Devastated, says Roger Federer as Wimbledon cancelled due to COVID-19

As the Wimbledon organisers on Wednesday (April 1) scrapped the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament for the first time since World War II du...

Limited by limbs, not by belief: The physically challenged Team India

Not many people knew that an Indian Cricket Team for the physically challenged existed until last year when they won a World Disability Series in England. India remained unbeaten throughout the six-nation tournament, including the warm-up games.

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COVID-19: Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

London: Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday (April 1) as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar.

After BCCI, Hockey India and AIFF donate ₹25 lakh each to COVID-19 funds

Following the footsteps of the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), the All India Football Association and Hockey India on Wednesday (April 1) pledged to donate ₹25 lakh each towards the PM Cares Fund for the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In wake of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi an...

Tokyo Olympics to be held between July 23-August 8 next year

Tokyo: The much-awaited 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which was postponed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, will now be organised next year during the same time slot.

COVID-19: Mercedes F1 team helps develop breathing aid in pandemic

London: With the global sporting calendar disrupted and most of the sportspersons self-isolating themselves due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, top Formula One team Mercedes has put its men to the best use.

Dhoni wanted to earn ₹30 lakh to settle in Ranchi, reveals Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer on Sunday (March 29) said that his most memorable moment with Mahendra Singh Dhoni was when the two-time World Cup-winning skipper told he wanted to “make ₹30 lakh from playing cricket and live peacefully in Ranchi.”

ICC lauds cricketer-turned cop Joginder Sharma for working amid COVID-19

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has hailed India's cricketer-turned cop Joginder Sharma for doing his bit in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.


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City of Joy turns pink as India-Bangladesh clash in maiden Day/Night Test

Chennai/Kolkata: India is all set to take on Bangladesh in the unexplored terrain of Day/Night pink ball Test match in Eden Gardens, Kolkata starting November 22. Watch the video to know how Kohli & Co. are planning to change the experiment into victory.

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Olympians face uncertainty with Tokyo Games delay over COVID-19

Washington: Would-be Olympians and their coaches have gone from days and weeks of mulling one sort of uncertainty raised by the coronavirus pandemic ‘Are the Tokyo Games going to be held as scheduled?’ to a whole other set of questions now that an indefinite postponement is official.

Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021 over coronavirus outbreak

Tokyo: The International Olympic Committee, in agreement with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on Tuesday (March 24) deferred this year’s Tokyo Games by a year due the coronavirus outbreak affecting several countries.

Amid coronavirus outbreak, IPL may be indefinitely deferred: Reports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday (March 23) indefinitely deferred a review meeting to be held for final decision making on whether the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be staged or not.

Will wait and watch for a month before any decision: IOA on Olympics

New Delhi: Amid the coronavirus outbreak and the speculations surrounding the postponement or cancellation of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the Indian Olympic Association on Monday (March 23) said it will "wait and watch" for at least a month before taking any call on participation.

IOC mulls Olympics postponement, but says cancellation not on agenda

Laussane: The International Olympic Committee on Sunday (March 23) said that postponing the 2020 Olympics is one of its options as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, but that cancellation of the Tokyo showpiece was "not on the agenda". The IOC has faced strong pressure to push back the Games, scheduled from July 24 to August 9, from sportin...

1.6 crore legal fee paid but coaches, support staff await salary: DDCA

New Delhi: The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association is yet to pay remuneration of its coaches and support staff of various state teams (senior, age group, and women) but has cleared legal expenses of more than Rs 1.6 crore in the last four months.

COVID-19: Postpone Tokyo Olympics, US track and field body demands

Washington: The US Track and Field Federation on Saturday (March 21) urged the International Olympic Committee to postpone the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo in view of the novel coronavirus pandemic gripping the entire world.

Dhoni joining squad unlikely; may silently retire from cricket: Gavaskar

Giving air to the speculations surrounding former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s retirement, Sunil Gavaskar said that it’s “highly unlikely” for the wicketkeeper-batsman to find a place in the upcoming T20 World Cup squad.

All in the game as COVID-19 fear keeps people indoors

New Delhi: At a time when world sport is in a major crisis, as is everything else, including all sectors of the economy looking at a downward spiral, the gaming industry seems to have some positive news.

Indian football legend PK Banerjee passes away at 83

Kolkata: PK Banerjee, a footballing colossus of his time and a raconteur for life, passed away in Kolkata on Friday (March 20) at the age of 83, having dribbled and dazzled for a good part of his mind-boggling 51 years of service to the game.

UEFA proposes postponing Euro 2020 by a year due to coronavirus

UEFA has proposed postponing this year's European Championship until 2021, a source close to European football's governing body told AFP on Tuesday (March 17), as the continent battles with the coronavirus pandemic. The source's confirmation of the proposal came after the Norwegian FA tweeted that the new plan is for the tournament to take place...

COVID-19 threat: Bangladesh tour of Pakistan postponed indefinitely

The Pakistan and Bangladesh cricket boards on Monday (March 16) decided to postpone the upcoming One-Day International and Test in Karachi indefinitely amid the COVID-19 pandemic which has derailed sporting calendars globally. Bangladesh were due to arrive in Karachi on March 29 to play an ODI on April 1 and the second ICC World Test Championshi...

I respect BCCI’s decision and accept it as professional: Sanjay Manjrekar

New Delhi: Dropped from the BCCI commentary panel for the South Africa ODI series, former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar on Sunday (March 15) said he always considered commentating a privilege and accepted the decision as a professional.

Olympics to go as scheduled, says Japan PM amid COVID-19 outbreak

Tokyo: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday (March 14) said that Japan is going to continue its preparations to host this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, despite the outbreak of the novel coronavirus across the globe.

IPL to be truncated if it happens: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly

Mumbai: The BCCI on Saturday discussed the option of conducting a curtailed Indian Premier League with the eight franchise owners in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has led to the event being suspended by a fortnight.

All international football should be postponed, says FIFA on COVID-19

Paris: The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) on Friday recommended that all international football matches scheduled for March and April be postponed due to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

COVID-19 impact: Stephen Curry to lose $435,000 per missed NBA game

Miami: NBA champ Stephen Curry, the league's highest-paid player this season, could lose about $435,000 for each game missed due to the league suspending the season for at least 30 days over the coronavirus pandemic, reported PTI on Friday.

Japanese Olympic minister shoots down Trump’s postponement idea

Tokyo: President Donald Trump's suggestion to postpone the Tokyo Olympics for a year because of the spreading coronavirus was immediately shot down by Japan's Olympic minister.

BCCI to reschedule India-South Africa series amid COVID-19 scare

New Delhi: The two remaining India-South Africa ODIs in Lucknow and Kolkata were on Friday (March 13) called off owing to the COVID-19 threat as the country's sports calendar continued to go haywire because of the global pandemic.

COVID-19 effect: BCCI suspends Indian Premier League till April 15

New Delhi: With the number of coronavirus-affected cases touching 73 in India, not wanting to take any chances, the BCCI on Friday (March 13) suspended the start of this year's edition from March 29 to April 15.