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    Hockey-India captain Manpreet Singh among five to test Covid-19 positive in camp

    Manpreet, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar and Krishan B Pathak had initially tested negative on their return to the training base after a month's break.

    ICC Board Meeting: India retains right to host 2021 World T20, Australia get 2022

    ICC confirmed that the T20 World Cup 2020 that was postponed due to COVID-19 will be held in Australia in 2022. India will host the T20 World Cup 2021 as planned.

    England's cricket tour of India in September postponed due to Coronavirus pandemic

    The England and Wales Cricket Board said the postponed tour will now take place in early 2021. No new dates for the rescheduled tour have been announced.

    BCCI claims "in principle" govt approval for IPL in UAE; teams begin quarantining players

    Most of the franchises will be leaving base after August 20 mandated by the BCCI. The Chennai Super Kings are set to leave on August 22.

    Chinese mobile phone company Vivo will not be IPL title sponsors this year: BCCI

    The BCCI sent out a one-line statement without giving any details to say that Vivo will not be associated with the IPL this year. Vivo won the IPL title sponsorship rights for five years from 2018 to 2022 for a reported sum of Rs 2190 crore, approximately Rs 440 crore per annum.

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo pulls out as title sponsor of IPL 2020

    Top officials in the Board of Control for Cricket in India told ET that Vivo had been looking for a reduction in the sponsorship sum due to the Covid-19 disruption and decided to sit this one out as anti-China sentiment intensified over the past two days.

    Pro Kabaddi rights may go for auction as team owners turn down Star’s offer

    According to sources across multiple franchises, all the team owners have joined hands and asked for a fair and impartial auction in case existing rights holder Star India doesn’t come up with a better offer. “It’s a stalemate,” said the owner of one of the franchisees.

    IPL: Star, Franchise owners seek clarity from BCCI

    Team owners are also concerned about sponsorships and gate revenues (ticket sales) as it is learned that the BCCI is not going to compensate for the loss of gate revenues.

    Dhoni's instincts, behind-the-scenes work reason for CSK's success, feel Dravid and Srinivasan

    N Srinivasan, the former BCCI president and head of India Cements, which owns the CSK franchise, agreed that Dhoni is a man of instinct who doesn't believe in attending team meetings and going over data. Both were speaking at a webinar organised by the Great Lakes Institute of Management.

    Major League Baseball VP Jim Small dreams big for baseball in cricket-crazy India

    Major League Baseball (MLB) senior vice-president says the league is ready to invest ‘tens of millions of dollars’ in India despite no chance of making money in many years as it sees long-term opportunities that the country presents.

    Team India kit sponsorship: Puma buys bid document, Adidas could also enter fray

    As far as Puma is concerned, it has had an increased interest in the Indian market over the years especially through IPL but now it also has India captain Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador along with KL Rahul.

    Hockey-India captain Manpreet Singh among five to test Covid-19 positive in camp

    Manpreet, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar and Krishan B Pathak had initially tested negative on their return to the training base after a month's break.

    How the coronavirus has changed the IPL this year

    The Indian Premier League is back next month after a half-year delay, and is set to be held in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah from September 19 to November 10.

    BCCI dials India Inc for IPL title sponsorship post Vivo exit; experts feel cost is too high

    People involved in the negotiations said that BCCI has offered up to 50% discount for the rights, but so far it has not received an affirmative response. BCCI is likely to issue an expression of intent (EOI) for the title rights and not initiate a full tender process.

    India remains 2021 Men’s T20 World Cup host, Women’s ODI World Cup postponed to 2022

    ICC confirmed that the T20 World Cup 2020 that was postponed due to COVID-19 will be held in Australia in 2022. India will host the T20 World Cup 2021 as planned.

    England's cricket tour of India in September postponed due to Coronavirus pandemic

    The England and Wales Cricket Board said the postponed tour will now take place in early 2021. No new dates for the rescheduled tour have been announced.

    BCCI claims "in principle" govt approval for IPL in UAE; teams begin quarantining players

    Most of the franchises will be leaving base after August 20 mandated by the BCCI. The Chennai Super Kings are set to leave on August 22.

    BCCI did right by cancelling partnership with Vivo for IPL 2020: Rajeev Shukla

    Former Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Rajeev Shukla on August 06 welcomed Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) decision of suspending sponsorship with Chinese smartphone maker’s Indian arm Vivo for this year’s IPL edition. He said, “I think it’s the right decision taken by the BCCI. We all support this decision.

    BCCI, Vivo suspend IPL partnership for one year, may resume next year

    The BCCI sent out a one-line statement without giving any details to say that Vivo will not be associated with the IPL this year. Vivo won the IPL title sponsorship rights for five years from 2018 to 2022 for a reported sum of Rs 2190 crore, approximately Rs 440 crore per annum.

    Coronavirus forces BCCI to issue new rules for upcoming Indian Premier League

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) stated that families of players and staff can join them but they would not be allowed to travel in the team bus.

    Vivo’s pulling out its IPL sponsorship this year

    The Indian Premier League, originally scheduled to begin in March, was pushed due to the coronavirus and is finally slated to begin in September and will be held in the UAE.

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo pulls out as title sponsor of IPL 2020

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo pulls out as title sponsor of IPL 2020

    Top officials in the Board of Control for Cricket in India told ET that Vivo had been looking for a reduction in the sponsorship sum due to the Covid-19 disruption and decided to sit this one out as anti-China sentiment intensified over the past two days.

    Pro Kabaddi rights may go for auction as team owners turn down Star’s offer

    Pro Kabaddi rights may go for auction as team owners turn down Star’s offer

    According to sources across multiple franchises, all the team owners have joined hands and asked for a fair and impartial auction in case existing rights holder Star India doesn’t come up with a better offer. “It’s a stalemate,” said the owner of one of the franchisees.

    Vivo likely to quit as 2020 IPL title sponsors amid Indo-China diplomatic tensions

    Vivo likely to quit as 2020 IPL title sponsors amid Indo-China diplomatic tensions

    The one year pullout could be treated as a moratorium period and if the relations improve, BCCI may look at inking a fresh three-year deal with the company from 2021 to 2023 on revised terms.

    Cricket Australia postpones three-match T20I series against West Indies

    Cricket Australia postpones three-match T20I series against West Indies

    It was supposed to be a warm-up series ahead of the T20 World Cup but with the showpiece event being postponed last month due to the global health crisis, the two cricket boards decided to postpone it.

    BCCI not to punish players if they admit to age fudging, two-year ban otherwise

    BCCI not to punish players if they admit to age fudging, two-year ban otherwise

    "Under this scheme, players who voluntarily declare that they have manipulated their date of birth by submitting fake/tampered documents in the past will not be suspended and allowed to participate in the appropriate age group level if they disclose their actual date of birth (DOB)," the BCCI said in a release.

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