Sindhu launches IBL School
PV Sindhu launched the Indian Badminton League’s School Program-me initiative, ‘Shuttle Expre-ss’. The school championship in will be held on July 17-18 at the Pullela Gopichand Academy. The city winners in the boys and girls singles categori-es will play the national finals during the IBL in August.
Sahara India buys Lucknow badminton franchise
Lucknow: Sahara India joined the Indian Badminton League (IBL) buying the Lucknow franchise ahead of the inaugural event to be played from August 14 to 31. Each franchise will host a two-day leg and the $1 million event will have a grand total of 90 matches. The top four will advance to the semi-finals.
Hindustan FC says it cannot bear expenses in league
new delhi: Delhi club Hindustan FC’s plea to the AIFF to “not thrust upon the clubs” travel and accommodation costs in the qualifying round of the second division of the I-League till 2016-17 may not be heeded. The AIFF had taken a decision that clubs now must pay R1 lakh as registration fees and pay for travel and accommodation.
Soumyajit supports table tennis premier league
Lucknow: India table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh supported the concept of the Indian Table Tennis League on the pattern of IPL, if worked out well for the monitory benefit of the paddlers and also for the popularity of the game. “Such an event will help young paddlers make money, and also draw the attention of the new generation,” said Ghosh.