Franchise

  • Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly win bids for Indian Super League football franchises 13-04-2014 02:14 PM

    Batting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were among the host of high-profile winning bidders as the organisers of the much-anticipated Indian Super League unveiled the eight franchises for the event. The bid winners for the eight franchises of the league, which is scheduled to be held in September-November, were...
  • Kerala football fans want Sachin Tendulkar to bid for Kochi in ISL 10-04-2014 06:22 PM

    New Delhi Sachin Tendulkar has mesmerised millions of cricket fans during his 24-year-long illustrious international career and the Indian batting legend has now become the source of hope for some young sports enthusiasts, this time from football, in Kerala. A group of 16 young football fans, under the banner of...
  • Never too old to vote

    Borgub's Lair |  Amrita Tripathi
    I've been informing colleagues, the country at large, and well, whoever I can over the past few days, that there is no age bar to...

  • Ganguly, SRK in a bidding war for ISL Kolkata franchise; Gavaskar, Rajasthan Royals too eye teams 11-03-2014 05:16 PM

    One of IPL's biggest rivalries off the field is all set to be back in a new avatar. Round two of the Sourav Ganguly versus Shah Rukh Khan could soon be back, though this time in football. Sources have told CNN-IBN that both Ganguly and SRK will be bidding for...
  • IPL Auction: Unmoved by controversy, IPL set to resume money business 11-02-2014 04:39 PM

    Even as the IPL faces another high-tide period with the menace of betting and fixing in the league appearing to turn from allegation into ground reality, Rs. 274.50 crore will be put on the table by its eight franchises at the 2014 players' auction beginning Wednesday. The Justice Mukul Mudgal's...
  • IPL 7 will see fewer foreign players: report 03-12-2013 11:04 AM

    New Delhi: The number of overseas players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is expected to come down to nine from 11, media reports suggested on Tuesday after the conclusion of the meeting between IPL Governing Council and the team franchises in Singapore. New IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal seems to...
  • IPL salary cap fixed at a whopping Rs 60 crore: report 30-11-2013 10:47 AM

    The franchise workshop for the seventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) got underway in Singapore on Friday, and according to Mumbai Mirror the Governing Council of the IPL has proposed a salary cap of Rs 60 crore for the IPL 7 auction. A fresh auction is due before...
  • Want to contest Lok Sabha polls again, says Shashi Tharoor 01-09-2013 03:56 PM

    Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said he wants to contest the Lok Sabha election again. "Having put in more than four years as an MP, I think I have been able to bring a difference and hence, if given a chance, I will contest...
  • Taufik Hidayat says it's fifty-fifty against Pune 18-08-2013 10:47 PM

    Mumbai: Former Olympic and World champion Taufik Hidayat on Sunday said all the teams in the Indian Badminton League are evenly matched and that he expects a good fight against Pune franchise. "It is (Pune) a good team in singles, mixed doubles and doubles. But we have a chance to...
  • Sahara India buys IBL's Lucknow franchise 16-07-2013 08:32 PM

    Lucknow: Sahara India on Tuesday joined the Indian Badminton League (IBL) as it bought the Lucknow franchise ahead of the inaugural first-of-its-kind event in the sport to be played from August 14 to 31. A major business conglomerate and the prime promoter and patron of sports in India, Sahara's Lucknow...
  • CSK to play IPL 6 final, no suspension immediately: sources 25-05-2013 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: After the arrest of Chennai Super Kings' CEO and Team Principal Gurunath Meiyappan late on Friday night, BCCI sources have now told CNN-IBN that the Chennai franchise will not be suspended immediately and will play Sunday's IPL final against Mumbai Indians. Speculation was rife after Meiyappan's arrest on...
  • IPL franchises told to reinforce Code of Conduct: sources 18-05-2013 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Premier League authorities have contacted all nine of its franchises and instructed them to speak to their players and reinforce the Code of Conduct, IPL sources told CNN-IBN on Saturday. The franchises have been asked to remind all the players that they have to abide by...
  • 'Kuchh kam nahi ho sakta?' How to buy perfume in India

    Begging Your Pardon |  Rituparna Chatterjee
    If you look at it from a man's point of view, a tiny, 30 ml bottle of perfume costing anything between Rs 2500 to Rs...

  • India Badminton League to start from June 24 next year 12-11-2012 12:43 PM

    The Indian Badminton League, modelled on the Indian Premier League (IPL), will be played from June 24-July 13 next year. ...
  • Darren Bravo loses IPL contract 03-11-2012 05:35 PM

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  • BCCI official rubbishes Modi's claims 27-10-2012 08:03 PM

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  • IPL: Sun TV bags Hyderabad team 25-10-2012 10:04 PM

    CNN-IBN takes a look at how the Sun TV Network won the bid for the Hyderabad franchise and the challenges lie ahead for them. ...
  • Deccan set to have a new owner: Sources 05-09-2012 08:25 AM

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  • No resolution in Sahara-BCCI stand-off 13-02-2012 04:04 PM

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  • Sahara's pullout unfortunate: BCCI 04-02-2012 12:37 PM

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  • 'Puss in Boots' opens with $34mn 01-11-2011 12:01 PM

    New York: 'Puss in Boots' opened with a solid if not spectacular $34 million, which was still good enough for a Halloween weekend record. The 3-D animated family film, spun off from DreamWorks' 'Shrek' franchise, will hope to stay frisky next weekend and beyond to capitalise on largely positive reviews...
  • It's official: Tharoor to marry Sunanda on Aug 22 13-08-2010 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament (MP) from Thiruvananthapuram and the former Minister of State for External Affairs, will finally tie the knot with his girlfriend Sunanda Pushkar on August 22. The marriage ceremony will take place at his 200-year-old ancestral home in Ernakulam District of Kerala. A reception...