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31 Mar 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: US Open venue to host 350-bed temporary hospital

With USA being highly affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a portion of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is set to transform into a 350-bed temporary hospital.

31 Mar 2020


#CoronavirusOutbreak: Rohit Sharma donates Rs. 80 lakh to help India

Indian cricket team's senior opening batsman Rohit Sharma became the latest sports personality to come forward and contribute in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Australian players prepared for pay cuts, says Tim Paine

Australian captain Tim Paine believes the players are aware of the delay in central contracting which will lead to pay cuts.

31 Mar 2020


Barcelona players have taken 70% wage cut, says Lionel Messi

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has revealed that the first team players have taken a 70% wage cut in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Selectors did not utilize me properly in ODIs: Umesh Yadav

Indian fast bowler Umesh Yadav recently opined about his snub from the white-ball format.

30 Mar 2020

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics will commence from July 23, 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will now take place from July 23 to August 8 next year, an official told news agency Kyodo on Monday.

#ThisDayThatYear: India thrash Pakistan in 2011 World Cup semi-final

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan locked horns in the high-voltage World Cup semi-final on March 30, 2011 in Mohali.

IPL 2020 will be called-off, says an official

The Indian Premier League now faces a serious threat of cancelation as the coronavirus outburst continues to rise frantically.

30 Mar 2020


Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma pledge support to help fight coronavirus

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma have offered support to the PM-CARES Fund and the Maharashtra Chief Minister Relief Fund.

30 Mar 2020


Premier League 2019-20 shouldn't be pushed beyond June, feels Kane

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane believes the presently-suspended Premier League season should not be dragged past June.

30 Mar 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five things H1Z1 does better than PUBG

PUBG, also called PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, gets its name from the creator, Brendan 'PlayerUnknown' Greene.

Coronavirus outbreak: India's Australia tour under doubt with travel restrictions

The Australian government's travel restrictions to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) may severely impact India's international calendar.

Coronavirus outbreak: Cricketers who offered donations to combat COVID-19

The entire world has been facing the wrath of the deadly coronavirus which has claimed over 31,000 lives and infected nearly 6,79,000 people.

29 Mar 2020

Real Madrid

No Manchester United players in best XI Mourinho has coached

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has snubbed players of his former club Manchester United in the all-time XI he has coached.

A look at the best bowling spells in IPL history

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 had earlier got postponed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

#ThisDayThatYear: Virender Sehwag rules Multan with a triple century

On March 29, 2004, former Indian opener Virender Sehwag etched his name in the record books with an uncanny batting display.

Hanuma Vihari focusing on fitness, sharpening skills amid coronavirus outbreak

Indian cricketer Hanuma Vihari is confined to his home due to the nationwide lockdown, like every other individual.

Kohli wasn't the only batsman to struggle in NZ: Hesson

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson believes it is unfair to target only Virat Kohli for the batting failure of India in New Zealand.

29 Mar 2020


#CoronavirusOutbreak: UEFA president says football season risks being lost

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin admits the European football season "would probably be lost" if things do not restart by the end of June at the latest.

Harbhajan Singh not thinking about cricket, IPL amid coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic has crippled the world with over 30,000 deaths reported so far.

29 Mar 2020

David Warner

Steve Smith's captaincy ban ends, eligible to lead Australia again

Steve Smith may resume captaincy for Australia as his two-year ban comes to end.

29 Mar 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: Juventus players, coach to take pay cut

Juventus have announced that they had cut their players' and coach Maurizio Sarri's salaries after all Italian sport was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

29 Mar 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five tips to camp in PUBG's Sanhok

PUBG offers competitive tactical gameplay in the Battle Royale genre and its Sanhok map speeds this up due to its smaller size.

A look at top five innings in IPL history

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 had earlier got postponed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

'Winning World Cup was unreal', Faulkner recalls the 2015 final

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner described how it felt after laying hands on the coveted World Cup trophy in 2015.

#ThisDayThatYear: Slinga Malinga stuns South Africa with a hat-trick

Lasith Malinga defied the laws of cricket with his quirky action bowling action after announcing himself in 2004.

Dhoni's India ambitions are over: Harsha Bhogle

Indian commentator Harsha Bhogle believes MS Dhoni is unlikely to make his comeback in the blues.

28 Mar 2020


Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has backed Japan's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021.

28 Mar 2020


Marcus Rashford making rapid progress after back injury

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford says he feels "10 times better" than he did at the beginning of the month as the versatile England international edges closer towards returning to full fitness.

28 Mar 2020


'New Olympics schedule won't satisfy everybody', says World Athletics president

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe reiterated that setting a new timeline for Tokyo 2020 Olympics will bring new challenges to the table.

28 Mar 2020


Players who showed massive improvement in 2019-20 at Manchester United

Manchester United showed some resilience finally in the Premier League 2019-20 season and were vying for a Champions League berth.

Forced break will help the players recoup, feels Shastri

Indian cricket head coach Ravi Shastri believes the forced break, owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, would have rekindle the energy levels of players.

28 Mar 2020


I was struggling to breathe: Paulo Dybala on coronavirus nightmare

Juventus star Paulo Dybala has revealed how he struggled to breathe after contracting the coronavirus which has gone on to claim lives of more than 27,000 people around the world.

Pakistan cricketers can now play in maximum four T20 leagues

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has released its new No Objection Certificate (NOC) policy according to which all centrally contracted cricketers will be allowed to participate in a maximum of four foreign leagues, including the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

ICC board discusses contingency plan for upcoming tournaments

The ICC board members had a formal discussion about the impact of coronavirus pandemic on some of the marquee tournaments, in a meeting on Friday.

28 Mar 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five best PUBG ambush tips

PUBG is an intensely tactical game, which requires near military planning and accurate shooting.

Dhoni will play T20 World Cup, says his childhood coach

MS Dhoni's childhood coach Keshav Ranjan Banerjee believes the former Indian captain will feature in the T20 World Cup later this year, even if the Indian Premier league gets redundant.

'It was scary', Buttler opens up on Smith's Ashes concussion

England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler opened up on the 2019 Ashes series which produced some intense moments.

27 Mar 2020

Virat Kohli

#ThisDayThatYear: Sachin's maiden opening stint, Kohli wins Mohali

On this day, two Indian legends defied all odds and gave a moment of glory to their respective generations.

27 Mar 2020


Tokyo Olympics: Qualified athletes to keep spots in 2021

Athletes who had already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 will get to keep their respective spots in the event to be held next year.