boys were found to be overage, some as old as 17.
Wimbledon to move back one week from 2015
Changes effective from 2015 as there will be some impact on the hard court swing leading up to the US Open and enough time needs to be given to allow for planning accordingly.
Olympics 2nd most valuable global brand after Apple - study
The Olympics ‘Brand’ is valued at $47.6bn with an 87% increase since the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 (where it was valued at $25.4bn), according to a new study.
Mumbai Marathon 10th anniv ups Indian prize fund, looks to raise Rs 250m for charity
Richest marathon in Asia and IAAF Gold level event, Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2013 will now offer an enhanced prize purse of $350,000, an increase equivalent of $10,000.
ManU tops Forbes' '50 Most Valuable Sports Teams' list
Manchester United world’s most valuable sports team according to Forbes magazine, and is now worth $2.23bn, 19% more than No. 2 Real Madrid, which is worth $1.88bn.
Soccer Reigns, When It's Spain
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY - Spain closed out Euro 2012 in signature style, along the way throwing established paradigms out of the proverbial touchline of conventional footballing strategy.
2012 Sports Events Tourism Exchange: A Sporting Love Affair
Speakers from London 2012, SportzPower, Visit Britain, Qatar Olympic committee, etc, to present case studies, workshops at 2012 Sports Events Tourism Exchange, Durban.
Feature – Transformative Use in Video Games and Player Attributes: The ‘Hart’ of the Matter”
Copyright law protects original works of authorship that are expressed in a tangible form, which includes writings, drawings, video games, movies, songs, etc. and restricts others from using such protected work. However, there are a few exceptions which limit the monopoly of authors over their creations.


British GP: Red Bull And Ferrari Lead The Way

PIT STOP PUNDIT - MRF seem to be preparing to announce an ambitious new championship in collaboration with Italian manufacturers Dallara.

BCCI Move A Back Door Entry For Pak Players Into IPL?

THE BOARD of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) might have taken the bold step of inviting the Pakistan cricket team to play on Indian soil but it is unlikely that the series will be played.