COVID-19: Asian Cup 2027 hosting deadline extended

The Asian Football Confederation extended the deadline for preliminary bids for the 2027 Asian Cup on Thursday after the coronavirus pandemic caused major problems for football administrations.

England's Buttler to auction World Cup final shirt for coronavirus fight

Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has said he will auction the shirt he wore in England's 2019 World Cup final victory to raise funds for efforts to fight the coronavirus.

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

The Wimbledon tennis championships were cancelled for the first time since World War Two as the coronavirus pandemic wiped another blue-riband sports event off the calendar on Wednesday.

Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar.

Ganguly named captain in Warne's all-time India XI

Australia spin legend Shane Warne on Wednesday included Navjot Singh Sidhu in his all-time Indian XI he played against and picked Sourav Ganguly as the captain of the team.

Marseille president Pape Diouf dies of coronavirus

Former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died aged 68 after contracting the new coronavirus, a family source told AFP on Tuesday.

Beijing 2022 Olympics face 'special situation' after Tokyo delay

Beijing 2022 organisers said they face "a special situation" after the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics means less than six months between the Summer and Winter Games.

Jamie Siddons teaches cricket techniques online

Anamul Haque, also known as Bijoy, is practicing on his rooftop while Soumya Sarkar is stretching at his home. Tamim Iqbal is running on a treadmill and Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is spending his time ...

BCCI mulls to reschedule IPL to Oct-Nov if T20 WC postponed

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is now looking at the October-November window to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). But the move can only be possible if the ...

Australia tour of Bangladesh unlikely: Paine

Australia Test skipper Tim Paine has said that the teams upcoming tour to Bangladesh slated to be held in June is unlikely, conceding that one doesn't need to be an "Einstein" for that amid the ...

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