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Playing cricket in bio-secure environment unrealistic, says Rahul Dravid

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.

Cricketer Sarfaraz Khan prefers helping migrant workers over celebrating Eid

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.

Andre Russell misses playing IPL and hitting towering sixes

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.

Tennis Canada cancels 2020 women's Rogers Cup

Toronto/Xinhua: The WTA tournament in Montreal, Rogers Cup, will not be played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Tennis Canada.

Australia's Test tour of Bangladesh postponed

New Delhi,/UNI: Australia's two-Test tour of Bangladesh scheduled for June 2020 has been indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought sports across the world to a halt.

Roger Federer challenges Virat Kohli for a unique challenge

Bern/IBNS: Swiss Tennis icon Roger Federer is spending time in his home with his family at a time when the world is engaged in a tough battle against COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother dies

London/IBNS:  Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother, Dolors Sala Carrio, passed away after suffering from COVID-19, the club confirmed on Tuesday.

French Stade Reims Football Club's doctor kills himself after contracting COVID19: reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Bernard Gonzalez, a French Stade de Reims football club's doctor, has committed suicide while in self-isolation after having contracted the coronavirus, the French Le Parisien newspaper reported.

COVID-19 fear: FIFA postpones U-17 women's WC in India

Zurich/IBNS: Football's world governing body-FIFA- on Friday announced its decision of postponing FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup, which was scheduled to be played in India in November, due to the current world scenario amid COVID-19 outbreak.

Amid Coronavirus crisis Wimbledon 2020 cancelled, to be held mid next year

London/IBNS: Amid the havoc created worldwide by the Coronavirus pandemic, Wimbledon organisers on Wednesday cancelled the Grand Slam for the first time ever since World War II.

German footballers start wave of donations in wake of COVID-19

Berlin/Xinhua/UNI: Marco Reus and his wife Scarlett are the latest example of footballers making significant donations to support the fight against the coronavirus and the economic setbacks caused by the current shutdown of society.

Virat Kohli urges citizens to follow rules of lockdown seriously

Mumbai/IBNS: Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on Friday urged people to obey the 21-day lockdown rules seriously to contain the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the country.

COVID-19: UN health agency advice informs decision to delay Olympic Games for first time since 1944

New York/IBNS: The International Olympic Committee declared on Wednesday that it is postponing the 2020 Summer Olympics which were due to take place in Japan, based on information provided by the UN health agency, WHO, on the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.

Chinese star footballer expected to recover from coronavirus within two weeks, expert says

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI:  Chinese best-known footballer Wu Lei can recover from COVID-19 in one week or two if the illness does not cause severe symptoms, said a Chinese expert.

US Olympic committee calls for postponement of Tokyo Olympics

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee said on Monday that "the path toward postponement" of the Tokyo Games is "most promising" after surveying about 2,000 American athletes.