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17 Mar 2020


Spain: 21-year-old coach with leukemia youngest to die of coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has continued to cause havoc in people's lives.

Sheffield Shield: New South Wales declared champions amid coronavirus outbreak

The remaining matches of Sheffield Shield were called-off on Tuesday, owing to coronavirus pandemic.

17 Mar 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five toughest achievements to unlock in PUBG

PUBG provides an intense Battle Royale experience, where players can duke it out against 99 opponents to emerge as the sole survivor.

IPL 2020: Franchises call-off pre-tournament training camps

In a recent update, all the eight IPL franchises have scraped their respective pre-tournament camps until further notice.

Dravid and Laxman did not get enough credit, says Jaffer

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer stated that veterans like VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid did not get enough due in their careers.

Coronavirus outbreak: Australian players react to government's self-isolation policy

Australian ODI skipper Aaron Finch and opener David Warner questioned the effectiveness of the government's self-isolation policy to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

IPL 2020: Are franchises preparing for a call-off?

The franchises are leaving no stone unturned in bringing the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League to life. However, they are prepared for the eventuality of the league being called-off.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's final leg of Pakistan tour postponed

The upcoming ODI and Test match between Pakistan and Bangladesh have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

16 Mar 2020


Football can wait: Italy's coach on Euro 2020

Italy coach Roberto Mancini stated that football can wait and as per him, the European Championship should be deferred till 2021, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

16 Mar 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: Paul Pogba launches fund-raising campaign on his birthday

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has launched a fund-raising campaign to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

16 Mar 2020

Gaming Bytes

PUBG Mobile: Five things to keep in your backpacks

PUBG has cemented its place within the gaming community as it delivers an intense Battle Royale experience. Gamers will know this hinges on smart looting and killing.

Mooney, Gardner among 18 international players to join The Hundred

Several top women cricketers will be signing up for The Hundred including the likes of Beth Mooney.

MS Dhoni leaves Chennai as practice sessions get mowed down

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni featured in the final practice session and left the city soon thereafter.

15 Mar 2020


Footballers in England were being treated like guinea pigs: Rooney

Former Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney says the government and football authorities have treated footballers as "guinea pigs" during the coronavirus outbreak.

15 Mar 2020


Coronavirus outburst: Third NBA player tested positive

A third NBA player tested positive for coronavirus as per a statement from the Detroit Pistons.

15 Mar 2020

Donald Trump

UFC to proceed with fights despite coronavirus pandemic

UFC president Dana White stated that the competitions will not be cancelled even after the coronavirus scare.

15 Mar 2020

Liverpool FC

Liverpool await Premier League fate amid coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus outbreak has become a worldwide catastrophe and several major sporting activities around the world have been cancelled or postponed.

Coronavirus outbreak: Spectator at Women's WT20 final tests positive

A spectator who attended the final between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on March 8 has tested positive for coronavirus.

15 Mar 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: Here's how sports personalities around the world reacted

The entire sports fraternity is facing the wrath of the ongoing coronavirus outburst.

Bangladesh's new ODI skipper Tamim reveals his plans: Details here

Bangladesh's new ODI captain Tamim Iqbal feels it is impossible to reach the level of his predecessor Mashrafe Mortaza.

Unadkat should get a national call-up again: Karsan Ghavri

Saurashtra coach Karsan Ghavri believes Jaydev Unadkat deserves a national call-up, owing to his recent performances in Ranji Trophy 2019-20.

15 Mar 2020


Here's the complete statistical analysis of ISL 2019-20

The sixth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) finale saw ATK beat Chennaiyin FC by a 3-1 margin on Sunday in Goa.

15 Mar 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five tips for PUBG First Person Mode

PUBG enjoys a special place in the Battle Royale genre due to the tactical military approach it brings to the game.

14 Mar 2020


ISL 6 final: ATK beat Chennaiyin FC to win title

ATK overcame Chennaiyin FC 3-1 to seal the sixth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).

14 Mar 2020


Sanjay Manjrekar left out of BCCI's commentary panel, claims report

Former India cricketer turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar has been left out of the commentary panel by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Curtailed IPL a possibility as team owners meet BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday discussed the option of conducting a curtailed Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 with the eight franchise owners.

Pujara, Unadkat want full DRS in next Ranji Trophy season

The Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season had seen the introduction of limited DRS in the semi-final stage.

14 Mar 2020


Indian Super League 6 finale: Preview, Dream11 and more

The sixth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) sees two-time winners ATK and Chennaiyin face each other in a titanic finale clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in Goa on Saturday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Australia vs New Zealand ODIs, T20Is called off

The limited-overs series (ODIs, T20Is) between Australia and New Zealand have been called off owing to the coronavirus outbreak which has caused a worldwide catastrophe.

Lockie Ferguson complains of sore throat, put under isolation

New Zealand's fast bowler Lockie Ferguson has been placed under isolation after he complained of a sore throat at the end of the first ODI against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament

Saurashtra clinched their maiden Ranji Trophy title after gaining the first innings lead in the all-important final against Bengal.

Coronavirus outbreak: India vs South Africa ODI series called off

The widespread coronavirus has impacted all sport across the world.

Coronavirus outburst: Road Safety World Series postponed

The Unacademy Road Safety World Series has been postponed until further notice, owing to the coronavirus scare.

13 Mar 2020

UEFA Champions League

All UEFA competitions including Champions League postponed

The coronavirus outbreak has forced the UEFA to cancel all competitions including the Champions League and Europa League matches due to be played next week.

Coronavirus outbreak: England tour of Sri Lanka called off

The widespread coronavirus is taking a toll on all sport activities around the world.

Saurashtra crowned Ranji Trophy 2019-20 champions: Details here

Saurashtra clinched the prestigious Ranji Trophy 2019-20 title after gaining the first innings lead in the all-important final against Bengal.

13 Mar 2020

Mary Kom

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

India's Mary Kom, who competed in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Jordan, will be sent into self-isolation for at least 10 days, alongside thirteen other boxers.

#CoronavirusImpact: BCCI suspends IPL 2020 till April 15

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the BCCI has decided to suspend the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season till April 15.

13 Mar 2020

Chelsea FC

EPL: Mikel Arteta and Callum Hudson-Odoi test positive for coronavirus

Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi became the first Premier League player to test positive for coronavirus.

IPL should be played behind closed doors, says Gavaskar

Former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman opened up about the possibility of staging the upcoming IPL edition in front of empty stands, amid coronavirus outburst.