England women's captain Heather Knight has signed up as NHS volunteer, while Sam Curran has launched a fundraising campaign. The pandemic, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei province, has so far claimed over 60000 lives while infecting more than 11 lakh people across the world. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Cricketers Akram and Gough join other sporting greats, raise funds to fight pandemic
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When the NBA announced it would suspend play on March 11 due to the growing concerns of the coronavirus pandemic, it set off a chain of reactions which caused several other sports leagues to postpone or cancel events. There's no telling when any of these events will restart as the country and the rest of the world tries to combat the virus, but there could be more information coming soon after a Saturday conference call with President Donald Trump. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: NBA’s Adam Silver, other sports commissioners to have phone call with President Trump Saturday
After helping Saurashtra win their maiden Ranji Trophy title last month, little did he know that he would be spending all his time at home. Pujara is enjoying the "forced" break and most of his time goes into entertaining his two-year-old daughter. The closest he has got to a "hit in the nets" is by playing with a plastic bat. … [Read more...] about People’s life is more important than sporting events: Cheteshwar Pujara
Trump told the commissioners that he hopes to have fans back in arenas and stadiums by the late summer or early fall, according to Adam Schefter and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. That proclamation will likely be taken with a grain of salt, however, as it's still far too early to know how the virus will still be affecting us by that time. … [Read more...] about President Trump holds call with sports commissioners, reportedly hopes to have fans back by Aug. or Sept.