Players go back home as IPL franchises call off camps till further notice

Three days after the coronavirus pandemic forced a suspension of the Indian Premier League (IPL) from March 29 to April 15, all the eight franchises called off their respective pre-tournament camps till further notice. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) postponed their training camp, which was scheduled to begin on March 21. Defending champions Mumbai Indians, […]

Copa America postponed to 2021, says CONMEBOL

This year’s Copa America has been postponed until 2021 due to fears over the spread of the coronavirus, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Tuesday. The 12-team tournament, which had originally been scheduled to take place from June 12 to July 12 in Colombia and Argentina, follows the Euro 2020 […]

In Dubai, Rutuja Bhosale justifies those fleeting moments of fame

A tennis-playing youngster tries to convince her father to let her go for a training camp in Goa. The father disagrees and asks her to name Indian women players apart from Sania Mirza. “Ankita Raina, Prarthana Thombare, Rutuja Bhosale…” rattles the girl before her father stops her. He says, “You […]

WrestleMania 36 to go ahead without fans due to coronavirus

WWE’s highly-anticipated WrestleMania 36 will not be held in front of fans in Tampa Florida due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. The event is closed to the public but will be available on pay-per-view. Thousands of pro wrestling fans were expected to descend at the Raymond James Stadium in Florida […]

Rutuja Bhosale wins in India’s Fed Cup tie against Taiwan

Rutuja Bhosale came back from the brink in the deciding set to win yet another marathon contest but Ankita Raina suffered her second straight singles defeat as India and Taiwan were locked 1-1 in their Fed Cup match against Taiwan, in Dubai on Friday. Up against lower-ranked Ya-Yi Yang, Rutuja […]