COVID-19

MUMBAI: This development certainly comes as no surprise. South Africa's foreign ministry has said that a "full bio-secure environment" will be created for the Indian cricket team when it lands here for a highly-anticipated series next month and expressed its appreciation to the BCCI for not pulling out its "A" team despite the panic caused by the discovery of a new COVID-19 variant. 

Nov 27, 2021 08:11
MUMBAI: After the 2021 edition was cancelled due to the pandemic, the Tata Open Maharashtra is back on the ATP calendar for the upcoming season.  South Asia’s only ATP 250 event is scheduled to take place starting January 31, a day after the Australian Open ends.
Oct 26, 2021 17:10
NEW DELHI: The FIH Odisha Men's Hockey Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 scheduled to begin on November 24, will be a telecast-only affair as Hockey India and FIH jointly decide to hold the marquee quadrennial tournament behind closed doors.  
Oct 16, 2021 07:10
MELBOURNE: This weekend's WBBL matches will proceed as scheduled after fruitful negotiations between Cricket Australia and the Tasmanian government, with Hobart in the grip of a COVID-related snap three-day lockdown. Four Weber WBBL|07 games are scheduled to be played at Blundstone Arena across Saturday and Sunday, and while all will go ahead, no crowds will be allowed to attend.
Oct 14, 2021 20:10
MELBOURNE: The 2021 Men’s Australian Open and the 2022 Women’s Australian Open have been cancelled as the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting travel restrictions continue to play havoc with international golf in Australia and around the world. Golf Australia announced the decision today, saying that it would begin planning for a return of the two Opens in the 2022-23 summer of golf.
Sep 27, 2021 14:09
NEW DELHI: The wait is nearly over with just one week left for the domestic season to re-start after the second wave of covid-19 pandemic halted proceedings earlier this year. The action-packed domestic hockey calendar will kickstart with the 1st Hockey India Sub Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh starting on 4 October.
Sep 22, 2021 17:09
MUMBAI: As you sow, so shall you reap? Not quite so when it comes to world cricket's richest T20 tournament, run by world cricket's richest governing body. So the show goes on with nary a blip. 
Sep 21, 2021 11:09
MUMBAI: In a long awaited and welcome development, the Board of Control for Cricket in India Monday announced an increase in the match fees for players across all age groups in men’s and women’s cricket.
Sep 16, 2021 14:09
MUMBAI: India's upcoming tour of New Zealand has been postponed to next year as the Kiwi cricket board struggles to host multiple teams for their home summer.  The reason cited for the postponement of the tour, comprising of three ODIs, has been put down to the latest MIQ (Managed Immigration And Quarantine) allocation released by the New Zealand government. 
Sep 06, 2021 15:09
LONDON: Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri has tested positive for COVID-19, following which he was put in isolation, officials said Sunday. According to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Shastri, along with three support staff he had been in close contact with have been kept in isolation.
Aug 25, 2021 10:08
NEW YORK: For 2021, the US Open's already comprehensive medical care system will evolve to include a number of new initiatives aimed at providing best-in-class mental health support to players. The USTA's Mental Health Initiative will ensure that a holistic approach is taken with all aspects of player health, including mental health.