India hopeful of organising FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup despite coronavirus worries

“…FIFA is also working with the Local Organising Committee to identify any potential impact on preparations for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020, as well as finding alternative solutions to upcoming events that were planned in India in the lead up to the tournament,” it added.

Can the Tour de France go ahead without the ‘soul of the sport?’

Capa often chronicled headline-making events, war being the obvious example. But sometimes timing put him in the crossfire. As a Jew, he left Berlin, where he lived in the early ’30s, after the rise of Nazism. During World War II, he was in Naples, Italy, when a series of time bombs went off, destroying the […]

Postcards from Wuhan: residents tell the world to stay strong, stay indoors

“As someone who has lived through this, I would like to tell everyone don’t panic, you have to adjust your state of mind. Secondly make sure you take precautions, like washing your hands, ensuring good ventilation and exercising regularly.”

IPL has given me good preparation ahead of World Cup: Steve Smith

On Shreyas Gopal: He has been terrific for us. Every time we have given him the ball, he has done a job for us. He has taken wickets, big wickets mind you. He has got big players out, which is really important. We are confident in his skill-set. He is bowling good variations, both in […]

Herman Boone Trends After ESPN Asks to Name the Greatest Fictional Coach, Twitter Points Out He Was Real

In a tweet, the broadcaster asked followers to pick their greatest fictional coach, before listing 10 coaches who have been portrayed in movies. The options included Denzel Washington as Herman Boone in Remember the Titans, Michael Jordan in Space Jam, Kyle Chandler as Eric Taylor in the TV series Friday Night Lights and Walter Matthau […]

Florida Lawmakers Vote to Arm Teachers Despite Parkland’s Objections

“They also don’t want to talk about that this is not just a school issue,” García said. “What about concerts in Las Vegas and churches in Texas and movie houses in Colorado and, by the way, medical buildings in Fort Hood [the Texas military base]? Last time I checked, there’s a lot of soldiers with […]

Qatar World Cup timing decision put back to early 2015

A decision on the timing of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be made before the start of 2015. Fifa had said an announcement could be made later this year but Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, the head of the task force that is making the decision on the timing of the […]

Let’s change the way we do sport in New Zealand after the coronavirus crisis

Not only is a demand going to be created for us to watch our own sportsmen and women compete among themselves, circumstances have arisen which might suddenly make that affordable again.

Qataris paid Fifa official $1.2m after World Cup bid win, documents claim

He was later banned from football for life after evidence emerged that he had bribed senior officials at the Caribbean Football Union at the height of a bitter battle for the presidency with the incumbent, Sepp Blatter. That ban was annulled by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas), but he was later banned again […]

Neymar back in action at Red Bull Five World Final

Bengaluru, July 18: Brazil star Neymar took to the field for the first time since his injury at the Copa America as Hungary and Slovakia were crowned crowned champions at the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five World Final in Praia Grande, Brazil while for India’s Team Kalina Rangers Mumbai, it was a great learning experience.