- How about a re-run of Game of Thrones?: Ashwin(22:16)
Chennai, March 29 (IANS) Senior India off-spinner R. Ashwin wants a re-run of popular TV series 'Game of Thrones' at a time the world is on lockdown virtually due to the coronavirus outbreak.
- COVID-19: ITTF suspends events until June 30(21:49)
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Executive Committee decided to suspend all planned ITTF events and activities involving international travel until June 30 as it discussed the effects of COVID-19 on the international table tennis event schedule on Sunday.
- This is a crucial phase, stay indoors: Shastri(20:42)
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday urged everyone to stay indoors, saying the "only thing flying around the world like a tracer bullet is this bloody Corona".
- Without COVID-19, Dhoni & Rohit would have taken over Wankhede(20:10)
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) In an ideal world, not brought down to its haunches by the coronavirus pandemic, the much-awaited 13th edition of the Indian Premier Legaue (IPL) would have kickstarted on Sunday with all eyes on M.S. Dhoni as he would lead his Chennai Super Kings side against reigning champions Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium here.
- Youngest sportsperson Esha donates Rs 30,000(19:38)
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Teenage shooter Esha Singh on Sunday decided to donate Rs 30,000 to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
- F1 World C'ship could finish in January: Ferrari boss(18:13)
London, March 29 (IANS) As Formula 1 seeks to salvage the 2020 season affected severely by the cornavirus pandemic, the world championship could be extend into January next year, says Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto.
- COVID-19: BFI motivates boxers through video conferencing(17:14)
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) became the first national sports federation in the country to reach out to its players through video conferencing to guide and motivate them during the 21-day lockdown as India battles COVID-19.
- COVID-19: England captain Knight joins NHS volunteer scheme(16:53)
London, March 29 (IANS) England captain Heather Knight said that she has joined UK's National Health Service's (NHS) volunteer scheme amidst the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. Knight said that she will be helping in transporting medicines and spreading awareness about the pandemic in the United Kingdom.
- COVID-19: Manjrekar reminds everyone of Sunday(16:24)
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar reminded the people of the country that it is a Sunday and also showed how he believes technique is the key to attain perfection in life.
- Our responsibility to maintain hygiene, stay at home: Chhetri(16:20)
Kuala Lumpur, March 29 (IANS) India's all-time leading scorer Sunil Chhetri featured in an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) campaign to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and requested people to do all they can to overcome "these challenging times".
- Atletico Mineiro boss Sampaoli eyes Santos quartet(16:08)
Rio de Janeiro, March 29 (IANS) Atletico Mineiro's new head coach, Jorge Sampaoli, could sign up to four players from his former club Santos, as he attempts to bolster his squad for the 2020 Brazilian Serie A season.
- Trying to keep myself positive and busy: Hanuma Vihari(15:44)
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Indian batsman Hanuma Vihari has said he is utilising the time he has got during the lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak in trying to improve his fitness. Vihari had last played for India in their second Test against New Zealand that ended on March 2.
- Cricketer Richa donates Rs 1 lakh in fight against COVID-19(13:39)
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) All-rounder Richa Ghosh, who represented India in the Women's T20 World Cup earlier this month, on Sunday donated Rs 1 lakh to the Bengal Chief Minister's relief fund in fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
- COVID-19: Ajinkya Rahane to donate Rs 10 Lakh(13:38)
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has decided to donate Rs 10 lakh to the Maharastra Chief Minister's Relief Fund as the country fights the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Manchester City's Etihad stadium to be used by NHS(13:30)
Manchester, March 29 (IANS) Premier League champions Manchester City's Etihad Stadium will be partially taken over by the United Kingdom's National Health Sevice (NHS) to help in fight the coronavirus pandemic.
- ICC pays tribute to Joginder amid COVID-19 outbreak(13:23)
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Joginder Sharma, the former India fast bowler who famously bowled the decisive last over of the 2007 World T20 final in which India beat Pakistan, has been involved in the battle against coronavirus. Joginder joined the police force in his home state of Haryana after retiring from the game Deputy Superintendent of Police in the state.