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2 test positive for COVID-19 in Australian Open qualifying

Published on Jan 12, 2021 08:00 AM IST

Tennis Australia confirmed in a statement there’d been two positive tests at the tournament and both men had been transferred to a government-run medi-hotel, where strict quarantine procedures were in place.

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 14, 2018. Tennis balls are pictured in front of the Australian Open logo before the tennis tournament. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 14, 2018. Tennis balls are pictured in front of the Australian Open logo before the tennis tournament. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo(REUTERS)
AP |

Sandgren allowed to board Australian Open flight despite positive test

Sandgren said on Twitter he had tested positive in November and returned another positive test on Monday and might not be able to board the flight, one of 15 carrying players and coaching staff to the first Grand Slam of the year.

File photo of Tennys Sandgren(REUTERS)
File photo of Tennys Sandgren(REUTERS)
Published on Jan 14, 2021 12:34 PM IST
Reuters |

Man United and Liverpool to meet in 4th round of FA Cup

They are currently the top two in the Premier League. Between them they have won 19 FA Cups.

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Carabao Cup - Semi Final - Manchester United v Manchester City - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - January 6, 2021 Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks dejected after the match Pool via REUTERS/Peter Powell/File photo(Pool via REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Carabao Cup - Semi Final - Manchester United v Manchester City - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - January 6, 2021 Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks dejected after the match Pool via REUTERS/Peter Powell/File photo(Pool via REUTERS)
Published on Jan 12, 2021 07:02 AM IST
AP |

Isner says he'll skip Australian Open because of COVID-19

Isner, a former top 10 player now ranked 25th, lost to Korda 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Korda and American Christian Harrison each won playing in his first career quarterfinal.

DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA - JANUARY 11: John Isner of the United States serves against Sebastian Korda of the United States.(AFP)
DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA - JANUARY 11: John Isner of the United States serves against Sebastian Korda of the United States.(AFP)
Published on Jan 12, 2021 07:57 AM IST
AP |

West Ham squeeze past non-league Stockport 1-0 in FA Cup

It earned West Ham a home match against third-tier Doncaster in the fourth round.

West Ham's manager David Moyes walks on the pitch at the end of the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Stockport County and West Ham United at Edgeley Park in Stockport, England, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. (Martin Rickett/Pool?via AP)(AP)
West Ham's manager David Moyes walks on the pitch at the end of the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Stockport County and West Ham United at Edgeley Park in Stockport, England, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. (Martin Rickett/Pool?via AP)(AP)
Updated on Jan 12, 2021 07:00 AM IST
AP |

India shuttlers look to shake off pandemic blues

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth are among players who will feature in the three-leg Asia Series.

Photo of Indian badminton player PV Sindhu.(Twitter)
Photo of Indian badminton player PV Sindhu.(Twitter)
Updated on Jan 11, 2021 10:31 PM IST

Kenin and Svitolina lose in Abu Dhabi Open quarterfinals

Kenin lost to ninth-seeded Maria Sakkari 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 in the quarterfinals. Svitolina lost to unseeded Russian Veronika Kudermetova 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

File image of Sofia Kenin(AP)
File image of Sofia Kenin(AP)
Published on Jan 11, 2021 09:59 PM IST
AP |

Back from injury, Neymar resumes training with PSG

Neymar has been sidelined since he was taken off on a stretcher in stoppage time on Dec. 13 when PSG lost at home to Lyon 1-0 in the French league.

File photo of Paris St Germain's Neymar(REUTERS)
File photo of Paris St Germain's Neymar(REUTERS)
Published on Jan 11, 2021 08:50 PM IST
AP |

Bigger, better, bolder: PVL goes global but 'it's just a start', says Mishra

The Prime Volleyball League returned for a brand-new season on February 4 with a team from Mumbai being added to the roster, and a significant tie-up with the FIVB, the volleyball world body. Hindustan Times talked to Tuhin Mishra, the co-founder of Baseline Ventures and PVL's co-promoter.

A still from PVL season 2 opener between Bengaluru Torpedoes and Kolkata Thunderbolts(PVL)
A still from PVL season 2 opener between Bengaluru Torpedoes and Kolkata Thunderbolts(PVL)
Updated on Feb 06, 2023 12:10 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Habitat for Humanity organises 4th edition of Charity Golf Tournament in Mumbai

The proceeds from the charity golf tournament will be used to build energy-efficient homes in Maharashtra.

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar
Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar
Published on Feb 05, 2023 06:55 PM IST
By, Mumbai

India's Anshul Jubli bags UFC contract, beats Jeka Saragih in Road To UFC final

Anshul Jubli wrapped up the fight inside two rounds and was declared the winner by technical knockout.

India's Anshul Jubli bags UFC contract(UFC )
India's Anshul Jubli bags UFC contract(UFC )
Updated on Feb 05, 2023 12:13 PM IST

Connor McGregor to face Chandler on UFC return, says Dana White

Connor McGregor, the organisation's former featherweight and lightweight champion and the first UFC fighter to hold two world titles simultaneously, has not fought since suffering a gruesome leg break against Dustin Poirier in July 2021.

Conor McGregor celebrates his win against Donald Cerrone.(REUTERS)
Conor McGregor celebrates his win against Donald Cerrone.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 04, 2023 10:22 PM IST

Kolhapur: The city with an atmosphere for sports

The city in southwestern Maharashtra has a heady blend of potential, popularity and passion for sports but where does it all come from?

About 18,000 spectators flocked to watch Maharashtra play West Bengal in last month’s Santosh Trophy game(Twitter/@IndianFootball)
About 18,000 spectators flocked to watch Maharashtra play West Bengal in last month’s Santosh Trophy game(Twitter/@IndianFootball)
Published on Feb 04, 2023 09:08 PM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai

‘I was super excited to go into enemy territory’: Devin Clark

In an exclusive interview with Hindustan Times Digital, Devin Clarke talked about his ambitions for 2023, his upcoming fight against Jung Da Un, and the last moment venue change from Seoul to Vegas

Devin Clark in action against Ion Cutelaba (UFC)
Devin Clark in action against Ion Cutelaba (UFC)
Published on Feb 04, 2023 03:19 PM IST

PVL Season 2 kicks off as Kolkata Thunderbolts face Bengaluru Torpedoes

The PVL season 2 will be spread across three cities - Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Kochi, with the final to be played on March 5th in Kochi.

All eight teams' captains along with Mr. Joy Bhattacharjya, Mr. Tuhin Mishra, and Ms. Lalita Nayak, In-Charge Marketing, NPCI.(PVL)
All eight teams' captains along with Mr. Joy Bhattacharjya, Mr. Tuhin Mishra, and Ms. Lalita Nayak, In-Charge Marketing, NPCI.(PVL)
Published on Feb 04, 2023 08:56 AM IST

Dipa Karmakar handed 21-month doping ban

The gymnast tested positive for higenamine, a beta-2 agonist, which means it is prohibited for consumption at all times, both in and out of competition

Dipa Karmakar of India performs on the floor during the Women's All-Around final of the Artistic Gymnastics event during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 30, 2014.(AFP)
Dipa Karmakar of India performs on the floor during the Women's All-Around final of the Artistic Gymnastics event during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 30, 2014.(AFP)
Updated on Feb 03, 2023 11:31 PM IST

Khelo India Youth Games: Pole vaulter Dev Kumar sets junior national mark

Dev Kumar recorded a jump of 4.91m to break Rakesh Gond's previous national mark of 4.90m.

Madhya Pradesh's Dev Kumar Meena(Twitter/@kheloindia)
Madhya Pradesh's Dev Kumar Meena(Twitter/@kheloindia)
Published on Feb 03, 2023 11:16 PM IST

Panel formed to oversee preparations for 2024 Olympics

For Paris 2024, the committee will ensure smooth logistical arrangements for the participation of the Indian contingent besides providing all support to potential and qualified athletes

IOA president PT Usha
IOA president PT Usha
Updated on Feb 03, 2023 11:57 PM IST
By, New Delhi

No selection trials, new evaluation process to select Indian boxer

BFI has drawn a detailed selection policy after exhaustive consultation with High Performance Director Bernard Dunne

The new selection policy comes with major changes and reflects Dunne's vision of preparing the team for the 2024 Paris Olympic
The new selection policy comes with major changes and reflects Dunne's vision of preparing the team for the 2024 Paris Olympic
Published on Feb 03, 2023 11:02 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy

India rise to No. 3 in IBA’s world boxing rankings

India continues to take rapid strides in the boxing world as it jumped to third spot in the International Boxing Association’s (IBA) latest world ranking.

Ajay Singh, President of Boxing Federation of India (left)
Ajay Singh, President of Boxing Federation of India (left)
Published on Feb 03, 2023 05:19 PM IST

'India hosting its 1st ever Formula E race has huge significance for the sport'

India will embark on a new motorsport journey next week, 10 years after the unceremonious exit of Formula 1

the series looks towards a sustainable future while reducing carbon footprint.(PTI)
the series looks towards a sustainable future while reducing carbon footprint.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 02, 2023 11:31 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Agar main nahi, toh kaun?': Uttarkashi's Anshul 'guarantees' India UFC contract

Anshul Jubli stands just one win away from setting a new benchmark, which if he manages will make him only the second Indian after Bharat Khandare to bag a UFC contract.

Indian MMA fighter Anshul Jubli(Instagram/Anshul Jubli)
Indian MMA fighter Anshul Jubli(Instagram/Anshul Jubli)
Updated on Feb 02, 2023 03:43 PM IST

A ?724 crore boost in union sports budget

A sum of ?1,000 crore has been earmarked for the government's flagship project, Khelo India

The allocation for NSFs and SAI have gone up.(REUTERS)
The allocation for NSFs and SAI have gone up.(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 01, 2023 11:58 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy

Uneasy build-up for India's wrestlers ahead of season opener

In the absence of top stars, India's young and upcoming wrestlers have their chance to shine as wrestling season begins in Zagreb.

Bajrang Punia reacts after his win over Kazakhstan's Daulet Niyazbekov. (Getty Images)
Bajrang Punia reacts after his win over Kazakhstan's Daulet Niyazbekov. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 31, 2023 09:38 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Mumbai to host golf event to raise funds for building energy efficient homes

The past three editions of the charity golf tournament have witnessed participation from prominent personalities like West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara, India’s prominent golfers Jeev Milkha Singh, Shiv Kapoor, Rashid Khan, Chiragh Kumar and former Indian cricketer Ajit Agarkar to name a few.

West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara in action at Charity Golf Tournament.(File Photo)
West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara in action at Charity Golf Tournament.(File Photo)
Published on Jan 31, 2023 07:33 PM IST
By, Mumbai

'You can make life exciting by giving yourself little goals': Viswanathan Anand

In an interview, Anand reflects on his chess journey and shares lessons learned beyond the chessboard.

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand addresses a press conference ahead of torch relay for the 44th Chess Olympiad, at Hotel Lalit, in New Delhi on Friday.(Amit Sharma)
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand addresses a press conference ahead of torch relay for the 44th Chess Olympiad, at Hotel Lalit, in New Delhi on Friday.(Amit Sharma)
Updated on Jan 31, 2023 04:19 PM IST

India to host Volleyball Club World Championships for the first time

As the host nation, the winners of the Prime Volleyball League in 2023 and 2024 will represent India in the tournaments, where they will face fierce competition against established clubs from the top volleyball nations from around the globe like Italy, Brazil, and Iran.

Volleyball Club World Championships will be held in India
Volleyball Club World Championships will be held in India
Published on Jan 31, 2023 01:39 PM IST

SFA joins Khelo India as powered by sponsor to empower India’s next sports icons

SFA is focused on developing youth sports in the country, bolstering India’s dream of winning more Olympic medals.

SFA joins Khelo India as powered by sponsor to empower India’s next sports icons
SFA joins Khelo India as powered by sponsor to empower India’s next sports icons
Published on Jan 30, 2023 04:44 PM IST

Protesting wrestlers skip IOA panel meet, given one last chance to appear

India’s apex sports body and the union sports ministry have formed separate panels to probe sexual harassment charges made by the wrestlers against WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Wrestler Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat speak during a silent protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and its chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh against whom sexual harassment allegations were made, at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo/ Ishant)
(Ishant )
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Wrestler Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat speak during a silent protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and its chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh against whom sexual harassment allegations were made, at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo/ Ishant) (Ishant )
Published on Jan 29, 2023 11:23 PM IST

Advani outclasses Lee to win CCI snooker crown

Advani, the holder of 25 world titles, constructed seven substantial breaks of 73 (2nd frame), 82 (3rd), 43 (4th), 87 (5th), 67 (6th), 115 (8th) and 70 (9th) to clinch a 53-101, 73-28, 114-14, 74-30, 87-0, 67-31, 28-60, 115-0, 106-15 victory.

 Pankaj Advani poses with the CCI Snooker Classic title. (HT photo)
Pankaj Advani poses with the CCI Snooker Classic title. (HT photo)
Published on Jan 28, 2023 11:40 PM IST
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