Monday, May 25, 2020

Arturo Vidal expresses desire to stay with Barcelona
Leeds | May 22, 2020 10:11:45 AM IST
Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal expressed his desire to stay with the club amid links with a move to Inter. ... read..

IOA President, Secretary-General engage in war of words
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 10:11:39 AM IST
There is a growing rift between Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Dhruv Batra and Secretary-General Rajeev Mehta after the former 'decided to take over/divide' much of the latter's work. ... read..

SLC's new stadium construction project suspended
Colombo | May 22, 2020 9:11:48 AM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) new project of constructing a 40,000-capacity stadium in Colombo has been suspended. ... read..

Ronaldo is one of the best football players world has ever known: Sami Khedira
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 9:11:43 AM IST
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira heaped praise on teammate Cristiano Ronaldo saying that the Portuguese star is "one of the best football players the world has ever known". ... read..

Need a few weeks more of training before getting back: Barca's De Jong
Barcelona | Friday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST
Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie De Jong said that he and his teammates will need "a few weeks of training" before they can get back to playing regular league football. LaLiga clubs returned to training earlier this month with the players begi ... read..

Kerala Blasters to retire Jhingan's no.21 jersey
Kochi | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters said that it will be retiring the no.21 jersey worn by centre back and captain Sandesh Jhingan as they announced the latter leaving the club on Thursday. In a statement by the club, owner Nikhil Bharadwaj thanked J ... read..

Mumbai Indians recall dramatic 2017 IPL final win
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Mumbai Indians on Thursday celebrated the third anniversary of them winning the third Indian Premier League title in 2017. MI had beaten Rising Pune Supergiant in a thriller of a final in Hyderabad to win the title and thus became the first franchise to w ... read..

Ganguly posts pics of saving mango tree, fans remember Natwest final
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Sourav Ganguly's years as captain of the Indian team had many great moments but the one that stands out for many is him waving his shirt over his head on the balcony of the Lord's after Mohammad Kaif led India to a dramatic win over England in the final o ... read..

If ya smash a window don't forget to run away from your wife: Stokes
London | Friday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
With the situation getting better in the UK, the England bowlers have started individual training and all-rounder Ben Stokes also posted a video where he is seen throwing a ball against the wall of his house and training. Interestingly, he also had an adv ... read..

Cazorla the most talented player I have ever played with: Pires
Madrid | Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Arsenal great Robert Pires said that he could see Villareal and Spain midfielder Santi Cazorla's potential early on in the latter's career. 46-year-old Pires played for four years at Villareal after his trophy laden years with Arsenal and Cazorla had made ... read..

Would be great to see Sourav getting into ICC chief's role, says Smith
Johannesburg | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
After saying that they are hopeful of hosting India in a T20I series in August, Cricket South Africa (CSA) have also now shown support for BCCI President Sourav Ganguly to take over as chief of ICC post Shashank Manohars tenure. CSA Director of Cricket Gr ... read..

Committed to providing a safe training environment to athletes: IIS
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
JSW's Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS) in Bellary, Karnataka on Thursday said that it will implement the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) compiled by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and ratified by the central government. ... read..

Felt great to be back out there: Broad after individual training
Nottingham | Friday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
England fast bowler Stuart Broad returned to training on Thursday and posted a video of the same on social media. Broad practiced individually at the iconic Trent Bridge Stadium in Nottingham as according to the Daily Mail, the players were given seperate ... read..

Berbatov never spoke to teammates at Fulham & Spurs, says Bent
London | Friday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Dimitar Berbatov's former teammate at Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur Darren Bent spoke about the eccentric Bulgarian's lack of communication with his teammates off the pitch. ... read..

Dhoni doesn't behave like a superstar at CSK, says Bravo
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo heaped praise on Chennai Super Kings' skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and stated he has a calming influence on everyone in the CSK dressing room. The all-rounder also revealed how Dhoni makes teammates play with freedom whi ... read..

Hero motosports team rally scales-up unique Rally Life Navigator initiative
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Providing motorsports enthusiasts the essence of the exciting rally racing world, Hero MotoSports Team Rally has introduced a one-of-a-kind digital initiative - The Rally Life Navigator. ... read..

CSA clarifies its position as Graeme Smith backs Ganguly to be ICC president
Cape Town | May 21, 2020 11:41:38 PM IST
As Cricket South Africa's (CSA) director of cricket Graeme Smith backed former India skipper Sourav Ganguly to head the International Cricket Council (ICC), the Proteas cricket body on Thursday clarified its stand regarding the elections of the ICC. ... read..

SAI SOP approved, no clarity on outdoor training in Patiala & Bengaluru
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) formulated by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) for resumption of training has been approved by the Sports Ministry, SAI Secretary Rohit Bharadwaj said on Thursday. While Bharadwaj said that the SOP would be implem ... read..

I am a cricket tragic: Shashi Tharoor tells Sunil Chhetri
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor opened up regarding his love for cricket during a live video session with India football captain Sunil Chhetri on popular social media platform Instagram. Tharoor went on to the extent of calling himself a 'cricket tragic' and r ... read..

It's a massive thing for me: Anderson on saliva ban
London | Thursday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
England pacer James Anderson believes his teammates will have to motivate each other when cricket resumes, and in all likelihood in front of empty stands, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..

All Juventus players test negative for COVID-19, to start training in 'larger groups'
Turin | May 21, 2020 11:11:49 PM IST
Italian football club Juventus are set to return to training after their all first-team players test negative for the coronavirus. ... read..

BBL participation depends upon international calendar: Warner
Sydney | Thursday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Australian opener David Warner has said that he will decide whether to play the Big Bash league or not based on how many matches, particularly Test matches, Australia will be playing in this season. ... read..

India touring SA for T20Is in August quite difficult: BCCI official
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
With news coming in that Cricket South Africa (CSA) has expressed confidence that the Indian team will tour the Rainbow Nation in August for a bilateral series, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has said that it is quite difficult for the M ... read..

Cummins hopeful of playing IPL before T20 World Cup
Melbourne | Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Australia pacer Pat Cummins once again has expressed his desire to play for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..

It's a pre-season for us: Klopp on Premier League resumption
London | Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said that the side is preparing for a short break between this season and the next. ... read..

Seems a safe environment, says Maguire after training return
Manchester | Thursday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has revealed that the club followed all necessary government protocols before players returned to training at their Carrington base Carrington on Wednesday. ... read..

Tokyo 2020 CEO denounces cancellation claim
Tokyo | Thursday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto on Thursday denounced claims that the International Olympic Council (IOC) will have the Olympic Games cancelled if it is not held in 2021. ... read..

England women's cricket team likely to start training within weeks
London | May 21, 2020 9:11:36 PM IST
England women's cricket team likely to start training within weeks, aiming of playing their international series against India and South Africa behind closed doors this season. ... read..

Whether it was a high or low takes a bit of time: Kane on WC final
Wellington | Thursday, 2020 8:45:08 PM IST
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that he is still trying to work out if the 2019 World Cup final was a high or a low for the team. Williamson came agonisingly close to becoming the first New Zealand captain to win a World Cup with the final agains ... read..

Perfect opportunity to change structure of Indian football: Stimac
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 8:45:08 PM IST
The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill and even though Bundesliga action started last week, it is still a long way before normalcy returns. And Indias national football coach Igor Stimac says that while it has halted plans, it is a ... read..

Sportspersons pray for West Bengal, Odisha after Amphan strikes
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 8:45:08 PM IST
Indian sportsperson on Thursday offered their prayers to the people of West Bengal and Odisha after the two states were ravaged by Super Cyclone Amphan on Wednesday. Scenes of large uprooted trees, damaged houses and flown off roofs were just the beginnin ... read..

There is very good chance to shift T20 World Cup to next year: Graeme Smith
Cape Town | May 21, 2020 8:41:42 PM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) Director of Cricket Graeme Smith believes that 'there is a very good chance' of postponing the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 to next year due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..

Give that warning! My advice: Gower recalls Ashwin's Mankad incident
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 8:15:07 PM IST
As stylish he was with the blade in hand, David Gower also possessed the power of breathing life into matches with his unique voice. His England career lasted close to 15 years and his commentary stint even more. After being on top of the game for most pa ... read..

Serie A set August 20 finish date & Sept 1 start for new season
Rome | Thursday, 2020 7:45:14 PM IST
The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has set the date of commencement for the start of 2020-21 season as September 1, adding that the current Serie A season will have to be completed by August 20. ... read..

Vikram credits coach Venkatesh for helping him mature as a player
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 7:45:14 PM IST
Vikram Partap Singh was among the shining lights of the I-League 2019/20 season -- featuring in 14 matches for the AIFF's developmental side Indian Arrows. The young gun, playing just his second season at the senior level, was the highest scorer for the A ... read..

COVID-19: ECB launches 'Together Through This Test' campaign
London | Thursday, 2020 7:45:13 PM IST
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday launched Together Through This Test, a nationwide campaign shining a light on the work undertaken by the game in response to COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..

CGF shares self-assessment tool to all CGA to apply for Birmingham 2022 team preparation grant
London | May 21, 2020 7:41:52 PM IST
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Thursday shared self-assessment tool and grant application form to all Commonwealth Games Association (CGA) to apply for the Birmingham 2022 Team Preparation Grant. ... read..

Michael Jordon, Vivian Richards have similar qualities: Wasim Jaffer
New Delhi | May 21, 2020 7:41:41 PM IST
Former India batsman Wasim Jaffer on Thursday compared the basketball legend Michael Jordon to West Indies' great batsman Vivian Richards and said that both of them have similar qualities. ... read..

'Strength at its highest': Ganguly fixes tree damaged by cyclone Amphan
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 21, 2020 7:41:39 PM IST
As Cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in West Bengal, former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Thursday shared pictures of him fixing a tree in his backyard. ... read..

Ashwin turns back clock, says wicket celebration in 70s-80s meant clapping
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Ace India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin believes cricketers might take time to get used the new rules which would come in place once the sport resumes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..

Kieron Pollard, Faheem Ashraf's Northamptonshire contracts cancelled
Northampton | May 21, 2020 7:11:43 PM IST
English county cricket club Northamptonshire on Thursday cancelled the contracts of Faheem Ashraf and Kieron Pollard after a mutual agreement between the club, players and their management. ... read..

'Not what we want': Bach on hosting Olympics behind closed doors
London | Thursday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach conceded that Tokyo Olympics will have to be cancelled if it cannot take place next year. The multi-national event was initially set to be hosted in July this year but due to coronavirus pandemic ... read..

IOA chief Batra upset with sports bodies who missed feedback deadline
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra has been left disappointed after many national federations missed the first deadline for submitting their responses for providing IOA with their feedback on how to restart national camps amid the COVID-1 ... read..

CSA to create 'Support Fund' to help cricket industry and vulnerable
Johannesburg | May 21, 2020 6:41:42 PM IST
The Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday outlined plans to get the game moving again in dealing with the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented and announced to create a 'Support Fund' to help those in distress and also shared ongoing plans ... read..

Ganguly best positioned to lead ICC, says Graeme Smith
Cape Town | May 21, 2020 6:41:41 PM IST
South Africa's director of cricket, Graeme Smith on Thursday backed former India skipper Sourav Ganguly as the next president of the International Cricket Council (ICC). ... read..

Pak cricketers set for 3-month stay in bio-secure environment
Lahore | Thursday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
The Pakistan cricket team is likely to remain under bio-secure environment for three months starting June in Lahore till the end of the England tour in August. ... read..

Coronavirus: Stuart Broad has 'bowling session' at Trent Bridge
Nottinghamshire | May 21, 2020 6:11:53 PM IST
As the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has allowed players to resume individual training sessions, pacer Stuart Broad on Thursday had a bowling session at Trent Bridge. ... read..

Olivier Giroud to remain in Chelsea for 2020-21 season
London | May 21, 2020 6:11:50 PM IST
The English club Chelsea have extended striker Olivier Giroud's contract, keeping the Frenchman at Stamford Bridge through the 2020-21 season. ... read..

SAI announces SOP for resumption of training
New Delhi | May 21, 2020 5:41:43 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Thursday released its Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the resumption of training of the athletes. ... read..

Considering longevity, I will go with Sachin over Virat, says Gambhir
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir has picked legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar over current India skipper Virat Kohli considering the change in rules in ODI cricket and also the longevity of Master Blaster's career. ... read..

Discussions are on with CSA to play T20I series: BCCI
New Delhi | May 21, 2020 5:11:37 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday confirmed that the cricketing body is in discussion with Cricket South Africa (CSA) to play a three-match T20I series. ... read..

Athletic Club legend Aritz Aduriz announces retirement
Madrid | Thursday, 2020 4:45:07 PM IST
Athletic Club Bilbao's veteran striker, Aritz Aduriz, has announced his retirement from the game with immediate effect. ... read..

Giroud, Caballero sign one-year contract extension with Chelsea
London | Thursday, 2020 4:45:07 PM IST
Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud and goalkeeper Willy Caballero have penned down one-year contract extensions until the end of the 2020-21 season. ... read..

Would love to be part of BBL again, says Pat Cummins
Melbourne | May 21, 2020 4:41:49 PM IST
Australia pacer Pat Cummins has said that he would love to be a part of the Big Bash League (BBL) this year, but added that the decision of his participation will depend on the international schedule. ... read..

Indian Arrows striker Vikram credits coach Venkatesh Shanmugam for improving his game
New Delhi | May 21, 2020 4:41:46 PM IST
Striker Vikram Partap Singh heaped praises on AIFF's developmental side Indian Arrows head coach Venkatesh Shanmugam, saying he is a firm believer in teamwork and helped in improving his game. ... read..

Women's Bundesliga to resume from May 29
Berlin | Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
The women's Bundesliga will resume on May 29 after the stoppage due to the coronavirus pandemic, the German Football Association (DFB) has said following a meeting with the clubs. ... read..

Coronavirus: Human reaction for the players to be nervous, says James Anderson
Atlanta | May 21, 2020 3:41:51 PM IST
England pacer James Anderson has said that it's a normal human reaction if the players are worried about once again resuming cricket. ... read..

We gave our everything in 2019 WC, says Kane Williamson
New Delhi | May 21, 2020 3:41:50 PM IST
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson on Thursday opened up on his mental state after the 2019 World Cup final and said that he was really proud of what his side achieved in the entire tournament. ... read..

Would have to lean on each other if there's no crowd, says James Anderson
Atlanta | May 21, 2020 3:41:48 PM IST
England pacer James Anderson believes that the players in the squad would lean on each other if the side goes on to play matches behind closed doors this summer. ... read..

Brendon McCullum was gifted in his approach to the game: Kane Williamson
New Delhi | May 21, 2020 3:41:47 PM IST
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson on Thursday heaped praise on Brendon McCullum and said that the former Kiwi captain was really gifted in his approach to the game. ... read..

Nine football stadiums approved in Portugal for league restart
Lisbon | Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
Nine stadiums have been approved to host the football matches in Portugal once the league restarts after the COVID-19 stoppage. ... read..

ATP offers mental health support to players and staff
Washington | Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
The ATP has announced that it will be working with Sporting Chance and Headspace to support the mental health and well-being of its player members and staff. ... read..

Eight Santos Laguna players test positive for COVID-19
Mexico City | Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 PM IST
Eight Santos Laguna players have tested positive for coronavirus in a setback to Mexico's plans to restart football. ... read..

Lukasz Piszczek signs contract extension with Borussia Dortmund
Dortmund | May 21, 2020 2:41:41 PM IST
Borussia Dortmund have announced that Lukasz Piszczek has signed a contract extension with the club. ... read..

Winning is in Real Madrid's DNA: Zinedine Zidane
Madrid | May 21, 2020 1:11:38 PM IST
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane said that winning things is in the DNA of the club adding that they are going to prepare themselves to finish the season strongly. ... read..

Virat Kohli extends prayers to those affected by Cyclone Amphan
New Delhi | May 21, 2020 12:41:49 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday extended prayers to those affected by Cyclone Amphan in Odisha and West Bengal. ... read..

Spanish footballer Aritz Aduriz announces retirement
New Delhi | May 21, 2020 11:41:41 AM IST
Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz on Wednesday announced his retirement saying that his body has said 'enough'. ... read..

Serie A to be completed by August 20 as FIGC sets date for new season
Rome | May 21, 2020 11:11:45 AM IST
The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has said that the current season of the Serie A will be finished by August 20 as the body has set September 1 for the commencement of 2020-2021 season. ... read..

IOA President disappointed as only 7 NSFs prepare draft White Paper on resumption of sporting activities
New Delhi | May 21, 2020 10:41:40 AM IST
The President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Narinder Dhruv Batra on Thursday expressed disappointment after only seven National Sports Federations (NSFs) prepared a draft White Paper to address issues related to the resumption of sports activit ... read..

K-League fines FC Seoul for filling stadium with sex dolls
Seoul | May 21, 2020 9:41:46 AM IST
The K-League has slapped a fine of 100 million won (USD 81,500) on FC Seoul for "greatly" insulting and hurting female and family fans after the club filled the empty stadium with sex dolls. ... read..

Premier League clubs could soon receive approval to resume contact training
Leeds | May 21, 2020 8:41:36 AM IST
United Kingdom Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden on Wednesday said that the Premier League clubs could soon receive approval to resume contact training. ... read..

8 players of Mexican football club Santos Laguna test COVID-19 positive
Mexico City | May 21, 2020 8:11:37 AM IST
Mexican football club Santos Laguna's eight players have tested positive for coronavirus, Liga MX confirmed on Wednesday. ... read..

It is natural for me to put saliva, will have to adapt: Ashwin
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
India spinner R. Ashwin said that it will be difficult to let go of the habit of putting saliva on the ball. The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Cricket Committee had on Monday recommended banning the use of saliva to polish the ball. ... read..

Neuer extends contract with Bayern till 2023
Munich | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has extended his contract with German champions Bayern Munich, the club said in a statement on Wednesday. The Bavarian giants said that 34-year-old Neuer, who is also captain of the side, has extended his stay at Bayern till June 3 ... read..

Real players want to be playing again: Zidane
Madrid | Thursday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said that the players are eager to play the rest of the matches in the season. LaLiga clubs resumed group training on Monday and Zidane said that the team looks better this week. ... read..

Team will need 4-5 days to regain momentum: SL coach Arthur
Colombo | Thursday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur said that the team may need abour four to five days to build back the momentum they had before the coronavirus pandemic forced a freeze on cricket activities. Arthur had taken charge of the team in December 2019 and his first ... read..

100% Cricket 'Leading The Game' webinar series launched
Dubai | Thursday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The International Cricket Council on Wedesday launched its 100% Cricket Leading the Game webinar series bringing together world leaders from across sport and business to celebrate womens cricket. ... read..

Fully satisfied with SAI Bengaluru's measures: Batra
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra on Wednesday said that he spoke to officials and players at the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Bengaluru centre and is convinced that none of them interacted with the person who died due to a ca ... read..

COVID-19: LaLiga players keep fans engaged on social media
Madrid | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The past week has seen LaLiga players back in training at their club facilities and from this Monday, teams will be able to train in groups of no more than ten ahead of the return of competitive football in Spain. Yet LaLiga players, coaches and staff are ... read..

Will help India reach WC through coaching if not as player: Jhingan
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan said that he will do everything he can to help India get to the World Cup as a coach if he is not able to do so in his playing career. The 26-year-old centre back has been a mainstay of the Indian team for much of the past ... read..

Federer backing drew attention to ATP-WTA merger idea, says Konta
London | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
World number 14 Johanna Konta feels ATP-WTA merger was proposed a long time ago but getting backing from 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has drawn everybody's attention towards it. ... read..

NRAI working on SOP for holding national camp in July
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) is sticking to a timeline that allows for holding a camp for national shooters at the Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi in July. NRAI Secretary Rajiv Bhatia said that for now, the federation is working ... read..

Main aim is to win an Oly medal of different colour in Tokyo: Mary
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
London Olympics bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom said that her only aim right now is to ensure that she wins an Olympic medal of a different colour in Tokyo next year. Mary became the first female boxer from India to win an Olympic medal when she won a bron ... read..

Hockey players didn't come in contact with COVID-19 positive cook: Narinder Batra
New Delhi | May 20, 2020 11:11:43 PM IST
The Indian Olympic Association (IOC) president Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra on Wednesday clarified that none of the hockey players, staying at SAI Centre in Bengaluru, came in contact with COVID-19 positive cook who died after suffering a cardiac arrest. ... read..

Disinfecting the ball is a consideration: CA's Sports Science manager
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
As part of their plans to minimise health hazards as much as possible for the return of play amid the COVID-19 crisis, Cricket Australia (CA) will explore the benefits of disinfecting the match ball during games. ... read..

Don't see why Euro 2020 can't be played next year, says UEFA chief
London | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin feels Euro 2020, which was scheduled to be played from June 11, will definitely be played next year after it was postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year. ... read..

Steve Waugh says there is no feud with Shane Warne (Lead)
Sydney | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Steve Waugh said that his former Australia team mate Shane Warne's comments on him are "a reflection of himself." Warne and Waugh have shared a frayed relationship ever since the former was dropped for the 1999 tour of the West Indies. ... read..

Steve Waugh says there is no feud with Warne
Sydney | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Steve Waugh said that his former Australia teammate Shane Warne's comments on him are "a reflection of himself." Warne and Waugh have shared a frayed relationship ever since the former was dropped for the 1999 tour of the West Indies. ... read..

WBBL: Lachlan Stevens appointed Melbourne Renegades head coach
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The Melbourne Renegades on Wednesday announced the appointment of Lachlan Stevens as the clubs new head coach for the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL). Stevens has also been appointed coach of the Victorian womens team. ... read..

Former WWE star Shad Gaspard is no more
Connecticut | May 20, 2020 10:41:47 PM IST
Former American professional wrestler and WWE star Shad Gaspard's body was found on Venice Beach on Wednesday. He had gone missing after he was swept out to sea last weekend while swimming with his son. ... read..

Manuel Neuer extends contract with Bayern Munich for three years
Munich | May 20, 2020 10:41:38 PM IST
German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has extended his contract with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich till 2023, the club announced on Wednesday. ... read..

Second nature to give ball little touch up: Hazlewood on saliva ban
Sydney | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood feels the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee's proposal of banning the usage of saliva in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic will be difficult to maintain. ... read..

Dhoni fans start movement, want him to Break The Beard
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting a full-grown grey beard in a video posted on Instagram last week saw fans across the country getting nostalgic and even talking about how their favourite sportsperson was getting old. And they now want him to Break the Beard ... read..

Ronaldo created most problems for me at Real Madrid, says Capello
Madrid | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Former Real Madrid manager Fabio Capello has referred to Brazilian Ronaldo as the greatest talent he came across during his illustrious coaching career. Capello also revelead that Ronaldo's love for parties and alcohol created a big problem for him in the ... read..

Future hockey events will look very different: FIH
Lausanne | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has said that an immediate return to international hockey may not be possible. The FIH said that any return to training and playing has to be "carefully implemented to prevent any resurgence in infection". ... read..

Irfan & Yusuf's academy joins hands with StanceBeam for remote coaching
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan's Cricket Academy (CAP) announced its partnership with StanceBeam, a Bengaluru-based sports technology start-up to offer a remote-coaching platform for aspiring cricketers. This partnership will provide the aspirants pan Indi ... read..

SAI Bengaluru: Outdoor training on hold as COVID positive cook dies
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
The wait for athletes to train outdoors at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru is now set to be longer after one of the cooks there passed away and also later tested positive for coronavirus. The centre is where a number ... read..

PL clubs Watford, Burnley confirm positive COVID-19 tests
London | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
There is one player and two staff workers at Watford besides Burnley assistant manager Ian Woan who are among the six people found postive for coronavirus in tests conducted by the English Premier League. ... read..

Stranded in Spain since Feb, paddler Takeme set to return home
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Takeme Sarkar's long ordeal is finally set to end as the Indian table tennis player has been scheduled on a flight back to India from Spain where she went for training and has been stuck since February amid the COVID-19 induced lockdown. ... read..

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