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Cricket - 03 Jan 2008
ESPN STAR Sports, Asia’s number one sports broadcaster, announced the acquisition of the mobile rights of the ongoing India’s tour of Australia featuring 4 Test matches, 15 ODIs & a Twenty20 International from Cricket Australia.
Cricket - 26 Sep 2005
Cricket fans in Australia, India, South Africa and the United Kingdom will be able to watch action from the Johnnie Walker Super Series on their mobile phones as a result of a ground-breaking initiative between the International Cricket Council and Player One, a leading mobile content publisher.
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 Oct 2004
ST JOHN’S ANTIGUA, October 21st 2004 – Digicel, the fastest growing mobile telecommunications provider conducted an intensive strategy session with the West Indies Cricket Board in Antigua this week mapping out the elements for a new era in West Indies cricket.
Cricket - 19 Jul 2004
St John's, Antigua -From October 2005 the regional domestic cricket season will begin in early October and end the following March. During this period all First Class cricket under the auspices of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will take place.
Cricket - 06 Jul 2004
Kingston, Jamaica – July 05, 2004 - Digicel, the leading mobile service provider in the Caribbean, today announced that it has secured the coveted sponsorship of the West Indies Cricket Team. The US$ multi-million sponsorship deal with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), is for 5 years with an option to renew and will officially come into operation for the January - February 2005 tour to Australia. The deal with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) was signed by Digicel Chairman, Mr. Denis O’B
Cricket - 29 Jun 2004
28 June - St John's, Antigua - The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Women's Cricket Federation (WIWCF) are moving ahead with plans to come together in time for the March 2005 deadline agreed upon by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the International Women's Cricket Council (IWCC) for merging the cricket organisations.
Cricket - 24 Jun 2004
St John's, Antigua -All the directors of the West Indies Cricket Board Inc were returned unopposed at the Fifth Annual General Meeting of the company at the Guyana Pegasus, Georgetown, Guyana on Saturday 19 June.
Cricket - 04 May 2004
Cable & Wireless has announced that it will be a regional sponsor of World Cup 2007.
Cricket - 25 Mar 2004
The International Cricket Council today called on anyone making claims of corruption to produce evidence to support their claims or withdraw the allegations.
Cricket - 17 Mar 2004
New player transfer rules will leave smaller county cricket clubs facing a ‘survival of the fittest’ ordeal, according to the chief executive of one of the counties most likely to be affected.
Cricket - 05 Dec 2003
The International Cricket Council today confirmed the USA as the final team in the ICC Six Nations Challenge to be contested in the United Arab Emirates from 29 February to 6 March 2004.
Cricket - 05 Nov 2003
President of the International Cricket Council, Ehsan Mani and Chief Executive Officer, Malcolm Speed arrived in Kingston on Sunday for a series of meetings and events expressing confidence in the West Indies’ ability to host the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2007.
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 - 02 May 2003
The challenging process towards the West Indies hosting the Cricket World Cup 2007 will begin on Friday here when officials of the West Indies Cricket Board and the International Cricket Council meet to discuss a wide range of issues relating to the event.
Cricket - 28 Mar 2003
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar.27, WICB: The dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the West Indies Players Association over the increased fees to players in senior domestic competitions remained unresolved after the two sides met here on Thursday.
Cricket - 19 Feb 2003
Replica West Indies kit is not on sale at the Cricket World Cup 2003 in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya because of the licensing arrangements in place for the event.
Cricket - 14 Feb 2003
The West Indies Cricket Board has increased players' fees for senior domestic competitions, starting with the Carib Beer 2003 Cricket Series.
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 - 24 Jan 2003
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Jan.23, WICB: The West Indies Cricket Board and the West Indies Players Association have reached a settlement on the sharing of the West Indies team sponsorship for the Cricket World Cup 2003 and compensation of players who are injured while on tour.
Cricket - 22 Jan 2003
The West Indies Cricket Board announced today that the LNM Group will be the Official Sponsor of the West Indies team to the Cricket World Cup 2003 in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya.
Cricket - 21 Jan 2003
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Jan.20, WICB: Carib Beer has reached a five-year agreement to become the Title Sponsor of the West Indies four-day first-class championship. It has now been renamed the Carib Beer Cricket Series.
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 - 01 Nov 2002
The ICC today launched the first official team rankings for One Day International cricket. Australia heads the opening ICC ODI Championship table, followed by South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan, with India in fifth place.
Cricket - 27 Jun 2002
The ICC is to play a more prominent and decisive role in tackling major issues affecting international cricket’s Future Tours Program, a move approved by directors at yesterday’s ICC Executive Board meeting in London.
Cricket - 18 Mar 2002
Sri Lanka was today confirmed as the host country for the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy. The biennial tournament, which will involve all ten Test playing nations plus Kenya and Holland, will be staged between the 12th and 30th September.
Cricket - 18 Mar 2002
The ICC Executive Board today announced that Michael Beloff QC is to succeed Lord Hugh Griffiths as Chairman of its Code of Conduct Commission.world cup
Cricket - 30 Jan 2002
Travelex, the world’s largest foreign exchange specialist is now the official sponsor of the Australian cricket team for all overseas tours.
Cricket - 05 Dec 2001
The ICC has added to the expertise of its senior management team with the appointment of the organisation's first in house lawyer. Urvasi Naidoo, currently working as part of the Salt Lake Organising Committee for Olympic Winter Games of 2002, will join the ICC in April next year.
Cricket - 06 Nov 2001
Tough new security measures designed to combat cricket corruption will include TV cameras overing entrances and exits to players dressing rooms and in the foyers and team areas of hotels, but their use will not extend to inside the dressing room itself.
Cricket - 01 Nov 2001
ICC Chief Executive Officer Malcolm Speed has welcomed the official launch of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 as the start point of one of the world's great sporting events.
Cricket - 24 Oct 2001
The ICC is recruiting a senior financial executive to join the organisation as its first Chief Financial Officer.
Cricket - 18 Oct 2001
The ICC has welcomed today's judgement by Justice Frank Kirk-Cohen, that the life ban imposed on Hansie Cronje from playing and coaching at first class and international level; has been endorsed and upheld.
Cricket - 17 Oct 2001
At a meeting earlier today in Kuala Lumpur involving Lord MacLaurin and Tim Lamb with the President and Hon. Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), it was agreed that there was no reason at the present time why the England tour to India next month should not go ahead as planned.
Cricket - 11 Oct 2001
Hutchison 3G Australia is the new sponsor for Test cricket in Australia and has been awarded the exclusive ACB rights for mobile wireless communication (3G) in a strategic five-year deal announced today.
Cricket - 17 Sep 2001
The ICC has changed the venue of its October Executive Board meeting from Pakistan to Malaysia, in recognition of recent world events and the uncertainty over the security aspects of international travel to the region.
Cricket - 17 Sep 2001
The ICC Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) is visiting South Africa this week for a series of meetings linked to security planning for the World Cup in 2003.
Cricket - 06 Sep 2001
The 2003 Cricket World Cup has appointed its official international tour operator to handle all the inbound travel for overseas visitors to the tournament.
Cricket - 13 Aug 2001
Two members of the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) are visiting Sharjah this week, to discuss the implementation of security measures with officials from the Cricketers Benefit Fund Series, which organises the Sharjah tournament.
Cricket - 31 Jul 2001
Canada, Kenya, Namibia and the Netherlands are to benefit from a US$ one million budget allocated by the ICC to support the four non-Test playing countries prepare for the 2003 World Cup.
Cricket - 12 Jul 2001
Malcolm Speed, the new Chief Executive Officer of the ICC, has taken up his post at the head of the international game's governing body. Malcolm is based at the ICC office in London, having relocated from Melbourne to succeed outgoing Chief Executive David Richards. He was appointed after an extensive global search for a senior executive to take the ICC forward as an influential world governing body for cricket.
Cricket - 22 Jun 2001
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is to undertake its largest single project to improve facilities at recreational level, thus helping it to fulfil the initial element of its National Strategy pledge. A total of £1.45m will be injected into cricket pitch provision and upgrade throughout England and Wales thanks to generous financial assistance from Sport England, NatWest and the Cricket Foundation.
Cricket - 01 Jun 2001
The ICC has published the first Annual Review of its global Development Program. The publication details the structure, staffing, growth and funding of the Program and includes cricketing reviews of the five Development regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, East Asia Pacific and Europe.
Cricket - 02 May 2001
The Post Office today announced a two-year sponsorship deal with the Association of Cricket Umpires and Scorers (ACU&S) that will raise the standards of umpiring and scoring across cricket pitches around the UK and bring the expertise of past players back into the game.
Cricket - 23 Apr 2001
The England and Wales Cricket Board and the Professional Cricketers Association are pleased to announce the publication of Regulations introducing a new system of Players' Agent Registration.
Cricket - 23 Apr 2001
Sports marketing and sponsorship consultancy Atkinson Courage has been appointed by the Australian Cricket Board (ACB) as its exclusive UK agent to find a team sponsor for the forthcoming Ashes series.
Cricket - 20 Apr 2001
The ECB today hosted the media launch of the CCPR's document Two Sides of the Same Coin, a report highlighting the £91 million expenditure by the governing bodies of the major spectator sports to grassroots development in 2000.
Cricket - 08 Feb 2001
The ICC has relaunched its web site with a revised format, added content and access to new information made available from ICC records for the first time.
Cricket - 06 Feb 2001
Over the past few days, a section of the media has speculated regarding the commercial rights of Sri Lanka International Cricket 2001-2003.
Cricket - 02 Feb 2001
The press pack issued today by the Sri Lankan board includes a number of player profiles from CricInfo's Sri Lanka web site, srilanka.cricinfo.com. The source of these profiles has been wrongly attributed to the official England web site, ECB.co.uk.
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