ICC ropes in Coca-Cola as official sponsor
Friday, February 1, 2019, 7:06 AM
The ICC announced a-five-year global partnership deal with beverage manufacturer Coca-Cola Company. The partnership will see Coca-Cola's brands becoming exclusive non-alcoholic beverage partners of the ICC until 2023. ICC has signed similar partnerships with alcobev brands, Royal Stag and Bira 91. The Coca-Cola Company has an eight-decade long association with Olympics, four decades with the FIFA and nearly 25 years with World Cup Rugby.
Ball tampering threatens cricket's DNA: ICC boss David Richardson
Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 3:05 PM
ICC CEO Dave Richardson has said that ball-tampering and sledging threatens "cricket's DNA" and wouldn't be tolerated by fans in the wake of the Australia's ball-tampering scandal. Richardson further said the "public reaction" to the incidents in the South Africa-Australia series was an "eye-opener". "Winning must obviously be the aim...but not when it means compromising the integrity," he added.
ICC Chief Executive David Richardson to step down after 2019 World Cup
Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 10:42 PM
International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson will step down from his position once his contract expires after the 2019 World Cup, cricket's world governing body said on Tuesday. Richardson, who became the first person to hold the position of ICC General Manager – Cricket in 2002, was promoted to chief executive in 2012.