COVID-19

LONDON: The 2021 women's Rugby World Cup, scheduled to be hosted in New Zealand between 18 September-16 October, is set to be postponed until next year following a recommendation from World Rugby.

The recommendation will be considered by the Rugby World Cup board and World Rugby executive committee on 8 and 9 March respectively. 

Mar 03, 2021 16:03
MADRID: Spanish clubs in the top two LaLiga divisions suffered losses totaling €2.013 billion ($2.43bn) for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a league report published Tuesday.
Feb 24, 2021 13:02
NYON, Switzerland: The UEFA executive committee Tuesday decided to cancel the 2021 UEFA Women’s and Men’s Under-19 Championships due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the staging of competitions. In making these decisions, the UEFA EC took note that, with the government restrictions currently in place, the travelling of teams and staging of mini-tournaments would prove very difficult.
Feb 23, 2021 19:02
MUMBAI: Even as Mumbai and Ahmedabad have been shortlisted as host cities for this year's Indian Premier League, with India's financial capital likely to host group stage matches across four venues and the refurbished Sardar Patel stadium in Motera to host the play-offs, the rise in COVID-cases in the country must be a matter of concern, more so since the plan is top allow 50% attendance.
Feb 23, 2021 17:02
NEW DELHI: The promoters of India's Olympic medalist Vijender Singh have announced that the undefeated star professional boxer will enter the ring again next month after a more than year-long gap due to COVID-19. announces the ace pugilist's upcoming fight in India.
Feb 23, 2021 14:02
PANAJI: With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting life and sport around the world, the state of Goa has played host to Mumbai City FC and the Hero Indian Super League during the 2020-21 edition of the tournament amid health and safety restrictions.  
Feb 12, 2021 20:02
MELBOURNE: Day 5 of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park was thrown into chaos Friday after with Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced the state would be placed under a snap five-day lockdown to deal with a growing COVID-19 cluster in the city's outer suburbs. 
Feb 11, 2021 18:02
NEW YORK: The big news that came from MLS commissioner Don Garber's virtual press conference on Wednesday was the announcement that the 2021 season will now start on April 17, back from the originally announced April 3. During his media briefing, Garber provided updates on a number of pressing questions as the league and clubs navigate the COVID-19 pandemic for a second season. 
Jan 28, 2021 18:01
BANGKOK: The 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2021 (AIMAG) has been postponed to a proposed date in the window of March 2022, due to the current widespread resurgence of the COVID-19 virus in Thailand. 
Jan 08, 2021 17:01
LONDON: Arsenal have secured a £120-million ($163m) short term loan facilty to help the club's cashflow through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. "As we continue to work through the implications of the global pandemic on our finances, we can confirm today that the club has met the criteria set by the Bank of England for the Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF)," the Premier League club announced Thursday. 
Jan 06, 2021 18:01
NEW DELHI: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals on Tuesday announced that the team is reopening its three cricket academies. Delhi Capitals' academy at Ball Park Ground in Gurugram and Bal Bhavan International School in Dwarka will reopen on Wednesday while the academy at Avravali International School in Faridabad will reopen on Thursday.