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Shardul Thakur first Indian cricketer to resume outdoor training after virus-forced break

Livemint May 23,2020

Thakur began outdoor practice in Palghar district today, where he lives; Palghar is a non-red zone and sports activities are allowed without spectators, says MCA

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No sporting event in near future, have to live with new normal of sports behind closed doors: Kiren Rijiju

Livemint May 23,2020

Kiren Rijiju's statement gain greater significance in the context of the suspended IPL, which the BCCI wants to host in October-November in case the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia is postponed

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Now, Naomi Osaka is world's highest-paid female athlete

Livemint May 22,2020

The 22-year-old player earned $37.4 million over the past 12 months from endorsements and prize money, eclipsing Serena Williams in that span.Osaka is No. 29 overall, with Williams at No. 33, on Forbe...

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Anil Kumble-led ICC panel recommends ban on saliva to shine ball due to Covid-19

Livemint May 18,2020

During a meeting over a video conference, the committee also pushed for bringing back two non-neutral umpires for all international matches.The use of saliva, especially in the red-ball format, is pri...

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Disney+ Hotstar to stream German football league, Bundesliga

Livemint May 16,2020

Bundesliga is the first major European football league to start after the covid-19-led lockdowns.No Bundesliga match will allow more than 300 people, including players and staff, in a stadium

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ICC Board members may discuss to postpone T20 World Cup to 2022

Livemint May 15,2020

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the T20 World Cup in the wake of coronavirus pandemic and shifting it may find favours with Cricket Australia, feels the Board member

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Coronavirus: IPL may take a 10,000-crore hit if called off

Livemint March 12,2020

Football and badminton events like India Open and Hero Indian Super League affected too.Globally, coronavirus has disrupted major events, even spelling uncertainty over the Tokyo Olympics

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Cricket in times of coronavirus: Lot at stake as IPL targets smooth start

Livemint March 05,2020

There are multiple practical reasons why the T20 extravaganza will be held as per schedule.None of the overseas recruits of eight IPL franchises have expressed any apprehensions about travelling to In...

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BCCI halves prize money for IPL champions, runners-up

Livemint March 04,2020

In a circular sent to all IPL franchises, the BCCI has notified that instead of a whopping ₹20 crore, the IPL champion team will now receive ₹10 crore.The 13th edition of the IPL begins on 29 Ma...

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UEFA 'confident' coronavirus outbreak will not derail Euro 2020 plans

Livemint March 03,2020

COVID-19 has been detected in 76 countries worldwide, killing over 3,000 people with Italy the worst-hit nation in Europe.This week marks 100 days until the start of the 24-team European Championship

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s tweets earn most of any athlete, but where does Virat Kohli rank

Livemint February 20,2020

First non-footballer to be on the list is Los Angeles Lakers’ forward and three time NBA winner Lebron James.First female on the list is 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams

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Virat Kohli to reassess India workload after two-three years

Livemint February 19,2020

Viart Kohli is currently leading team India in New Zealand.Virat Kohli made his international debut in an ODI against Sri Lanka

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Three-time Olympic gold medal-winning hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr dies

Economic Times May 25,2020

One of the country's greatest athletes, Balbir Sr was the only Indian among 16 legends chosen by the International Olympic Committee across modern Olympic history. His world record for most goals sco...

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No fans, no saliva, hand sanitisers on boundary: Welcome to a new-look T10 cricket

Economic Times May 24,2020

Welcome to cricket during coronavirus as it's being played out in the Caribbean this week. Six teams are taking part in the Vincy T10 Premier League at the picturesque Arnos Vale venue near Kingstown,...

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No sporting event in near future, have to live with new normal of sports behind closed doors: Rijiju

Economic Times May 23,2020

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju's statement gain greater significance in the context of the suspended IPL, which the BCCI wants to host in October-November in case the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia is p...

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The day Bachendri conquered the Everest and a lot more

Economic Times May 23,2020

Thirty-six years ago, on this very day, Uttarakhand’s Bachendri Pal became the first Indian woman to scale the highest peak in the world, shattering many a glass ceiling. Every moment of that glorio...

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Naomi Osaka tops Serena Williams as world's highest-paid female athlete

Economic Times May 22,2020

Osaka, whose father was born in Haiti and whose mother is Japanese, ranks 29th on the 2020 Forbes list of the world's 100 top-paid athletes, four spots ahead of Williams, who has won 23 Grand Slam sin...

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IPL is just a money grab, shouldn't take precedence over T20 World cup: Border

Economic Times May 22,2020

"(I'm) not happy with that. The world game should take precedence over local competition. So, the World T20, if that can't go ahead, I don't think the IPL can go ahead. I would question that decision ...

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4-time Grand Slam singles champion Ashley Cooper dies at 83

Economic Times May 22,2020

Ashley Cooper led Australia's Davis Cup team to victory over the United States to retain the title in 1957. But after the result was reversed in a loss to the Americans the following year he was so up...

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BCCI eyes restart "in ernest" post monsoon, committed to touring South Africa

Economic Times May 21,2020

India and South Africa could play three T20 Internationals at the end of August as part of a prior "agreement", provided the situation arising out of the pandemic improves substantially for government...

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Bihar girl, who cycled down 1200km carrying father, will be called for trial by cycling federation

Economic Times May 21,2020

Stuck in Gurugram due to nation-wide lockdown, a tenacious Jyoti asked her father to sit on the rear side carrier of her cycle and took him to his native place, covering 1200km in seven days. Cycling...

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Stadiums set to reopen but don’t expect any sporting activity soon

Economic Times May 21,2020

With most of the athletes forced to stay indoors for the past two months due to the nationwide restrictions on outdoor activities, their training patterns got disturbed and they had to make do with im...

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FMSCI announces initiatives to revive motorsport, awaiting clarity from govt on restarting events

Economic Times May 19,2020

In a statement, it also announced a one year extension for the existing promoters of various national championships irrespective of whether the event was conducted in 2020. It also decided to fully wa...

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Anil Kumble-led ICC committee recommends ban on saliva due to pandemic

Economic Times May 18,2020

The use of saliva to shine the cricket ball, especially in the red-ball format, is primarily meant for swing bowling but the practice is now being seen as a health risk.

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Virat Kohli unquestionably the best at the moment: Ian Chappell

Economic Times May 18,2020

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels India skipper Virat Kohli's penchant for playing copybook cricketing shots and his incredible fitness make him the world's best batsman across formats amon...

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MHA allows sports complexes, stadia to open in Lockdown 4 but no entry for spectators

Economic Times May 17,2020

Sports complexes and stadia were on Sunday permitted to open but declared out of bounds for spectators in the fourth phase of the coronavirus-forced lockdown, possibly clearing the path for at least t...

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Finances hit, athletes stuck, training halted: Sports federations have a lot to deal with

Economic Times May 16,2020

Focus is on keeping athletes safe and restart their training as soon as possible, administrators tell ET Sport.

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Former England defender Kenny Sansom in hospital with 'head injury'

Economic Times May 16,2020

"Kenny is currently ill in hospital. He is being well cared for and does not have COVID-19," said a statement on his Twitter account.

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ICC Board members may discuss shifting T20 World Cup to 2022

Economic Times May 15,2020

The ICC flagship event is scheduled in Australia from October 18 to November 15. The ICC Board Meeting will be preceded by the Cricket Committee meeting to discuss playing conditions including applyi...

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International Olympic Committee creates $800 million fund to address coronavirus crisis

Economic Times May 14,2020

The envelope has two parts: USD 650m (602 million euros) which "refers to the cost of organisation" of the postponed Games; and USD 150m as an aid package for the Olympic movement, in particular inter...

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Motor racing Sebastian Vettel to leave Ferrari at end of year: Reports

Economic Times May 12,2020

Four-times Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel is set to quit Ferrari at the end of the year after contract talks broke down, German media reported late on Monday.

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Sebastian Vettel to leave Ferrari at end of F1 season

Economic Times May 12,2020

Vettel, who joined in 2015 with the dream of emulating boyhood hero Michael Schumacher in winning titles with the sport's oldest and most glamorous team, is out of contract at the end of the year. Whe...

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