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May 14, 2020

Mary Kom thanks Delhi Police for making son’s birthday ‘so special’

New Delhi , May 14 (ANI): Indian boxer Mary Kom on Thursday thanked Delhi Police for making her son's birthday "so special".Kom took to Twitter and shared a video where Delhi Police personnel can be seen bringing a cake for her son, Prince, on the occasion."Thank you @DCPNewDelhi for making this birthday so special for my younger son Prince Kom. You all are real frontline warriors, I salute you all for your dedication and commitment. @CPDelhi @DelhiPolice @LtGovDelhi @pragya_92," Kom tweeted.As the country continues its…

Sports won’t be played in same way in post-corona era: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi , May 14 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said that sports will not be played in the same way in the post-coronavirus era, urging hockey players to get ready to adjust themselves to the changes.Rijiju said this during an interaction with the senior men's and women's hockey teams, which are currently housed in the Sports Authority of India's National Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru over video conference. The minister sought suggestions from over 40 athletes, coaches, and…

COVID-19: England cricket team to resume training under ‘strict’ protocols

London , May 14 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday confirmed that the men's team will return to individual skills-based training, beginning from next week under "strict" protocols amid the coronavirus pandemic. The board said by utilising venues across the country for individual sessions, it will be able to provide a controlled environment that ensures adherence to safety protocols and social distancing measures for players and staff as set out by the Government's elite sport return to training…

National Games: SAG targets August for completion of all infrastructure works

New Delhi , May 14 (ANI): Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) Executive Director V.M. Prabhu Desai said that they are targeting August 2020 for completion of all the infrastructure works for the 36th National Games."As far as the infrastructure works are concerned, a report has been sent to the IOA, copied to you, and we are targeting August 2020 for completion of all works," Desai said in a mail written to Games Technical Conduct Committee (GTCC) Chairman Mukesh Kumar.Desai further stated that "all required formalities for…

COVID-19: Cricket Ireland postpones series against New Zealand, Pakistan

Dublin , May 14 (ANI): Cricket Ireland on Thursday announced that their home series against New Zealand and Pakistan have been postponed while the away series against England is under "active discussion".The decision was taken following a virtual board meeting on Wednesday afternoon which took place to consider a number of significant issues related to impacts on operations and events in 2020 from COVID-19."The men's home series against New Zealand has been postponed; the men's home T20Is against Pakistan have been…