COVID-19

ALBANY, Bahamas: The Hero World Challenge golf tournament has been cancelled due to travel restrictions imposed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 18-player event, hosted by golf superstar Tiger Woods, was scheduled to take place from December 3 to 6 at Albany, Bahamas.

On the reasons for the event's cancellation, the organiers stated: "Given the current global restrictions and ongoing developments resulting from COVID-19, the 2020 Hero World Challenge will not be played this year. 

Oct 16, 2020 18:10
LONDON: The English Football League (EFL), which operates the three divisions below the Premier League, has rejected a "conditional" £50 million (€55.3m/$64.7m) offer put forward Wednesday by the Premier League in respect to the financial support required as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct 16, 2020 18:10
MELBOURNE: The Australia Open will be absent from the sporting calendar for the first time since World War Two this season after Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia cancelled all of their top events on Friday because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct 09, 2020 16:10
CHANDIGARH: Even as competitive football in India marked its return Thursday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic-induced lock down in March, professional golf is set to resume from next month with Chandigarh and Panchkula hosting the first three out of five tournaments to be held in the country till the end of this year. 
Oct 01, 2020 18:10
NEW YORK: This month’s Bermuda Championship will be the first PGA Tour event since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to welcome general admission spectators on-site at a tournament venue, event officials and the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) have announced.
Sep 23, 2020 16:09
PONDICHERRY: As the BCCI grapples with the massive problem of kick-starting domestic cricket amidst a surge in coronavirus cases, the Cricket Association of Pondicherry (CAP) has reportedly offered to host teams from two zones in a secure bio-bubble.
Sep 22, 2020 15:09
NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation president Praful Patel on Monday sounded a note of caution while discussing the upcoming Indian football season 2020-21, which is scheduled to kick off from next month. The AIFF chief noted that with many states still battling the COVID-19 virus, there was always a doubt whether everything would go according to plan. 
Sep 22, 2020 14:09
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation on Monday, after a virtual meeting chaired by AIFF president Praful Patel with the representatives of the state associations, decided to grant COVID solidarity fund to the tune of Rs 30 million to its state member associations.
Sep 21, 2020 15:09
ZURICH: The 70th FIFA Congress convened remotely for the first time, as all the 211 member associations joined via videoconference on Friday. With a predicted drop of $120 million in revenue for the period 2019-2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FIFA Congress approved a revised budget for the four-year financial cycle.
Sep 18, 2020 17:09
NEW DELHI: Earlier this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the world, countless frontline workers risked their lives for the sake of others, with their selfless efforts. As a small token of gratitude, Delhi Capitals, through its digital initiative "Salaam Dilli", recognised the contribution of some frontline workers from Delhi NCR.
Sep 17, 2020 19:09
MUMBAI: With just about four months remaining for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, a lot of uncertainties still remain unresolved, including the 16 countries who would participate in the tournament that India is scheduled to host for the first time.