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BRIEFS: Rohit Sharma donated Rs 80 lakh to fight the Covid-19 pandemic
Rohit Sharma

TT Bureau & Agencies   |   Calcutta   |   Published 31.03.20, 09:27 PM

India opener Rohit Sharma has donated Rs 80 lakh to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has donated Rs 3 lakh to the central and Haryana state relief funds while paddler Ayhika Mukherjee gave Rs 20,000 to the Bengal chief minister’s relief fund.

Ajax end Nouri contract

Ajax Amsterdam have cancelled the contract of Abdel hak Nouri, who suffered permanent brain damage after a heart attack playing for the Dutch club in a pre-season friendly in mid-2017. Ajax continued to pay his salary but have now formally cancelled the contract. 

MCC gesture

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), has decided to provide parking and storage spaces available at Lord’s to the National Health Services (NHS) staff battling the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Facing liquidation

Seven-time Slovak champions Zilina face liquidation due to financial troubles caused by the domestic season’s suspension. 

Expulsion

Bharat Singh Chauhan has beem removed from the All India Chess Federation’s secretarial post for his “failure to discharge duties in consonance with the objects” of the national body, said a release on Tuesday. 

F1 decision

Formula One teams have been barred from developing this year the new cars they will line up in the 2022 championship, the FIA announced on Tuesday. 

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