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COVID-19: Unadkat and family donate to fight pandemic
Rajkot, April 7 (IANS) With the world coming to a standstill due to the coronavirus outbreak, sportspersons across the globe have donated to help those in need and pacer Jaydev Unadkat did the same on Tuesday as he donated to the PM-CARES Fund as well as the Gujarat Chief Ministers Relief Fund.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Chinese clubs and players mourn the passing of Radmiro Antic
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) Shandong Luneng and Hebei China Fortune, the two Chinese top-flight clubs which Radmiro Antic coached toward the end of his career, along with several Chinese players, were in mourning for the death of the former Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona coach on Tuesday.
2020-04-07
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
COVID-19: Pujara contributes towards PM-CARES fund
Rajkot, April 7 (IANS) India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara said that he and his family have contributed to the Prime Ministers Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund) which has been set up to aid in the fight against coronavirus.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
On this day: Jayasuriya blitz takes Singapore by storm
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) On this day in 1996, Sanath Jayasuriya slammed a 17-ball 50 to bedazzle the crowd in Singapore during the final of the Singer Cup but his 28-ball 76 blitzkrieg went in vain as Pakistan won the match by 43 runs.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
COVID-19: MB, EB to join campaign encouraging people to stay active
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Mohun Bagan and East Bengal will be taking part in a global United Nations and World Health Organisation (WHO) campaign aimed to encouraging people to remain "active" during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Amid lockdown, Yuzvendra returns with home edition of 'Chahal TV'
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Tuesday brought back the 'Chahal TV' show ? this time the "home edition" due to the ongoing lockdown period amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Aussie players 'sucked up' to Kohli to protect IPL deals: Clarke
Melbourne, April 7 (IANS) Former captain Michael Clarke believes current Australian players were too scared to "sledge" Virat Kohli and in order to protect their million dollars IPL deals, they "sucked up" to the India captain which resulted in their cricket becoming "soft".
2020-04-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Irfan calls for 'fire trucks' after netizens slam him
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking the citizens to come out and light candles, diyas or torch lights for nine minutes on Sunday night at 9 p.m. to show solidarity against the coronavirus outbreak, there was unusual scenes with people bursting crackers. Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan took to social media saying it was all good till people started bursting crackers and that hasnt gone down well with some who have started abusing him.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Dhanraj Pillay donates Rs 5 lakh to PM-CARES Fund
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Hockey wizard Dhanraj Pillay has contributed Rs 5 lakh to the PM-CARES fund as the country fights the coronavirus outbreak. The world has come to a standstill due to the pandemic and sporting events across the globe have either been cancelled or suspended.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Minerva Academy donates Rs 5 lakh towards Covid-19 relief funds
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) As the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly all around the world, Minerva Academy owner Ranjit Bajaj has donated Ra 5 lakh in 4 different donations towards the Punjab Chief Minister's COVID Relief Fund (Rs 1 Lakh), Haryana CORONA Relief Fund (Rs 1 Lakh), PM Cares Fund (Rs 2 Lakh) and Indian Red Cross Society, Chandigarh (Rs 1 Lakh) to help medical workers and hospitals fight the global pandemic.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey
China football team completes training camp in Dubai
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) The Chinese men's football team has completed a good training camp in a time made tough by COVID-19, said its naturalized striker Ai Kesen on Monday.
2020-04-06
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
India won in Australia largely due to absence of Warner, Smith: Waqar
Lahore, April 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Waqar Younis feels India's Test series win in Australia in 2018 was argely due to the absence of Steve Smith and David Warner.
2020-04-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
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Beijing, April 6 (IANS) The Chinese men's football team has completed a good training camp in a time made tough by COVID-19, said its naturalized striker Ai Kesen on Monday.
2020-04-06
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
Have battled quite hard with depression: Cycling star Cavendish
London, April 6 (IANS) British cycling star Mark Cavendish has revealed he successfully came out of a two-year battle with clinical depression, saying he was "dark" but is now on the "other side".
2020-04-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Dhoni owns Malinga in IPL: Styris
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris believes that MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings has been able to produce the most uncapped players for India and thats why they are a better franchise as compared to Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai Indians have 'slight edge' for Chennai Super kings: Manjrekar
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar feels Mumbai Indians have come through the ranks in the recent editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and hold a slight edge over MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) when one looks at the history of the tournament.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Formula 1 in 'very fragile state', warns McLaren boss
London, April 6 (IANS) McLaren boss Zak Brown has said that the coronavirus pandemic has plunged Formula One into "a very fragile state".
2020-04-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Man City not to seek coronavirus furlough offer
London, April 5 (IANS) Manchester City has said they will not be furloughing employees at the taxpayer's expense despite a number of English Premier League clubs taking advantage of the British government's scheme to fund non-playing staff during the coronavirus epidemic.
2020-04-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
No deadline to complete Champions League, says UEFA
London, April 5 (IANS) There is no deadline of August 3 to complete this season's Champions League, the UEFA has said rubbishing reports by German broadcaster ZDF which quoted its chief as saying the tournament had to be finished by that time frame.
2020-04-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Need to build a method to win games: SL coach Arthur
Colombo, April 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur feels the T20 squad needs some adjustments and a method to win games, ahead of the World Cup later this year.
2020-04-05
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Lighting a diya to salute commitment of sanitation warriors: Sachin
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar will light a diya for the sanitation 'warriors' working overtime even during lockdown to keep surroundings clean, he said on Sunday when the country is supposed to light candles, torches or phone flashes at 9 p.m. for 9 mins as requested by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-04-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Quarantine in Oz made China's women football players more mature: Coach
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) The Chinese women's football players grew and became more mature after they went through unexpected quarantine and hardships to play an inspiring Olympic qualification campaign, said Jia Xiuquan, head coach of the Chinese side.
2020-04-05
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
Badminton worlds to be rescheduled amid Olympic clash
London, April 5 (IANS) The Badminton World Championships next year are set to be rescheduled because of a clash with the new dates for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
2020-04-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Badminton
Former Honduras President embroiled in FIFA graft case dies
Mexico City, April 5 (IANS) Rafael Callejas, the former Honduras President convicted in the sprawling FIFA corruption scandal, died in the United States on Saturday.
2020-04-05
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Ronaldo wink was nothing, I was wrong: Rooney on 2006 WC saga
London, April 5 (IANS) England football star Wayne Rooney has said that his lowest point came in the 2006 World Cup quarter-final game against Portugal, where he was sent off.
2020-04-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Can't remember the last time I had such a long break: Sindhu
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) Reigning badminton world champion PV Sindhu said that she was mentally prepared to hear news of the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics before the International Olympic Committee made it official.
2020-04-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
You have won me over: Gambhir thanks RCB
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir on Friday thanked Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for acknowledging the contribution he made to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-04-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PM Modi thanks athletes for support in fight against COVID-19
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked athletes for showing their support towards the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Modi addressed the nation on Friday morning before interacting with a number of athletes. Post the interaction, the athletes tweeted their support in the fight against the novel disease. Over 2,300 coronavirus cases have been reported in India, including 56 deaths and the number is rising.
2020-04-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
COVID-19: LaLiga urges clubs to introduce pay cuts
Madrid, April 3 (IANS) Spanish football's top flight league, also known as LaLiga, urged its clubs to introduce pay cuts as the coronavirus pandemic has forced the country into declaring a state of emergency.
2020-04-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Premier League to resume when normalcy returns, wage cut to be discussed
London, April 3 (IANS) The Premier League shareholders met on Friday and among the major decisions taken with an eye on the coronavirus outbreak across the world, it has been decided that the league will not resume in the beginning of May and will only happen once the pandemic is brought under control and it is considered safe for the people.
2020-04-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Dortmund's stadium to become COVID-19 treatment center
Berlin, April 3 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund is to make its home stadium, the Signal Iduna Park, Germany's largest football stadium, available to help the fight against the coronavirus with immediate effect, the Bundesliga club announced on Friday.
2020-04-03
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Japan football, baseball leagues postponed further
Tokyo, April 3 (IANS) The Japanese professional baseball league and football J-League will continue to be postponed due to the global spread of coronavirus, it was announced here on Friday.
2020-04-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Give respect, dignity and assure safety to front line workers: Bhaker
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Teen shooting star Manu Bhaker on Friday put her weight firmly behind doctors, nurses, police and urged for their safety as they fight the coronavirus risking their lives.
2020-04-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Let's build up a new energy to fight COVID-19 crisis: Shastri
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh have urged countrymen to support Prime Minister Narendra Modis call to gather and show COVID-19 pandemic, the strength of Indian unity and 'light'.
2020-04-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bayern fine Boateng for violating coronavirus guidelines
Munich, April 2 (IANS) German champions Bayern Munich said on Thursday that they have fined defender Jerome Boateng for leaving Munich without the club's permission, thus transgressing their guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-02
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Barcelona could offer Griezmann to get Neymar back: Report
London, April 2 (IANS) Spanish soccer giants FC Barcelona could part ways with Antoine Griezmann in order to bring back Neymar from Paris Saint Germain, according to a Sky Sports report.
2020-04-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'Decision on New Delhi WC after assessing situation post lockdown'
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A decision on the New Delhi Shooting World Cup will be taken after the end of the lockdown in India that is in place to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, said National Rifles Association of India secretary Rajiv Bhatia.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Warne names Akram, Fleming as captains of his greatest Pak, NZ XIs
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne on Thursday picked the greatest Pakistan and New Zealand XI he played against during his playing days.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Stokes to race against 5 F1 drivers in virtual GP
London, April 2 (IANS) Star England all-rounder Ben Stokes will join five F1 drivers at this weekend's F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix. This weekends race is the second race in the new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series, designed to give fans the chance to watch some F1 racing action, despite the ongoing coronavirus situation.
2020-04-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket,Motorsports
Vaughan wants IPL for five weeks leading up to T20 WC
London, April 2 (IANS) The coronavirus outbreak has seen not only normal life come to a standstill, even sporting events across the world have either been cancelled or suspended. The fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League also hangs in balance as the Indian government has called for a 21-day lockdown that will last till April 14. Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels that there is still a window open to have both the IPL and the World T20.
2020-04-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
No religion, no caste, only humanity: Harbhajan Singh
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Ace India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has reacted to the criticism which he and Yuvraj Singh received for extending support to Shahid Afridis humanitarian work amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Gambhir pledges to donate 2 year's salary to PM-CARES Fund
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Former India cricketer and BJP lawmaker Gautam Gambhir on Thursday pledged to donate his two years salary towards Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) set up for fight against coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ECB announces pay cut for employees amid COVID-19 crisis
London, April 2 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced salary cuts for its employees to help lower central costs, and protect jobs in the long-term, as the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold.
2020-04-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gambhir pledges to donate 2 year's salary to PM-CARES Fund
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Former India cricketer and BJP lawmaker Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday pledged to donate his two years salary towards Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) set up for fight against coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
No oxygen, endless minutes of fear: Reina on COVID-19 battle
London, April 1 (IANS) Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has said he was unable to breathe for 25 minutes while struggling with coronavirus symptoms in what he describes as "endless minutes of fear".
2020-04-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Don't forget about personal fitness during quarantine: Hardik
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Hardik Pandya could have set the stage on fire on his return from injury in the home ODI series against South Africa. But with the coronavirus wrecking havoc, the three-match affair had to be postponed as virtually all sporting events, including the Tokyo Olympics, came to a jolting halt.
2020-04-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Hockey India contributes Rs 25 lakhs towards COVID-19 fight
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Hockey India on Wednesday pledged to contribute Rs 25 lakhs towards the PM Cares Fund in a bid to join country's fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Will not give up until I win gold at Olympics: Mary Kom
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Six-time World Champion Mary Kom on Wednesday reiterated that her dream is to win a gold medal for India at the Olympics and for that she will try her level best and keep fighting until she achieves her goal.
2020-04-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Have enough capacity to see us through next season: CSA CEO
Johannesburg, April 1 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) has revealed a four-point plan to play its part in countering the COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed more than 36,000 lives so far and brought the globe to a standstill.
2020-04-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
IPL franchises turn to WhatsApp groups to answer player queries
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) With the coronavirus outbreak bringing the world to a standstill, sporting events across the globe have either been suspended or called off. Similarly, the fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) now hangs in balance. The uncertainty has seen players checking with franchises on the situation and road ahead and that has in turn seen the teams communicate with them on WhatsApp groups.
2020-04-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket