Mumbai/IBNS: Bollywood superstar and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan, who was present at a meeting with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over the postponement of the beginning of Indian Premier League (IPL) amid the Coronavirus outbreak, on Saturday said the safety of players, spectators and the cities which will host matches were of utmost importance.
London/IBNS: Amid spread of coronavirus in different corners of the globe, all elite football games in England, which draws a huge number of spectators in the grounds, has been suspended until at least Apr 3.
Sydney/IBNS: Australian cricketer Kane Richardson has been kept in quarantine after he was tested for coronavirus, Cricket Australia said on Friday.
London/IBNS: The COVID19 has hit major sporting events across the globe and on Thursday football team Arsenal's head coach Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus.
Mumbai/IBNS: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been working closely with the Government of India along with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) in the wake of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a BCCI statement said on Thursday.
New Delhi/UNI: The final round of the Hero Santosh Trophy 2019-20 scheduled to be played in Aizawl, has been postponed in wake of COVID-19 outbreak.
Dubai/IBNS: the International Cricket Council today announced that the second series of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League A set to begin on 16 March in Malaysia has been postponed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Geneva/Xinhua/UNI: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that IOC is fully committed to the success of the Tokyo Olympic Games, and encourage all athletes to continue preparing for the Games.
Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan's Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto said in the country's parliament on Tuesday that the 2020 Games could be postponed under their agreement with the IOC.
New Delhi/UNI: The Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament on Monday was pushed from April to September due to outbreak of deadly Coronavirus across the world.
Chicago/Xinhua/UNI: Star players attending the 2020 NBA All-Star weekend on Saturday voiced their support for China's fight against the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Shanghai/Xinhua/UNI: Chinese Super League (CSL) outfit Shanghai SIPG defender Zhang Wei has donated 1,000 cotton slippers to Shanghai medical team in Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, according to Shanghai local media.
Rome/Xinhua/UNI: FC Internazionale Milano (best known as Inter) beat AC Milan 4-2 in Italy's Serie A catching up with Juventus at the top of the standings with 54 points each.