COVID-19

MUMBAI: 'Sunfeast India Move As One' (erstwhile Sunfeast India Run as One) was launched in 2020 as a first-of-its-kind citizen-led digital participatory movement in support of a cause; the first edition was dedicated to support the vulnerable sections of society, who had lost their livelihoods due to the COVID -19 pandemic.  

Jul 27, 2021 19:07
MUMBAI: The BCCI announced that the second T20I between India and Sri Lanka, originally scheduled to be played on Tuesday, July 27 has been pushed forward by a day and will now take place on Wednesday, July 28.
Jul 19, 2021 13:07
NEW DELHI: NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation has come up with a COVID-19 relief grant to support the Category 1 and 2 active Referees, and Assistant Referees who have been adversely affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 16, 2021 09:07
LONDON: Wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant and training assistant/net bowler Dayanand Garani tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week. Bowling coach Bharat Arun, wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha and reserve player Abhimanyu Easwaran were identified as close contacts of Garani and will undergo 10-day isolation in London before joining the team.
Jul 06, 2021 17:07
LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have confirmed that three players and four members of the management staff tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday in Bristol. The members who have tested positive will self-isolate as per UK Government's quarantine protocol. The rest of the group in the bio-bubble too will have to self-isolate after being deemed as close contacts to those who tested positive.
Jul 03, 2021 11:07
NEW DELHI: The European Tour Friday announced the cancellation of the $1.75 million Hero Indian Open, scheduled to be held in thye capital in October, citing the uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 situation in the country. This is the second year running that Indian golf's biggest event will not be held in the country as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic.
Jun 29, 2021 17:06
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council Tuesday confirmed that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be staged in the UAE and Oman due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in India. The BCCI will remain the hosts of the event, which will now be held in Dubai International Stadium, the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Stadium, and the Oman Cricket Academy Ground, from 17 October to 14 November.
Jun 23, 2021 13:06
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.