COVID-19

MUMBAI: In the increasingly unlikely event that the BCCI does manage to carve out a window for the remaining 31 games of the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, it will have to be played outside the country, board president Sourav Ganguly has acknowledged.

The IPL was suspended indefinitely last week after several personnel tested positive for COVID-19. India reported 366,161 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, taking the caseload to 22.66 million. 

May 10, 2021 09:05
CHENNAI: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings has pledged to donate 450 oxygen concentrators to the Tamil Nadu government in support of the ongoing fight against tha COVID-19 pandemic. 
May 10, 2021 07:05
NEW DELHI: Two members of India’s last Olympic Gold medal-winning hockey team in Moscow 1980, Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik, died from coronavirus on Saturday. While 66-year-old MK Kaushik passed away in the capital, 62-year-old Ravinder Pal Singh passed away in Lucknow.
May 10, 2021 07:05
BENGALURU FC'S AFC CUP play-off match against Eagles FC, which was scheduled for Tuesday, May 11, in Male, is in doubt after host country Maldives' sports minister ordered the ISL side to leave the island nation, citing breach of COVID-19 protocols.  Maldives sports minister Ahmed Mahloof termed the actions of three of BFC's foreign players/staff  as "unacceptable", a sentiment echoed by club owner Parth Jindal.
May 07, 2021 13:05
NEW DELHI: As a devastating second wave of the COVID-19 virus has spread across the country, two clubs from Kolkata have joined the fight against the pandemic, arranging free vaccinations for the people.
May 07, 2021 13:05
MUMBAI: Indian sports and entertainment power couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have pledged Rs 20 million of their personal funds towards Covid-19 relief and have declared they aim to raise Rs 70 million via a fundraiser #InThisTogether.
May 05, 2021 17:05
MUMBAI: With the second wave of the COVID-19 rampant in India and forcing the indefinite postponement of the Indian Premier league, Star India has pledged financial support of Rs 500 million for India's ongoing relief efforts.  The announcement was made through Star India's Twitter handle on Wednesday.
May 04, 2021 13:05
MUMBAI: Bowing to the inevitable, the Indian Premier League governing council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), in an emergency meeting Tuesday, unanimously decided to postpone IPL 2021 season, with immediate effect.
May 04, 2021 08:05
MUMBAI: As India's Covid case load continues to batter the country, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is reportedly in contact with the Emirates Cricket Board to move the ICC World Twenty20, which India is scheduled to host in October, to the UAE.
Apr 30, 2021 21:04
NEW DELHI: The Board of Control of Cricket in India has confirmed that the UAE has been marked out as the alternative venue for the T20 World Cup scheduled for October in the event that it cannot be staged in India due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 30, 2021 20:04
NEW DELHI: Bowing to the inevitable, the first-ever Indian Championship fight, which had been endorsed by the the World Boxing Council (WBC), has been called off.