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Cricket - 01 Jul 2010
WSG wants no part of an internal battle within the BCCI, but will protect its rights against wrongful termination by all means.
Cricket - 26 Sep 2006
Latest stage towards exploitation of commercial and broadcast rights for 2007 - 2015
Cricket - 07 Mar 2006
7 March 2006. Couchman Harrington, the leading sports business law firm, has acted for the Nimbus group of companies in a spate of major television rights licensing deals following Nimbus’ recent acquisition of the media rights to all international and domestic cricket played in India between 2006 and 2010 from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (“BCCI”).
Cricket - 01 Mar 2006
1 March 2006. Couchman Harrington, the leading sports business law firm, has acted for Indian sports and media agency Nimbus Communications Limited in its spectacular $612m acquisition of global media rights to international and domestic cricket played in India until 2010 from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (“BCCI”).
Cricket - 09 Jan 2006
The International Cricket Council today confirmed that representatives from all of its Full Member countries will meet in Karachi on Thursday 12 January to discuss the issue of television rights in India.
Cricket - 19 Sep 2005
More than a billion people around the world will have the opportunity to watch October’s epic clash between Australia and the ICC World XI, following the announcement of television licensing arrangements for the Johnnie Walker Super Series.
Cricket - 07 Jan 2005
The International Cricket Council today announced the broadcast partners that will be televising the World Cricket Tsunami Appeal match to millions of fans throughout the cricket world.
Cricket - 16 Dec 2004
El Segundo, CA Dec 1, 2004   DIRECTV, Inc., the nation's leading and fastest growing digital multichannel television service provider, announced today it has acquired exclusive broadcast rights for all international cricket matches from Bangladesh through 2008, and will offer matches from the Indian tour of Bangladesh beginning Thursday, Dec. 9.
Cricket - 15 Dec 2004
<SPAN>Commenting on today’s decision by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to award all live rights to domestic test match cricket to Sky Sports, a Channel 4 spokesman said: “Channel 4 made a full and substantial offer to try and retain the live rights to test cricket and to ensure that fans would still be able to watch the England cricket team free of charge. </SPAN>
Cricket - 15 Dec 2004
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced that BBC Radio has retained the exclusive radio commentary rights to all home international cricket in a four year deal covering the 2006-2009 seasons.&nbsp;
Cricket - 15 Dec 2004
Following unanimous ratification from the ECB Management Board, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced the results of cricket's next broadcasting rights negotiations covering international and county cricket in the years 2006-2009.
Cricket - 15 Dec 2004
El Segundo, CA Dec 1, 2004 DIRECTV, Inc., the nation's leading and fastest growing digital multichannel television service provider, announced today it has acquired exclusive broadcast rights for all international cricket matches from Bangladesh through 2008, and will offer matches from the Indian tour of Bangladesh beginning Thursday, Dec. 9.
Cricket - 15 Dec 2004
Commenting on today’s decision by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to award all live rights to domestic test match cricket to Sky Sports, a Channel 4 spokesman said: 'Channel 4 made a full and substantial offer to try and retain the live rights to test cricket and to ensure that fans would still be able to watch the England cricket team free of charge. We were bidding as much per game this time as under the terms of the last deal, but we’ve still been substantially outbid by Sky.
Cricket - 15 Dec 2004
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced that BBC Radio has retained the exclusive radio commentary rights to all home international cricket in a four year deal covering the 2006-2009 seasons. This secures the future of BBC Radio 4’s Test Match Special programme after the 2005 season and extends cricket’s close relationship with BBC Radio Five Live.
Cricket - 15 Dec 2004
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced agreements with Sky Sports and Five to provide television coverage of international and county cricket in England and Wales for the period 2006-2009.
Cricket - 15 Dec 2004
Following unanimous ratification from the ECB Management Board, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced the results of cricket's next broadcasting rights negotiations covering international and county cricket in the years 2006-2009. The new agreements guarantee wide accessibility to cricket across a number of media platforms and they secure the future of cricket from playground to Test arena.
Cricket - 22 Sep 2004
Today's announcement that New Zealand Cricket and Sky have signed a five year deal for all international and domestic cricket coverage until 2009 demonstrates the strength of cricket as New Zealand's summer game, NZC Chief Executive Martin Snedden said today.
Cricket - 17 Sep 2004
The International Cricket Council confirmed today that the provision of television coverage for third umpire decisions is a pre-requisite for the staging of international cricket matches.
Cricket - 09 Sep 2004
The Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA) today responded to the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announcement regarding the proposed tour to Zimbabwe. The PCA, which represents first class players in England and Wales, recognises the reasons behind the ECB's decision. However, while sympathetic and understanding of the ECB's position, the PCA has continued reservations about the circumstance surrounding the tour.
Cricket - 04 Aug 2004
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has appointed The Interpublic Group (Octagon CSI), one of the leading sports marketing agencies in the world, as consultants to advise the ECB on the upcoming domestic media rights negotiations beyond September 2005, when current contracts expire.
Cricket - 05 Jul 2004
After an absence of over 30 years Australia will once again host a team featuring the world's greatest cricketers after the ICC awarded the rights to stage cricket's newest major event, the ICC Super Series, to the country it was announced today.
Cricket - 06 May 2004
The rebel Zimbabwe players are taking a high-risk approach in their negotiations with the Zimbabwe Cricket Union (ZCU) that may spell the end of their careers in international cricket and risks tearing the fabric of any future Zimbabwe team apart the ICC said today.
Cricket - 16 Mar 2004
ICC Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007 Inc. (CWC 2007) has denied a media report that the International Cricket Council (ICC) is restricting the number of host venues for the sporting event to just six venues.
Cricket - 17 Feb 2004
Countries wishing to host matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 can start the process of preparing their bids on February 19 when the ICC Cricket World Cup Bid Book becomes available.
Cricket - 26 Jan 2004
Surrey County Cricket Club is delighted to announce that Brit Insurance Holdings plc ('Brit'), the UK general insurer, is to become the new Club and Ground sponsor from start of the 2004 domestic season.
Cricket - 23 Jan 2004
<u>Text of the letter received by the ECB from the Foreign Secretary</u>
Cricket - 14 Jan 2004
Mr Shaharyar M.Khan, Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Tuesday issued the following statement regarding contracts.
Cricket - 20 Oct 2003
TWI has agreed a five-year deal with Sky Sports to produce West Indies international cricket.
Cricket - 01 Oct 2003
Businessman, Teddy Griffith has been elected President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) following an election held this morning during the Special Meeting of the Members of the West Indies Cricket Board at the Jolly Beach Resort, Antigua.
Cricket - 22 Sep 2003
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR TV, BROADCASTING & SPONSORSHIP RIGHTS FOR THE PERIOD 2004,2005 & 2006.
Cricket - 01 Sep 2003
The National Bank is to sponsor the Black Caps from October 1 in an agreement which will see the bank become the sole major sponsor of New Zealand men’s international cricket, New Zealand Cricket announced today.
Cricket - 27 Aug 2003
SKY SPORTS has won the rights to England's winter tours of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and will now show coverage of all three England Test tours this winter.
Cricket - 02 Jul 2003
Mumbai, July 1st, 2003: Ten Sports has purchased the Asian, sub-continent and Middle East television rights to broadcast all cricket played in the West Indies. The period for the new agreement is from 2004-2008 inclusive and starts with the next cricket due to be played in the West Indies - the England tour of the islands in March 2004. In total, the new agreement guarantees a further 180 days of international cricket to Ten Sports including the India tour of the West Indies in 2006.
Cricket - 20 Jun 2003
Ehsan Mani was today confirmed as the new President of the ICC, succeeding Malcolm Gray whose three year term came to an end this morning.
Cricket - 19 Jun 2003
The International Cricket Council's Associates Meeting took place today with discussions focusing on issues affecting the ICC's 27 Associate Members and 47 Affiliate Members including a new tournament structure, player eligibility, increased representation of the Affiliate nations, and membership issues.
Cricket - 13 Jun 2003
Surrey County Cricket Club is delighted to announce that it has signed an initial one-year sponsorship deal with RAC Motoring Services.
Cricket - 12 Mar 2003
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announces that npower, one of the UK's largest energy providers, has become the ECB's first 'official partner' for the new Twenty20 Cup.
Cricket - 07 Mar 2003
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 Organising Committee today declined a request from the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Mr Jagmohan Dalmiya, to change the second semi final in Durban on March 20 from a Day/Night match to a Day game.
Cricket - 14 Feb 2003
The ICC today expressed its deep concern that it has been forced to disturb the ICC Cricket World Cup preparations of the Indian team because of the ambush marketing activities carried out by electronics company Samsung.
Cricket - 30 Jan 2003
Cricket’s proposals to ban supporters at the world cup from sporting alternative logos to official sponsors was described as ‘a recipe for empty stadiums’ by the head of Britain’s sport sponsors’ representative body.
Cricket - 13 Jan 2003
The Independent Television Commission has agreed that British Sky Broadcasting can broadcast live and exclusive coverage of this year's Cricket World Cup.
Cricket - 19 Dec 2002
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today provided the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) with its final offer regarding proposed changes to its contract to play in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 (ICC CWC 2003).
Cricket - 06 Dec 2002
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 pointed out today that anyone engaging in 'ambush marketing' either before or during the tournament will face the full force of the law.
Cricket - 22 Nov 2002
The ECB and the Board of InterClubNet plc (ICN) announces the signing of a £675,000 Services Agreement between Play-Sport New Media Limited, a 100% subsidiary of ICN, ('PSNM') and the England and Wales Cricket Board Limited.
Cricket - 11 Oct 2002
Australia's state cricket associations have received record financial distributions over the past 12 months, the Australian Cricket Board (ACB) announced today.
Cricket - 08 Oct 2002
October 8, 2002: ESPN STAR Sports today announced the acquisition of telecast rights to feature comprehensive daily highlights of all international cricket played in India till September 2004.
Cricket - 02 Oct 2002
During its two day meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the ICC Executive Board made the following decisions in relation to several key issues.
Cricket - 27 Aug 2002
The ECB announced today that the Board has signed the Participating Nations Agreement for the ICC Champions Trophy 2002 and that following discussions with Player Representatives the basis for an agreement on Player rights for the Tournament has been reached.
Cricket - 23 Aug 2002
Representatives of The United Cricket Board of South African and The South African Cricketers' Association met today to discuss the player terms issue relating to the ICC Champions Trophy for 2002 and the World Cup for 2003.
Cricket - 22 Aug 2002
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today welcomed the breakthrough negotiated between the Australian Cricket Board and the Australian Cricketers’ Association which is set to clear the way for the Australian team’s participation in the ICC Champions Trophy starting 12 September 2002.
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