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Cricket

Earlier, Anurag Thakur, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports had said that BCCI should consult the government before sending the cricket team to South Africa where a new COVID-19 variant has emerged. (ANI/Representative Image)

India tour of South Africa might be pushed back by one week amid Omicron scare

India is slated to tour South Africa next month for three Tests, three ODIs and four T20Is

Natarajan has isolated himself from the rest of the squad. (Photo: Twitter/@SunRisers)

Sunrisers Hyderabad player T Natarajan tests positive, match with Delhi Capitals on

Natarajan is currently asymptomatic and there are six close contacts of the player who have been isolated

India skipper Virat Kohli. (AP Photo)

ICC T20I Rankings: Virat Kohli drops one spot to fifth, KL Rahul slips to eighth

India skipper Virat Kohli has dropped down to the fifth spot while KL Rahul has also slipped to the eighth position in the rankings

Australia players leaving the abandoned 2nd ODI between West Indies and Australia at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados. (Photo: AFP)

Second ODI between West Indies and Australia postponed after Covid case

The following decision was taken after the toss at Kensington Oval once the result was known

 KKR last played on April 29 against Delhi Capitals in Ahmedabad and the development is bound to trigger anxiety in the league, which had been going along smoothly so far in a bio-secure bubble in front of empty stands across six venues.(AFP File Image)

Tonight's KKR-RCB match postponed after Chakravarthy, Warrier test positive

The match will be rescheduled some time later during the tournament, which will conclude on May 30

Tennis

Novak Djokovic. (Photo: AFP)

Djokovic, Federer in Wimbledon landmarks as title showdown nears

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer move closer to a Wimbledon title showdown on Wednesday when they make landmark appearances in the quarters

Thanasi Kokkinakis. AFP Photo

Kokkinakis battling back to fitness after glandular fever bout

After injuries to his elbows and knees, as well as muscle problems, the 24-year-old’s career received another setback

Germany's former tennis champion Boris Becker. AP Photo

Time for tennis bodies to come together to pull through crisis: Boris Becker

Since New York was pretty much the worst city hit by the virus, Becker thinks it would be unwise to have US Open

Novak Djokovic will face Matteo Berrettini in the Wimbledon final. (Photo: AFP)

Novak Djokovic eyes 20th Slam against heavyweight Berrettini in Wimbledon final

The Serbian will move level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on career majors with a victory

Football

Lyon's Dutch forward Memphis Depay. AFP Photo

PSG to be crowned Ligue 1 champions as standings frozen: report

LFP’s board will ratify the recommendation and effectively hand PSG their seventh title in the last eight years

Mumbai City FC 's Hugo Boumous in action during their Indian Super League match in Goa in December 2020. (Photo: PTI)

Hugo Boumous joins ATKMB from Mumbai City

He was adjudged the 'Hero of the League' and also won the 'Winning Pass of the League' award during the 2019-20 season

Bayern Munich players attend a training session at the team's training grounds in Munich, southern Germany, on April 16. AFP Photo

German football plans May return but debate rages

It would also make the Bundesliga the first top-flight European league to begin playing again

Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at his office at Palazzo Chigi in Rome. AFP Photo

Training to start in May, but Serie A re-start date not certain: Italian PM

Individual training to begin on May 4 with social distancing rules in force, and team training is set for May 18 onwards

Lionel Messi. (AP)

Messi divorce: 'Bombshell' fax signals end of an era, legal fight at Barcelona

Barcelona is yet to react officially but is understood to believe Messi's release clause expired in June

In Other sports

India's Kidambi Srikanth reacts during his quarterfinal match against Mark Caljouw at the BWF World Championships in Huelva, Spain. (Photo: Twitter/@srikidambi)

BWF World Championships: Srikanth enters finals, Sen signs off with bronze

In a historic all-Indian men's singles semifinal, it was the 28-year-old Srikanth who had the last laugh

Silver medalist Kidambi Srikanth, gold medalist Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew, bronze medalists Lakshya Sen and Denmark’s Anders Antonsen pose on the podium of the Men’s badminton singles at the BWF World Championships in Huelva, Spain on Sunday. (AP)

Srikanth goes down to Singapore’s Loh Kean in final

A former world no. 1, Srikanth lost 15-21 20-22 to Malaysia-born opponent in 43 minutes

A rescue boat patrols the rowing course at Sea Forest Waterway after the venue was forced to close for competition Monday in Tokyo because of Tropical Storm Nepartak. (Photo: AP)

Pandemic Olympics endured heat, and now a typhoon's en route

The Tokyo Olympics are due for another hit of nature's power: a typhoon arriving on Tuesday morning

India's P.V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their badminton match at the BWF World Championships in Huelva, Spain. (Photo: AP)

Defending champion Sindhu beats Chochuwong to enter World Championship quarter-finals

Sindhu once again raced to the lead making it 7-4 in her favour