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COVID-19 Crisis – Six Months Travel Ban by Australia Can Affect India Cricket Tour

Highlights The Australian government has closed the border of its country for six months India’s tour of Australia will start with T20 tri-series in October, and the series will end with the test matches in December Six months closed border means there will be no matches this year The Australian government has decided to close …

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Coronavirus pandemic: Boxing Federation of India to implement work from home for its employees

Coronavirus pandemic: Boxing Federation of India to implement work from home for its employees

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has decided to ask all its officials and employees to work from home from Wednesday in view of the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic which is causing deaths and institutional chaos across the globe. Following in the footsteps of BCCI and All India Football Federation, which have asked employees to work …

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Simranjit Kaur to receive Rs 5 lakh cash reward from Punjab government after securing qualification

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Simranjit Kaur to receive Rs 5 lakh cash reward from Punjab government after securing qualification

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakhs for boxer Simranjit Kaur, who recently qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. Simranjit Kaur in action at the Asian Boxing Qualifiers. Image courtesy: BFI A spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s office said that Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi accompanied by …

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Coronavirus pandemic: IPL franchises call off training camps, send players back home after tournament's postponement

Coronavirus pandemic: IPL franchises call off training camps, send players back home after tournament’s postponement

New Delhi: The eight Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises have called off their respective pre-tournament camps till further notice, three days after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a suspension of the cash-rich event from 29 March to 15 April. The IPL trophy. Sportzpics Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday deferred their training camp, which was scheduled to …

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Coronavirus pandemic: NHL players told to go home and self-isolate as uncertainty persists over fate of season

Coronavirus pandemic: NHL players told to go home and self-isolate as uncertainty persists over fate of season

NHL players have been told they can go home and must self-isolate there until the end of March, suggesting any potential return to play is many weeks away. Crew at the American Airlines Center in Dallas cover the ice after the ongoing NHL season got suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. AP The National Hockey …

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Coronavirus pandemic: India opener Rohit Sharma advises public to be 'smart and proactive' while battling COVID-19

Coronavirus pandemic: India opener Rohit Sharma advises public to be ‘smart and proactive’ while battling COVID-19

New Delhi: India opener Rohit Sharma on Monday advised people to be be smart and proactive in their fight against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 32-year-old batsman posted a video message on his official Twitter handle. “Last few weeks have been tough for all of us and the world has come to a …

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Cheteshwar Pujara calls mistimed pull in Christchurch Test against New Zealand his 'biggest regret'- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

Cheteshwar Pujara calls mistimed pull in Christchurch Test against New Zealand his ‘biggest regret’- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

Fresh from winning the maiden Ranji Trophy title for Saurashtra, India Test regular, Cheteshwar Pujara, who scored a vital 66 off 237 balls against Bengal in the final, feels that his batting style might soon become a thing of past. Pujara’s approach at the crease is considered to based on the traditional school of Test …

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ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas to be coach of merged ATK-Mohun Bagan side in coming season

ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas to be coach of merged ATK-Mohun Bagan side in coming season

Kolkata: Fresh from winning a record third Indian Super League title, ATK boss Sanjiv Goenka on Sunday announced that Antonio Lopez Habas would remain the coach of their team that has merged with the country’s oldest club, Mohun Bagan. Antonio Lopez Habas on the sidelines of the Indian Super League match between ATK and Odisha FC. …

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