Tag: India

Yas Island solidarity to COVID-stung India

UAE venue showing support for India

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub, lit up in solidarity with the people of India recently as the South Asian country faces a ‘tsunami’ of COVID-19 cases and body bags pile up by the day. ‘India TV’ stated that in view of the devastating COVID-19 situation in... » Read more

Private agency sought to run Noida stadium

India Noida renovation of stadium

The Noida Authority in Uttar Pradesh (a State in India) is looking for a private agency to run its cricket stadium in Sector 21A. ‘The Times of India’ quoted Praveen Mishra, Additional Chief Executive Officer of the Noida Authority, as stating, “We have started scouting for an agency that is... » Read more

India toss hat into Olympic 2048 ‘ring’

Delhi wants to host Olympics 2048

After two recent futile bids, India has tossed its hat into the ring again to host one of the most spectacular sporting events on the planet – the Olympics. On this occasion, it’s a good 27 years before the proposed edition and at least 14 years before the process to select the hosts gets... » Read more

Rourkela hockey venue to set design yardstick

India Odisha new field hockey stadium update Feb 2021

The Chief Minister of the Indian State of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, recently laid the foundation stone of the Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium, India’s biggest hockey stadium, in Rourkela (City in Odisha). indiatoday.in sources stated that scheduled to be completed by 2022, ahead of the... » Read more

India stadium captivate England players

India Ahmedabad cricket stadium to host Inida vs England

Ahmedabad (in Gujarat, India) is all set to stage the third pink-ball Test between India and England on February 24th, 2021, at the world’s largest cricket stadium – the Sardar Patel Stadium – the first of seven consecutive matches at the venue. The 110,000-capacity majestic Sardar... » Read more

Massive capital injection for India stadium

India Bengaluru Sree Kanteerava Stadium

The multipurpose Sree Kanteerava Outdoor Stadium in Karnataka’s State capital, Bengaluru, India, is looking at a major redevelopment with an infusion of Government funding to the tune of INR10bn (£99.1m/€113.5m/$137.7m), all with an eye to upskill athletes to Olympic heights. The Government of... » Read more

RIL IMG Worldwide stake acquisition completed

Reliance buys out IMG

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries has acquired sports and entertainment marketing agency IMG’s 50 percent stake in their joint venture IMG-Reliance. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is an Indian multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Reliance owns... » Read more

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