Moscow/UNI: Tottenham Hotspur's match against London rivals Fulham became the third game to be postponed this season, after a significant uptick in positive Covid-19 cases at the Fulham club, the English Premier League Board, which administers football games in England’s top flight, said Wednesday.
Paris/Xinhua: Three more Paris Saint-Germain players tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total number of infected within the squad to six.
Dubai/Chennai/IBNS: A second Chennai Super Kings (CSK) player has tested positive for Covid-19 after a T20 specialist pacer tested positive along with ten other members of the contingent in Dubai, said media reports.
New Delhi/IBNS: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat said on Friday that she has tested positive for Covid-19 but is asymptomatic.
Dubai/IBNS: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the postponement of the second event of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League A due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Lucknow/UNI/IBNS: Former India cricketer and Uttar Pradesh Home Guard Minister Chetan Chauhan, who was detected Covid-19 positive last month, died at the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram on Sunday following multiple organ failures. He was 73.
Auckland/UNI: New Zealand Cricket CEO David White on Tuesday said that the board is confident of hosting Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies during the upcoming summer, despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Brasilia/Xinhua: Sao Paulo's opening match of the Brazilian Serie A season at Goias was postponed on Monday after the hosts reported 10 positive coronavirus cases.
Islamabad/UNI: Six of the 10 Pakistan cricketers who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19 have tested negative for the same after they all underwent a second test, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Sunday.
Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday confirmed that seven players and a player support personnel from a total of 35 have tested positive for Covid-19.
Dhaka/IBNS/UNI: Former Bangladesh cricket captain Mashref Bin Mortaza has tested positive for coronavirus becoming the second high-profile cricketer after former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, to get infected by the contagion.
Kolkata/IBNS: Bengal cricket team selector Sagarmoy Sensharma has tested positive for Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19, said Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Abhishek Dalmiya on Friday, media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: Former India captain Rahul Dravid has said that the idea of creating bio-secure environments, which is being planned by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to resume cricket, is unrealistic.
New Delhi/IBNS: Setting an example in the tough times amid Coronavirus scare, Indian cricketer Sarfaraz Khan has said he would not celebrate Muslim festival Eid-ul-Fitr but help migrant workers with the money instead.
Mumbai/UNI: West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has admitted that he is badly missing the Indian Premier League (IPL) which have been suspended indefinitely due to the Coronavirus pandemic.