Former Pakistan opener Taufeeq Umar tests positive for Covid-19

Former Pakistan cricketer Taufeeq Umar has tested positive for Covid-19. “I got myself tested last night after feeling a little sick last night, and the result came positive. My symptoms are not at all severe,” Umar told Geo News. “I have isolated myself at home,” he further said, adding: “I appeal to everyone to pray for my
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The French Football League (LFP) on Saturday set August 23 as the provisional date for the start of the next Ligue 1 season. They are waiting on the outcome of UEFA’s June 17 meeting on new dates for postponed European competitions before confirming the proposed launch of the 2020-21 campaign. But the LFP on Saturday
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New York, May 23: Naomi Osaka has been a Grand Slam champion and No. 1 in the WTA rankings. Now she’s also the No. 1 in the list: top-earning female athlete. According to a story posted on Forbes.com on Friday, the 22-year-old tennis star earned $37.4 million over the past 12 months from endorsements and
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Hyderabad Open, a Super 100 tournament kick-starting the international badminton calendar (August 11-16) according to a revamped BWF schedule, looks highly unlikely to take off given the prevailing situation in the Telangana capital which is under lockdown. While BWF went ahead to announce 22 tournaments in 5 months from August to December, shuttlers were left scratching
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Graeme Smith, former South Africa captain and Director of Cricket of the present team, on Thursday made a strong call for India’s Sourav Ganguly to be the next chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Smith said that he believed Ganguly is the right person to lead the game at a time of crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. “It is
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The head of the team organizing the 2022 World Cup pledged on Wednesday that they will run an “affordable” tournament in Qatar amid fears of a post-pandemic global recession. “We have always said from day one this will be an affordable tournament; we want anyone who wants to be able to come to the World
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The restart of the Bundesliga last weekend has drawn criticism from the sports community in football-mad Germany with world champion rower Oliver Zeidler branding it “a joke”. “If children cannot go to daycare and caterers are not allowed to use their full capacity, then allowing millionaires on the pitch sends the wrong signal.” The 23-year-old,
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France was right to end its football season, said the country’s sports minister on Monday, casting doubt on the wisdom of restarting the Bundesliga, despite the coronavirus pandemic, at the weekend. “It was important for me to give primacy to the health and the psychological well-being of athletes over economic considerations, which, indeed, in other
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New Delhi , May 18: The BCCI does not plan to organise training camps for its contracted players despite the clearance to open sports complexes and stadia but will coordinate with state associations to resume practice at a local level in the fourth phase of the lockdown. According the Ministry of Home Affairs guidelines issued
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Chennai, May 18: At a time when the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown has hit sportspersons globally, an app launched by a Holland-based techie from Chennai is helping scores of cricket players and coaches to remain in touch with the game. Ludimos, launched by Madhan Raj, is an online platform which can be used by
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