Tag Archives: Sports

Sports to education, it’s still game, set, match Andre Agassi

MUMBAI: At the turn of the millennium, American tennis legend Andre Agassiscorched the courts with his formidable forehand returns. Years later — and well into his retirement from professional tennis — the 48-year-old former world number one is still hitting it hard, with a string of investments in education and sports-related startups. The winner of eight Grand Slam titles, along with his associates, has deployed ... Read More »

Sports can play a role in weight management

Uday Jhala at a football game. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Football Uday Jhala, 36, hates working out and loves his junk food and drinks. Yet, he weighs a healthy 67kg—the ideal weight for a man 5ft, 9 inches tall. “Given the amount of trash I eat and drink, I should be thrice my size. Thanks to football, I am fairly fit ... Read More »

Sports Direct fails to meet 2016 pledge on working condi

Mike Ashley, founder and majority shareholder of sportwear retailer Sports Direct, at the controversial Shirebrook warehouse. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters It added that it had “taken steps to promote stability for [these groups of workers] by ensuring changes to scheduled hours by the company [were] kept to a minimum”. It said: “Our research found that in common with surveys by other ... Read More »

Star Sports mega deal: How buying IPL media rights will change sports broadcasting?

Last month, Jawahar Goel, a television industry old-timer and chairman, MD of India’s satellite TV distribution platform Dish TV sent out a letter to the Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Competition Commission of India and the Board of  Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wherein he warned them of Star India’s emerging sports telecast monopoly in India ... Read More »

This Week In Sports Law: Barcelona Sues Neymar, Tiger Woods Nudes, Jamaal Tinsley Overpaid

Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar is being sued by his former club, FC Barcelona. (Photo: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images) Neymar Sued For Switching Clubs FC Barcelona is suing soccer superstar Neymar, alleging that he breached a contract by signing with competitor Paris Saint Germain. Barcelona wants Neymar to pay at least 8.5 million euro in damages based on a “loyalty bonus” that was paid out by ... Read More »

Questions for: ‘African-American Museum’s Sports Gallery Wins a Following: Athletes’

Courtney Lee, left, and Joakim Noah during the Knicks’ tour of the museum. Nearly half of the N.B.A.’s 30 teams have had members visit, museum officials said. CreditTom Zweibel/Knicks.com Article: African-American Museum’s Sports Gallery Wins a Following: Athletes Before Reading Watch the YouTube video below, of Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James at the opening of the ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus Sports 3GB of RAM, Listings on Geekbench and Tenaa Indicate

There are certain things we have come to expect from Apple when it comes to iPhone launches. One of these things is that the company never reveals the battery capacity of the new iPhone, or, just how much memory (RAM) it sports. People interested in this information usually have to wait for the first teardowns of the devices to to ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Pro Sports China-Made Oled Panels: Report

Xiaomi recently introduced the Redmi Pro in China, and the smartphone packs some flagship-worthy features. Apart from the dual camera setup, the Xiaomi Redmi Pro is powered by a deca-core processor, offers 128GB inbuilt storage, and sports a 5.5-inch Oled display. Oled displays are much thinner, lighter, use less power and provide high colour gamut than LCD screens. They are ... Read More »

iPhone SE Sports 2GB of RAM, Tips AnTuTu Benchmark Listing

Apple unveiled the iPhone SE at a media conference on Monday. While the company noted that the latest addition to its smartphone lineup offers mostly the same innards as the iPhone 6s from last year, as always, it didn’t fully divulge the complete specificatons. As a result, we have no clue about the amount of memory Apple has stuffed in ... Read More »