MUMBAI: The country-wide surge of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has reportedly got the BCCI working on Plan B to host the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League entirely in Mumbai. The start of the IPL could also be advanced by a week.
Jan 03, 2022 13:01
LAUSANNE: Genomic sequencing data from the Government of Japan has confirmed there was no spread of the new coronavirus between participants of the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 this year and the local population.
Nov 27, 2021 07:11
LAUSANNE: Following the outbreak of a new coronavirus variant in South Africa, the International Hockey Federation (FIH), the South African Hockey Association and the North-West University of Potchefstroom have jointly decided that the Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup South Africa 2021, initially planned in Potchefstroom from 5 to 16 December, will not happen under these circumstances.
Nov 26, 2021 20:11
MUMBAI: The emergence of a new B.1.1.529 coronavirus variant in South Africa, which sparked international concern on Friday, is also threatening to derail India's upcoming tour to the Rainbow Nation.
Nov 09, 2021 12:11
NEW DELHI: The Hero Indian Open is set to return to the European Tour’s Race to Dubai in 2022, with the 56th edition of the historic event to be played from February 24-27, following a two-year absence due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Aug 19, 2021 07:08
LONDON: Formula 1 has announced that the 2021 Japanese Grand Prix has been cancelled, with race organisers citing "ongoing complexities" related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The race, which was also cancelled last year because of the coronavirus situation, was due to be held in mid-October, the third event in a planned triple header after the Russian Grand Prix and the rescheduled Turkish GP.
May 03, 2021 18:05
MUMBAI: The questions around the approach the BCCI is taking in delivering the Indian Premier League in the middle of a raging pandemic was brought again into stark relief Monday following the postponement of the game between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders, scheduled to take place in Ahmedabad on Monday evening, after two KKR players tested positive for Covid-19.
Apr 20, 2021 14:04
DUBAI: The importance of India to any major event in world cricket cannot be overemphasised. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday declared confidence that the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand will go ahead as planned in Southampton in June.
Apr 05, 2021 13:04
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Sunday announced the postponement of the play-offs for the Indian Women's League, scheduled to be held in the capital from April 7, until further notice, citing the rise in coronavirus cases across the country.
Apr 01, 2021 15:04
NYON, Switzerland: UEFA on Wednesday ended its own limit on stadium capacity for matches it organises during the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 04, 2021 18:03
FOURTEEN GAMES INTO ITS SIXTH SEASON, the Pakistan Super League has been postponed with immediate effect after a number of positive coronavirus cases.