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02-19-2013, 07:55 AM #1
2013 Indian Badminton League (August 14 - 31)
I am excited, like many badminton players, coaches, fans, etc, etc, ......, to hear that the Badminton Association of India (BAI) has come up with a concept of the USD 1 million Indian Badminton League (IBL).
It is scheduled to be held from June 24 to July 11.
For link for more info: http://sports.ndtv.com/othersports/o...dminton-league
Currently, some top players have said that they could be participating in this inaugural event, namely;
* Tine Baun
* Juliane Schenk
* Tai Tzu Ying
* Sony Dwi Kuncoro
* Simon Santaso
* Marc Zweibler
* Jan O Jorgensen
* Tien Minh Nguyen
* Mathias Boe
* Cartsen Mogensen
* Lee Yong Dae
* etc, etc, ......
BTW, India have recently been promoting sports with television coverage. I have watched many of their league matches (Cricket, Field Hockey) via Fox Sports (available in Australia).
Let's hope that Fox Sports will cover this Indian Badminton League too.
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02-20-2013, 01:06 AM #2
What has been the progress on the IBL?
The franchisees will be announced on March 1st. The franchisee finalisation is going on. The auction will be on March 24th. The first franchisee meet will be on May 15th. We have yet to finalise the title sponsor. We needed the franchise partners on board first. To be honest, the response is better than what I’d expected. The first and biggest challenge was to set perpetual partners. We’ve got those six partners. Fifty to sixty percent of the work has been taken care of.
Will the IBL be telecast worldwide?
The eyeballs are going to be more than in cricket. We’re talking to every broadcaster in South East Asia. Totally, we’re looking at 100 countries. There will be global viewership.
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02-20-2013, 01:08 AM #3
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02-21-2013, 10:29 PM #4
07-23-2013, 01:20 AM #5
Here are the team list :
Banga Beats (Bangalore) (Prices in USD)
P Kashyap (Men's Singles) 75,000
Hu Yun (Int) (Men's Singles) 50,000
Tai Tzu Ying (Int) (Men's Singles) 25,000
Carolina Marin (Int) (Women's Singles) 10,000
Carston Margensen (Int) (Mixed Doubles) 50,000
Akshay Dewalkar(Men's Doubles) 36,000
Aparna Balan (Mixed Doubles) 12,000
Aditya Prakash (Men's Singles) 5,000
Arvind Bhat (Men's Singles) 7,500
J Meghana (India Junior) 4,000
Delhi Smashers (New Delhi)
Jwala Gutta (Mixed Doubles) 31,000
Wong Wing Ki (Int) (Men's Singles) 20,000
HS Prannoy (Men's Singles) 16,000
Sai Praneeth (Men's Singles) 40,000
Arundhati Panthawane (Women's Singles) 15,000
Boon Hoeng tan (Int) (Men's Doubles) 50,000
Kien Keat Koo (Int) (Men's Doubles) 50,000
V Diju (Men's Doubles) 30,000
Nichaon Jindapon (Int) (Men's Singles) 15,000
Prajakta Sawant (Mixed doubles) $7,000
Hyderabad Hotshots (Hyderabad)
Saina Nehwal (Women's Singles) 120,000
Taufik Hidayat (Men's Singles) 15,000
Ajay Jayaram (Men's Singles) 25,000
V Shem Goh (INt) (Men's doubles) 10,000
Tarun Kona (Men's Doubles) 28,000
Pradanya Gadre (Mixed Doubles) 46,000
Khim Wah Lim (Int) (Men's Doubles) 10,000
S Tanongsak (Int) (Men's singles) 15,000
Kanthi Visalakshi P. (Junior) 3,000
Shubhankar Dey (Junior) 3,000.
PV Sindhu (Women's Singles) 80, 000
Weng Fei Chong (Int) (Men's Singles) 25, 000
Guru Sai Dutt (Men's Singles) 40, 000
K Srikanth (Men's Singles) 34, 000
Sapsiree (Int) (Women's Singles) 15, 000
Ruthvika Shivani (Women's singles) 3, 000
Marcis Kido (Int) (Men's Doubles) 15, 500
Maneepong Jongjit (Int) 10, 000
K Maneesha (Junior) 26, 000
Nanda Gopal (Men's singles) (Junior) 10, 000
Lee Chong Wei (Int) (Men's Singles) 135,000
Marc Zweibler (Int) (Men's Singles) 15,000
Tine Baun (Women's Singles) 30,000
Pranav Jerry Chopra (Doubles) 36,000
Manu Attri (Men's Doubles) 10,000
Siki Reddy (Mixed Doubles) 11,000
PC Thulasi (Mixed Doubles) 10,000
Vladimir Ivanov (Int) 15, 000
Rasika Raje (Junior) 3,000
Sumeet Reddy (Junior) 7500.
Ashwini Ponnappa(Mixed Doubles) 25,000
Nyugen tien Minh (Int) (Men's Singles) 44,000
Saurabh Verma (Men's Singles) 20,000
Anup Sridhar (Men's Singles) 6,000
Juliane Schenk (Int) (Women's Singles) 90,000
Joachiam Fischer Nielsen (Int) (Men's Doubles) 35, 000
Sanave Thomas (Men's Doubles) 5,000
Arun Vishnu (Men's Doubles) 26,000
Wee Kiong Tan (Int) (Mixed Doubles) 15,000
Rupesh Kumar (Men's Doubles) 5,000.
Courtesy of : http://sports.ndtv.com/othersports/b...tion-full-list
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07-23-2013, 01:44 AM #6
They used the IPL model of auctioning players.
07-23-2013, 01:52 AM #7
07-23-2013, 02:10 AM #8
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07-23-2013, 02:15 AM #9
Lol! The thread title should be changed too..July 11th is already completed too..lol
07-23-2013, 02:28 AM #10
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07-23-2013, 02:38 AM #12
THINK?? Ain't good enough, bro...
07-23-2013, 02:45 AM #13
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07-23-2013, 07:20 AM #15
Aren't you going to merge this thread with the original IBL thread?
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