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Sports
FIH Hockey Pro League extended till May 17

FIH Hockey Pro League extended till May 17

19 Mar 2020 | 6:45 PM

Lausanne, Mar 19 (UNI) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday announced that FIH Hockey Pro League has been postponed till May 17 in view of the COVID-19 outbreak across the globe.
"The FIH will keep on monitoring the situation closely, following the recommendations of the World Health Organization and the decisions of the public authorities globally and with the support of national associations has further extended Pro League from April15 to May 17, the FIH said in a statement.
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Covid-19: Sports Ministry advises federations to suspend competitions till Apr 15

19 Mar 2020 | 5:49 PM

New Delhi, Mar 19 (UNI) The Sports Ministry on Thursday advised National Sports Federations (NSFs), IOA, BCCI to refrain from conducting tournaments and selection trials till April 15, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic which has wreaked havoc on sporting events across the globe.

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Govt will strive to include Kabaddi in Olympics: Rijiju

Govt will strive to include Kabaddi in Olympics: Rijiju

19 Mar 2020 | 5:49 PM

New Delhi, Mar 19 (UNI) The government will strive to include Kabaddi into Olympics, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Thursday.

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All COVID-19 tests conducted during PSL negative: PCB

19 Mar 2020 | 4:32 PM

Lahore, Mar 19 (UNI) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday revealed that all 128 COVID-19 tests it conducted on the players, support staff, match officials, broadcasters and team owners on March 17, involved in the PSL have turned out to be negative.

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Full transparency in selection of players at local level: Rijiju

Full transparency in selection of players at local level: Rijiju

19 Mar 2020 | 4:16 PM

New Delhi Mar 19 (UNI) Sports associations across the country maintain full transparency in the selection of players at the local level, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju told the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

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HMI shut its doors for outsiders, suspended all mountaineering courses: course transfer fee to be waived off

19 Mar 2020 | 1:55 PM

Darjeeling, Mar 19 (UNI) India's premier adventure institute, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, (HMI), which already shut its doors for the outsiders announced the suspension of all type of mountaineering courses in the Himalayas beginning from April 2020, for an indefinite period until further order.

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COVID-19 Ignored health & safety of players over monetary gains at All England: Saina

COVID-19 Ignored health & safety of players over monetary gains at All England: Saina

18 Mar 2020 | 9:50 PM

New Delhi, Mar 18 (UNI) Star shuttler Saina Nehwal on Wednesday expressed her disappointment with All England Badminton Open tournament taking place ignoring players health and safety over monetary gains despite the spread of COVID-19 pandemic around the globe.

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10m Air Rifle: Saurabh bags top spot in Olympic team trial qualification

18 Mar 2020 | 8:42 PM

New Delhi, Mar 18 (UNI) Shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Aishwary Pratap were the winners in the 10m air pistol and 50m rifle 3 positions respectively in the Olympic team shooting selection trials qualification here on Wednesday.
Chaudhary, who has earned Olympic berth shot 588 bettering his counterpart another Tokyo qualifier Abhishek Varma (585) and Annuraj Singh (579) in the 10m air rifle men and women combined qualification.

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Rathi, Janani inducted in ICC development panel of umpires

Rathi, Janani inducted in ICC development panel of umpires

18 Mar 2020 | 6:43 PM

Mumbai, Mar 18 (UNI) The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Wednesday congratulated Vrinda Rathi (Mumbai Cricket Association) and Janani N (Tamil Nadu Cricket Association) on being inducted in the ICC Development Panel of Umpires.

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Aim to earn a spot in Tokyo-bound Indian Men's Hockey Team: Raj Kumar

Aim to earn a spot in Tokyo-bound Indian Men's Hockey Team: Raj Kumar

18 Mar 2020 | 6:43 PM

Bengaluru, Mar 18 (UNI) Making his debut against World Champions Belgium at FIH Hockey Pro League in February, Raj Kumar Pal says he lived up to the expectations and played on-par with his experienced teammates.

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Eat healthily, have a healthy lifestyle: AB de Villiers

Eat healthily, have a healthy lifestyle: AB de Villiers

18 Mar 2020 | 1:01 PM

Atanu Roy
Kolkata, Mar 18 (UNI) Eat healthily and have a healthy lifestyle, vouched legendary
Proteas cricketer AB de Villiers.

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Japanese Olympic Committee deputy chief Tashima tests positive for coronavirus

Japanese Olympic Committee deputy chief Tashima tests positive for coronavirus

17 Mar 2020 | 6:17 PM

Tokyo, Mar 17 (UNI) Deputy Head of the Japan Olympic Committee and Japan Football Association president Kozo Tashima on Tuesday confirmed that he tested positive for coronavirus.

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Don't think Dhoni will come back in Team India: Sehwag

Don't think Dhoni will come back in Team India: Sehwag

17 Mar 2020 | 5:58 PM

Ahmedabad, Mar 17 (UNI) Legendary former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said he did not think former skipper and wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni would be able to come back in Team India, even if he performed well in the coming IPL.

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IOA optimistic about Kho Kho's inclusion in Asian Games 2026

17 Mar 2020 | 5:42 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta has said he is optimistic about Kho Kho's inclusion in the 2026 Asian Games, which is scheduled to be held in Japan.

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South Africa cricket team arrives in Kolkata before heading home due to coronavirus

16 Mar 2020 | 10:48 PM

Kolkata, Mar 16 (UNI) The South African cricket team went through the necessary health
protocols after their arrival in the city on Monday and officials of the Cricket Association of
Bengal (CAB) received them, the association said in a statement.

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