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IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel: ‘We will find a way to send back foreign players’

IPL chairman Brijesh Patel on Tuesday said the BCCI will “find a way” to arrange for the return of foreign players after the league was suspended indefinitely due to a COVID-19 outbreak in its bio-bubble. The suspension of the league was announced after Sunrisers Hyderabad’s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha tested positive for COVID-19 along with Delhi […]

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Rafael Nadal to face promising Spanish teenager at Madrid Open

It wasn’t too long ago that Rafael Nadal was handing Carlos Alcaraz a PlayStation as the boy’s prize at a local tennis tournament in Spain. Now the Spanish great is about to play against the promising youngster in the second round of the Madrid Open. The 17-year-old Alcaraz defeated Adrian Mannarino 6-4 6-0 on Monday […]

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India archer Talukdar admitted to ICU after testing positive for COVID-19

Former Olympian and World Cup gold medallist Jayanta Talukdar was being treated in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for low oxygen count a week after he was diagnosed with COVID-19, his father Ranjan Talukdar said. “His oxygen level had started plummeting to 92-mark so was shifted to ICU yesterday. He is doing fine with an […]

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‘Blood on your hands PM Morrison’: Michael Slater on Australia’s travel ban

Cricketer-turned-commentator Michael Slater, who is currently doing commentary in the IPL, has launched a scathing attack on his country’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison for not allowing its citizens to return from COVID-19 hit India, calling the travel ban a “disgrace”. Australia has shut its borders and not allowing any commercial flights from India because of […]

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No charter flight for Australia players at this moment: CA Chief Hockley

Cricket Australia currently has no plans to arrange a charter flight to bring its players back home from COVID-19-ravaged India once the IPL gets over, its chief Nick Hockley said on Monday. Hockley insisted that Australian players are feeling safe and secure in the IPL bio-bubble but his comments came before it emerged that two […]

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Manchester United-Liverpool match called off after fans storm stadium in protest

Manchester United’s Premier League game against Liverpool was postponed on Sunday after supporters stormed into the stadium and onto the pitch as thousands of fans gathered outside Old Trafford to demand the Glazer family ownership sells the club. Long-running anger against the American owners has boiled over after they were part of the failed attempt […]

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Lewis Hamilton wins Portuguese GP, extends lead over Max Verstappen

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won the Portuguese Grand Prix for a 97th career win on Sunday and extended his championship lead over Max Verstappen to eight points. The Mercedes driver started from second on the grid behind teammate Valtteri Bottas, who finished third behind Verstappen’s Red Bull and took a bonus point for the […]

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Delhi mourns the loss of football administrator DK Bose

Dilip Kumar Bose, the owner of Delhi’s Hindustan FC and a member of Football Delhi’s Executive Committee, breathed his last on Saturday evening, May 1. DK Bose was admitted to the Indian Spinal Injury Centre in Vasant Kunj on the afternoon of Thursday, the same day he lost his father in the morning. He succumbed to […]