English cricket moves closer to setting up IPL rival

By Neil Robinson LONDON, Mar 27 : A new city-based Twenty20 tournament for English cricket intended to rival the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Australia’s Big Bash moved a step closer today following a key presentation by the sport’s governing body. In a break with 130 years of tradition, none of England’s existing 18 counties […]

ED issues notice against Gauri Khan, Knight Riders Sports

New Delhi/Kolkata, March 24 : The Enforcement Directorate has issued show cause notice against Knight Riders Sports Pvt Ltd (KRSPL) and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s wife Gauri Khan for allegedly violating foreign exchange rules. The agency issued the notice under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (Adjudication Proceedings and Appeal) Rules, 2000 in connection with […]

Brett Lee spreads awareness on hearing loss

New Delhi, March 21 : Fomer Australian pacer Brett Lee, who was appointed as the global brand ambassador of Cochlear, the hearing implant maker, on Tuesday said the early screening of the problem should be made compulsary to avoid any problems. Hearing impairment is the second most common cause of disability after locomotor disability. As […]

Supreme Court to hear BCCI issues on March 24

New Delhi, March 20 : The Supreme Court will hold a hearing on Friday on a number of issues concerning BCCI including the implementation of the Justice Lodha panel recommendations and the Centre seeking the restoration of voting rights of the Railways, tri-services and the Association of Indian Universities. The bench of Justice Dipak Misra […]

Mumbai loses Full Member status in BCCI, northeastern states included

Mumbai, March 19 : Record Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai have been deprived of their Full Member status in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), while the Committee of Administrators (COA) has granted Full Membership to all northeastern states. With the removal of the Full Member status, Mumbai, Vidarbha, Saurashtra and Baroda have […]