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Shane Watson to Deepak Hooda: All-round brilliance has been the key in Rajasthan vs Delhi clash

By: Sports Desk | Published: April 5, 2020 9:41:19 pm Deepak Hooda and Shane Watson (PTI file photo) The 13th season of Indian Premier League (IPL) was originally scheduled to kick off on March 29. The Covid-19 virus played spoilsport, however, bringing the sporting world – and with it the IPL – to a standstill. With the […]

PCB wants to host major ICC event to cover losses due to India’s refusal to tour

By: PTI | Karachi | Updated: April 4, 2020 8:46:41 pm The PCB announced Rawalpindi and Karachi as venues for two ICC Test Championship matches in December The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants the International Cricket Council (ICC) to award them the hosting rights of a major event in lieu of the financial losses suffered […]

Bayern Munich gives interim manager Hansi Flick permanent deal through 2023

By: AP | Munich | Published: April 3, 2020 9:36:06 pm Hansi Flick replaced Niko Kovac as the manager. (Source: Reuters) Bayern Munich gave coach Hansi Flick a new contract through to 2023 on Friday after he impressed in what was initially an interim appointment. Flick was the assistant to Niko Kovac but stepped up […]

‘Umar Akmal needs to change his attitude to be a Pakistan regular’: Misbah-ul-Haq

By: PTI | Karachi | Updated: April 2, 2020 9:22:01 pm Umar Akmal in Pakistan colours. (Source: AP photo) Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has advised Umar Akmal to change his attitude and said the senior batsman needs to show commitment towards the game to become a regular member of the national team. […]

‘No religion, no cast, only humanity’: Harbhajan Singh appeals on social media

By: Sports Desk | Updated: April 1, 2020 9:10:52 pm Harbhajan Singh appealed on social media to spread love and not hate. (Source: Screengrab) Veteran India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, on Wednesday, made an appeal to his fans on social media where he asked them to let go of hate and spread the love. Sharing the […]

With $2.7B reserves, FIFA has ‘duty’ to aid virus-hit football

By: AP | Published: March 31, 2020 9:05:18 pm Representational image. FIFA says it has a “duty” to use its vast financial reserves to assist a football industry ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic wiping out games and creating unexpected economic hardship in the world’s biggest sport. The spread of COVID-19 has impacted the wealthiest clubs, […]