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Kabaddi, now second only to cricket

Once rural sport of kabaddi may now be behind only cricket in the popularity stakes.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 19th, 2017

Pro Kabaddi, Vivo sign five-year title sponsorship deal

Pro Kabaddi, one of the most successful non-cricket leagues to be launched in India, has signed on Chinese handset maker VIVO as the title sponsor for five years. This is the first time the network has sold the title sponsorship t.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 8th, 2017

Manjeet Chhillar becomes costliest player in Pro Kabaddi at Rs 75.5 lakh

Chhillar was snapped up by Jaipur Pink Panthers for record breaking amount.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard3 hr. 43 min. ago

Nitin Tomar pips Chhillar in an hour, commands Rs 93 lakh in Pro Kabaddi

UP team owned by GMR Sports League snaps up the raider after a heated bid battle with Telugu Titans.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard3 hr. 43 min. ago

Until Pak mends its ways, players not welcome in Pro Kabaddi league: Govt

Fifth season of league will begin on June 25.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard6 hr. 28 min. ago

How the game around sports is changing

While cricket still dominates Indian sports viewership pie, contribution of other sports is over 20%.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 14th, 2017

Mallya"s Kingfisher to be lager partner at Champions Trophy

London, 13 MayEven as he is due to appear at a magistrates' court in London for a preliminary hearing on the Indian government's application to extradite him, Vijay Mallya has struck a clever deal with the International Cricket Cou.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 13th, 2017

Sachin pads up for kabaddi with Chennai franchise

Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Haryana are other teams added to the sport league.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 11th, 2017

Smartphones, laptops may enter new IIP, chocolates, guitars likely in WPI

New age items such as smart phone, laptops and tablets are likely to enter into the new series of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) to be launched on Friday. Similarly, chocolates, noodles, harmonium, guitar, cricket bat and.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 11th, 2017

Smartphones, laptops enter new IIP, chocolates, guitars included in WPI

New age items such as smart phone, laptops and tablets are likely to enter into the new series of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) to be launched on Friday. Similarly, chocolates, noodles, harmonium, guitar, cricket bat and.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 10th, 2017

Jhulan Goswami becomes world"s highest wicket-taker in ODI cricket

Title was previously held by Australian Cathryn Fitzpatrick, who had taken 180 wickets.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 9th, 2017

Sachin Tendulkar conferred with Fellowship Award in UK

India’s cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar plans to support charities and various initiatives to help the under-privileged people in the second innings of his life. Tendulkar, 44, made the remarks here ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 6th, 2017

Champions Trophy:?Select Indian cricket team, SC administrators order BCCI

BCCI deliberately missed the April 25 deadline for submission of the squad for ICC Champions Trophy.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 4th, 2017

PCB sends legal notice to BCCI over compensation for cancelled tour

Pak cricket board claims losses of up to $300 mn.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 3rd, 2017

Will move SC if BCCI takes decision against Indian cricket"s interest: COA

Letter comes amid speculation that BCCI is seriously mulling pullout from Champions Trophy.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 3rd, 2017

BCCI meet on May 7, Champions Trophy pull-out unlikely

The Board of Control for Cricket in India will meet on Sunday to consider an additional revenue offer from the game's world governing body but regardless of what decision they come to, a Champions Tr........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 1st, 2017

BCCI"s money woes continue as cricketers go unpaid, PCB threatens to sue

The stand-off between the BCCI and theCommittee of Administrators (CoA) has started to impact the remuneration ofcricketers reveal sources in the know. The Indian cricket team, according tosources close to the development, is yet.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 28th, 2017

Cricket goes for gold in its Olympic bid

Modernisers argue that entry to the games is crucial for the sport’s survival but India could block such a move.....»»

Category: topSource: ftApr 28th, 2017

Pakistan cricket board threatens to sue BCCI for not honouring MoU

Under the MoU, Pakistan and India were to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 27th, 2017

ICC halves BCCI revenue share

The Cricket Board will get USD 293 million across an eight-year cycle......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineApr 27th, 2017

Two nights of Sachin Tendulkar, in all his unbridled glory

On his 44th birthday, we recall two innings that established Tendulkar as 'God of Indian cricket'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 24th, 2017