ISL: FC Goa is a club that knows how to connect with its fans
Oct 09, 2014 at 19:48 | Source:
If India is a sleeping football giant, then Goa is its heart. To witness the love Goans have for football you have to be in the state during the months of April and May, when hundreds of local inter-village football tournaments are organized. The lev...
Motorola to sell smartwatch Moto 360 for Rs 17,999 in India
Oct 03, 2014 at 14:51 | Source:
NEW DELHI: Handset maker Motorola today said its smartwatch, Moto 360, will go on sale today in India for Rs 17,999. The smartwatch will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting from mid-day today, Motorola said in a statement. Inspired by the ...
Nike sees sales and profit jump after World Cup
Sep 26, 2014 at 09:52 | Source:
The US sportswear firm Nike has seen profit jump thanks to this year's football World Cup. The company said net profit rose 23% to $962m (£590m) in the three months to August, while revenue rose 15% to $8bn in the same period. Nike spent heavil...
eBay under pressure as hacks continue
Sep 22, 2014 at 22:26 | Source:
Leading security researchers have called on eBay to take immediate action over dangerous listings, as the problem continues to put users at risk. The BBC has now identified more than 100 listings that had been exploited to trick customers into handin...
Man United predicts fall in profit after pitch woes
Sep 10, 2014 at 23:17 | Source:
Manchester United is set to suffer financially as a result of a poor performance on the pitch. The football club predicts that profits and revenues will fall in 2015 after failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. Th...
IMF chief charged with negligence part of graft probe in France
Aug 27, 2014 at 15:46 | Source:
Paris: IMF chief Christine Lagarde, one of the world's most powerful women, announced Wednesday she had been charged with "negligence" over a multi-million-euro graft case relating to her time as French finance minister.The shock announceme...
Cambodia opposition gets more sway in new-look parliament
Aug 27, 2014 at 00:15 | Source:
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's opposition on Tuesday boosted its influence in a parliament long controlled by the ruling party, winning a deputy chairman post and assurances of greater legislative sway under a deal to end a year-long political imp...
From Lalitaji to Google reunion: 67 years, 67 great Indian ads
Aug 13, 2014 at 12:42 | Source:
As we celebrate 67 years of Indias independence, the Internet age that we live in suggested a list. The 10 greatest Indian ads? The top 25 ads? There are no right answers, and here we go, with a list of 67 ads that make my cut. Its a list of just TV ...
Nike has most Europe football deals, Adidas the most lucrative - study
Aug 06, 2014 at 08:38 | Source:
US sportswear group Nike will supply shirts to more teams in the top five European football leagues this season than Adidas, but the German firm has cornered the most lucrative clubs, a study showed on Wednesday.Sports marketing research group Repuco...
European firms count Russia sanctions costs
Aug 02, 2014 at 04:02 | Source:
Around Europe, companies of all shapes and sizes are assessing the impact of the sanctions imposed by the EU this week following America's lead. Obvious candidates such as the targeted oil and banking sectors came under immediate pressure. Oil g...
Adidas scales back in Russia and issues profit warning
Aug 01, 2014 at 04:07 | Source:
Shares in sportswear maker, Adidas, have tumbled after the company issued a profit warning and said it will open fewer stores in Russia than planned. The German sports equipment maker saw its shares fall 16% on Thursday, despite its recent lucky stri...
Germany and Russia's contradictory relationship
Aug 01, 2014 at 04:07 | Source:
Germany and Russia have a more complicated relationship than perhaps any other pair of countries. It is full of contradictions and tugs in different directions. On the one hand, the Soviet Union liberated Berlin in 1945 but, on the other hand, then d...
Manchester United seal mega $1.3 billion Adidas kit deal
Jul 15, 2014 at 10:27 | Source:
Manchester United has secured the most lucrative kit deal in football, announcing that Adidas has agreed to pay $1.3 billion over 10 years to take over the sponsorship from Nike.The deal, worth 75 million pounds ($128 million) a year from 2015, was a...
Manchester United and Adidas in £750m deal over 10 years
Jul 14, 2014 at 18:52 | Source:
Sportswear giant Adidas has signed a £750m deal to make Manchester United's kit for 10 years from next season. It comes after US rivals Nike decided to end their association at the end of the coming 2014-15 season. Nike have been paying United ...
Nike ends Manchester United kit deal after 13 years
Jul 09, 2014 at 00:02 | Source:
Nike is ending a 13-year deal to sponsor Manchester United's football kit. In a statement, the American sportswear company said the terms that were on offer for a renewed contract did not represent good value for Nike's shareholders . It is...
Adidas to halt Suarez adverts in World Cup after his biting antics
Jun 27, 2014 at 18:18 | Source:
Sportswear giant Adidas said Thursday it would stop using Luis Suarez, one of its key promotional stars, for World Cup adverts after his four-month ban from football activities for biting Italian Giorgio Chiellini."Adidas fully backs FIFA's deci...
Uruguay backs under-fire Luis Suarez as FIFA scrambles
Jun 26, 2014 at 15:48 | Source:
As the world was judging Uruguay's Luis Suarez for biting a player in the World Cup, his teammates, coaches and fans in his soccer-crazy country defended the star, blaming the foreign media, his Italian opponents and uneven treatment.World Cup organi...