Sports and Culture

COVID-19: Unadkat and family donate to fight pandemic

Rajkot, April 7 (IANS) With the world coming to a standstill due to the coronavirus outbreak, sportspersons across the globe have donated to help those in need and pacer Jaydev Unadkat did the same o...

Chinese clubs and players mourn the passing of Radmiro Antic

Beijing, April 7 (IANS) Shandong Luneng and Hebei China Fortune, the two Chinese top-flight clubs which Radmiro Antic coached toward the end of his career, along with several Chinese players, were in...

COVID-19: Pujara contributes towards PM-CARES fund

Rajkot, April 7 (IANS) India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara said that he and his family have contributed to the Prime Ministers Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CAR...

It is a day to appreciate every healthcare professional: Bumrah

Ahmedabad, April 7 (IANS) On World Heath Day, India star pacer Jasprit Bumrah urged people of the country to appreciate every healthcare professional putting their lives on the line to fight COVID-19...

Sunil Gavaskar donates Rs 59 lakh towards COVID-19 relief fund

Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has made a donation of Rs. 59 lakhs towards COVID-19 relief fund. The amount was confirmed by former Mumbai skipper Amol Muzumdar on Twit...

Don't go to sleep with an empty stomach: Kyrgios offers food for needy

Sydney, April 7 (IANS) Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has offered to drop food to those in need amid the coronavirus pandemic. Kyrgios posted in his Instagram handle that anyone in need of food ...

ODIs need a Test Championship-like revamp, believes Warne

Brisbane, April 7 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne feels one day internationals (ODIs) are losing relevance far too often and there should be something done on the lines of ICC Test Championship to rev...

Real Kashmir sign Kashif Siddiqui & announce tie-up with Oxford United

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Real Kashmir FC has officially signed former Arsenal youth and Northampton Town player Kashif Siddiqi on loan. With this loan signing, the club also announced its official p...

China football team completes training camp in Dubai

Beijing, April 6 (IANS) The Chinese men's football team has completed a good training camp in a time made tough by COVID-19, said its naturalized striker Ai Kesen on Monday. The Chinese side, whic...

Shreyas Iyer would middle the ball even at 4, says dad Santosh

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) The coronavirus outbreak has given the Indian cricketers an unplanned break from the game and while they have been staying indoors to fight the pandemic, they have also been en...

These are difficult times, we shouldn't think about cricket: Waqar

Lahore, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan bowling coach and legendary pacer Waqar Younis is not worried about the long break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, saying he hopes cricket will resume soon after the wor...

Ankit Panth challenges RR player Riyan Parag to Counter-Strike battle

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Ankit Panth has been one of Indias most popular gaming athletes for over a decade. Going by the screen name ‘V3nom, Ankit and his friends of Team Brutality have steadily cli...

COVID-19: Pankaj Advani donates Rs 5 lakh to PM-CARES Fund

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Ace cueist Pankaj Advani has jumped in to help those in need in these troubled times by donating Rs 5 lakh to the PM-CARES Fund as the country fights the coronavirus pandemi...

India stay inside, we're still in middle of a fight: Gambhir

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Reminding citizens that India is "still in middle of a fight" amid the coronavirus outbreak, former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has lashed out at those who burst crackers...

ConnectIN Esports launches 1st-ever FIFA Pro League India

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) The first-ever FIFA Pro League India (PLI) for leading professional esports athletes in the country will be organised by ConnectIN Esports from Wednesday and culminate with the...

Former New Zealand cricketer Jock Edwards passes away

Wellington, April 6 (IANS) Big-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman Jock Edwards, who represented New Zealand in six Tests and eight ODIs, has passed away. He was 64. Central District Cricket Association,...

COVID-19: Vishwanathan Anand to play online chess to raise funds

Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Six Indian chess players, including former world champion Vishwanathan Anand, will play online chess with fans on April 11 to raise funds to combat the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Chinese high jumper Zhang Guowei announces retirement

Beijing, April 6 (IANS) China's star high jumper Zhang Guowei has made the decision to retire, the 28-year-old athlete has confirmed. "Sorry, I can't jump anymore, I've decided to retire," Zhang w...