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NEW DELHI: Former Hockey India president Mohd. Mushtaq Ahmad, who resigned after his election was declared violative of the National Sports Code by the Union Sports Ministry, on Tuesday said the "belated decision smells (of) bad intention" as other violators have not been penalised.

He also expressed suspicion that the action against him was influenced by him "being from minority community". All these charges were made in a widely-circulated letter to Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal, which was also accessed by PTI.

Jul 14, 2020 19:07
WASHINGTON D.C.: NFL franchise the Washington Redskins announced Monday that the American football team will be retiring its name and logo, long criticised as racist.
Jul 14, 2020 17:07
CHICAGO: Event organizers and the City of Chicago announced Monday the decision to cancel the 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and all race weekend activities in response to the ongoing public health concerns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 13, 2020 18:07
LONDON: Following an international tender process, sports broadcast production company Sunset+Vine has been appointed as host broadcaster for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The agreement includes a full-service delivery of every aspect of the Games, including more sports coverage than any previous Commonwealth Games.
Jul 08, 2020 16:07
NEW YORK: The NHL and the NHL Players' Association have agreed in principle on a memorandum of understanding for a four-year extension of the NHL/NHLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement, through the 2025-26 season, the League and union announced Monday.  The sides also agreed to resume play on August 1 as part of protocols for Phases 3 and 4 of the NHL Return to Play Plan.  
Jul 07, 2020 16:07
SINGAPORE: Leading Asian MMA promotion ONE Championship Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft that will harness the tech giant’s cloud to transform the digital fan experience and enhance collaboration for its employees.
Jul 06, 2020 21:07
SINGAPORE: Asia's leading MMA promotion ONE Championship (ONE), Monday announced new Q2 2020 strategic partnerships.  Partner brands include Grab and Everise, which will both work with ONE on the upcoming ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’. 
Jul 03, 2020 17:07
NEW DELHI: The faction-riven Volleyball Federation of India has suffered yet another setback after global audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers issuing a ‘cease and desist’ order addressed to the secretary general of the VFI over its unwarranted use, in an ongoing arbitration dispute, of a confidential report prepared by PwC. 
Jul 02, 2020 17:07
MONACO: World Athletics has published its four-year Strategic Plan, designed to harness the power and accessibility of athletics to drive growth in the sport and create a healthier and fitter world.
Jul 01, 2020 18:07
LAUSANNE: As part of its mission to empower and support athletes around the world, the IOC, in partnership with Intel, is to extend life-coaching, mentoring, and learning and development services to athletes through the Athlete365 community.
Jun 30, 2020 19:06
KANSAS CITY, Mo.: Presidents Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, in collaboration with civil rights hero Rachel Robinson and baseball legend Hank Aaron, are joined by scores of baseball players and other professional athletes, sports executives, entertainers, journalists and others for an unprecedented tribute to the 100-year anniversary of the founding of baseball's Negro Leagues.