Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) India all-rounder Deepti Sharma, who was part of the eves’ T20 World Cup team, on Monday contributed Rs 50,000 to the West Bengal State Emergency Fund for the fight against coronavirus pandemic. She also separately contributed to the Prime Ministers Relief fund and UP relief fund. Former Indian player and and […]

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New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) With the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially announcing that July 23 to August 8 next year will be the new dates for the Tokyo Olympic Games, Hockey India along with both Indian men and women’s team coaches and support staff are already reviewing the opportunities to prepare for the Olympic […]

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New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium will be used as a quarantine facility to house patients infected by the coronavirus pandemic. The District Magistrate in its order to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday morning had requisited the complex for quarantine purposes as the country grapples with the pandemic […]

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Barcelona, March 30 (IANS) Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has said the players will take a 70 per cent pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic and make additional contributions to ensure non-sporting staff receive full wages. In a statement, Barca skipper Messi said: “Before going any further, we want to make it clear that we were […]

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New Delhi, March 28: The BCCI on Saturday decided to contribute Rs 51 crore to the Prime Ministers Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund as the government fights against the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking to IANS, a BCCI official said that it was Secretary Jay Shah who got everyone together and had a word […]

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New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday praised batsman Suresh Raina for the donation that he said he has pledged to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund. “That’s a brilliant fifty, @ImRaina! #IndiaFightsCorona (sic.)” Modi tweeted. The Indian and Chennai Super Kings batsman tweeted earlier […]

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Tokyo, March 28 (IANS) 2020 Tokyo Olympics Organising Committee chief Yoshiro Mori said on Saturday that the new dates for the postponed Olympic Games could be decided by the end of next week. The Olympic Games, which will be held in the summer of 2021 at the latest, is most likely to be held between […]

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New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Indian cricketers have a disadvantage due to the lack of space they have to train during the ongoing lockdown that has been imposed to tackle coronavirus, according to Rajasthan Royals physio John Gloster. “The physical constraints that the Indian players are now having seems to be a lot greater than […]

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Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Over 50 artists and footballers are poised to come together on Saturday, to take part in ‘LaLiga Santander Fest, a global charity festival organised by LaLiga in partnership with Santander Bank, Universal Music Group and the rest of the league’s sponsors, as well as players, clubs, artists and GTS. The aim […]

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