INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE
Spanish league president Javier Tebas tears into FIFA
The 57-year-old official criticised the world governing body for becoming “competitors” as regards tournaments rather than mere “regulators” of the sport, as well as Real Madrid president Florentino Perez for discussing his own elite league idea without much thought for the distorting financial impact on the sport.
Time to focus on mental wellness in sports scene: Rahul Dravid
He was speaking at the “Wellness at Work” summit organised by Manipal Hospital...
Merger of Mohun Bagan and ATK can help Indian football achieve greater heights
While it is still not known if they will sport Bagan’s Green a...
Meet the new breed of 'super angel' investors
AngelList and ET picked these individuals for the access they enjoy, follow-on rounds they have backed and the overall quality of these startups. ET spoke to these angel investors for providing another filter to the shortlist.
Making history: Rohit Sharma named La Liga's brand ambassador in India, becomes first non-footballer to endorse league
The La Liga India boss said that there is room for cricket and football to co-exist in India.
Dale Steyn says in talks for international comeback
Dale Steyn, who retired from Test cricket last year, has been battling to keep his career alive in the other two formats despite being hampered by a recurring shoulder injury. The 36-year-old is currently playing in the BBL. He picked the career-threatening shoulder injury in 2016 and appeared in just eight Tests, nine ODIs and two T20 Internationals since.
ISL: A league over another
The AFC decision to relegate I-League to second division and make ISL India’s top football league has left its own set of questions.
City Football Group picks up 65% in ISL’s Mumbai City FC
CFG is the world’s leading private owner and operator of football clubs. Apart from Premier League winner Manchester City, CFG also owns clubs in US, Australia, Japan, Uruguay, Spain and China. The deal was announced on Thursday by Nita Ambani, chairperson of Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), which owns ISL, and Reliance Foundation.
A football decade, defined by characters
It is hard to think of a decade in which football has changed so much, so quickly, as the 2010s. There is plenty of material for all manner of nostalgic essays about how it all happened, and what it all meant: tactically, financially, off the field and on.
ISL opening day viewership doubles on Star Sports, Hotstar
The opening match played in Kochi on October 20th, between arch rivals Kerala Blasters FC and ATK, clocked 1.2 TVR among urban India (M15+AB), the broadcaster said. The viewership growth on Hotstar over last season was almost 97%.
MS Dhoni completes 15 years in international cricket
Two time World Cup winning former India captain MS Dhoni on Monday completed 15 years in international cricket, a milestone that has come at a time when he is on a sabbatical from the game.
Ready to vroom: Can an e-sports league help X1 Racing League surmount the odds?
The X1 Racing League, a project promoted by Indian racers Armaan Ebrahim and Aditya Patel, is trying to set aside the ghosts of failed motorsports projects in the country.
Five days before kick-off, ISL set to be country's top tier league
In a meeting at the AFC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, the I-League and ISL clubs agreed on a roadmap presented by the AFC on domestic football structure reforms in India.
Hours before becoming BCCI boss, Sourav Ganguly watches ISL game with Nita Ambani
Dada took charge as the 39th BCCI president on Wednesday.
Nita Ambani to popularise football in India; FSDL to host U-17 Women's tournament, organise Children's League
Mrs Ambani believes the 2017 FIFA U-17 WC ignited interest amongst youngsters.
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