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COVID-19: ATP, WTA announce extension of tennis tour suspension

London, May 16 (IANS) The ATP and WTA announced extension to suspension of their Tours on Friday. Both Tours have now been suspended till at least the end of July and thus, the list of cancelled tournaments now exceeds...

Sania Mirza becomes 1st Indian to win Fed Cup Heart Award

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Sania Mirza on Monday became the first Indian to win the Fed Cup Heart Award. Sania was the nominee for the award from the Asia/Oceania Zone alongwith Indonesia’s Priska Madelyn Nugroho.“It’s an honour to...

Entire 2020 tennis season is ‘practically lost’, says Nadal

Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Rafael Nadal feels the entire 2020 season will be lost due to the coronavirus pandemic and players can only return to the court next year. The entire sporting calender of the world has taken a...

Sania becomes first Indian to be nominated for Fed Cup Heart award

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza on Thursday became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award. Sania is the nominee for the award from the Asia/Oceania Zone alongwith Indonesia''s Priska Madelyn...

Don’t expect tennis to resume in near future: Nadal

Madrid, April 17 (IANS) Spanish tennis star and world no.2 Rafael Nadal said that he doesn''t expect any tournaments to happen in the near future until the coronavirus pandemic is brought under control."I am not worrying about tennis now....

First time Wimbledon has been cancelled in the Open era

London, April 1 (IANS) The 2020 edition of the Wimbledon Championships has been officially cancelled, organisers All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced on Wednesday. The AELTC said that instead, the Wimbledon will now be held from June 28...

Amid Coronavirus, French Open moved to September 2020

Paris, March 18 (IANS) The 2020 French Open has been postponed to September 20 amid the rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The organisers tweeted on Tuesday that it will be held from September 20 to October 4. The...

Paes given a befitting farewell at Bengaluru Open

Bengaluru, Feb 16 (IANS) Just before the singles finals of the Bengaluru Open, tennis legend Leander Paes who is on his swan song and played his last ATP event on Indian soil on Saturday, was given a rousing farewell...

Paes part of Indian Davis Cup team for Croatia tie

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Veteran tennis star Leander Paes has been included in the Indian Davis Cup team that will travel to Zagreb to face Croatia in their World Group Qualifiers, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) announced...

My dream has officially come true: Aus Open champ Kenin

Melbourne, Feb 2 (IANS) The USA''s Sofia Kenin on Saturday beat Garbine Muguruza to win the Australian Open. This was the 21-year-old''s first ever Grand Slam final and she had entered it as the 14th seed. Kenin won the...

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Our economic package not different from other countries: FM

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday that the economic package announced by the...

Indian Immunologicals working on Covid-19 vaccine

Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) Leading vaccine maker Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL) is developing a vaccine for coronavirus in a cross-continental collaboration.It is leading the...

2,600 more Shramik trains in next 10 days: Railways

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways has operated over 2,600 Shramik Special trains and transported over 45 lakh people across the country...

LAC heats up as India, China take diplomatic route

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Increased tension between China and India along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has forced both the countries militaries...

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...