WTA suspends all tournaments in China over Peng Shuai concerns
WTA Tour chairman Steve Simon said Wednesday the women's tennis circuit is suspending all tournaments in China over concerns about the safety of Chinese player Peng Shuai. The WTA had planned 11 events in China this year before Covid-19 forced them to be relocated or cancelled.
Karsten Warholm named men's World Athlete of the Year
Norwegian Karsten Warholm was crowned male world athlete of the year on Wednesday on the back of his astonishing season in the 400m hurdles, twice breaking the world record and taking Olympic gold in one of the greatest races of all time.
Saudi Arabia is using Justin Bieber, F1 event to 'whitewash' its human rights record: Human Rights Watch
Radio/The Current: Canadian singer Justin Bieber is facing calls to cancel his appearance at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix this weekend to avoid whitewashing the country's controversial human rights record, according to the Canada director at Human Rights Watch.
2nd Test: Rain likely to play spoilsport on Day 1
The untimely Mumbai monsoon threatens to play spoilsport as there is a fair chance of first day's play during the second Test between India and New Zealand being affected by rain as per weather forecast which may turn the 22-yard strip at Wankhede into a bowlers' paradise.
Junior Hockey World Cup: India beat Belgium 1-0 to enter semifinals
Defending champions India beat European giants Belgium by a solitary goal to progress to the semifinals and keep alive their title hopes in the FIH Junior Men's Hockey World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium on Wednesday.