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SAI employees contribute Rs 76 lakh to PM CARES Fund
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:07 AM IST
With the coronavirus outbreak bringing the world to a standstill, people from all walks of life are trying their best to help fellow citizens to fight the pandemic and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) employees have now contributed Rs 76 lakh to PM CAR ... read..


COVID-19: Sania helps raise Rs 1.25 crore for people in need
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday said she has been helping raise Rs 1.25 crore in one week which will help close to 1 lakh people in need during the 21-day lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


COVID-19: India allrounder Deepti joins fight, donates Rs 50,000
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
India all-rounder Deepti Sharma, who was part of the eves' T20 World Cup team, on Monday contributed Rs 50,000 to the West Bengal State Emergency Fund for the fight against coronavirus pandemic. She also separately contributed to the Prime Ministers Reli ... read..


IOA, NSFs welcome new dates for Tokyo Olympics
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) along with the National Sports Federations (NSF) expressed their happiness with the newly announced revised dates for the Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


'No more Oly qualifiers until fair access can be guaranteed'
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed that no remaining qualification events for Tokyo Olympics will be held till fair access and preparations can be guaranteed for all athletes. The IOC said so in a letter to all National Olympic Councils ( ... read..


COVID-19: Bengal Tennis Association donates Rs 1 lakh
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
The Bengal Tennis Association on Monday decided to donate Rs 1 lakh to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics to be held from July 23 to Aug 8 in 2021 (Lead)
Tokyo | Monday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, will now be held from July 23 to August 8 next year and the Para Olympic Games will be held from August 24 to September 5. ... read..


COVID-19: Red Bull boss told team's drivers to become infected
Munich | Monday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Red Bull motorsport chief Helmut Marko had advised his drivers to get infected with coronavirus while the season is in a break, he has said in a startling revelation. ... read..


IOA thanks its members for contributing to PM-CARES Fund
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 11:41:48 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday thanked its members, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and Indian Gold Union, for their contribution to the PM-CARES Fund to combat coronavirus. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics to be held between July 23 & Aug 8, 2021: Report
Tokyo | Monday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, will now be held from July 23 to August 8 next year as per reports in local media. ... read..


Bhaichung offers own building in Sikkim to help migrant workers
Kolkata | Monday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Monday offered his building in Lumsey,Tadong, Sikkim to the migrant workers in the state at a time they are struggling to reach their homes amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandem ... read..


No qualification events to be scheduled unless IFs can guarantee fair access for competing athletes: IOC
Lausanne | March 30, 2020 11:11:33 PM IST
International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that no qualification events will be scheduled unless International Federations (IFs) can guarantee 'fair access' and appropriate preparation for the competing athletes and teams. ... read..


Sharath Kamal was hoping Tokyo Olympics to take place 'little bit' earlier
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 11:11:27 PM IST
After the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the new schedule for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Indian table tennis player Sharath Kamal said that he was hoping the event to take place a 'little bit' earlier. ... read..


Survey shows 2019 was big year for Star Sports
Mumbai | Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Over the years, sport has provided a sense of belonging and connection to a wider world. From the ancient Olympic Games in Greece to Super Bowl, sports has become part of human experience. From millennials to older generation, every single person has a fa ... read..


Wimbledon 2020 to be 'cancelled' amid COVID-19 pandemic
London | Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
After the postponement of this years Roland Garros, the Wimbledon championships, scheduled to be played between June 29 to July 12, is set to be cancelled amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


COVID-19: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran joins fight with donations
Kolkata | Monday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
India's top-ranked paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Monday pledged to donate Rs one lakh to Tamil Nadu CMs Relief Fund and Rs 25,000 to PM-CARES Fund to combat the coronavirus crisis in India. ... read..


If Dhoni plays, he should for India: Irfan Pathan
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Former India skipper M.S. Dhonis future has been the topic of discussion after the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League was suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. While some pundits believe it is the end of the road as far as Dhonis India dreams ... read..


Rohit has best cricketing brain among current players: Jaffer
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Star Indian opener Rohit Sharma has the best cricketing brain among modern-day players, believes former India opener Wasim Jaffer. ... read..


SAI employees donate Rs 76 lakh to PM-CARES Fund
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 10:11:46 PM IST
In an attempt to help the country in its fight against the coronavirus, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) employees have pledged to contribute a sum of Rs 76 lakh to the PM-CARES Fund. ... read..


Combating COVID-19: WFI donates Rs 11 lakh to PM-CARES Fund
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 10:11:41 PM IST
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Monday announced to donate Rs 11 lakh to PM-CARES fund on behalf of the federation. ... read..


Belarus Premier League goes on amid coronavirus pandemic
Minsk (Belarus) | Monday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The coronavirus pandemic has forced football to come to a halt virtually across the world, also sport for that matter, but not in Belarus. ... read..


COVID-19: TT world team championships postponed again
Seoul | Monday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The table tennis world team championships have been postponed again after ITTF, the sport's governing body, suspended all planned international events until June 30 because of the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


FC Barcelona seeks to cut players' salaries by 70%: Report
Madrid | Monday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Spanish La Liga club FC Barcelona wants the players to cut their salaries by 70 per cent until June 30 as a way of saving around 106 million euros (117 million dollars) due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Dhoni was focused on getting ready for IPL: Balaji
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The outbreak of the coronavirus saw the Chennai Super Kings training camp being called off and skipper M.S. Dhoni returning home from Chennai. But CSK bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji said that the former India skipper looked very intense during his trai ... read..


Tendulkar was an all condition batsman: Warne
Sydney | Monday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Australian spin great Shane Warne has picked Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara as the two greatest batters to have played during his time on the field. ... read..


COVID-19: Mary Kom releases 1 crore from MPLADS Fund
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Ace boxer and Rajya Sabha MP Mary Kom on Monday made contributions towards fight against coronavirus pandemic. The 37-year-old said she has given her consent for release of Rs one crore from her MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) Fund towards the r ... read..


Delhi's Nehru Stadium to be converted into a quarantine centre for Covid-19 patients
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 8:41:34 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will hand over Nehru Stadium to the Delhi government to be used as a quarantine center for Covid-19 patients. ... read..


Guangzhou Evergrande's Paulinho stuck outside China due to COVID-19
Shanghai | Monday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Brazil' Paulinho reportedly heads a long list of foreign footballers locked out of China as the country attempts to stop coronavirus cases. ... read..


Penguin releases 'Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution'
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Why is Royal Challengers Bangalore one of the worst-performing teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL), despite having batsman like A.B. de Villiers and being captained by Virat Kohli? ... read..


Waugh was more of a match saver than match-winner: Warne
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne believes former skipper Steve Waugh, counted among one of the most successful captains, was more of a match-saver than a match-winner when it came to Test cricket. ... read..


On this day in 2011: India beat Pakistan to march into WC final
Mohali | Monday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
On this day in 2011, India continued their supremacy over Pakistan in ICC tournaments and stormed into the final of the World Cup by beating the arch-rivals by 29 runs here. ... read..


Help is help, says Ojha on people being questioned over donation to PM-CARES
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 7:41:27 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer Pragyan Ojha said it is 'very strange' to see people being questioned over how much they have donated to fight coronavirus, adding that 'help is a help' and it is not measured. ... read..


ISL: Paartalu signs fresh two-year deal with Bengaluru FC
Bengaluru | Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Midfielder Erik Paartalu has put pen to paper in a new two-year deal that keeps him with Bengaluru FC till end of the 2021-22 season, the Indian Super League (ISL) club announced on Monday. ... read..


Can safely assume Asia Cup isn't a possibility: BCCI official
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
The coronavirus outbreak has not only brought the world to a standstill, it has also created a scenario where the fate of sporting activities in the next six months hangs in balance. While the 2020 Olympic has already been postponed and the start of IPL-1 ... read..


Ronaldinho's smile has 'disappeared' in Paraguayan prison
Rio de Janeiro | Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Ronaldinho's famous smile has "disappeared" after more than three weeks in a Paraguayan jail, according to one of the few people allowed to visit him. ... read..


World Athletics welcomes new schedule for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Quai Antoine | March 30, 2020 7:11:34 PM IST
World Athletics on Monday welcomed the new schedule for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). ... read..


Combating Covid-19: Sania Mirza raises Rs 1.25 crore
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 7:11:29 PM IST
Sania Mirza has raised Rs 1.25 crore to help people as India continues its fight against coronavirus. ... read..


We just sat back and clapped: Clarke on youngsters in 2015 WC
Sydney | Monday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke has revealed that the team he led to the World Cup win in 2015 had a lot of egos in it, but he just asked the youngsters go out and express themselves and that led to them finally lifting the cup at home. ... read..


Boxer Saunders apologises for domestic violence 'advice' video
London | Monday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
WBO super middleweight world champion Billy Joe Saunders has issued an apology for a video in which he can be seen advising men how to hit their female partners during the coronavirus lockdown. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics to commence from July 23 next year: IOC
Lausanne | March 30, 2020 6:41:33 PM IST
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday announced that the Tokyo Olympics 2020 will be 'celebrated' from July 23 to August 8 next year while the Paralympics Games will be held from August 24 to September 5, 2021. ... read..


COVID-19: Neymar denies flouting social distancing protocols
Rio de Janeiro | Monday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) forward Neymar has denied suggestions that he ignored social distancing guidelines amid the coronavirus outbreak by playing footvolley with friends at his mansion near Rio de Janeiro. ... read..


Very important time to look after people: Meg Lanning
Melbourne | March 30, 2020 6:11:30 PM IST
As the concerns over coronavirus continue to grow all around the world, Australia women captain Meg Lanning said that it is a 'very important time' to look after people. ... read..


Afridi, not Sehwag, redefined opening in Test cricket, says Akram
Lahore | Monday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram believes it was Shahid Afridi and not Virender Sehwag who redefined the concept of opening the batting in Test cricket. ... read..


Mentally at Wankhede, physically at home: Suryakumar Yadav
Mumbai | Monday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
In an ideal world, the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) would have kickstarted on Sunday with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings at the iconic Wankhede Stadium. However, thats not the case because of the corona ... read..


Scrap Premier League if not completed by June: Harry Kane
London | Monday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, England captain Harry Kane has said that the Premier League season should be scrapped if it cannot be completed by the end of June. ... read..


Deepa Malik welcomes postponement of 2020 Tokyo Olympics
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 4:41:37 PM IST
The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) president, Deepa Malik, has welcomed the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics saying that it is a 'very positive' decision. ... read..


COVID-19: BCCI contributes Rs 51 crore to PM-CARES
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 4:41:29 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday contributed Rs 51 crore to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative PM-CARES fund to combat coronavirus. ... read..


Bhaker pledges to donate one lakh towards COVID-19 fight
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Ace Indian shooter Manu Bhaker has plegded to donate a sum of Rs one lakh in fight against coronavirus pandemic. Bhaker has donated the amount to Haryana relief fund set up for COVID-19 patients. ... read..


Pakistani squash great Azam Khan dies of coronavirus
London | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Great Pakistani squash player Azam Khan has died of novel coronavirus. He was 95. ... read..


AC Milan goalie asks for help for 67-yr-old woman stuck in Goa
Panaji | Monday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has asked for assistance about a elderly woman who is stuck in Goa amid the lockdown imposed in India in wake of coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


Kobe Bryant's towel from finale sold for $33,000
Washington | Monday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
The towel which basketball legend Kobe Bryant had drapped over his shoulders during his farewell speech following his final game in 2016 has been sold for more than $33,000. ... read..


Indian Olympic Association extends support, contribution to combat COVID-19
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 2:41:40 PM IST
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday pledged "support and contribution" towards the nation's battle against coronavirus crisis saying its member Sports Federations and State Olympic Associations will also extend their support to help the cause. ... read..


Sathiyan Gnanasekaran pledges to donate money for combating coronavirus
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 2:41:28 PM IST
Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Monday pledged to donate Rs one lakh to Tamil Nadu CM's Relief Fund and Rs 25,000 to PM-CARES Fund to combat the coronavirus crisis in the country.Taking to Twitter he wrote, "These are testing times for all of us e ... read..


Tendulkar and Lara greatest batsmen of my era: Shane Warne
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 2:11:37 PM IST
Former Australian spinner Shane Warne on Monday picked Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara as the greatest batsmen that played during his era. ... read..


On this day, Garry Sobers made his Test debut against England
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 1:41:47 PM IST
West Indies all-rounder Garry Sobers had made his Test debut against England on this day in Jamaica, 1954. ... read..


Shane Warne names Allan Border as captain of greatest Australian XI
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 1:11:41 PM IST
Former Australian spinner Shane Warne on Monday named his greatest Australian XI and named Allan Border as the skipper of his side. ... read..


COVID-19: Mumbai Indians player Suryakumar Yadav laments IPL delay, urges people to 'stay home' and 'stay safe'
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 12:41:29 PM IST
Referring to the delayed IPL in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, Mumbai Indians batsman Suryakumar Yadav stated that though he mentally felt like being at the Wankhede stadium but was at home and urged people to "stay home" and "stay safe". ... read..


Virat, Anushka pledge support to PM-CARES and CM's Relief Fund
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 12:11:45 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his actor wife Anushka Sharma on Monday pledged to extend their support to the PM-CARES and CM's Relief Fund of Maharashtra to combat the coronavirus threat in the country. ... read..


On this day in 1999, Brian Lara stunned Australia with 153-run knock
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 11:41:27 AM IST
It was on March 30, 1999, when former West Indies batsman Brian Lara stunned Australia with a 153-run knock in Barbados. ... read..


On this day, Meg Lanning guided Australia to fourth T20 WC final
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 11:11:36 AM IST
On this day in 2016, Australian skipper Meg Lanning's fifty guided the side to their fourth consecutive T20 World Cup final. ... read..


Football Federation Australia extends support to Red Cross in fight against COVID-19
Sydney | March 30, 2020 11:11:29 AM IST
Football Federation Australia (FFA) is extending its support to Red Cross in their efforts to respond to the effects of COVID-19 on community health and wellbeing by allowing "to use its platforms". ... read..


COVID-19: Boxing Hall of Fame cancels induction ceremony
New York | March 30, 2020 10:41:37 AM IST
The International Boxing Hall of Fame has decided to cancel its induction ceremony scheduled for June due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


COVID-19: BCCI monitoring situation, no decision on IPL yet
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 10:41:29 AM IST
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) sources on Monday said that no final decision has been taken on the fate of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) yet even as the country is under a 21-day COVID-19 lockdown. ... read..


Kobe Bryant's farewell towel sold for more than USD 30k in online auction
Atlanta | March 30, 2020 9:41:34 AM IST
The towel that basketball legend Kobe Bryant draped over the shoulders during his farewell speech in 2016 has been sold for more than USD 30,000 at a virtual auction. ... read..


On this day: India defeated Pakistan to enter finals of 2011 WC
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 9:41:32 AM IST
It was on March 30, 2011, when India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan to enter the finals of the 50-over World Cup. ... read..


Shooter Manu Bhaker donates Rs 1 lakh to Haryana Corona Relief Fund
New Delhi | March 30, 2020 9:11:30 AM IST
Indian shooter Manu Bhaker on Monday pledged to donate Rs 1 lakh to Haryana Corona Relief Fund to support the battle against Covid-19 crisis. ... read..


Scrap Premier League if not completed by June, says Harry Kane
London | March 30, 2020 9:11:27 AM IST
Tottenham striker Harry Kane on Sunday said the current Premier League season should be cancelled if not completed by the end of June due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


Not definite that I'm going to stay with Tottenham forever: Harry Kane
Leeds | March 30, 2020 8:41:30 AM IST
England skipper Harry Kane has indicated that he is unsure about a future with Tottenham Hotspur and said his final decision on staying will depend on whether the club can progress ahead. ... read..


COVID-19: FIGC president praises Juventus' decision for salary reductions
Leeds | March 30, 2020 8:41:27 AM IST
Italian Football Federation's president Gabriele Gravina has lauded Juventus' players and coaching staff to opt for a pay cut in order to help the club remain financially stable amid the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


COVID-19: ITTF suspends all events till June 30
Lausanne | March 30, 2020 8:11:30 AM IST
International Table Tennis Federation has decided to suspend all events and activities involving international travel until June 30 due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


'You don't compare Formula 1 with karting': Karim Benzema let it rip at Olivier Giroud
Leeds | March 30, 2020 8:11:28 AM IST
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema spoke his mind and let it rip at his France's teammate Olivier Giroud when asked to name the better striker between both the players. ... read..


Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu in hospital with coronavirus
Istanbul | Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber, the country's most capped player, is in a "critical period" in hospital with coronavirus. ... read..


Covid-19: Veteran groundsman Maheshwar Shaw donates Rs 2,000
Kolkata | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Kolkata Maidan veteran groundsman Maheshwar Shaw contributed a sum of Rs 2,000 from his salary to the West Bengal State Emergency Relief Fund for the fight against coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


Tottenham striker Son returns to South Korea for 'personal reasons'
London | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min has been allowed to fly home to South Korea for "personal reasons". ... read..


How about a re-run of Game of Thrones?: Ashwin
Chennai | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Senior India off-spinner R. Ashwin wants a re-run of popular TV series 'Game of Thrones' at a time the world is on lockdown virtually due to the coronavirus outbreak. ... read..


Dhoni once said he wants to make Rs 30 lakh and live peacefully: Jaffer
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Former India opener and domestic legend Wasim Jaffer has revealed that all M.S. Dhoni wanted when he started off was to make Rs 30 lakh and live peacefully in Ranchi. ... read..


Hardik is a good singer in the team: Chahal
Mumbai | Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
In the current Indian team Hardik Pandya is a good singer, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has revealed. ... read..


COVID-19: ITTF suspends events until June 30
Beijing | Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Executive Committee decided to suspend all planned ITTF events and activities involving international travel until June 30 as it discussed the effects of COVID-19 on the international table tennis event sch ... read..


This is a crucial phase, stay indoors: Shastri
Mumbai | Monday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday urged everyone to stay indoors, saying the "only thing flying around the world like a tracer bullet is this bloody Corona". ... read..


Without COVID-19, Dhoni & Rohit would have taken over Wankhede
Mumbai | Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
In an ideal world, not brought down to its haunches by the coronavirus pandemic, the much-awaited 13th edition of the Indian Premier Legaue (IPL) would have kickstarted on Sunday with all eyes on M.S. Dhoni as he would lead his Chennai Super Kings side ag ... read..


Youngest sportsperson Esha donates Rs 30,000
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Teenage shooter Esha Singh on Sunday decided to donate Rs 30,000 to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


COVID-19: 2 Chinese female ice hockey players test positive
Beijing | Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Two players of China's women's ice hockey team tested positive for COVID-19 after flying back home from the United States, the Chinese Ice Hockey Association announced in a statement on Sunday. ... read..


COVID-19: BFI motivates boxers through video conferencing
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) became the first national sports federation in the country to reach out to its players through video conferencing to guide and motivate them during the 21-day lockdown as India battles COVID-19. ... read..


Pandya brothers urge everyone to stay at home to contain COVID-19
New Delhi | March 29, 2020 11:11:53 PM IST
Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya on Sunday urged the people to stay at home to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country. ... read..


Dhoni wanted to earn Rs 30 lakh and live peacefully in hometown, recalls Wasim Jaffer
New Delhi | March 29, 2020 11:11:39 PM IST
Former India batsman Wasim Jaffer recalled the time when wicketkeeper -batsman MS Dhoni told him that he just wants to earn Rs 30 lakh from cricket and live peacefully in hometown Ranchi. ... read..


COVID-19: England captain Knight joins NHS volunteer scheme
London | Sunday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
England captain Heather Knight said that she has joined UK's National Health Service's (NHS) volunteer scheme amidst the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. Knight said that she will be helping in transporting medicines and spreading awareness about t ... read..


COVID-19: Olympic flame to be kept in Tokyo
Tokyo | Sunday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The Olympic flame will be displayed in Fukushima for a month before being kept in Tokyo, local reports said on Sunday. ... read..


COVID-19: Manjrekar reminds everyone of Sunday
Mumbai | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar reminded the people of the country that it is a Sunday and also showed how he believes technique is the key to attain perfection in life. ... read..


Our responsibility to maintain hygiene, stay at home: Chhetri
Kuala Lumpur | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
India's all-time leading scorer Sunil Chhetri featured in an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) campaign to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and requested people to do all they can to overcome "these challenging times". ... read..


Atletico Mineiro boss Sampaoli eyes Santos quartet
Rio de Janeiro | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Atletico Mineiro's new head coach, Jorge Sampaoli, could sign up to four players from his former club Santos, as he attempts to bolster his squad for the 2020 Brazilian Serie A season. ... read..


Oly boss warns federations of 'major challenge' in deciding costs
Tokyo | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
It will be a "major challenge" on deciding who covers the additional costs arising from the postponement of the Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori has warned International Federations. ... read..


'Real champion': Rijiju hails 15-year-old shooter Esha Singh's donation to PM-Cares Fund
New Delhi | March 29, 2020 10:11:37 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, on Sunday lauded the 15-year-old shooter Esha Singh for contributing to the PM-CARES Fund to aid the battle against COVID-19. ... read..


Trying to keep myself positive and busy: Hanuma Vihari
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:45:08 PM IST
Indian batsman Hanuma Vihari has said he is utilising the time he has got during the lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak in trying to improve his fitness. Vihari had last played for India in their second Test against New Zealand that ended on March 2 ... read..


Tottenham Hotspur allows Son Heung-min, Steven Bergwijn to return home
London | March 29, 2020 9:41:47 PM IST
Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has allowed Son Heung-min and Steven Bergwijn to return to their home countries amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis. ... read..


Chelsea should stick with Kepa, says Mark Bosnich
London | March 29, 2020 9:41:40 PM IST
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Bosnich has backed current custodian Kepa Arrizabalaga and said the club should stay with him. ... read..


Jonty Rhodes enjoys home workout with kids amid lockdown
New Delhi | March 29, 2020 9:41:38 PM IST
Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes on Sunday shared his workout videos along with kids on social media and conveyed the message that during the lockdown one should try to stay fit at home. ... read..


'Like a tracer bullet': Ravi Shastri urges people to stay indoors in his trademark style
New Delhi | March 29, 2020 8:41:31 PM IST
Using his iconic commentary line 'like a tracer bullet', coach of the Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri on Sunday urged the citizens of the country to stay indoors as a precautionary measure against COVID-19. ... read..


Cricketer Richa donates Rs 1 lakh in fight against COVID-19
Kolkata | Sunday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
All-rounder Richa Ghosh, who represented India in the Women's T20 World Cup earlier this month, on Sunday donated Rs 1 lakh to the Bengal Chief Minister's relief fund in fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


COVID-19: Ajinkya Rahane to donate Rs 10 Lakh
Mumbai | Sunday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has decided to donate Rs 10 lakh to the Maharastra Chief Minister's Relief Fund as the country fights the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Stay home like the Pujara family, says BCCI
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday posted images of batsman Cheteshwar Pujara with his family at his home. ... read..


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