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Opinion  /  Published 12.01.21

The challenges before cricket

There is hardly any game other than cricket that is experiencing numerous basic changes. Cricket now has three championships for three formats — Tests, ODIs and T20s — making it unique. Th...
By Subhasis Ray in

Sports  /  Published 25.07.20

Nazi Olympics tweet deleted

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) apologised on Friday and deleted a Twitter message which some saw as celebrating Nazi Germany’s hosting of the 1936 Olympics. Joining a message thread ...
By AP in Geneva

Sports  /  Published 30.03.20

Olympics postponed till 2021

The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus prompted the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021. The announcement comes less than a...
By AFP in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 13.04.20

IOC stares at added costs

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will face “several hundred million dollars” of added costs because of the postponement of the Tokyo Games, the body’s president Thomas Bach said in an i...
By AP in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 03.04.20

Olympic deadline

The International Olympic Committee has set June 29, 2021, as the new deadline for the qualification period fot the Tokyo Olympics, which has been rescheduled to next year in the wake of the global he...
By PTI in Lausanne

Sports  /  Published 28.04.20

Coronavirus vaccine key to Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020 organising committee president Yoshiro Mori said the Olympic Games, already postponed to 2021, would be “scrapped” if they could not take place then, according to an interview published...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 21.05.20

Thomas Bach: 2021 or never

International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach says the Tokyo Games would have to be scrapped if the event cannot be held next year due to the Covid-19 crisis.In March, the IOC and Japanese g...
By Agencies in London


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