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No meetings, no window as IPL hopes fade

No meetings, no window as IPL hopes fade

With the Covid-19 outbreak creating havoc by the day, it is highly unlikely that the Indian Premier League can be held this year. Though there has been no official word from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the writing on the wall is getting clearer, with more than a hundred fresh cases […]

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COVID-19 ‘Game Zero’: Why a Champions League match turned into a ‘biological bomb’ in Italy

COVID-19 ‘Game Zero’: Why a Champions League match turned into a ‘biological bomb’ in Italy

A Champions League game between Atalanta and Valencia is being singled out as of the main reasons why Bergamo (in Italy) turned into one of the epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic. It was a “biological bomb” observed one respiratory specialist while Bergamo Mayor Giorgio Gori admitted that there was no way it could be stopped. “We were […]

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COVID-19: Pakistan umpire Aleem Dar offers free food at his Lahore restaurant

COVID-19: Pakistan umpire Aleem Dar offers free food at his Lahore restaurant

Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar has offered to provide free food at his restaurant in Lahore for the unemployed people amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Around 1200 confirmed coronavirus cases have been reported so far in Pakistan while nine people have lost their lives. Dar runs a restaurant under the name ‘Dar’s Delighto’ and he has […]

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Tokyo Olympics To Be Postponed To 2021 Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Tokyo Olympics To Be Postponed To 2021 Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Japan on Tuesday asked for a one-year postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games over coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said a postponement is unavoidable if the Olympic Games cannot be held in a complete manner. As reported earlier, he held telephone talks with the International Olympics Committee chief Thomas Bach after the global sporting […]

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Hafeez takes a dig at fixing tainted Sharjeel’s comeback

Hafeez takes a dig at fixing tainted Sharjeel’s comeback

Senior all-rounder and former captain Mohammad Hafeez is not happy about Sharjeel Khan being offered another chance to play for the national team after completing a two and a half year ban for spot-fixing. Hafeez, who made his Pakistan debut in 2003, took a dig at Sharjeel on his Twitter account which has led to […]

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Umar Akmal charged under PCB’s anti-Corruption code, could face lifetime ban

Umar Akmal charged under PCB’s anti-Corruption code, could face lifetime ban

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been charged by the PCB for two breaches under the anti-corruption code for failing to disclose to the PCB, without unnecessary delay, full details of any approaches to engage in corrupt conduct. The board has asked the Pakistan batsman to submit an explanation on the case till March 31 regarding […]

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UEFA proposes postponing Euro 2020 by a year due to COVID-19 pandemic

UEFA proposes postponing Euro 2020 by a year due to COVID-19 pandemic

LAUSANNE: UEFA has proposed postponing this year’s European Championship until 2021, a source close to European football’s governing body told AFP on Tuesday, as the continent battles with the coronavirus pandemic. The source’s confirmation of the proposal came after the Norwegian FA tweeted that the new plan is for the tournament to take place from June 11 […]

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Entire PSL a big hit despite corona disruption, says Waqar

Entire PSL a big hit despite corona disruption, says Waqar

KARACHI: Current national team’s bowling coach Waqar Younis has described the HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 as a resounding success despite the pandemic outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which forced rescheduling of the event and holding back-end matches behind closed doors. Waqar, who is part of the commentary panel for PSL V, formed a deadly […]

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Swiss football president Blanc tests positive for coronavirus

Swiss football president Blanc tests positive for coronavirus

BERN: The president of Switzerland’s football federation has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Swiss federation said 70-year-old Dominique Blanc got the results of a test on Sunday morning and isolated himself at his home. “I feel pretty good right now and have only mild flu symptoms,” Blanc said in a statement released by the […]

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Lahore’s PSL matches to be played in empty stadium

Lahore’s PSL matches to be played in empty stadium

LAHORE: After the National Stadium, Karachi hosted its first match without any spectators on Friday, it was learnt that Gaddafi Stadium will also be staging matches sans any fans in the last leg of the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) which commences here from March 15. “Following an advice from the Punjab Government, the Pakistan […]

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