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Cricket - 20 Aug 2013 - Events
Johannesburg – The Proteas may be the world’s top Test team, but Haroon Lorgat, CEO of Cricket South Africa, has warned that the disappointment of missing out on the hosting rights for major ICC competitions over the next ten years could have a detrimental effect on the next generation of players and fans in the country.
Cricket - 08 Mar 2011 - Television
Television Production Company – “Sportzworkz” will be host broadcasting the “Jharkhand Premier League – 2011” Twenty-20 league to be played from March 13th to 19th at the new International Stadium in Ranchi.
Cricket - 23 Oct 2009 - Events
The World Academy of Sport delivered another successful 5 Day International Event Administration programme in Manchester last week.
Cricket - 08 Oct 2009 - Sponsorship
London – Getty Images has been appointed by Global Cricket Ventures (GCV) as the official photographic partner to The Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20). The CLT20 brings together domestic leagues from seven nations as they clash for the top spot in Twenty20 cricket.
Cricket - 16 Jun 2008 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates ("CHA"), the leading sports business law firm, has acted for legendary entrepreneur and financier Sir Allen Stanford in his spectacular and groundbreaking "20/20 For 20" deal with the England & Wales and West Indies Cricket Boards.
Cricket - 12 Jun 2008 - Federations & NOCs
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> <P style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px">The International Cricket Council wrapped up its High Performance Pathway Programme for senior administrators from the ICC’s top Associate Members. The participants have been in Manchester attending the five day programme facilitated by the World Academy of Sport at its Manchester Business School headquarters.<BR></P></SPAN>
Cricket - 26 Sep 2006
Latest stage towards exploitation of commercial and broadcast rights for 2007 - 2015
Cricket - 25 Aug 2006
The only way to possibly get a ticket to the grand finale of ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 now is by purchasing Hospitality or Tour &amp; Travel packages.
Cricket - 17 Mar 2006
Next week’s ICC Executive Board meeting will consider the schedule and hosting of ICC Events from late 2007 to 2015, including the ICC Cricket World Cups in 2011 and 2015.
Cricket - 06 Feb 2006
Everyone involved in preparations for ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 must be keenly aware of how much work remains to be done and use each of the 400 days left until the Opening Ceremony on Sunday March 11, 2007, to achieve as much as possible.
Cricket - 09 May 2005
Rahul Dravid, Andrew Flintoff, Steve Harmison, Jaques Kallis, Brian Lara, Muttiah Muralitharan, Sachin Tendulkar and Inzamam ul Haq head the list of 39 of international cricket’s biggest names announced today in the initial squads for the ICC World XI teams to take on the all-conquering Australian Test and ODI sides in the Johnnie Walker Super Series in Australia in October this year.
Cricket - 06 Apr 2005
Following the April 4th deadline for the submission of bids for the Tour, Travel and Hospitality rights for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, all submissions are under review and a shortlist of bidders will be selected and notified by April 6th.
Cricket - 23 Mar 2005
The International Cricket Council today announced the match officials for the series between New Zealand and Sri Lanka, West Indies and South Africa, West Indies v Pakistan, England v Bangladesh and the NatWest Series.
Cricket - 01 Feb 2005
The selection panel for the inaugural ICC Super Series will be announced on Wednesday, 2 February 2005 at the Telstra Dome in Melbourne.
Cricket - 20 Jan 2005
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that the second World Cricket Tsunami Appeal match will take place on Sunday 13 February with Kolkata in India as its venue.
Cricket - 12 Jan 2005
ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 can today confirm that the Government of Bermuda and the Bermuda Local Organising Committee have withdrawn their bid to act as a Host Venue for warm up matches during the ICC Cricket World Cup.
Cricket - 12 Jan 2005
Tickets to the BLACKCAPS three one-day matches against the FICA World XI have been selling in record numbers since they went on sale through Ticketek this morning.
Cricket - 11 Jan 2005
The Sri Lankan Cricket team is to return to New Zealand to play its cancelled National Bank Test match series against the BLACKCAPS in early April this year.
Cricket - 11 Jan 2005
<SPAN lang=EN-US>The BLACKCAPS will play a Federation of International Cricket Association’s (FICA) World XI in a National Bank <SPAN>&nbsp;</SPAN>three match one-day series beginning in Christchurch on January 22, New Zealand Cricket announced today.</SPAN>
Cricket - 04 Jan 2005
Cricket fans have shown their strong support for the 10 January World Cricket Tsunami Appeal fund-raising game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), with nearly 20,000 seats sold today.
Cricket - 04 Jan 2005
Cricket fans have shown their strong support for the 10 January World Cricket Tsunami Appeal fund-raising game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), with nearly 20,000 seats sold today.
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 - 08 Dec 2004
Premium wine company, Beringer Blass Wine Estates has launched an exclusive new partnership with English cricket for its Wolf Blass range of wines to become the 'Official Wine of the Test Match Grounds'.
Cricket - 25 Nov 2004
The International Cricket Council today welcomed the Zimbabwe Government’s reversal of its initial decision not to accredit several English cricket journalists for England’s tour of Zimbabwe.
Cricket - 25 Nov 2004
ASHES fever has taken over at the Brit Oval with the news that the historic ground is a sell-out for the first four days of the npower Ashes Test Match as well as the One Day NatWest Challenge Match against Australia.
Cricket - 12 Nov 2004
Brit Insurance, the UK-based international insurance Group, is to become the joint lead sponsor of the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) for the 2005 cricket season.
Cricket - 12 Nov 2004
2005 will offer more domestic cricket than ever before as the national summer sport resumes on 8th April and concludes on 25th September 2005.
Cricket - 22 Oct 2004
The England and Wales Cricket Board today announced that The Brit Oval will host the Finals Day of the 2005 Twenty20 Cup on Saturday 30 July.
Cricket - 14 Oct 2004
The Review of the Structure of Cricket and the Inquiry into Racism in Zimbabwean Cricket are both on the agenda of the ICC Executive Board meeting that will take place in Lahore, Pakistan on 16-17 October.
Cricket - 11 Oct 2004
All eight venues selected as host venues for the ICC Cricket World Cup WI 2007 have received the stamp of approval for their detailed stadium designs and operational plans for hosting the world’s third largest sporting event.
Cricket - 01 Oct 2004
ICC CWC 2007 Inc is intensifying its operations and host venues are expected to do the same to meet deadlines for hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2007. This was word from organizers at the Venue Summit III held in St Kitts today (September 29, 2004) at the East Caribbean Central Bank Conference Centre.
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 - 09 Sep 2004
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today confirmed its intention to play a 5-match One-Day International series in Zimbabwe later this year subject to it being safe and secure to do so.
Cricket - 27 Aug 2004
The International Cricket Council today confirmed that it would be ruthless in guarding against 'ambush' marketing activities during the staging of cricket’s second major showcase tournament, the ICC Champions Trophy in England starting on 10 September 2004.
Cricket - 23 Aug 2004
Players or officials breaching the anti doping policy put in place for September’s ICC Champions Trophy will face bans of up to two years from the game, along with financial penalties the ICC announced today.
Cricket - 17 Aug 2004
Global information and communication company LG Electronics was today welcomed by the ICC as a platinum partner for cricket’s night of nights next month – the ICC Awards presented by Hyundai.
Cricket - 09 Aug 2004
Following a successful pitch, Frontiers Group has been appointed to manage the annual PCA Awards in conjunction with the PCA events team. This year sees this increasingly popular event return to the Royal Albert Hall on 21st September.
Cricket - 23 Jul 2004
Experienced businessman Gary Hopkins has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer to lead a special development project for cricket in the USA, the ICC announced today.
Cricket - 20 Jul 2004
New Zealand Cricket is working through the final stage of a process to confirm its 2004/05 schedule for The National Bank Series tours to New Zealand by Sri Lanka and Australia.
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 - 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 - 02 Jul 2004
The region will find out which eight countries will host matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007 when the finalist host venue countries are announced next Monday, July 5 in a live telecast starting at 9.55 am (Eastern Caribbean time).
Cricket - 24 Jun 2004
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced the international cricket schedule for the 2005 domestic cricket season.
Cricket - 03 Jun 2004
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has signed a deal with SOLA International, one of the world’s leading ophthalmic lens manufacturers, to be an official supplier for the Twenty20 Cup
Cricket - 24 May 2004
A team of world games experts and officials from the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the ICC Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007 Inc. (CWC 2007) begin a tour of countries bidding to host matches in the ICC CWC 2007 this Monday (May 24) with a view to verifying information submitted in the respective bids and assessing first-hand the resources of the region.
Cricket - 21 May 2004
Cricket Australia and the Zimbabwe Cricket Union have reached an agreement to defer the two-Test matches that were scheduled for the current tour of Zimbabwe.
Cricket - 19 May 2004
A new trans-Tasman sporting rivalry will begin this December following today's launch of the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy Series, a three match ODI series to be played annually between New Zealand and Australia.
Cricket - 11 May 2004
With submissions from 11 countries in hand to host matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, Managing Director and CEO of the company organizing the event, Chris Dehring is satisfied that the bid process is the best approach to prepare countries for the collaborative effort needed to stage the largest event ever to be held in the region.
Cricket - 10 May 2004
Offers from ten countries to host matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup W.I. 2007 Inc. (CWC 2007) were received by PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Barbados yesterday by the deadline of 7:30 p.m. An eleventh submission was also received from Trinidad & Tobago at 8:55 p.m.
Cricket - 04 May 2004
Cable & Wireless has announced that it will be a regional sponsor of World Cup 2007.
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