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Coronavirus: Andy Murray ‘Very Sad’ Over Wimbledon Cancellation

Coronavirus: Andy Murray ‘Very Sad’ Over Wimbledon Cancellation

Andy Murray has expressed his sadness that Wimbledon has been cancelled but says health and safety must be the priority amid the coronavirus crisis. The All England Lawn Tennis Club on Wednesday confirmed that the grass-court grand slam, which was due to start on June 29, will not go ahead for the first time since World War […]

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Shane Warne picks best India XI he played against: Sourav Ganguly captain & big omissions

Shane Warne picks best India XI he played against: Sourav Ganguly captain & big omissions

Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has picked his all-time India XI and has named Sourav Ganguly as the captain of his side. One of the biggest names to miss out from this side is VVS Laxman, as the right-hander had an awesome record against the Australian – both in India and in Australia. The spin wizard […]

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A Century Ago, Sports Rises From Ravages Of War And Disease

A Century Ago, Sports Rises From Ravages Of War And Disease

A war like no other had ravaged Europe, killing untold millions and leaving the continent devastated. The Spanish Flu pandemic was waning but still wreaking its horrors, with some 50 million people dead worldwide, including 675,000 in the United States. But hundreds of thousands of troops from various countries were still in Europe. The war […]

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CONFIRMED! Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled For July 23-August 8 In 2021

CONFIRMED! Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled For July 23-August 8 In 2021

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games. Tokyo organizers said Monday 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 the Olympics […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Sachin Tendulkar donates Rs 50 lakh to fight Covid-19

Coronavirus Pandemic: Sachin Tendulkar donates Rs 50 lakh to fight Covid-19

India cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday donated Rs 50 lakh to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in the country, which has claimed 17 lives so far in India, news agency PTI reported. As per the report, Tendulkar’s donation to the cause is the largest contribution made by any Indian leading sports personalities, some of whom […]

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Don’t stray out of your crease: Indian cricketers ram home lockdown message

Don’t stray out of your crease: Indian cricketers ram home lockdown message

NEW DELHI: Ravichandran Ashwin lightheartedly invoked his ‘mankad’ controversy with England’s Jos Buttler as India’s superstar cricketers urged the nation of 1.3 billion to observe its strict lockdown to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus. The spin bowler tweeted a picture of his dismissal of Buttler exactly a year ago in the Indian Premier League, when […]

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Tokyo Olympics To Be Postponed To 2021 Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Tokyo Olympics To Be Postponed To 2021 Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Japan on Tuesday asked for a one-year postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games over coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said a postponement is unavoidable if the Olympic Games cannot be held in a complete manner. As reported earlier, he held telephone talks with the International Olympics Committee chief Thomas Bach after the global sporting […]

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Who Will Be The Biggest Loser If Tokyo Olympics Is Cancelled, Postponed?

Who Will Be The Biggest Loser If Tokyo Olympics Is Cancelled, Postponed?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe might be the biggest loser if the Tokyo Olympics don’t go off as planned in just over four months. Abe has attached himself to the success of the Olympics since pushing hard for Tokyo’s selection at an IOC meeting in 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tokyo was picked over Istanbul […]

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Indian Premier League hopes fade, compensation ruled out

Indian Premier League hopes fade, compensation ruled out

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic might see the cancellation of IPL 2020. It is learnt that while the franchises are bracing up for the worst, top BCCI officials too don’t appear to be very optimistic. On Tuesday, the IPL franchises were to have a teleconference to discuss the future course of action. But that is unlikely to happen now, […]

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No IPL, no World Cup: 3 Indian players who stand to lose the most if IPL is cancelled

No IPL, no World Cup: 3 Indian players who stand to lose the most if IPL is cancelled

This is the year of the T20 World Cup and hence, the Indian management and selectors were looking at the Indian Premier League to identify players who could have been a part of India’s T20 World Cup squad. However, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the BCCI was forced to push the IPL to April 15 […]

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