For everyone who invested in this business, it was heartening and a morale-booster to learn that sports sponsorship recorded a healthy growth of nearly 20 per cent to touch Rs 6,400 crore in the calendar year 2016. What is more important is that it made up ... The Financial Chronicle, 3 days ago
Two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp has signed up as a National Supporter for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 which will be held across 6 host cities between 6 to 28 October this year.The company has a long-standing association with various disciplines ...Business Standard, 1 week ago
FIFA technical director Marco van Basten would like to see how football works without offside and limit the number of fouls a player can commit during a game. The former Netherlands striker would also like to experiment with sin bins instead of yellow cards and replace the penalty shootout with a system in which a player would have to run at goal from 25 metres. Speaking to German magazine Sport Bild, Van Basten said any experiments would have to be approved by soccer's rule-making body, the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Using a sledgehammer to fix some ills can cut down a game at its peak, warns Shekhar Gupta. As I left home reluctantly for the airport, I may have, in a nutty moment not unusual for sport-lovers, been wishing my Bengaluru flight, already delayed by two hours, was held up further. And no, I wasn't thinking about cricket, or the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee's surgical strike on the BCCI brass. I was thinking wrestling, and not the film Dangal, but the real thing. I had just ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Suresh Kalmadi chose to back off but Abhay Singh Chautala remained defiant even as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today invited the Sports Ministrys wrath and widespread outrage for its inexplicable decision to make the scam-tainted duo its Life ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago Kalmadi declines IOA post, Ministry showcauses body Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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