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Virus outbreak threatens New Zealand’s fan-filled stadiums

August 12, 2020 1:37:14 pm

Sports events in New Zealand could face new restrictions on having fans in stadiums after the detection of four new cases of Covid-19 in Auckland ended New Zealand's run of 102 days without a case of community transmission.

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‘Floyd Mayweather would rematch Conor McGregor’

August 12, 2020 8:42:00 am

Conor McGregor was beaten by Floyd Mayweather in the Las Vegas Money Fight in 2017.

Coronavirus impact: UTT postponed indefinitely due to pandemic

August 11, 2020 7:22:31 pm

UTT, which began in 2017, was to take place after the Tokyo Olympics, which has now been moved to next year because of the pandemic.

Ten things to do for Olympic campers in dead ball situation

August 12, 2020 1:53:49 pm

The restrictions on athletes' movements might be a good time to prop up some peripheral knowledge that will ensure time is well spent in camps and there's no mental stagnation during what is in sporting terms, a dead ball situation.

IOA asks ministry to recall directive seeking tenure details of NSFs’ office-bearers

August 10, 2020 11:00:03 pm

The Ministry had asked the 57 NSFs, which had their provisional recognition withdrawn on the instructions of the Delhi High Court, to reply to the questionnaire by August 11.

5.5 months after gyms were shut down, Dipa Karmakar returns to training centre

August 10, 2020 5:42:11 pm

Along with gymnasts, yoga and table tennis players, Olympian Dipa Karmakar returned to Netaji Subhash Regional Coaching Centre (NSRCC) indoor stadium in Agartala.

Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. exhibition rescheduled: Reports

August 11, 2020 10:32:19 am

Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson’s exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. has been pushed back to Nov. 28 from Sept. 12, The Ring magazine has said.

Rumble on the Reef: Mike Tyson fighting a shark is a must-see

August 11, 2020 10:32:25 am

Mike Tyson put a shark to sleep but admitted that he was scared to death.

Before Mike Tyson fight, Roy Jones Jr. plans to insure his ears

August 9, 2020 7:31:13 pm

Mike Tyson will make a much-anticipated return to the ring when he faces four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr.

A giant leap for ‘Tiktoker’ Asif Magsi

August 8, 2020 7:53:06 am

Asif Magsi’s jump over 11 motorcycles catches Carl Lewis’s attention but experts say he has a long way to go.

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How reliable is the TW3 test for age verification?

August 7, 2020 6:00:05 pm

Leading sports federations in the country, including the BCCI, the AIFF and SAI subject the players to the TW3 test.

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London Marathon to feature only elite runners, unique route

August 7, 2020 11:21:30 am

The pandemic-delayed London Marathon will be staged on October 4 using a different route than usual and with only elite runners participating. 

At 54, Mike Tyson reveals remarkable transformation after electric muscle stimulation

August 10, 2020 7:11:39 pm

Mike Tyson's ability to throw his deadly punches will decide the outcome of the fight against Roy Jones Jr.

Watch: Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen in induced coma after crash in Poland

August 6, 2020 3:10:33 pm

Fabio Jakobsen, who races for the Deceuninck-Quick-Step team, was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition and was put into an induced coma, the Tour de Pologne press office said.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson buys XFL for $15 million as a part owner

August 4, 2020 3:16:27 pm

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is the latest WWE figurehead to own the XFL after WWE chairman and Vince McMahon had two attempts at the league.


India not to take part in women’s world team squash championship

August 3, 2020 3:50:06 pm

India pulled out of the Women's World Team Squash Championship scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from December 15 to 20 due to "lack of preparation time" and "uncertainties" about travelling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin Usman destroys opponent in 40 seconds

August 4, 2020 12:30:57 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s younger cousin took just 40 seconds to beat up his opponent so badly he was forced to verbally submit.

Sports stars wish for ‘happiness and peace’ on Eid Al-Adha

August 1, 2020 3:29:37 pm

Rohit Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Rashid Khan and Darren Sammy were some of the cricketers to lead the wishes on Eid Al-Adha along with Sania Mirza, Jwala Gutta and the Indian football team.

Squash great Jansher Khan undergoes double back surgery for chronic condition

July 31, 2020 5:57:19 pm

Jansher Khan has had two operations in Peshawar for a chronic back problem that also played a part in his retirement from the sport.

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Virender Sehwag, Sardar Singh in 12-member selection panel for National Sports Awards

July 31, 2020 5:38:26 pm

Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag and hockey stalwart Sardar Singh were on Friday included in a 12-member committee constituted by the sports ministry to select this year's National Sports Awards winners.

Conor McGregor hints at UFC return, ‘accepts’ challenge after responding to call out

July 31, 2020 3:20:24 pm

It is still a mystery as to who Conor McGregor is responding to after boxing legend Mike Tyson had claimed that he could beat the MMA star.

Mumbai’s equestrian athletes race to make up for lost time as they return to saddles

July 31, 2020 1:58:11 pm

Yashaan Khambatta explained to how he is slowly building up the stamina and fitness of his 10-year-old horse Lorenzo, as they prepare for the 2022 Asian Games in China.

Ahead of return to ring, Mike Tyson says he’d beat Conor McGregor in a fight

July 30, 2020 11:48:45 am

Mike Tyson says he can beat Conor McGregor in a boxing match​.

Olympics during a pandemic: 1920 Antwerp Games haunted by war & flu

July 28, 2020 5:50:30 pm

With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, here is a look back at the history of the Summer Games.

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Qatar interested in bidding for 2032 Olympics, Paralympics

July 27, 2020 11:22:13 pm

Qatar is turning its focus to bringing the Olympics Games to the Middle East for the first time as it prepares to host the region’s first FIFA World Cup in 2022.