milkha singh: I’ll be alright in 3-4 days: Milkha Singh’s first response after contracting COVID | More sports News

milkha singh: I'll be alright in 3-4 days: Milkha Singh's first response after contracting COVID | More sports News

NEW DELHI: “It will go away,” sprint legend Milkha Singh had told PTI when he first got to know that he had contracted COVID-19, fully confident that his healthy lifestyle and regimented exercise routine would be enough to beat the dreaded virus. The 91-year-old, who died at Chandigarh’s PGIMER hospital on Friday night after battling … Read more

Milkha Singh passes away after long battle with Covid | More sports News

CHANDIGARH: A couple of days after returning negative and shifted out of the Covid-ICU, four-time Asian Games gold medallist Milkha Singh passed away due to post-Covid complications at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) hospital here on Friday. He was 90. “Dad just passed away,” his son and legendary golfer Jeev … Read more

Milkha Singh ‘stable’, out of COVID ICU: Family statement | More sports News

Milkha Singh 'stable', out of COVID ICU: Family statement | More sports News

CHANDIGARH: Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh is “stable” and he has been shifted out of COVID ICU to another section of the PGIMER hospital, a statement from his family said on Wednesday. The 91-year-old had contracted the dreaded virus last month. “Milkha ji is stable and is out of the COVID ICU, but is in … Read more

Two India squads playing in different locations may continue if COVID challenges persist: Arun Dhumal | Cricket News

Two India squads playing in different locations may continue if COVID challenges persist: Arun Dhumal | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: India fielding two different squads in different locations due to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic can become a norm as it allows more bilateral cricket and some respite to all-format players from bio-bubble fatigue, said BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal on Wednesday. In a rare instance, Shikhar Dhawan will be leading a … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: In Covid era, fewer opportunities to mingle and more in Olympic Village | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: In Covid era, fewer opportunities to mingle and more in Olympic Village | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Tokyo Olympic organisers plan to give away about 150,000 condoms at next month’s Games, but are telling athletes to take them home rather than use them in the Olympic village where social distancing rules and coronavirus measures are the top priority. Large numbers of condoms have been given out at the Games since the … Read more

Copa America: 12 Covid cases among Venezuela players, staff | Football News

BRASILIA: Twelve people from the Venezuelan national football team, including players and staff, have tested positive for Covid-19, officials said Saturday, a day before they play the opening match of the Copa America against hosts Brazil. In the latest in a cascade of bad news for the troubled South American championships, the health department in … Read more

Euro 2020 finally set for lift-off under Covid cloud | Football News

Euro 2020 finally set for lift-off under Covid cloud | Football News

PARIS: The delayed Euro 2020 tournament will finally get underway on Friday, a year behind schedule, with Covid still set to cast a shadow over the event. The continent-wide event, first envisaged by then-UEFA president Michel Platini when he announced the tournament would be held across Europe, will be played in front of limited crowds … Read more

COVID positive Milkha Singh stable in ICU; wife’s condition deteriorates | More sports News

COVID positive Milkha Singh stable in ICU; wife's condition deteriorates | More sports News

CHANDIGARH: Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh is “better and more stable” as he battles COVID-19 in the ICU of the PGIMER hospital here even as his wife and former volleyball captain Nirmal Kaur’s condition deteriorated because of the same ailment. Milkha also received a phone call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi enquiring about his health … Read more

We were broken to pieces: Veda Krishnamurthy recalls COVID trauma in family | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: “Completely destroyed” after losing her mother and sister to COVID-19 recently, Indian women’s team cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy says she is slowly learning to tune herself out of that grief and stressed on the importance of mental health assistance in crisis situations. Nine members of Krishnamurthy’s family battled the disease and her mother and … Read more

Could’ve been better if COVID didn’t disrupt training: Women’s boxing coach Ali Qamar on Asian show | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: It was a 10 on 10 for Indian women boxers as far as clinching medals at the Asian Championship was concerned but national head coach Mohammed Ali Qamar believes the gold count could have been higher than one if their training had not been disrupted by COVID-19. The Indian women’s boxing team will … Read more