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May 28, 2020

Footballers set out to help Amphan-affected in West Bengal

New Delhi , May 29 (ANI): While the state of West Bengal attempts to recover from the devastation caused by the combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and cyclone Amphan, a consortium of 38 footballers have decided to pool in their resources to help the affected.This consortium -- named 'Players for Humanity,' include the likes of Subrata Paul, Mehtab Hossain, Arnab Mondal, Subhashish Roychowdhury, Sandip Nandy, Pronay Halder, Pritam Kotal, Shouvik Ghosh amongst others."The love from the fans is what a footballer's life is all…

Italy’s Serie A to return on June 20, sports minister Spadafora confirms

Rome , May 29 (ANI): Italy's Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora has confirmed that Seria A season will resume from June 20 after the three-month of suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.Italy's top flight was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, but clubs were permitted to return to contact training this month.Following a meeting with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Spadafora announced on Thursday that the intention is for the 2019-20 campaign to kick-off again next month, Goal.com reported.Coppa Italia…

Peter Siddle signs new deal with Tasmania for 2020-21 season

Tasmania , May 29 (ANI): Australia pacer Peter Siddle on Friday signed a two-year contract with Tasmania for the 2020-21 season.The 35-year-old retired from the international cricket in December last year. The right-arm bowler was previously contracted with Cricket Victoria and has played Test cricket for Australia from 2008 to 2019.After inking a new deal the speedster said his goal is to "play good cricket" and win games for the side."My greatest goal is to come to Tasmania and play good cricket, while hopefully winning a…

COVID-19: Surrey releases Michael Di Venuto from his contract

London , May 29 (ANI): English cricket club Surrey have announced that head coach Michael Di Venuto will not be returning to the club, even if county competition is able to resume later this summer.Di Venuto arrived at the Club in 2016 and two years later coached Surrey to the Club's first County Championship title in sixteen years. He is currently at home with his family in Tasmania and will not return to the Club should the 2020 domestic season get underway later this summer."With the potential of a vastly shortened…

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Railways distributes sanitary pads to women returnees on Shramik trains in Moradabad

Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) , May 29 (ANI): A group of women employees of Indian Railways on Thursday distributed sanitary pads in 'Shramik' special trains at Moradabad Railway Station on the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day.Indian Railways took this initiative to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene among stranded women travelling by the special trains run by the government amid the COVID-19 lockdown."We have trained our female employees for dealing with problems being faced by women travelling in Shramik special trains.…
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