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NBA in talks to resume season at Disney's sports complex

24 May 2020

NBA in talks to resume season at Disney's sports complex

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has entered into exploratory conversations with the Walt Disney Company about restarting the remainder of its season at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.

Reportedly, China's novel drug can treat and prevent COVID-19 infection

19 May 2020

Reportedly, China's novel drug can treat and prevent COVID-19 infection

A team of scientists hailing from China claims to have developed a novel drug that can treat as well as prevent COVID-19 infection.

Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

16 May 2020

Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

FIFA's The Best awards ceremony, scheduled to be held in Milan on September 21, has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, world football's governing body confirmed.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

15 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is pressing ahead with preparations to stage the US Open 2020 in New York this year but is "aggressively" drafting alternative plans for the tournament.

Hackers bombed South African Parliament session with porn, racial slurs

08 May 2020

Hackers bombed South African Parliament session with porn, racial slurs

Like most of the world, South Africa is also under lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

07 May 2020

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

The Australian Open 2021 could face cancelation under a worst-case scenario if the coronavirus pandemic continues to halt the world.

As Italy emerges from world's longest coronavirus lockdown, worries remain

04 May 2020

As Italy emerges from world's longest coronavirus lockdown, worries remain

Italy, one of the worst-hit nations in the coronavirus pandemic, has started to emerge from the world's longest nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the outbreak.

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

02 May 2020

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said that the nation will step up its battle to win the 2032 Olympic Games and other international events when the global coronavirus pandemic eases.

Moeen Ali wants The Hundred to be postponed until 2021

29 Apr 2020

Moeen Ali wants The Hundred to be postponed until 2021

England all-rounder Moeen Ali believes it would be the right decision to postpone The Hundred until 2021.

Coronavirus: Global deaths cross 2 lakh; WHO warns about 'reinfections'

26 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Global deaths cross 2 lakh; WHO warns about 'reinfections'

The global death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has now crossed two lakh, about two weeks after it touched one lakh.

Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

18 Apr 2020

Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

As the question of the origins of the novel coronavirus remains unanswered, reports claimed that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in China's Wuhan city.

David Moyes concerned about players if EPL season is rushed

15 Apr 2020

David Moyes concerned about players if EPL season is rushed

All sporting activities including football have either been canceled or postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Everyone still keen for IPL to go ahead: Pat Cummins

03 Apr 2020

Everyone still keen for IPL to go ahead: Pat Cummins

Australian star fast bowler Pat Cummins said players are in touch with the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises even as uncertainty looms over the global cash-rich league due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tennis: Wimbledon likely to be scrapped amid coronavirus outbreak

01 Apr 2020

Tennis: Wimbledon likely to be scrapped amid coronavirus outbreak

The Wimbledon 2020 event looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar.

ECB announces aid package for English cricket amid coronavirus outbreak

01 Apr 2020

ECB announces aid package for English cricket amid coronavirus outbreak

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced a £61 million ($76 million) aid package for English cricket in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Tokyo Olympics: Qualified athletes to keep spots in 2021

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.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Nadal and Gasol launch fund-raising drive to help Spaniards

27 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Nadal and Gasol launch fund-raising drive to help Spaniards

Spanish sport legends Rafael Nadal and Pau Gasol launched a fund-raising drive explaining they wanted to give something back to the coronavirus hit nation.

Coronavirus outbreak: England cricketers given personalized training programmes

25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: England cricketers given personalized training programmes

All sport has faced an uncertainty amid the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed more than 18,000 lives.

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

06 Mar 2020

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

A United Kingdom court has accepted as proved the allegations of abduction, torture, and threats against the billionaire ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (70).

In conservative Saudi, youngsters are taking the 'risk' of dating

13 Feb 2020

In conservative Saudi, youngsters are taking the 'risk' of dating

Saudi Arabia's conservative society bans a lot of things and a relationship before marriage is one of them.

Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed jailed for 17 months: Here's why

08 Feb 2020

Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed jailed for 17 months: Here's why

Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed has been sentenced to 17 months in prison at Manchester Crown Court.

Bundesliga could reduce eligibility age limit to 16: Details here

24 Jan 2020

Bundesliga could reduce eligibility age limit to 16: Details here

The Bundesliga is currently mulling on reducing the minimum age limit, to become eligible playing in the tournament, to 16.

With 6-feet long hair, Gujarat teenager breaks own world record

21 Jan 2020

With 6-feet long hair, Gujarat teenager breaks own world record

In what might remind you of the classic children's story of Rapunzel who had hair as long as a tower, an Indian girl has set the world record for the longest hair on a teenager.

Should Xavi replace Ernesto Valverde as Barcelona coach?

12 Jan 2020

Should Xavi replace Ernesto Valverde as Barcelona coach?

Although Barcelona are in the title race for La Liga this season, their performance has been far from impressive.

Australian bushfires: Tennis legends to headline exhibition match

08 Jan 2020

Australian bushfires: Tennis legends to headline exhibition match

The likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams will headline an exhibition match ahead of the Australian Open 2020.

Novak Djokovic backs Australian Open to be delayed: Here's why

05 Jan 2020

Novak Djokovic backs Australian Open to be delayed: Here's why

Bushfires have rattled Australia as the country has raised a red alert, while the situation has reached an alarming level.

Australia bushfire crisis: Ashleigh Barty to donate Brisbane prize money

05 Jan 2020

Australia bushfire crisis: Ashleigh Barty to donate Brisbane prize money

World number one female tennis player Ashleigh Barty has decided to donate her prize money from this week's Brisbane International to the Red Cross to help the victims of Australia's bushfire crisis.

Trump threatens attack on Iranian sites; US government website hacked

05 Jan 2020

Trump threatens attack on Iranian sites; US government website hacked

United States President Donald Trump has threatened to target 52 sites in Iran if the Middle Eastern country chooses to retaliate the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

#CAAProtests: 2 die in Karnataka, 1 in UP; several injured

20 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: 2 die in Karnataka, 1 in UP; several injured

Yesterday, thousands defied prohibitory orders and took to streets to protest against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act, which is seen as discriminatory towards Muslims by its critics.

Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed to undergo trial: Here's why

09 Dec 2019

Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed to undergo trial: Here's why

Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed is all set to undergo a trial in the United Kingdom (UK) for his alleged involvement in a spot-fixing bribery conspiracy during the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Graeme Smith set to become CSA's director of cricket

08 Dec 2019

Graeme Smith set to become CSA's director of cricket

Former South Africa cricket team captain Graeme Smith is said to have accepted the role of becoming Cricket South Africa's (CSA) director of cricket.

Some women are paying for virtual boyfriends: Here's why

08 Dec 2019

Some women are paying for virtual boyfriends: Here's why

Today, a large number of people use smartphone technology to fight their loneliness.

Here is what Mourinho did following Tottenham's loss to United

07 Dec 2019

Here is what Mourinho did following Tottenham's loss to United

Tottenham Hotspur suffered a 1-2 loss to Manchester United in their Premier League tie at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon

03 Dec 2019

Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon

On December 3, India woke up to the news of Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 being discovered on the Moon.

Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why

23 Nov 2019

Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why

The Russian contingent might lose its spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) declares the country's drug-testing authority non-compliant with the international rules.

Stats for pink-ball Tests should be separate, says Gavaskar

20 Nov 2019

Stats for pink-ball Tests should be separate, says Gavaskar

Legend Sunil Gavaskar made a radical suggestion ahead of the historic Day-Night Test between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens, starting Friday.

Here's how much Manchester United have financially lost without UCL

19 Nov 2019

Here's how much Manchester United have financially lost without UCL

Former England and European champions Manchester United are not featuring in the UEFA Champions League this season, and are instead playing the UEFA Europa League.

Not 100% fit but will always put team first: Ronaldo

18 Nov 2019

Not 100% fit but will always put team first: Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed headlines after being substituted in the UCL tie, by Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri.

Black Facebook employees allege racial discrimination; company issues apology

09 Nov 2019

Black Facebook employees allege racial discrimination; company issues apology

On Friday, social media giant Facebook issued an apology after black employees at the company anonymously shared their experiences of racism.

Chou Tien-chen becomes his own coach for Olympics: Here's why

05 Nov 2019

Chou Tien-chen becomes his own coach for Olympics: Here's why

Taiwanese shuttler Chou Tien-chen, who is currently ranked number two in the world among singles players, has taken a bold decision to become his own coach, as he eyes his maiden Olympic gold.