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NEW DELHI: As the 10th edition of the Yonex-Sunrise India Open came to a close on Sunday, the Badminton Association of India’s core group looking after the preparations can heave a sigh of relief that the tournament, which kicked off the 2022 HSBC BWF World Tour season, was completed successfully.

The hiccups in conducting the $350,000 prize money event started with uncertainty over the clearance for the tournament due to escalating Covid-19 cases in the National Capital at the start of the year.

Jan 17, 2022 18:01
BENGALURU: Disney-Star controlled Mashal Sports, organisers of vivo Pro Kabaddi League, successfully completed 66 matches constituting the first half of the ongoing Season 8 league stage, in complete conformity to the schedule that was released in December 2021.  Mashal Sports Monday announced the second part of the ongoing round-robin league, with 33 matches to be played from 20 January to 4th February.
Jan 17, 2022 17:01
NOVAK DJOKOVIC, DEPORTED BY THE AUSTRALIAN government on Sunday and unable to defend his Australian Open crown, has some hard choices to make regarding his unvaccinated status in the coming months. 
Jan 17, 2022 15:01
MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray Sunday virtually inaugurated two football pitches developed by the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) at the Centre of Excellence in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai.  These pitches will be used by the teams competing in the upcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup beginning January 20.
Jan 16, 2022 23:01
THE MEDICO-POLITICO-LEGAL SAGA AROUND unvaccinated Novak Djokovic's last ditch appeal against a second visa cancellation ended quietly with the world's No.1 tennis player leaving Melbourne's Tullamarine airport late Sunday local time on an Emirates flight bound for Dubai. 
Jan 14, 2022 19:01
THE MEDICO-POLITICO-LEGAL SAGA AROUND Novak Djokovic's entry and increasingly likely exit from Australia has entered its end game stage.    
Jan 14, 2022 18:01
LONDON: Peter McCormick will take over as interim chair of the Premier League when Gary Hoffman steps down on February 1. EPL clubs Thursday unanimously approved McCormick's temporary appointment, while the recruitment process for a permanent chair continues.
Jan 14, 2022 17:01
NEW DELHI: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Friday announced Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) as the exclusive broadcast partner for the remainder of the ongoing Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2022, that is currently being played in New Delhi and will conclude on Sunday, January 16.
Jan 13, 2022 20:01
MUMBAI: The Indian and Chinese Taipei football teams reached Mumbai Thursday ahead of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022, which kicks off on 20 January. While Chinese Taipei was the first team to arrive in the morning, the Indian contingent followed shortly after in the afternoon.
Jan 13, 2022 20:01
MUMBAI: With India’s Covid-19 curve showing an alarming upswing, the BCCI has reportedly put in place a contingency plan of moving the upcoming Season 15 of the newly expanded 10-team Indian Premier League to South Africa, which had once hosted the IPL in 2009.  The BCCI is also exploring the Sri Lanka option as it puts on paper its pandemic-time Plan B, Indian Express reports.
Jan 13, 2022 19:01
LONDON: Formula E and DHL have renewed their partnership and joint commitment to promoting e-mobility, smart cities and low-carbon lifestyles.