COVID-19

MADRID: LaLiga has presented its financial report for the 2019-2020 season, in which the total income of the competition achieved a new historical record – despite the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic – and where the robustness and economic solvency of the clubs in LaLiga Santander and LaLiga SmartBank as a whole are demonstrated in facing up to the strongest impact that will manifest in 2020/21. 

Jun 21, 2021 10:06
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has decided to form a committee to look into compensating Indian domestic cricketers for loss of income suffered in the 2020 and 2021 seasons due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The decision was taken Sunday at the BCCI's 8th apex council meeting (emergent meeting).
Jun 19, 2021 07:06
NEW DELHI: Track legend Milkha Singh, one of the country’s earliest sports heroes, died of Covid-related complications in a private hospital in Chandigarh late on Friday night, leaving the athletics community in shock and disbelief.  The Flying Sikh, 91, lost his wife Nirmal Kaur to the virus earlier this week.
Jun 18, 2021 11:06
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC), through its Cricket for Good initiative, Thursday launched a fundraising campaign to support UNICEF’s emergency COVID-19 response in South Asia.  The campaign was launched ahead of the inaugural World Test Championship final being played in Southampton between India and New Zealand from Friday, June 18th, through to June 22.
May 27, 2021 20:05
CHENNAI: The Chennaiyin FC Foundation has joined hands with the club's Official Associate Sponsor ACKO Insurance, in supporting Akshaya Patra Foundation's initiative to distribute dry ration kits to families of marginalized communities affected by COVID-19.
May 27, 2021 19:05
KOCHI: Hero Indian Super League franchise Kerala Blasters have extended their support to fight against COVID-19 by donating 10,000 N95 masks to the Kerala government.
May 26, 2021 19:05
BIRMINGHAM: The second Test between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston will be the first pilot event within the second phase of the government's world-leading Events Research Programme and have crowds coming in for the June 10-14 encounter. As per a report on edgbaston.com, the stadium will be able to accommodate around 18,000 spectators each day, 70% of total stadium capacity.
May 25, 2021 16:05
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced that it will contribute 2,000 10-litre oxygen concentrators to boost India’s efforts in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation has been hit by an unprecedented second wave of the coronavirus with demands for medical equipment and life-saving oxygen witnessing a major spike. 
May 25, 2021 15:05
CHANDIGARH: Indian Premier League franchise Punjab Kings have joined forces with private entity Round Table India (RTI) and crowd funding platform ketto.org to help provide oxygen concentrators to COVID-19-affected patients. Punjab Kings will fund the procurement of oxygen concentrators, which will then be provided to patients for their use, a release from the IPL franchise said.
May 20, 2021 16:05
COLOMBO: The 2021 Asia Cup, which was shifted from Pakistan to Sri Lanka, was on Wednesday called off due to rising COVID-19 cases in the island nation. The Asia Cup, which was last held in 2018, was scheduled to be held in June but Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley de Silva announced that it will be difficult for them to conduct the tournament.
May 14, 2021 17:05
MUMBAI: Manoj Badale, principal owner of Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals, has straight up articulated what no one in the Indian cricket system seems willing to directly acknowledge. That rescheduling the suspended IPL 2021 would be a real challenge as most international teams have already locked in their calendars.