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Team India coach Ravi Shastri with skipper Virat Kohli. PTI Photo

Ongoing break a 'welcome rest' for India players: Coach Ravi Shastri

Some players played all three formats, not only being on the field but adjusting from T20s to Test match cricket and then all the travel

Lord's cricket ground in London. AP Photo

ECB planning to install coronavirus checkpoints to resume cricketing activity

Nevertheless, everyone's safety is the priority and the decision to conduct matches will not be decided by the economic need: Steve Elworthy

ICC Emirates Elite panel umpire from Pakistan, Aleem Dar (L). AP Photo

Pakistan cricket umpire Aleem Dar offers free food for jobless at his Lahore joint

Aware that the lockdown has rendered a lot of people jobless, Dar offered them free food at Dar's Delighto on Pia Road in Lahore

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly. AP Photo

ICC Board discusses contingency plan, takes stock of prevailing situation

Sourav Ganguly represented BCCI in the video conference when it was being speculated that a former Board president would attend the meeting

Sachin Tendulkar interacts with inmates of St Anthony’s Old Age Home for Women, in Mumbai. PTI Photo

Sachin Tendulkar donates Rs 50 lakh to fight COVID-19

Tendulkar does a lot of charity work and has taken up umpteen social causes which have never been brought to public notice


Manish Sureshkumar

Davis Cup dream fuels Manish Sureshkumar

At the Pune Challenger last November, he knocked out Rio Noguchi of Japan, a seeded player, to move into pre-quarterfinals.

Wimbledon likely to go on.

Wimbledon still planning for play despite virus mayhem

The All England Club remains hopeful that play at the grass-court tournament will be able to go ahead if the spread of the virus is slowed

Wimbledon, the championships.

Key questions as Wimbledon faces postponement or cancellation

Wimbledon organisers know that a postponement by just a fortnight would solve little

PACKING BAGS FOR THE TOUR: Former World No.1 and three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray. AFP Photo

Injury-plagued Andy Murray eyes return in Miami

Fromer World No.1 and three-time Grand Slam winner last played in Davis Cup


REARING TO RETURN: Marcus Rashford of Manchester United. AP Photo

Virus crisis hasn't ruined Marcus Rashford's recovery

With the Premier League postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, Rashford has an opportunity to get back in action if the campaign can resume

Republic of Ireland's midfielder James McClean scores against United States in an international friendly at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. AFP Photo

Ireland star James McClean fined by Stoke City over balaclava post

In Northern Ireland, Balaclavas are associated with the paramilitary Irish Republican Army (IRA)

DC File Photo

Manchester United to offer refunds, extend deadline for season ticket

United would worst affected should the 2019/20 season fail to be completed as they sit fifth in the League, outside Champions League places

Former German international and Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. AP Photo

Bundesliga Rich Four come to other teams' rescue with 20 million euros

All four clubs played in the Champions League this season and made some extra income

In Other sports

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) scores against the Golden State Warriors. AP Photo

Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert, his teammates and staff clear of coronavirus

Players and staff members completed a 14-day isolation and no longer pose a risk of infection to others

President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Sebastian Coe. AFP Photo

New date for Tokyo Olympics won't satisfy everybody, says Sebastian Coe

Every sport has its own challenges but there has to be an element of flexibility

Representational picture

Four-year ban slapped on shot putter Navin Chikara for flunking dope test

Athlete failed an out-of-competition dope test in 2018 and waived his right to have the B sample analysed

Noah Lyles of the United States (2nd L) wins the men's 100m at the IAAF Diamond League in Zurich last year. AFP Photo

Diamond League postpones three more athletics meetings

With this, the numer of Diamond League events that have been pushed back reaches six