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National Games postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19 pandemic

New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) The much-delayed 36th National Games, scheduled for October-November in Goa, was on Thursday postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) recently asked the Goa government to host the National Games...

IPL if held amid Covid 19, can lift up mood of country: Parth Jindal

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Delhi Capitals Chairman and Co-owner Parth Jindal believes the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), even if it held behind closed doors, can play a huge role in uplifting the spirits of...

India to start Australia Test series on Dec 3 in Brisbane: Reports

Melbourne, May 28 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) have tentatively set the first match of its home Test series against India for a December 3 start in Brisbane, as per local reports here.As per reports in 7news.com.au and the Sydney...

BCCI confident ICC won’t commit harakiri by taking away 2021 T20 WC

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) On papers, the ICC vs BCCI tax battle seems to have taken a murky turn after the ICC Business Corporation (IBC) refused to hand the Indian board an extension in finding a tax solution....

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away

Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior died in a private hospital on Monday, his family said. He was 96 and was in a critical condition for nearly a fortnight."Nanaji passed away this morning," his grandson...

ICC’s ‘Tax Letter’ casts serious doubts on functioning: BCCI official

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Tax exemption for ICC events in India has been an issue between the international body and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over the years. And things have taken an ugly...

BCCI is ready for ‘cloded door games’ says says fans’ safety priority

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has made it clear that under present circumstances, the country should be ready for sporting events to be held behind closed doors and the first thing that comes to...

ICC issues guidelines as cricket moves towards resumption

Dubai, May 22 (IANS) The ICC has given out guidelines as cricket moves towards resumption after being halted due to the coronavirus pandemic. The international body in its ''ICC Back to Cricket Guidelines has made it clear that it...

Perfect opportunity to change structure of Indian football: Stimac

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill and even though Bundesliga action started last week, it is still a long way before normalcy returns. And India's national football coach Igor Stimac...

SLC requests BCCI not to cancel scheduled tour of Sri Lanka

Colombo, May 16 (IANS) The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to explore options as to how India''s tour of Sri Lanka scheduled in July could go ahead, in...

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IPL if held amid Covid 19, can lift up mood of country: Parth Jindal

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Delhi Capitals Chairman and Co-owner Parth Jindal believes the 13th edition of the Indian...

ICMR to continue using HCQ in Covid 19 cases as per the clinical protocol

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) NITI Aayog member V.K. Paul, here on Thursday, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had recommended hydroxychloroquine...

Government may consider direct cash transfer to migrant labourers

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The government may consider direct cash transfers to the poor and migrant labourers if the current crisis deepens and...

Demand for Film City in Udaipur to generate jobs, boost employment

Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) As thousands of migrants return to Udaipur from neighbouring states amid the lockdown, many are seeking employment in their native...

IPL if held amid Covid 19, can lift up mood of country: Parth Jindal

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Delhi Capitals Chairman and Co-owner Parth Jindal believes the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), even if...