IPL postponed to April 15 by BCCI due to coronavirus threat

In a move to buy some time to decide on the way ahead the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday postponed the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and pushed back its start to April 15 due to the outbreak of coronavirus. The tournament was scheduled to begin on March 29 with...

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Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020 with a throw of 87.86m

After recovering from an elbow injury, ace India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a throw of 87.86m at the Athletics Central North East meeting in South Africa.This was the Olympic medal hopeful’s first competitive event after recovering from the injury.The...

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‘Deserving get left out each time,’ Vinesh Phogat raises questions on Padma Awards

Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Sunday raised questions about the manner in which Padma awards are given to sportspersons, terming the process as an “unfair one” after facing the snub for the third time.The current World Championship bronze medallist and one of India’s biggest medal hopes at the Tokyo...

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Yuvraj Singh slams Indian team’s planning for 2019 World Cup

Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh slammed the Indian team management for getting it "completely wrong" at the 2019 World Cup, stressing that an inexperienced middle-order worked against the team's chances where Virat Kohli and boys were shown the door in the semi-final against New Zealand.Speaking...

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Roger Federer to have Swiss coin minted in his honour

Tennis great Roger Federer is to become the first living Swiss to have a coin minted in their honour, with a commemorative 20 franc (INR 1437) silver piece bearing his image being issued in January.The 38-year-old 20-time Grand Slam champion is regarded by many as the greatest tennis player ever and is a national...

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‘No sympathy for Shakib,’ former England captain says ban should have been longer

Bangladesh’s star cricketer Shakib Al Hasan was on Tuesday banned from all forms of cricket, with one year of that suspended, by the International Cricket Council after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Reacting to the ICC’s decision, former England captain Michael...

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Exercise before breakfast to lose weight quickly

What is the best time to exercise? This question has intrigued most of the fitness enthusiasts and there has not been a conclusive answer for it. Some believe that one should exercise in the morning while others think that the best time to work out is in the evening. But there is a new research which...

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Rohit Sharma breaks world record for most sixes in a Test series

Rohit Sharma slammed his 6th Test century and third of the series against South Africa in the third and final Test match at the JSCA International Sports Complex in Ranchi on Saturday. Rohit got to his century with a six over long-off off Dane Piedt’s bowling in the post-lunch session of Day 1. Rohit,...

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Federer loses cool and follows Djokovic out of Shanghai

Roger Federer was given a point penalty as he followed Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals in a bad-tempered defeat to Alexander Zverev on Friday.The 22-year-old German won 6-3, 6-7 (7/9), 6-3 as the Swiss legend Federer was penalized after twice hitting the ball out the court in anger.The...

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Runner dies after taking part in marathon

Man was attended by a medical team on the course, then taken to the hospital where he diedA runner lost his life after taking part in the Cardiff Half Marathon organised on Sunday.According to a statement from the organisers, the runner was attended by a medical emergency team on the course, then taken...

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