Pakistan to launch its T20 international league in UAE
Pakistan to launch its T20 international league in UAE

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Saturday that it would launch its own T20 international league in February in the United Arab Emirates.

AFI to mull over lucrative franchise-based league

 The Athletics Federation of India is likely to take a decision on owning a commercial property which will organise a franchise-based athletics league in the country in a bid to make the sport lucrative and raise its profile. It is learnt that a company associated with a businessman involved in the organisation of World Kabaddi League has shown interest in running an athletics league on the lines of highly successful IPL cricket tournament and Indian Badminton League, and it will make a presentation at the AFI Annual General Body Meeting in Varanasi.

Players must remain vigilant to avoid fixing menace in IPL: Rahul Dravid
Players must remain vigilant to avoid fixing menace in IPL: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rajasthan Royals mentor Rahul Dravid on Saturday said that the franchise had put in place systems to prevent a repeat of the 2013 fixing scandal, but the players too need to remain on their guard to avoid any kind of shady approaches.

'Mr X' has potential to be a franchise: Emraan Hashmi
'Mr X' has potential to be a franchise: Emraan Hashmi

Emraan Hashmi says the story of his upcoming film "Mr X" calls for sequels but the possibility of a franchise will depend on its success at the box office.

I was scared of 'Jaws' franchise: Rihanna
I was scared of 'Jaws' franchise: Rihanna

R&B star Rihanna has revealed she was both intrigued and frightened by the 1970s classic 'Jaws' as a child.

Pakistan to revive T20 Super League
Pakistan to revive T20 Super League

After unsuccessfully trying twice to launch its T20 franchise based Super League, the Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to again revive the jinxed project.

'The Wolfman' franchise to be re-launched
'The Wolfman' franchise to be re-launched

Universal Studios is hoping to re-launch 'The Wolfman' franchise after the 2010 film starring Benicio Del Toro failed to make a splash in the domestic box office.

Injured Rohit Sharma set to miss West Indies limited-overs leg
Injured Rohit Sharma set to miss West Indies limited-overs leg

Recovering from a shoulder injury, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma, who missed leading the Mumbai Indians franchise in the Oppo Champions League T20, is set to miss the limited-overs edition of the West Indies series starting October 8.

Kings XI Punjab inks MoU with Australia's La Trobe Univarsity
Kings XI Punjab inks MoU with Australia's La Trobe Univarsity

In a first of its kind, Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab has signed a research MoU with Australia's La Trobe University (LTU), based in Victoria, for working on mutually agreed topics like fan engagement, marketing and promotional practices.

Guwahati franchise ropes in Spanish World Cup winner Capdevila

NorthEast United Football Club, the Guwahati franchise of the upcoming Indian Super League, Wednesday named former World and European Championships winning Spanish defender Joan Capdevila as its marquee player.

Manchester United owner Malcolm Glazer dead at 85

Malcolm Glazer, the controversial American owner of English Premier League giants Manchester United, died Wednesday. He was 85.

Sachin Tendulkar begins birthday celebration by casting vote

India`s favourite son, Sachin Tendulkar began his 41st birthday celebration by exercising his voting rights on Thursday. The batting icon tweeted a photograph of himself flaunting his inked finger, and urged fellow Indians to vote.

RBL Bank partners with Delhi Daredevils

Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils on Thursday roped in RBL Bank as a partner and principal sponsor.

Etihad, Jet to sponsor Mumbai Indians

Gulf carrier Etihad Airways and its equity partner in India, Jet Airways, have signed up a new sponsorship deal making them principal sponsors and official airlines of IPL franchise Mumbai Indians (MI).

Simon Cowell`s `Got Talent` franchise sets Guinness Record

The `Got Talent` franchise has officially entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the globe`s most successful reality TV format.

 World T20: Faulkner to miss clash with Pakistan

 Australia will miss all-rounder James Faulkner for their opening World Twenty20 match against Pakistan here Sunday.

Gurunath Meiyappan provided inside information to bookies during IPL 6

In a sensational revelation, the investigating team probing the IPL fixing scandal has found that Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of BCCI boss N Srinivasan, had bet large amounts of money through Virendra Randhawa alias Vindu Dara Singh. Meiyappan is accused of misusing insider information he had in his capacity as the team principal of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

IPL 7 auction: Delhi Daredevils bought back Kevin Pietersen

In the IPL auction for 2014 season, Delhi franchise invoked the newly-introduced right-to-match card to get hold of Kevin Pietersen for nine Crore Rupees.

Emma Watson to feature in `Regression`

Actress Emma Watson will be a part of the cast of film `Regression`.

Kristen Stewart plans to shave, get tattoo on head before she dies

Kristen Stewart plans on completely shaving her head and get a tattoo on her shaved head before she dies.