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Sports

IWF imposes sanctions against Taiwan, Malaysian Weightlifting Associations

05 Apr 2020 | 12:06 AM

Budapest, Hungary, Apr 4 (UNI) Following the hearings and careful consideration of relevant evidence, the Independent Member Federation Sanctions Panel (IMFSP) has imposed disciplinary sanctions on the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association and Malaysian Weightlifting Federation.

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SAI reaches out to Hockey India via video conference to prepare for next yr Olympics plan

04 Apr 2020 | 8:29 PM

New Delhi, Apr 4 (UNI) The Sports Authority of India on Saturday via video conference reached out to Hockey India officials and coaches of national team to charter the future plan for Tokyo Olympics which has been postponed to next year amid coronavirus pandemic across the globe.

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'We want to help as much as we can' – England players take pay cut

'We want to help as much as we can' – England players take pay cut

04 Apr 2020 | 4:49 PM

London, Apr 4 (UNI) The centrally contracted male and female players in England have
opted to take a pay cut during the current global crisis, which has brought cricket to a
standstill.

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Anirban Lahiri contributes Rs 7 lakh towards PMCARES Fund

Anirban Lahiri contributes Rs 7 lakh towards PMCARES Fund

04 Apr 2020 | 4:27 PM

New Delhi, Apr 4 (UNI) India star golfer Anirban Lahiri on Saturday pledged to donate Rs 7 lakh towards PM-CARES Fund in fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
"In these grave times that we face today I urge my fans and brethren to join me in doing our bit to support those in most need. I have pledged Rs 7,00,000 to the PM Cares Fund and also support 100 families on the Zomato Feeding India initiative," Lahiri wrote on his twitter handle.

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FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India postponed

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India postponed

04 Apr 2020 | 3:51 PM

New Delhi, Apr 4 (UNI) The FIFA football's governing body on Saturday postponed the U-17 Women's World Cup slated to begin in India in November this year due to rising cases of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hockey India total contribution rises to Rs 1 Cr towards PM Cares Fund

Hockey India total contribution rises to Rs 1 Cr towards PM Cares Fund

04 Apr 2020 | 2:45 PM

New Delhi, Apr 4 (UNI) In a big step towards helping India's fight against Covid-19 Pandemic, Hockey India on Saturday announced an additional Rs 75 lakh towards the PM Cares Fund.

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COVID-19: FIFA Working Group says all June's int'l matches should be postponed

COVID-19: FIFA Working Group says all June's int'l matches should be postponed

04 Apr 2020 | 9:35 AM

Zurich, Apr 4 (UNI) The FIFA Working Group on the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic issued recommendations for the Bureau of the FIFA Council saying that all men's and women's international matches scheduled for June should be postponed over the spread of the coronavirus.

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COVID-19: MyTeam11 donates Rs 5 lakh to PM Cares Fund

03 Apr 2020 | 8:41 PM

Jaipur, Apr 3 (UNI) MyTeam11, one of India’s fantasy sports platform on Friday announced that they have donated Rs 5 lakh to the PM Cares Fund to fight the ongoing COVID -19 outbreak in the country.

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COVID-19: Star footballers spread awareness with #FitWithIndianFootball campaign

COVID-19: Star footballers spread awareness with #FitWithIndianFootball campaign

03 Apr 2020 | 6:21 PM

New Delhi, Apr 3 (UNI) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has started a #FitWithIndianFootball campaign which will see the star players of the country spread awareness about how to keep fit during the widespread quarantine.

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Relive the storied India vs Pakistan World Cup battles on ‘Mauka Mania’ on Star Sports

03 Apr 2020 | 5:48 PM

Mumbai, Apr 3 (UNI) Star Sports, India’s broadcaster and the “Home of Cricket” now presents ‘Mauka Mania’, a week-long opportunity to relive not one, but several of these cricketing battles between India and Pakistan including nail-biting matches from the ICC World Cups and the Asia Cup for Indian cricket fans across the country,
The ‘Mauka Mania’ week will present the opportunity to these very fans to relive and discuss some of these great cricketing moments between two storied rivals.

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Star Sports to keep fans connected with new show 'Cricket Connected'

03 Apr 2020 | 4:11 PM

Mumbai, Apr 3 (UNI) India’s sports broadcaster, Star Sports, through digital connectivity, has introduced a new show called 'Cricket Connected' which aims to engage cricket-starved fans and keep them connected to the sport they love.

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Boost morale of Nation & spread positivity: PM to 40 sportsstars including Tendulkar, Kohli

Boost morale of Nation & spread positivity: PM to 40 sportsstars including Tendulkar, Kohli

03 Apr 2020 | 3:52 PM

New Delhi, Apr 3 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted via video conference with 40 eminent sportspersons with the likes of batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, team India skipper Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly and six-time World boxing champion Mary Kom on the current scenario
due to COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

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Staying home is mantra to fight Covid-19: J&K sports fraternity

03 Apr 2020 | 3:46 PM

Jammu, Apr 3 (UNI) While appeals and requests are pouring in from all parts of the world asking people to 'Stay Home & Stay Safe', the sports fraternity, including players, coaches, officials, sports promoters in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, has also appealed to the people asserting that staying home is the only 'mantra' to collectively fight the pandemic.

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ICC condoles demise of DLS method co-founder Tony Lewis

ICC condoles demise of DLS method co-founder Tony Lewis

02 Apr 2020 | 11:04 PM

Dubai, Apr 2 (UNI) International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday condoled the death of mathematician Tony Lewis, who co-developed the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern system of calculating target scores in rain-affected limited-overs matches.

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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 delivers record-breaking fan engagement numbers

02 Apr 2020 | 10:32 PM

Dubai, Apr 2 (UNI) The International Cricket Council (ICC) today revealed record digital
and broadcast viewing figures for the ICC Women’sT20 World Cup 2020, which has
become one of the most watched women’s sporting events in history as the sport
continues to set new benchmarks on and off the field.

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