Mashal Sports Pvt Ltd, the organisers of the Pro Kabaddi League, have so far released the schedule for the first half of the season.
As a special format for PKL Season 8, Mashal has scheduled 'Triple Headers' on the first four days
The video showed Thakur, who was confined to a wheelchair for a long time and had obtained bail in the 2008 Malegaon blast case on medical grounds, playing a game of kabaddi on the premises of a Kali temple
Narwal smashed a record after he was bought by UP Yoddha for Rs 1.65 crore, while Siddharth Desai was retained by the Telugu Titans through FBM card for Rs 1.30 crore.
Pro Kabaddi League: Pardeep Narwal goes to UP Yoddha for Rs 1.65 crore to become highest-ever buy at auction
The UP Yoddha bought Narwal on Monday, the second day of the PKL auction for the upcoming season 8, which will take place in December.
Deepak Niwas Hooda is one of the best-known names in Pro Kabaddi. With an awe-inspiring 943 points earned over the course of 123 games played, his consistency and ability are almost unrivalled, with only a couple of other athletes boasting superior records in the sport.
A total of 59 players were retained across all three categories with 22 in the Elite Retained Players (ERP), six in the Retained Young Players (RYP), and 31 in the New Young Players (NYP) category.
The higher payout from the broadcaster will also ensure that the revenues for the franchisees double, the sources said.
PKL commissioner Anupam Goswami interview: 'Reserve price of Rs 900 crore shows our confidence in value of our media rights'
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Pro Kabaddi League: Mashal Sports invites bids for media rights for next five editions, auction on 5 April
An ITT document for PKL media rights can be purchased from the tender portal until 12 March, while the last date for bidders to submit bid documents is 2 April. The auction will be held online on 5 April.
Pro Kabaddi 8 has been postponed indefinitely and will take place next year when it is safe to do so, said the organisers in a tweet.
National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award
This is the first time in the history of awards that five athletes have been recommended for the Khel Ratna, with the final decision resting on sports minister Kiren Rijiju
SAI to explore possibility of hiring differently-abled coaches to work with hearing, speech-impaired athletes
In a virtual meeting with the Sports Minister, the AISCFD on Thursday highlighted the need for differently-abled coaches for its athletes for clear communication.
Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour, the Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports said kabaddi is an indigenous sport and that the government would make efforts to take it to the Olympics
Senior National Kabaddi Championship: Banani Saha's Railways and their never-ending hunger for titles
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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju orders inquiry into 'unofficial' Indian team's participation in circle style kabaddi World Cup in Pakistan
The sports minister said he has asked the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI) to conduct an inquiry.
Sports Ministry to begin inquiry into Indian kabaddi players travelling to Pakistan to play circle style world cup, say sources
The players, estimated to be 45 in number and accompanied by a group of some 12 officials and coaches, are in the neighbouring country without any official permission or clearance, according to the Ministry.
A contingent from India reached Lahore on Saturday via the Wagah Border to take part in the championship, being hosted by Pakistan for the first time. Pictures and footage of the Indians arriving in Lahore have surfaced on social media platforms, kicking up a storm.
Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar demanded an inquiry into an "unofficial" Indian kabaddi team's controversial visit to Pakistan for a world championship
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari on Panga: It is not a sports drama or a biopic, but a human story of real and relatable people
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