Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

SAI offers its facilities to NSFs for free

The National Sports Federations in the country have got a shot in the arm as the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has decided to provide its facilities free of cost to conduct national and international tournaments.

Photos: Shahid wears a mask at the airport

Shahid Kapoor, who earlier in the day took to Twitter to announce the suspension of his upcoming sports drama Jersey’s shoot, was snapped at the Mumbai airport recently. But what’s grabbed our attention is that the talented actor opted was a mask to protect himself from the outbreak of coronavirus.

NEROCA plays out 2-2 draw against Chennai City in I-League

Hosts NEROCA FC played out an entertaining 2-2 draw against Chennai City FC in an intense I-League match that was held behind closed doors at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium here on Saturday.

ATK win record third ISL title, beat Chennaiyin 3-1 in final

The formidable ATK claimed an unprecedented third Indian Super League (ISL) title with a 3-1 win over arch-rival Chennaiyin FC in the summit showdown played behind closed doors in Margao on Saturday. Javier Hernandez (10th and 90+3) and Edu Garcia (48th) scored for ATK at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. With the win, ATK also bagged an AFC Cup spot.

Sushant’s latest ‘starry’ post is unmissable

Sushant Singh Rajput has finally taken to Instagram to share a new post after a long time. With millions of followers on the picture-sharing platform, the talented actor has marked his return with yet another intriguing post from his ‘Starry starry night’.

Lanka bans public events as coronavirus cases rises to 8

Sri Lanka on Saturday cancelled all public events and gatherings for two weeks as the number of coronavirus cases in the country rose to eight, the health minister said. Director General of Health Services Dr Anil Jasinghe said two more cases of COVID-19 were identified on Saturday.

Big B is all praise for Radhika’s performance

Radhika Madan, who made her Bollywood debut with Vishal Bhardwaj’s film ‘Pataakha’ in 2018, recently teamed up with versatile actor Irrfan Khan for ‘Angrezi Medium’. The film might have failed to excel at the box office due to the coronavirus outbreak but it has surely managed to strike a chord with the audience.

UEFA urged to postpone Euro 2020, focus on domestic leagues

UEFA is being urged to prioritise domestic competitions in the wake of the coronavirus, with pressure growing for Euro 2020 to be postponed. Top-flight football across Europe has ground to a halt as a result of the spread of the coronavirus, with national and continental club competitions suspended or postponed.

New BO clashes due to Coronavirus outbreak

With several Bollywood films like Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif’s ‘Sooryavanshi’, Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Toofaan’, Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Sardar Udham’ and others being postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak in the country, many Hollywood producers have pushed their films to a very later dates to avoid any losses due to the current situation throughout the globe.

‘Virus hit to economy likely worse than 2008 crisis’

“The economic hit will likely be more serious than the global financial crisis, and longer-lasting too, even beyond the end of the pandemic,” Lee Hsien Loong said in a Facebook post. He said the pandemic will likely last at least this year, and possibly longer.