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ipl 2018: rajasthan royals to announce their new captain on the star sports network

to reimagine the 11th edition of vivo ipl and bring fans closer to their favourite cricket tournament, star sports has joined hands with rajasthan royals to announce their new captain on the star sports network. this is the first time an ipl franchisee will announce their captain on television.ipl 2018: rajasthan royals to announce their new captain on the star sports networkrajasthan royals, who etched their name in ipl history by becoming the first ever champions, will now under the mantle of shane warne take on the challenge to find the perfect captain for the team. the royals at this point are extremely well positioned with strong players including ajinkya rahane, steve smith and ben stokes, this makes the decision a tough one!ahead of t...




ipl 2018: kkr to announce their next captain live on the star sports network

with dedicated 2 hours of daily time bands for vivo ipl 2018 programming, star sports will now offer kkr and vivo ipl fans a chance to witness kolkata knight riders (kkr) announcing their new captain live for the first time on television.ipl 2018: kkr to announce their next captain live on the star sports networksourav ganguly, former captain, indian cricket team and icon player for kkr in the inaugural season of ipl speaking exclusively on the star sports network, the official broadcaster of vivo ipl has put his faith on robin uthappa as a prime captaincy contender for the top job at the kolkata based franchise.fans will be able to watch the entire episode of knight club featuring sourav ganguly and kkr assistant coach simon katich as they ...




juan mata says manchester united focused on champions league

the 2018 uefa champions league is getting down to the final stages. we’re currently in the middle of the round of 16, which is typically where the contenders separate themselves from the pretenders. some teams, like liverpool, already looked destined for the quarterfinals. others, such as manchester united, still have some work to do.juan mata says manchester united focused on champions leagueone aspect of the champions league that is relatively new to fans is the opportunity to wager on the game after it begins. live betting is quickly becoming one of the most popular forms of sports gambling. even if you don’t have a dog still in the champions league hunt, you can make the matches more entertaining by putting some money down on the act...




new local rivalry comes to la liga as girona debut at camp nou

history will be made sunday afternoon as girona visit neighbours barcelona for the first playing of a new catalan derby – while the laliga weekend also sees potentially exciting clashes in the battle for european qualification places and against relegation.fc barcelona vs girona fc – new local rivalry comes to la ligagirona are having an excellent first ever season in laliga, and sit eighth in the table after three wins and two draws in their last six games. however table-toppers barca will still be favourites and could set a new club record of 32 unbeaten laliga games if they avoid defeat at their camp nou.second placed atletico madrid visit sevilla sunday evening with diego simeone’s side looking for revenge for their recent copa del...




india's young journalist ananya kamboj participated in 2018 football for friendship open draw

football for friendship (f4f) open draw was held in moscow on 15th february 2018. f4f is the international children’s social programme implemented by gazprom company – official partner of fifa and the world cup russia 2018. the goal of the programme is to involve the young generation throughout the world in promoting the most important human values among their peers – friendship, equality, peace and respect for different cultures and nationalities. 211 countries and regions joined the football for friendship in 2018. the final events of the season will be held in moscow, russia from 8-15 june 2018.india’s young journalist ananya kamboj participated in 2018 football for friendship open draw32 international teams of friendship were for...




the ipl auction: the overseas picks this season

the ipl auction date is coming closer and the excitement among the fans have taken the intensity of the auction to a different level altogether. a number of star...




anthony joshua and joseph parker set for huge showdown

it looks like it will be a scintillating couple of months for fans of elite boxing. there is the prospect of the rematch between gennady golovkin and saul ‘canelo’ alvarez, the conclusion of the highly successful world boxing super series and the long-awaited fight between deontay wilder and luis ortiz.however, none of those stellar bouts has caught the attention of the media and the casual boxing fan in quite the same manner as anthony joshua and joseph parker’s heavyweight title unification fight, which is set to take place in cardiff, uk, on 31st march. the fight will be held in front of an expected crowd of 78,000 at cardiff’s spectacular principality stadium.joshua’s perfect record is under threat in cardiffthe bout will see j...




barcelona january transfer window – ins and outs

there has been quite lot of changes for barcelona this january. they have brought in yerry mina and philippe coutinho. this is great news! they also have ousmane dembele back which should give a good balance to the team. however coutinho will not be able to play in the champions league for barcelona and he is tied up with liverpool. but he can surely be of a big help to the team. with the season winding down and hoping barcelona maintains some lenient space for the veterans of the club while they compete for the european title.barcelona’s january transfer window ins and outsyerry mina can definitely become a stronghold for the future of the team. he is being paid a stated negotiated fee of € 12 million which he will do total justice for....




ipl 2018: swot analysis of the mumbai indians

mumbai indians won the title in the 10th edition of the ipl by beating rising pune supergiants. their skipper rohit sharma was retained by the franchise along with all-rounder hardik pandya and yorker specialist jasprit bumrah. the mega-auction saw plenty of action on the mumbai indians table as they went all gun blazing for few of their players.also read: ipl 2018: swot analysis of the royal challengers bangaloreipl 2018: swot analysis of the mumbai indianslet us try to do a swot (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis of the sides. in this piece, we will talk about the 3-time champions mumbai indians.also read: ipl 2018: swot analysis of the kolkata knight ridersmumbai indians squad:rohit sharma, hardik pandya, jasprit...




ipl 2018: swot analysis of the royal challengers bangalore

in every ipl, before the start of the tournament when one looks at the squad of the royal challengers bangalore, they’d feel that this is the side which can win the tournament. well, that never happened as the side is still looking out for their maiden ipl trophy.also read: ipl 2018: swot analysis of the kolkata knight ridersipl 2018: swot analysis of the royal challengers bangalorelet us try to do a swot (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis of royal challengers bangalore.royal challengers bangalore squad:virat kohli, ab de villiers, sarfaraz khan, chris woakes, yuzvendra chahal, umesh yadav, brendon mccullum, washington sundar, navdeep saini, quinton de kock, mohammed siraj, nathan coulter-nile, colin de grandhomme, m....




ipl 2018: swot analysis of the kolkata knight riders

in our last piece, we did a little swot analysis of rajasthan royals.we saw how aggressive bidding by the franchise made sure that they have some of the top t20 players in their side. the two-time ipl champion kkr with the mix-up of young and experienced players looks like a settled side.ipl 2018: swot analysis of the kolkata knight ridersin this piece, we will talk about two-time champions kolkata knight riders.kolkata knight riders squad:sunil narine, andre russell, chris lynn, mitchell starc, dinesh karthik, robin uthappa, kuldeep singh yadav, piyush chawla, nitish rana, kamlesh nagarkoti, shivam mavi, mitchell johnson, shubman gill, ranganath vinay kumar, rinku singh, cameron delport, javon searless, apoorv vijay wankhade, ishank jaggist...




india vs australia, icc u-19 world cup final: watch live coverage on star sports 1 & live streaming on hotstar

two of crickets leading next generation heroes will take on each other on the 3rd of february, 2018 for the coveted icc u19 world cup. both the teams have lifted the trophy thrice since inception of the tournament in 1988 and the winner in this tightly contested match will create history, winning the title for the fourth time. the players will add to the legacy of the tournament that has given the game quite a few legendary players like virat kohli, ricky ponting and yuvraj singh.india vs australia, icc u-19 world cup live streaming: watch live coverage on star sports 1 & live streaming on hotstarthe indian team is on a winning spree with their unabashed attitude and with the hope that #greatnessbeginshere, india and australia will take to t...




ipl 2018: swot analysis of the rajasthan royals

the indian premier league’s bidding war is over. the sides are now ready for the face-off. they have selected the players they wanted, maybe not because someone else bought them by giving more price or by using the right to match (rtm) card. anyhow, they now have the squad of 18-26 players in their sheet who will try to win the trophy when the tournament kicks-off in april later this year.ipl 2018: swot analysis of the rajasthan royalslet us try to do a swot (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis of the sides. in this piece, we will talk about rajasthan royals. royals are back to the fore after facing the 2-year suspension. chennai super kings too returns for the 11th edition of the indian premier league along with the ro...




ipl 2018: australia’s deakin university to be rajasthan royals’ official sports education partner

rajasthan royals have tied up with deakin university, australia to  promote sports education in india and facilitate research in sports management and sports science. australia based deakin uni...




2018 australian open: federer hikes towards his fourteenth semifinal at the melbourne park

the 19-time swiss legend, roger federer, cruised into the semifinals of the 2018 australian open by brushing past his longtime czech rival, tomas berdych. the world number two toppled over the birdman in pristine straight sets, in 2 hours and 14 minutes of time in the quarterfinals of the aussie open held and claimed his 92nd victory at the melbourne park. the australians crammed the rod laver arena to witness the battle between the europeans on a pleasant wednesday evening.2018 australian open: federer hikes towards his fourteenth semifinal at the melbourne parkthe first set took off with the czech man serving, he serves an ace on the game point and holds on to his serve. the very next game turns out to be an early break of serve for berdyc...




the ipl auction: the overseas picks this season

the ipl auction date is coming closer and the excitement among the fans have taken the intensity of the auction to a different level altogether. a number of star players are up for the grab through the bidding. the lives are gonna change for some of the uncapped indian cricketers. the franchises have the opportunity to build an unbeatable team.the ipl auction: the overseas picks this seasonoverseas players in their side are going to play a massive role in the side’s success for sure. surely, the owners must be under pressure. the fans, well, without doubt, must be hoping that the side they support should get the best ones aboard for the success in the 11th edition of the league.as the tournament enters the 11th edition, let’s just remind...




belgium beat indian men’s hockey team 2-1 in a tense final encounter

belgium held on to a 2-1 lead till the last hooter to beat india in a dramatic final here at the four nations invitational tournament at the blake park on sunday. ...




play on and let the experts handle the legalities

sportspersons lifts the spirits of the society. they are the icons who amaze the kids and inspire the adults. they are the people who accomplish the impossible and capture our senses.the last minute goal or that spectacular catch, sportspeople weaves tales which becomes songs for the future. however, to ensure that a sportsperson focuses on his game, what comes handy is a dedicated law firm playing for him behind the curtains.sports contractslaw caddie is a first of its kind law firm dedicated to the field of sports!  a venture between a highly respected attorney and a sports enthusiast, this firm caters to issues emanating from or touching the sports arena.so, what do they exactly do? starting from finalizing contracts to defending claims,...




ceat signs endorsement deal with harmanpreet kaur

ceat ltd. today announced its association with one of most prolific all-rounders in women’s cricketer harmanpreet kaur, for a period of 2 years. the bat endorsement deal will makes harmanpreet a valuable addition to team ceat which already has the likes of rohit sharma, ajinkya rahane & ishan kishan on board. with this deal, the talented run machine will become the first women cricketer to be associated with ceat and will now be seen playing with a bat prominently displaying ceat insignia in all formats of the game.harmanpreet kaur – becomes the first women cricketer to sign bat endorsement deal with ceatin 2017, a year which is considered to be a breakthrough year in women’s cricket, harmanpreet kaur has been consistent with the bat a...




ipl gets ready for the bidding war for its 11th edition

the indian premier league juggernaut is set to return for its 11th edition which begins from 4th of april. but before the showdown begins, the ipl auction is going to be the trailer for that which is set to commence on 27th and 28th january where almost all the players are going under the hammer of the auction. 18 top players have been retained by the franchises and they can build on their sides during the auction by bidding on the players.ipl gets ready for the bidding war for its 11th editionthere will be tense moments during the auction, there will be a bidding war among the team owners for certain players. the indian cricket board received as many as 1122 applicants who registered themselves to be the part of this massive cricketing even...