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World  /  Published 01.05.20

Captain Tom gets his ‘marvellous’ cricket cap

Forget the personalised birthday card that Captain Thomas Moore received from the Queen on reaching his 100th birthday on Thursday or his promotion to Honorary Colonel or even the flypast over his Bed...
By Amit Roy in London

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 06.04.20

British Open cancelled because of coronavirus

The British Open has been cancelled for the first time since World War II due to the coronavirus. The 149th Open was scheduled to take place at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Kent in July. But with...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 01.04.20

Devastated, tweets Roger Federer

Two of the greatest tennis players of all-time have reacted after Wimbledon was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.Both Roger Federer and Serena Williams revealed their shock after the annual g...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 01.04.20

Virus claims Wimbledon too

Wimbledon, the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament and a cultural institution in Britain, will not be held in 2020, becoming the latest major sporting event disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.The c...
By New York Times News Service/Christopher Clarey in

Sports  /  Published 28.03.20

Spirit of sport when the world was at war

The sporting world has come to a standstill, much like pretty much everything else that we took as a given, and there’s no saying when a semblance of normality would be restored. The last time sport...
By TT Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 21.03.20

Survivor of two wars, English cricket pads up for grim battle

The sound of leather on willow will not be heard for the next couple of months at the very least following the agonising decision of the England and Wales Cricket Board to delay the start of the seaso...
By Amit Roy in London

North East  /  Published 19.03.20

Coronavirus awareness in Nagaland

The special action group on coronavirus in Nagaland on Thursday asked faith-based organisations to play a role in disseminating information to create awareness about personal hygiene and practising r...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Sports  /  Published 15.03.20

Garay among virus victims

Five members of the playing squad and staff of La Liga club Valencia have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Spanish side said on Sunday. “Valencia CF inform that five positive cases of the CO...
By Agencies in Madrid

World  /  Published 15.03.20

Full of beans during war, cafes shut now

The Cafe de Flore, once the drinking hole of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, and the Brasserie Lipp continued serving customers during World War II. But on Sunday they locked their doors unti...
By Reuters in Paris


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