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May 12, 2020

AIFF looks to host ‘wonderful’ U-17 Women’s World Cup after tournament gets rescheduled

New Delhi , May 12 (ANI): The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) on Tuesday said they are pleased with the rescheduling of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2020, adding that they look forward to hosting a 'wonderful tournament' next year. The tournament, initially scheduled to take place this year, will now take place from February 17 to March 7, 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, it will keep the original eligibility criteria that is, players born on or after 1…

Pandya brothers extend birthday wishes to Kieron Pollard

New Delhi , May 12 (ANI): As the West Indies cricketer Kieron Pollard celebrates his 33rd birthday, Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Tuesday wished his Mumbai Indians teammate, saying that they will celebrate after the lockdown is lifted."Let's celebrate together once this all goes away Polly Red heart Happy birthday big guy," Hardik tweeted.Mumbai Indians all-rounder Krunal Pandya in his wish revealed the lesson he had learned from Pollard. The Indian cricketer also expressed his gratitude towards Pollard for always…

Disappointed but understandable: Joyce on postponement of women’s WC Qualifier due to COVID-19

Dubai , May 12 (ANI): Despite expressing disappointment over the postponement of the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier, the head coach of Ireland's women's cricket team Ed Joyce has said that it is an understandable decision given the current situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic.The ICC on Tuesday announced the postponement of two World Cup qualifying events - the women's Qualifier, which was due to take place in Sri Lanka between 3 and 19 July, and the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Europe Division 2,…

COVID-19: Diamond League announces new provisional 2020 calendar

Stockholm , May 12 (ANI): As the world continues to grapple with coronavirus pandemic, the Diamond League on Tuesday announced a shortened provisional calendar for the 2020 season.The Diamond League calendar will begin on August 10 in Monaco followed by Gateshead on August 16. The calendar which ends in October has 11 competitions lined up."There will be no events in July and the first half of August (other than National Championships where possible), and the season will instead be extended into October," the governing body…

COVID-19: Golfer Arjun Bhati urges people to contribute to his initiative for PM-CARES fund

New Delhi , May 12 (ANI): Indian golfer Arjun Bhati on Tuesday urged people to contribute to his initiative which aims to help the country in its fight against the coronavirus crisis.Bhati said his initiative, #ContributewithArjun, has so far collected and donated around Rs 8,80,000 to the PM-CARES fund and is aiming to touch Rs 30,00,000 with this initiative."Hope everyone is fine and following the lockdown very strictly. First of all, I would like to thank all the COVID-19 warriors like the doctors, government officials,…
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