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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 - 23 Apr 2010 - Legal
23 April 2010 Couchmans LLP, the leading specialist sports law firm, has acted for Singapore-based sports marketing agency Nimbus Sport International in its multi-million dollar acquisition of worldwide media and sponsorship rights for the next three Asia Cup cricket tournaments.
Cricket - 03 Nov 2009 - Legal
Couchmans LLP, the market-leading specialist sports law firm, has advised Indian media group Nimbus Communications ("Nimbus") on its acquisition from the Board of Control for Cricket in India ("BCCI") of the broadcast rights to all international and domestic cricket played in India between 2010 and 2014.
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 - 25 Sep 2006
The ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) will consider the implementation of an amended Anti-Racism Code at its meeting in Dubai on Sunday and Monday.
Cricket - 24 Aug 2006
Thousands of lucky cricket fans around the world had their dream come true today – and will next year be enjoying some of the best matches in ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 in person.
Cricket - 21 Aug 2006
The fourth Test between England and Pakistan has been awarded to England after umpires Billy Doctrove and Darrell Hair deemed Pakistan to have forfeited the match.
Cricket - 12 Apr 2006
The ICC would like to correct misleading reports in the media suggesting the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) negotiated a reduction in the cost of a fourth venue at this year’s ICC Champions Trophy from US$ one million to US$200,000.
Cricket - 10 Apr 2006
CARICOM has given its blessing to the Sunset Legislation proposed for ICC Cricket World Cup 2007.
Cricket - 31 Mar 2006
Dubai, 30 March 2006. The ICC today confirmed that the bat manufacturer Kookaburra has decided to voluntarily withdraw its graphite-reinforced bat from all first-class cricket by 1 October 2006.
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 - 07 Feb 2006
ICC Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007 Inc. has been making significant strides in its Anti-Infringement Programme (AIP) – particularly against websites which have been falsely advertising tournament tickets for sale.<BR>
Cricket - 26 Jan 2006
Representatives from four of the ICC Associate Member countries taking part in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 are in Chennai today for the first day of a match analysis training workshop.
Cricket - 19 Jan 2006
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today welcomed the decisions of Interim Committee of Zimbabwe Cricket to withdraw from its Test cricket commitments until 2007 and to commission an independent investigation into allegations of financial mismanagement.
Cricket - 18 Jan 2006
ICC Chief Executive Officer Malcolm Speed has written to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to remind it of the obligations it has as a member of the international cricket community.
Cricket - 12 Dec 2005
ICC President, Ehsan Mani, today strongly attacked comments made by former Pakistan player Wasim Akram that alleged a bias by the ICC against Asian countries, labelling them as ill-informed and offensive.
Cricket - 23 Sep 2005
The International Cricket Council has written to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) following independent analysis of the action of fast bowler Jermaine Lawson, confirming that he can continue bowling in international cricket
Cricket - 20 Apr 2005
Speaking at the SportAccord conference today in Berlin, ICC Chief Executive Malcolm Speed called on governments to introduce legislation to criminalise cheating in sport.
Cricket - 01 Oct 2004
The ICC has today confirmed that the report into the allegations of racism in Zimbabwe cricket will now be considered at the ICC Executive Board meeting in Pakistan on 16-17 October.
Cricket - 30 Sep 2004
Oral submissions to the hearing into the allegations of racism in Zimbabwe cricket have concluded today (Thursday 30 September) after the parties could not agree who should be present during the submission of certain evidence.
Cricket - 13 Sep 2004
The ICC today announced that the hearing into the allegations of racism in Zimbabwe cricket will take place in Harare, Zimbabwe between 29 September and 1 October 2004.
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 - 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 - 10 Aug 2004
The ICC today confirmed the appointment of India’s Solicitor General, Mr Goolam Vahanvati, and South African High Court Judge Steven Majiedt as the eminent panel to carry out an independent review into allegations of racism in cricket in Zimbabwe.
Cricket - 02 Jul 2004
The ICC’s annual meetings at Lord’s cricket ground concluded on Thursday with the ICC Annual Conference.
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 - 09 Jun 2004
The International Cricket Council will meet with the Zimbabwe Cricket Union in Dubai this Thursday, 10 June, over the on-going its dispute with a group of prominent players.
Cricket - 07 May 2004
ECB Chairman David Morgan issued the following statement following the meeting between himself, ECB chief executive Tim Lamb, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, and Culture, Media and Sport Secretary Tessa Jowell.
Cricket - 22 Apr 2004
European law firm Taylor Wessing has signed an exclusive agreement to become the title sponsor of the Professional Cricketers’ Association Masters Series in England for the 2004 and 2005 cricket seasons.
Cricket - 14 Apr 2004
We, the undersigned, are deeply concerned about the decision taken by the Zimbabwe Cricket Union Board on Friday the 2nd April 2004 which has had the effect of terminating Heath Streak's Captaincy of the Zimbabwe Cricket Team. We have been aware of the general concerns that Heath has raised with the Board for some time and they are concerns that we share. Heath has also assured us that he did not threaten to resign as alleged by the Board, but merely stated that if the concerns were not addresse
Cricket - 01 Apr 2004
The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has issued an invitation to the Chairman of the Zimbabwe Cricket Union (ZCU) to attend its April 20th Management Board meeting at Lord’s Cricket Ground. This invitation has now been accepted by the ZCU, and a three-man delegation will be travelling from Harare to London for the meeting. This will comprise:
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 - 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 - 05 Nov 2002
The New Zealand Cricket Players' Association (NZCPA) and its members have today formally rejected the settlement offer tabled last Friday by the bargaining team representing New Zealand Cricket and the Major Associations (NZC).
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 - 14 Aug 2002
ICC Chief Executive, Malcolm Speed, today strongly rejected claims that the ICC had ignored the rights of players in its commercial arrangements with sponsors for the ICC Champions Trophy and the ICC World Cup 2003.
Cricket - 12 Aug 2002
The International Cricket Council has advised all Boards that it would not change the ambush marketing protection given to the ICC’s commercial sponsors, it was confirmed today.
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 cup
Cricket - 18 Feb 2002
The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) today confirmed Victoria Police is investigating allegations that a person has attempted to blackmail the ACB.
Cricket - 11 Jan 2002
World Sport Nimbus confirmed today that it is proceeding with its action against the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka ('BCCSL') in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre in accordance with the clear terms of the arbitration clause in its Master Rights Agreement with the BCCSL.
Cricket - 10 Jan 2002
A 3-judge bench of Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court, comprising Justices D.P.S. Gunasekera, Ameer Ismail and J.A.N. Silva, on Thursday dismissed an application by WSG Nimbus Pte Ltd., seeking to canvass the Order made by the Commercial High Court.
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 - 12 Nov 2001
NOVEMBER 9, 2001. The Caribbean Media Corporation, CMC, in September of this year, arrived at an agreement with the World Sport Group (WSG Nimbus) for the exclusive radio and television rights to the West Indies Tour of Sri Lanka.
Cricket - 07 Nov 2001
WSG Nimbus refers to the interim ruling by the High Court in Sri Lanka today that it has jurisdiction over the dispute between WSG Nimbus and the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka ('BCCSL').
Cricket - 07 Nov 2001
The Commercial High Court of the Western Province today dismissed an application by WSG Nimbus Pte Ltd, seeking to set aside the order made by the court earlier in favour of the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka. The enjoining order restrains WSG Nimbus from interfering with the right of the BCCSL to negotiate with other international broadcasters following the cessation of the master rights agreement between the BCCSL and WSG Nimbus.
Cricket - 05 Nov 2001
Consequent to the cessation of the contract between WSG Nimbus Pte Ltd and the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka, bids were called for from interested parties for the following:
Cricket - 26 Oct 2001
WSG Nimbus continues to maintain that its Agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka ('BCCSL') is in full force and effect and that the BCCSL’s purported termination is unlawful and of no effect.
Cricket - 19 Oct 2001
Further to the statement issued yesterday WSG Nimbus Pte Limited confirms that it will continue to seek redress from the actions taken by the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka (BCCSL) in purporting to terminate the Agreement. As an example of this WSG Nimbus is in the process of filing a notice with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre ('SIAC') and will also shortly be submitting an application to have the ex parte court order granted in Colombo on 16th October set aside.
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