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NBC sells $1 billion ads for Olympics 2012


July 26th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Broadcaster NBC announced on Wednesday that it has reached the $ 1 billion mark for the advertisement sales related to the Olympics.The Olympic Games are ... Read more...

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WTA Copenhagen to retain hard court surface: Organisers


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 2 (IANS) The WTA tennis tournament in Danish capital Copenhagen has dropped plans to switch to clay courts from the existing hard courts, its organizers said Monday."It ... Read more...

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BCCI rejects CWG demand for Rs.100 crore donation


July 31st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 31 (ANI): The working committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday rejected an appeal from the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) to give a ... Read more...

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Modi will be given a fair trial: Srinivisan


June 28th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Indian cricket board secretary N.Srinivisan has said the July 3 Special General Meeting (SGM) has not been convened to sack suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi. ... Read more...

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Modi committed major irregularities: Abdullah


June 25th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The Governing Council of Indian Premier League (IPL) has found out "major irregularities" during the tenure of Lalit Modi as chairman of IPL, GC member Farooq Abdullah said ... Read more...

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IMG - BCCI meeting ends


May 17th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 17 (ANI): Representatives of leading sports event management firm IMG on Monday met with officials of the Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) officials and said it was ... Read more...

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IMG wants good relationship with BCCI


May 17th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The top brass of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday quizzed officials of world renowned sports management company, International Management Group (IMG), on the ... Read more...

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Amar Singh hopes Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel would resign on moral grounds


April 25th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Thane/Pune, April 25 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party leader and Member of Parliament Amar Singh has expressed hope that the Union Ministers, if involved in the Indian Premier League controversy, would resign ... Read more...

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New IPL team named Sahara Pune Warriors


April 25th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 24 (IANS) The new Indian Premier League (IPL) team owned by the Sahara India Parivar will be known as Sahara Pune Warriors. The name and the logo of the team ... Read more...

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IPL-Gate: WSG admits of receiving kickbacks from Sony MSM


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 23 (ANI): The World Sports Group (WSG), which owns the Indian Premier League (IPL) telecast rights, has reportedly admitted to receiving kickbacks from Sony Multi Screen Media (MSM).Sony MSM ... Read more...

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BCCI answerable to the nation on IPL: Gill (Second Intro Roundup)


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S.Gill said the Indian Premier League (IPL) is the creation of Indian cricket board and it is answerable to the nation even as former ... Read more...

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IT searches Red Chillies Mumbai office (Lead)


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The Income Tax department Thursday searched Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertinment to inquire about its dealings and involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL). A ... Read more...

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Pataudi restores sanity as tax probe widens net to include Sahara (Intro Roundup)


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Former India captain Manusr Ali Khan Patuadi brought some sanity to the no-holds-barred debate over the Indian Premier League (IPL) by asking Lalit Modi to attend ... Read more...

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IT officials search Red Chillies Mumbai office


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The Income Tax department sleuths Thursday called on Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's company Red Chillies Entertainment to inquire about its dealings and involvement in the ... Read more...

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Taxmen question Modi on IPL controversy


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 22 (ANI): Enforcement Department officials on Thursday questioned Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi on his alleged role in the multi crore Indian Premier League.Modi is at ... Read more...

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IT likely to submit IPL Mumbai probe report Thursday


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A top-ranking income tax department official will leave for New Delhi Thursday with a report on the outcome of the investigations into the Indian Premier League (IPL) here ... Read more...

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IPL probe widened, search operations across India (Roundup)


April 21st, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The probe into the financial deals of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was broadened Wednesday with search operations on three of its event management and broadcast ... Read more...

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IPL associates under probe, tax raids in multiple cities (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A probe into financial deals of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was broad-based Wednesday with searches at offices of three of its event management and broadcast firms ... Read more...

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Now IPL’s event management firms, broadcaster under scanner (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A probe into financial deals of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was broad-based Wednesday with search operations on three of its event management and broadcast firms in ... Read more...

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ED files case against IPL teams for FEMA violation


April 21st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 21 (ANI): The Enforcement Department (ED) has filed a report against all eight Indian Premier League (IPL) teams for violation of key sections of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). ... Read more...

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IT conducts search at IPL telecaster’s office


April 21st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 21 (ANI): The Income Tax (I-T) Department is conducting searches at the office of Sony's Multi Screen Media (MSM) and the World Sports Group (WSG) since the morning.Searches are ... Read more...

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IT raids on offices of IPL-linked sports companies


April 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) The Mumbai Income Tax department Wednesday raided the offices of three major sports event management and broadcast companies connected with the Indian Premier League (IPL), an official ... Read more...

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Pune and Kochi join IPL bandwagon (Roundup)


March 21st, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Sahara Adventure Sports Group and Rendezvous Sports World Limited successfully bid for Pune and Kochi franchise teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held here Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Tharoor inspired Rendezvous Sports to bid for Kochi


March 21st, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 21 (IANS) Irrepressible Shashi Tharoor added a new dimension to his expansive profile when he got leading business magnets to come together as Rendezvous Sports World Ltd. that bagged ... Read more...

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Pune and Kochi are two new IPL teams (Lead)


March 21st, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Sahara Group and Rendezvous Sports, a consortium of business houses, pipped three other corporate biggies to win the bids for two new Indian Premier League teams from the ... Read more...

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India may host SAFF cup in 2011


December 12th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India is likely to host the 2011 edition of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup. India were originaly supposed to host this year's SAFF Cup in Goa ... Read more...

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BCCI extends Sahara sponsorship deal by six months


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Unable to find any takers for the team's sponsorship, the Indian cricket board Wednesday extended its present contract with Sahara by six months. Board secretary N.Srinivasan said in ... Read more...

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IPL II introduces ‘time-outs’


April 17th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Apr.17 (ANI): Compulsory 'time-outs' are to be introduced into the Indian Premier League, which starts on Saturday in South Africa, in an attempt to squeeze in more television ... Read more...

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New lithium-ion battery can recharge to 90 percent capacity in 5 minutes


December 5th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Toshiba has developed a new lithium-ion battery that can charge to 90 percent capacity in just 5 minutes.According to a report in ENN (Environmental News Network), the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Global meltdown won’t impact IPL: Lalit Modi


October 23rd, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi feels the global economic slowdown won't impact the second edition of the Twenty20 league next year.In fact, he says IPL ... Read more...

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Iraqi sports group to sue IOC


July 26th, 2008 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, July 26 (DPA) A group representing Iraqi athletes will file a lawsuit in the International Court of Justice against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over its decision to uphold its ban ... Read more...

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German Bundesliga most profitable football Eurpoean league


May 29th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dusseldorf, May 29 (DPA) Germany's Bundesliga is the most profitable football league in Europe, beating even the English Premier League, an independent report released Thursday showed. The 18 clubs in Germany's top ... Read more...

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Power snag delays start of Delhi match


April 30th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The start of an Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Delhi Daredevils and Bangalore Royal Challengers was delayed by 10 minutes due to a power snag at ... Read more...

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UAE broadcaster bags IPL telecast rights


March 31st, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) Dubai-based Arab Digital Distribution (ADD) has won a 10-year contract for exclusive coverage right of the Indian cricket board-promoted Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament. ADD's ART ... Read more...

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‘Retainer’ fee to stop IPL players from moving to ICL


March 19th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
By Qaiser Mohammad Ali New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) is planning to pay a "retainership" to players from other countries to discourage them from joining the breakaway Indian ... Read more...

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