Daily Archives: March 20, 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 organisers insist the Games will proceed as planned despite the global coronavirus epidemic, but calls for a postponement are growing louder. If there is ultimately a delay, maybe by a few months or a year or even two, it would not be the first time Olympic plans have been blown off track.
Mexico, the US and Canada also agreed that everyone who tries to illegally cross a border would be immediately returned to their native country, with officials citing the potential health risk of detaining people from all over the world.
The Tokyo Olympics should be called off to spare athletes the “stress” of trying to train in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, UK Athletics chairman Nic Coward said on Friday. In the week the IOC and Tokyo 2020 organisers insisted the Games will proceed as planned, Coward became the highest-profile UK sports administrator to say the Olympics could not go ahead.
After facing a lot of flak for allegedly hiding her travel history and evading screening for Covid-19 coronavirus, Kanika Kapoor claims that it’s the authorities who have been lax in testing her for the disease
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Friday postponed the Thomas and Uber Cup, the premier global men’s and and women’s team championships, from earlier scheduled May to new dates in August in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Friday said he is disappointed with the Badminton World Federation (BWF) as it has still not frozen the ranking of the players following the cancellation of a series of Olympic qualifying tournaments owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alia Bhatt has been sharing pictures on her Instagram from her ‘self-quarantine’ time at home amid Coronavirus outbreak. Today, she took to her Instagram to share a picture of her enjoying the sunset from her window. But what caught our attention was the caption of her post.
India shuttlers, including Saina Nehwal, expressed shock after reports emerged that a sparring partner of the Taiwanese national team, who was in Birmingham during the All England Championship, tested positive for the coronavirus. Reports said that the teenager was a sparring partner of Taiwanese team and he is believed to have travelled in the team bus.