Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer bowed out of the sport with final competitive tennis match at the ongoing Laver Cup 2022. The tennis legend bid a farewell to his sports career and said, "It does feel like a celebration to me. I wanted to feel like this at the end, and it is exactly what I hoped for, so thank you."
Tennis Player Novak Djokovic is awaiting word on whether he'll be allowed to return to the Australian Open in January-2023. Djokovic missed the tournament this year due to his not-vaccinated against Covid-19 status. Addressing the media on September 23, Novak said, "It's really not in my hands right now. So I'm hoping I will get some positive news." Notably, Djokovic missed many crucial tournaments due to his not-vaccinated status.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly announced the women's Indian Premiere League (IPL) in 2023. Addressing the media on September 22, Ganguly said, " We are expecting Women's Indian Premier League in February next year." The event will be the first IPL for women in India and will be the most anticipated event, which Indian cricket fans, especially women cricket fans are waiting. The BCCI is working to organise the women's IPL.
Ahead of the match in Uppal Stadium, Hyderabad, a huge number of fans gathered at Gymkhana Ground, Secunderabad, where the tickets for the T20I match are being sold. The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) decided to sell match tickets from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, resulting in a huge crowd lined up for tickets. The HCA also said, … read-more
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) elections and Annual General Meeting are reported to be held on October 18. A BCCI official, who wished to by anonymous said, “There is no intimation as yet, but the top bosses have informed the state associations about the elections in Mumbai on October 18.” Furthermore, after the Supreme Court approval, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly will continue for another term.
Shortly after making his first move, world champion Magnus Carlsen resigned from an online chess match against fellow grandmaster Hans Niemann. On September 20, the pair were playing in the Julius Baer Generation Cup when Carlsen turned off his screen and left the match without explanation. "We're going to try and get an update on this," said commentator Tania Sachdev in a live broadcast of the match on chess24.
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The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced a few changes in playing manner, on September 20. In its release, ICC mentioned using saliva to polish ball during game is prohibited, incoming batter to face the ball, striker's right to play, unfair fielding by the movement side and many other playing conditions under the laws of cricket. The changes which will come into effect from October 1, were made by the cricket committee.
After a viral video of food being cooked and stored in the toilet served to Saharanpur district players during Kabbadi junior match, the district sports officer in Saharanpur, Animesh Saxena, has been suspended. The Additional Chief Secretary of Sports, Navneet Sehgal, confirmed the suspension of Animesh Saxena for the incident, on September 20. Moreover, the UP government also directed ADM Finance and Revenue, Rajnish Kumar Mishra, to… read-more
A heartwarming video of Cristiano Ronaldo towards a little fan has surfaced on the internet. The Manchester United star greeted a kid with a hug and took him inside the bus to meet other United players. Since the video has been uploaded on Twitter from a Cristiano Ronaldo fan page, the Portuguese superstar is winning hearts once more with millions of likes, views and retweets.
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India pacer Mohammed Shami tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed through Twitter, on September 18. The news of Shami being Covid-19 positive, ahead of the T20I series against Australia, starting on September 20. While Shami tested positive for Covid-19, Umesh Yadav, who was supposed to undergo rehab for a quad injury in Bengaluru. Moreover, the two players were brought into the squad to play first T20I in almost two years.