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CORONAVIRUS SPORTS NEWS

Stuck for 73 days in SAI centre, 18-year-old boxer Ritu Antil returns home

May 30, 2020 4:11 pm

Nationwide lockdown forced Ritu Antil to remain in the confines of SAI centre in Mumbai for 73 days with almost no company.

Four positives in latest Premier League coronavirus tests

May 28, 2020 12:18 am

Since players returned to limited group training on Tuesday, 12 positive tests for the virus have been confirmed at England’s top-flight clubs.

Former Pakistan opener Taufeeq Umar tests positive for Covid-19

May 24, 2020 4:45 pm

Taufeeq Umar is the second cricketer in Pakistan to be affected by the Covid-19 virus.

AFI bars its athletes from handshakes, hugging and spitting at training camp

May 20, 2020 8:23 am

Through the document, the AFI directed the athletes to train under strict social distancing guidelines and also follow additional norms issued by the government "religiously".

Old Trafford cricket ground plans for social-distancing fans

May 19, 2020 9:53 pm

Not only are mass gatherings still banned by the government, but sports teams aren't allowed to play or train together. A cricket season that was due to start in April won't begin until July at the earliest.

SLC says Sri Lanka needs new stadium to bid for ICC events

May 19, 2020 11:33 am

The SLC faced intense criticism after the board announced on Sunday that it had inspected a site at Homagama, a suburb on the city's eastern side, to build a 40,000 seat capacity international stadium.

Adapt, play in empty stadiums and keep cricket in good state: Jimmy Neesham

May 17, 2020 3:20 pm

Elite-level cricketing action looks unlikely to resume anytime soon and the T20 World Cup, scheduled for October and November, is under a cloud of uncertainty.

T20 World Cup 2020 likely postponement will open door for IPL: Mark Taylor

May 17, 2020 12:57 pm

The ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in Australia from October 18 to November 15, is shrouded in uncertainty even as some sporting action has begun with strict guidelines in place.

Spanish clubs to start group training on Monday

May 17, 2020 12:28 pm

The source said organising body La Liga had informed clubs they could start training in groups of up to 10 players from May 18 following an order issued by the government’s department for health on Saturday which modified guidelines for elite athletes.

Club cricket set to resume in Australia from June 6

May 17, 2020 10:41 am

The cricketers will not be allowed to use sweat or saliva to shine the ball in the competition and Darwin Cricket Management (DCM) group is exploring various options, including having umpires involved in ball-shining using a wax applicator.