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IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE suspension of the Indian Premier League, with the BCCI having had time to introspect, board president Sourav Ganguly has admitted that "travelling between cities could have caused the breach in the IPL's biosecure bubble".  

Speaking to Telegraph India, Ganguly also said that the BCCI will look at creating a window for the remainder of IPL 2021 ahead of this year's T20 World Cup, scheduled for October-November.

That is easier considered than delivered though, as former England captain Michael Atherton has pointed out. 

Apr 30, 2021 22:04
LAUSANNE: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced Friday that it will organise its first ever senior World Hockey5s event on 11 and 12 September, in Lausanne, Switzerland. 
Apr 23, 2021 19:04
NYON, Switzerland: The UEFA executive committee met via videoconference and was informed of the confirmation given by local authorities that all four UEFA EURO 2020 matches in Munich will be able to welcome a minimum of 14,500 spectators. Munich was therefore confirmed as a host venue for the championship.
Apr 23, 2021 17:04
LONDON: Formula E and the FIA have revealed the full calendar for the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, featuring a new race venue and updates to previously scheduled events. The Season 7 calendar is set to host more races than ever before in a single season, comprising of 15 races in eight cities, covering three continents.
Apr 21, 2021 20:04
MUMBAI: A day after Britain and the United States imposed its strictest travel curbs on India after an explosion of coronavirus cases, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) sent its list of nine venues selected to the ICC for hosting the 2021 Men’s T20 World Cup.
Apr 20, 2021 16:04
LONDON: Formula 1 is heading back to Florida, with the news that the brand-new Miami Grand Prix will join the F1 calendar in 2022. The race – set to be the first since 1959 in the US state – will be held on an exciting new layout at the Hard Rock Stadium complex in Miami Gardens, home to the NFL’s famous Miami Dolphins franchise.
Apr 16, 2021 13:04
LAUSANNE: After positive weeks of discussions with the Harris County Sports Authority, USATT and USOPC, the decision was to go ahead. Necessary adjustments will be put in place to cater for the current ongoing worldwide pandemic; thus, ensuring the event will be staged successfully.
Apr 14, 2021 19:04
TOKYO 2020 AND THE TOKYO Metropolitan Government (TMG) Wednesday celebrated 100 days to go to the opening of the Olympic Games in 2021 with a poignant unveiling of the Olympic Rings on Mount Takao – one of Tokyo’s most scenic vantage points – as well as a commemorative ceremony with the Olympic and Paralympic mascots in downtown Tokyo.
Apr 14, 2021 19:04
MUMBAI: Even as Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced tough restrictions for the next 15 days that include a ban on gatherings and only essential activities to break the chain of COVID infections, it will not affect the Indian Premier League games scheduled to be held at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.
Apr 12, 2021 20:04
MADRID: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Monday approved the move to a three-city format from 2021 Davis Cup and as a result, Innsbruck and Turin were confirmed as co-hosts for the finals following successful bids. Each city will host two of the six groups and one quarter-final. Madrid Arena in the Casa de Campo will also host semi-finals and final.
Apr 06, 2021 17:04
LAUSANNE: Uzbekistan's capital city Tashkent has been awarded the 2023 Men’s World Boxing Championships after the successful bid presentation by the Boxing Federation of Uzbekistan (BFU), the International Boxing Association has confirmed.