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Major League Soccer Most Valuable Player Award

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Major League Soccer Most Valuable Player Award

Major League Soccer announced Thursday it has named its Most Valuable Player award after American soccer legend Landon Donovan, who retired in December after playing 14 seasons in the League. Since 1996, the MLS MVP award has been presented annually to the individual deemed most valuable to his club by players, management and the media. [...]

Recycled Plastic Bottles Used to Make Nike Kit for Indian Cricket Team

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Recycled Plastic Bottles Used to Make Nike Kit for Indian Cricket Team

Team India and Nike today unveiled the new One Day International kit that the Indian Cricket team will sport starting January 18th in Australia. According to Nike, the new lightweight team kit combines high performance innovation with sustainability: each kit (jersey and bottoms) is made out of an average of 33 recycled plastic bottles. Nike, [...]

Cricket: Team India for Tri-Series and World Cup Announced

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Cricket: Team India for Tri-Series and World Cup Announced

According to BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India), the All-India Senior Selection Committee met in Mumbai today and selected the Indian team for the Tri-series between India, Australia and England to be played in Australia. The Indian team for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be played in Australia / New Zealand [...]

Over 40,000 Runners to Participate in Tel Aviv Marathon

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Over 40,000 Runners to Participate in Tel Aviv Marathon

More than 40,000 runners are expected to descend upon Tel Aviv to participate in the 2015 Tel Aviv Marathon. Taking place on February 27th, 2015, runners from Israel and abroad will participate together in Israel’s international sports event. The 42.195 km long marathon ends next to Ganey Yehoshua Park with an after-party for the participants [...]

WWE Sponsors Wrestling Competition in India

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WWE Sponsors Wrestling Competition in India

As part of its ongoing efforts to identify, encourage and nurture talent in India, WWE sponsored a Kushti (wrestling) competition in Mohali, India today. The event was flagged off by WWE Superstar William Regal, general manager of WWE NXT. Over 200 wrestlers from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi, Punjab, Jammu and other parts of India [...]

Cromax Bike Team Netherlands Cycles for Make-A-Wish

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Cromax Bike Team Netherlands Cycles for Make-A-Wish

Cromax, one of the three global refinish brands of Axalta Coating Systems, has started a new initiative in the Netherlands – the Cromax Bike Team. The team’s aim is to offer Cromax customers in the Netherlands an accessible, easy and fun way to give back to the community. It offers busy bodyshop owners the opportunity [...]

US Half Marathon Draws Participants from 24 Countries

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US Half Marathon Draws Participants from 24 Countries

Over 5,000 running enthusiasts from 24 countries participated in the 13th annual US Half Marathon through San Francisco on Sunday. “The US Half Marathon is a one-of-a-kind event which offers participants a unique opportunity to race through some of San Francisco’s most iconic areas,” said Ryan Dawkins, Race Director of the US Half Marathon. The [...]

MS Dhoni Supports Ranchi Team of Hockey India League

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MS Dhoni Supports Ranchi Team of Hockey India League

Hockey India League today announced Captain of India Cricket Team, MS Dhoni in support of Sahara India Pariwar as the new franchisee owners for the Ranchi team. Coining the team Ranchi Rays, MS Dhoni was himself present for the announcement conference held in Ranchi today alongwith Abhijit Sarkar, head-Corporate Communications, Sahara India Pariwar and director [...]

Ten Sports and WWE Expand Partnership in India

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Ten Sports and WWE Expand Partnership in India

WWE (NYSE:WWE) and Ten Sports have extended their television distribution agreement for five more years through 2019 while growing their partnership beyond WWE’s weekly flagship programming to include localized content, more languages, and live events. In addition to the continued broadcasts of WWE’s flagship programs Raw, SmackDown, NXT and monthly pay-per-view specials, starting January 1, [...]

Do Not Curse Indian Cricket Team for Its Defeat in England

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Do Not Curse Indian Cricket Team for Its Defeat in England

Do Not Curse Indian Cricket Team for Its Defeat in England By Rakesh Raman India suffered a crushing 3-1 defeat from England in the 5-match test cricket series that concluded Sunday. People in India are angry with captain M.S. Dhoni and his men who have always given a bad name to the country whenever they [...]

Conrad Bassett-Bouchard Wins Scrabble Championship

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Conrad Bassett-Bouchard Wins Scrabble Championship

After five days of consecutive play, Conrad Bassett-Bouchard of Portland, OR was named the winner of 2014 National Scrabble Championship. Bassett-Bouchard, 24, defeated several top Scrabble players, including defending four time consecutive champion Nigel Richards, and received a cash prize of $10,000. The tournament gathered a diverse group of more than 500 Scrabble players at [...]

Target to Sponsor Women’s Pro Surfing Competition

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Target to Sponsor Women’s Pro Surfing Competition

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), along with the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), announced that the retailer will be the title sponsor of this season’s Maui Women’s Pro, November 22 through December 6, 2014 in Honolua Bay, Maui. The Target Maui Pro presented by Schick Hydro Silk will return the world’s best female surfers to the [...]

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