Olympic-bound Indian boxers seek foreign exposure
TOI can confirm that a proposal for a 45-day-long training-cum-competition tour to Italy, France and Poland has already been submitted by high-performance director Santiago Nieva and Indian coaches to the Boxing Federation of India and Sports Authority of India for their consideration.
Man United reach League Cup last 16 as coronavirus causes chaos
Manchester United moved into the League Cup fourth round with a 3-0 win at Luton, while West Ham boss David Moyes and two of his players contracted the coronavirus ahead of their 5-1 victory against Hull as the pandemic caused chaos on Tuesday.
Six Indian Super League players test positive for Covid-19
Six players from Indian Super League (ISL) clubs have tested positive for Covid-19 before they were to enter the bio-secure bubble in Goa. The players are from defending champions ATK Mohun Bagan, league champions FC Goa and Hyderabad FC. Two of the players have now recovered, according to the clubs, while the other four are isolating themselves at home.
BCCI planning overhaul of NCA, coaching staff departs
In a not-so-surprising move, the BCCI has decided not to allow the National Cricket Academy (NCA) to renew the contract of any of the coaching staff members who had been hired in 2019 on a one-year contract under the aegis of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA).
West Ham boss David Moyes, two players test positive for coronavirus
West Ham manager David Moyes and Hammers players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen tested positive for the coronavirus just before the Premier League club's 5-1 win over Hull in the League Cup on Tuesday. West Ham's medical team were informed of the test results while Moyes and his squad were at the London Stadium preparing for the third round tie.
Sunil Gavaskar helps MCA find 2011 World Cup final ball
Gavaskar has informed an MCA Apex Council member that the ball is with a Hong Kong resident who bought it at an ICC auction just after the 2011 World Cup final. The MCA’s newly formed museum committee will now approach Gavaskar and then subsequently request this person to hand over the ball so that the MCA can keep it in the museum whenever it’s built.
14-day quarantine didn't help, says MS Dhoni on lack of batting time
The extended two-week quarantine of CSK unit did hamper his preparations as he didn't get a chance to bat for a long time, said skipper MS Dhoni after his team's 16 runs defeat to RR in their 2nd IPL game. Dhoni came in to bat at No. 7 sending the likes of Sam Curran and Kedar Jadhav ahead of him in the 217-run chase. "I haven't batted for a long time. 14-day quarantine doesn't help," Dhoni said.
Top-seeded Aces rebound from Game 1 loss to claim victory against Sun
Sports/Basketball: A'ja Wilson had 29 points, seven rebounds and a career-high seven blocks to lead the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces past the Connecticut Sun 83-75 on Tuesday night to even the best-of-five playoff series at 1-1.
Cost, Racism and football are draining Black American talent in baseball
Sports: Money alone won't solve the deep-rooted problems The Players Alliance has targeted, but as CBC Sports senior contributor Morgan Campbell writes, it's a concrete step toward helping the group stem a decades-long slow leak in Black American talent in Major League Baseball.
Vanessa Bryant sues L.A. sheriff for sharing unauthorized photos of helicopter crash
Sports/Basketball/NBA: Vanessa Bryant, the widow of basketball star Kobe Bryant, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County sheriff claiming deputies shared unauthorized photos of the crash that killed her husband, their 13-year-old daughter and seven others.