hi INDiA
South Asian Views On Global News - Update 24X7
Daily Archives

May 20, 2020

International competition can resume only after COVID-19 vaccine is developed: FIH

Lausanne , May 20 (ANI): The International Hockey Federation in its five-stage process, devised for the resumption of the game at different levels, has said that "trans-continental competition" will be played only after a vaccine is developed to cure the coronavirus."These are very early days when it comes to a return to action but, within its guidance, FIH has produced a five-stage process showing the route back to something resembling normality. This starts, as has been seen in the Netherlands and Belgium, with a return to…

Pakistan to send combined squad for ‘bio-secure’ England tour in July

Lahore , May 20 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday confirmed that it will send a combined 25-player squad, which will remain under bio-secure conditions for up to three months, to England tour in July due to the coronavirus pandemic.Players will stay at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore from early June to resume training in pairs, and gradually will move to Gaddafi Stadium across the road for three weeks in a larger group setting, ESPNcricinfo reported.However, Pakistan will allow its players to opt-out…

ATP partners with Sporting Chance and Headspace to ramp up mental health provision for players, staff

London , May 20 (ANI): The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) on Wednesday announced new partnerships with Sporting Chance and Headspace to support the mental health and wellbeing of its player members and staff.Founded by former Arsenal and England football captain Tony Adams MBE, Sporting Chance is a leading mental health provider working exclusively with professional and elite sports participants to give them a safe and confidential space to discuss emotional wellbeing and mental health."The partnership between the…

Coronavirus: Everyone will be required to adapt to changes, says Ravi Ashwin

New Delhi , May 20 (ANI): Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday said that every player will be required to adapt to the changes once cricketing action resumes.Ashwin was doing an Instagram live session on the official handle of IPL franchise Delhi Capitals and it was then that the spinner was asked how sport will change due to the coronavirus.To this, the spinner replied: "See if you go back in time, if you watch classic cricket matches in the 80s and 90s, players celebrated from a distance, they did not use to do…

People don’t understand what cricketers go through: Ravi Ashwin

New Delhi , May 20 (ANI): Opening up on the issue of mental health, spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday said that sometimes people don't understand what cricketers go through and added that there is a taboo about people voicing their opinions.Ashwin was doing an Instagram live session on the official handle of the IPL franchise Delhi Capitals and it was then that Ashwin was asked to talk on the issue of mental health."For me, in cricket, there is all this taboo about people voicing their opinions, the moment you say you…
gtag('set', {'user_id': 'USER_ID'}); // Set the user ID using signed-in user_id.