IPC suffering cashflow issues after Tokyo Games postponement

After the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games following the coronavirus outbreak, Paralympics chief Andrew Parsons is focused on consolidating losses and protecting smaller national federations stung by the change. The decision was made last month to postpone the Games until the summer of 2021 because of the impact of COVID-19, which has so far
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Newcastle united’s on-loan England defender Danny Rose has made another incredible gesture to the NHS staff who are fighting the coronavirus pandemic. England footballer has donated £19,000 and hundreds of free takeway pizzas to NHS staff battling the coronavirus crisis. Rose sent a stockpile of Domino’s pizza to the medicare staff at the North Middlesex
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Chennai Super Kings’ spinner Harbhajan Singh believes a lot of lives are on line amid the ongoing Covid-19 or coronavirus pandemic and thats why the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) should be organised only when the situation improves. Harbhajan, however, said that if the situation arises, he won’t mind playing in front of empty stands as it
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Asuncion A Paraguayan judge on Tuesday ordered the release of Brazilian football great Ronaldinho and his brother into house arrest at a hotel in downtown Asuncion. Judge Gustavo Amarilla told reporters that he had ordered the “continuation of house arrest in a hotel for Ronaldinho and his brother.” They were jailed exactly a month ago
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Bangladesh batsman Liton Das is “feeling like a prisoner” amid the coronavirus lockdown in the country but feels that cricket is the last thing on his mind as the world battles to contain the pandemic. In an exclusive interview to New Age on Monday, Liton expressed his frustration saying: “You people are going out of
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The mother of Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has died after being diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, the English Premier League champions said on Monday. “The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting coronavirus. She was 82-years-old,” City said in a
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The total amount of contribution raised by the Indian Olympic Association through donations from its state affiliates and National Sports Federations touched Rs 1 crore on Sunday. The IOA said Rs 1,02,56,003 so far has been raised by the NSFs, state Olympic associations and non-members (who have applied for recognition) and others. “IOA is deeply
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he Indian sports fraternity, including legendary Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma, came together to join in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s request to switch off the lights and light candles and diyas at 9 pm for 9 minutes on Sunday in order to show solidarity in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. In his address to
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From running 180 to 200 kilometres a week to near zilch. A set of athletes has literally been stopped in their tracks by lockdowns imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic. A full marathon covers almost 42.2 kilometres and for those putting their bodies on the line, standing still is not an option. Marathoners’ workouts comprise developing endurance,
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Los Angeles Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander said Saturday he plans to donate his pay to COVID-19 relief efforts during baseball”s shutdown. In a post on Instagram, Verlander and his wife Kate Upton said they had decided to give his paychecks to a different organization each week as baseball awaits the start of the season.
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