FIFA to select host next month for 2023 Women’s World Cup

Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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Zurich : The 2023 Women’s World Cup host will be picked by FIFA’s ruling council on June 25. The contest is between Brazil, Japan, Colombia, and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand. In an open vote of the 37-member FIFA Council, the result of each round of balloting and each voter’s choice will […]

Tokyo: Impossible to delay Olympics again, says Yoshiro Mori

Friday, April 24th, 2020
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Tokyo: The Tokyo 2020 Olympics cannot be delayed beyond the year-long postponement already forced by the coronavirus outbreak, the organizing committee’s president has warned in comments published Thursday. Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said there is “absolutely no” chance of postponing the Games beyond their rescheduled July 23, 2021 opening, according to Kyodo News agency. […]

COVID-19: New dates announced for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Tokyo: The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games. Tokyo organizers said on Monday that the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021, almost exactly one year after the games were due to start this year. Last week, the IOC and Japanese organizers postponed […]

Gary Neville says his hotels free for NHS staff during coronavirus crisis

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
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Reuters : Gary Neville has said that the two hotels he co-owns with former Manchester United teammate Ryan Giggs will be made available to National Health Service (NHS) staff at no cost as they fight the coronavirus pandemic. Premier League side Chelsea have also made the Millennium Hotel at their Stamford Bridge stadium in London […]

Wimbledon still planning for play despite virus mayhem

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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London : Wimbledon organizers are still planning to play the Grand Slam this year, despite the coronavirus chaos that led the French Open to be pushed back until September. Wimbledon is scheduled to run from June 29 to July 12, but All England Club chiefs are aware the sporting schedule has been decimated by the […]

First priority is Safety, says Sourav Ganguly after IPL’s suspension

Saturday, March 14th, 2020
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Mumbai : The under-pressure BCCI on Friday suspended the start of this year’s IPL from March 29 to April 15 in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused massive upheaval across the globe. “The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to suspend IPL 2020 till 15th April 2020, as a […]

BCCI explores alternate venues after Delhi shuts doors on IPL matches due to COVID-19

Friday, March 13th, 2020
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New Dehli : The Delhi government’s refusal to allow any IPL matches in the city owing to the COVID-19 pandemic has added to the BCCI’s woes. It is now looking for alternate venues in “willing” states to conduct a closed-door edition. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said that the national capital will […]

Yuzvendra Chahal wears mask on way to Dharamsala for first ODI

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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New Delhi : It’s not only the South African players but also their Indian counterparts who are taking precautionary measures in the wake of coronavirus outbreak as leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal wore a mask at the Delhi airport on way to Dharamshala for the first ODI there. Chahal posted a picture of him wearing a mask […]

I am sure more Indian sportswomen will win medals : P V Sindhu

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
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New Delhi : India’s champion shuttler P V Sindhu feels more women will win medals for the country in future. Reigning world champion Sindhu recently won the BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year 2019. “My message to all young sportswomen is that as women we have to believe in ourselves. I’m sure soon there will […]

No change of stance on MS Dhoni’s future, he ‘has to’ perform in IPL for India comeback

Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Rajkot : The addition of two new members, including the chairman, in the national selection committee, has not changed the panel’s stance on M S Dhoni, who will “have to perform” in the upcoming IPL to be considered for T20 World Cup selection, a top BCCI official told PTI. The Sunil Joshi-led selection panel met […]

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