Times of India : sports
Test cricket has made me a better person: Virat Kohli  19h19 02 avril
Speaking to former England batsman Kevin Pietersen during an Instagram live, Virat Kohli touched upon his passion for Test cricket, how he turned into a vegan and how much he is filled with gratitude for being able to live a comfortable life during COVID-19. Kohli said he became a better person by...
Bach thanks PM Modi for his support to Tokyo Olympics  14h02 02 avril
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has thanked India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his unflinching support to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which has now been shifted to 2021 because of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Yousuf attributes India’s defeats in NZ to fatigue, Kiwi pacers  18h07 02 avril
Pakistan’s former star batsman Mohammad Yousuf has attributed India’s recent Test series defeat in New Zealand to fatigue and brilliant effort by the home team’s fast bowlers. World number one India lost the Test series 0-2. Yousuf observed that even Virat Kohli seemed fatigued in New Zealand.
Watch: Suresh Raina urges people to follow the lockdown  20h17 02 avril
Indian cricketer Suresh Raina has come forward and urged people of Delhi to stay home and be sensible during the nation wide 21-day lockdown.
RCB deserve to win an IPL trophy: Virat Kohli  21h02 02 avril
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli, who captains the Royal Challengers Bangalore, said the franchise ’deserves’ to win an Indian Premier League (IPL) title and it is one of his goals to end the team’s winless drought.
Instagram fitness videos keep Vijender Singh going  21h09 02 avril
Former Olympic bronze medallist and India’s top professional boxer Vijender Singh is keeping himself fit by doing all the workouts from home in the absence of any sparring or ring workouts and is now looking forward to restarting his pro career later in the year.
Olympics delay a small jolt, says drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur  15h55 02 avril
Going to the Olympics is the ultimate dream of every player. Indian drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur was due to go to her first Great Games before the outbreak of novel coronavirus forced the International Olympic Committee to postpone the event until 2021. It (delaying of the games) is a bit...
Cricket’s devil in the D L: Dramatic rain-affected finishes  18h02 02 avril
It may have replaced a system that produced the farcical finish that saw South Africa needing to score 22 runs off one ball to beat England in a 1992 World Cup semi-final in Sydney, but the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method has been involved in its fair share of controversy as well.
Olympic chiefs bracing for extra costs in rescheduling Tokyo Games  18h59 02 avril
Olympic chiefs said Thursday they were bracing themselves for the extra costs incurred by rescheduling the Tokyo Games by a year to 2021. The historic decision to postpone the summer Olympics by 12 months was taken this week amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It was the first peacetime...
Show sense of unity, urges Virat Kohli as India battles coronavirus pandemic  19h54 02 avril
Virat Kohli on Thursday said that India’s response to tackling the coronavirus spread has been ’quite good’ and apart from a few people, everybody is following the government’s guidelines.
PCB needs to act to curb corruption in cricket: Shahid Afridi  17h43 02 avril
Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has backed Muhammad Hafeez in exhorting the cricket authorities to set an example in corruption cases unearthed in their country.
Michael Vaughan calls for five-week IPL in September  15h50 02 avril
The coronavirus outbreak has seen not only normal life come to a standstill, even sporting events across the world have either been cancelled or suspended. The fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League also hangs in balance as the Indian government has called for a 21-day lockdown that...
National committees have final say on qualified athletes for Tokyo Olympics  18h37 02 avril
Athletes already qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will need to be picked again by their respective National Olympic Committees to compete at the postponed Games in 2021, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday.
Premier League clubs threatened with extra tax on players’ wages  17h49 02 avril
Premier League clubs that use government money for the salaries of non-playing staff, while continuing to pay players their full wage could be hit by a new tax.
Atletico Madrid players accept pay being slashed by 70%  19h15 02 avril
Atletico Madrid’s players on Thursday joined their Barcelona counterparts in agreeing to a 70 percent pay cut to help the La Liga club face the financial impact of football’s suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.