Euro 2021: Moscow closes fan zone over Covid-19 spike, says Mayor | Football News

MOSCOW: Moscow has closed its Euro 2020 fan zone and banned gatherings of more than 1,000 because of a spike in Covid-19 cases, the mayor of the Russian capital said on Friday. “I didn’t want to do this, but we have to,” Sergei Sobyanin wrote on his website a day after saying that cases in … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Health experts warn of Covid-19 threat, prefer no spectators | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Health experts warn of Covid-19 threat, prefer no spectators | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Japan’s top medical experts warned on Friday that holding the Olympics during the Covid-19 pandemic could increase infections, and said banning all spectators was the least risky option, setting up a possible collision with organisers. The report, led by top health adviser Shigeru Omi, was released after Tokyo 2020‘s organising committee chief told the … Read more

Japan set to lift Tokyo’s state of emergency for Covid-19 one month before Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News

Japan set to lift Tokyo's state of emergency for Covid-19 one month before Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Japan plans to lift Tokyo‘s virus emergency on June 20, a month before the Olympics, the government announced on Thursday as reports said only 10,000 spectators would be allowed at Games events. Tokyo and several other parts of the country have been under a virus emergency since April 25, with the measure forcing the … Read more

Covid-19: અમેરિકામાં પણ વધી રહ્યો છે ડેલ્ટા વેરિયન્ટનો કહેર, નિષ્ણાતોએ આપી આ સલાહ

નવી દિલ્હી, 16 જુન 2021 બુધવાર કોરોના રોગચાળો હજુ ખતમ થયો નથી. અમેરિકામાં, કોવિડ -19 સામે લડવાની રસી નિયમિત રૂપે લોકોને આપવામાં આવી રહી છે. પરંતુ આ દરમિયાન, નિષ્ણાતોએ ચેતવણી આપી છે કે ડેલ્ટા વેરિઅન્ટને લીધે, અહીં ચેપમાં અચાનક વધારો થયો છે. ડિસીઝ કંટ્રોલ એન્ડ પ્રિવેન્શન સેન્ટર્સ (CDC) અનુસાર, અમેરિકામાં હાલમાં ડેલ્ટ વેરિએન્ટમાં 10 ટકા … Read more

Milkha Singh’s wife Nirmal Kaur succumbs to Covid-19 | Off the field News

CHANDIGARH: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh‘s wife Nirmal Kaur passed away on Sunday after a prolonged battle against Covid-19. She was 85 and is survived by her husband, one son and three daughters. She was cremated here on Sunday evening, even as four-time Asian Games gold medallist husband continued to battle the deadly virus at the … Read more

Two Swedish Euro 2020 players test positive for Covid-19 | Football News

STOCKHOLM: Two Sweden players have tested positive for Covid-19, complicating selection decisions ahead of their Euro 2020 opener against Spain next week, the team announced Tuesday. Dejan Kulusevski, who plays for Italian club Juventus, “will not be available for the game against Spain, as it appears today,” Andersson told a press conference on Tuesday afternoon. … Read more

COVID-19 impact: Cricket Australia adds six players to preliminary squad for upcoming tours of West Indies and Bangladesh | Cricket News

COVID-19 impact: Cricket Australia adds six players to preliminary squad for upcoming tours of West Indies and Bangladesh | Cricket News

MELBOURNE: Concerned that top players might opt out of the limited overs tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh due to “bubble fatigue”, Cricket Australia has added six more cricketers to its preliminary squad for the upcoming assignments, beginning July 10. Australia’s white-ball squad for the upcoming series swelled to 29 after the selection committee … Read more

Olympic-bound athletes, officials to receive second dose of COVID-19 vaccine after four weeks | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The gap between two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for Olympic-bound athletes and officials has been set to four weeks by the Ministry of Health, informed Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra on Monday. Batra has communicated the same to national sports federations. “All NSFs whose Athletes have Qualified for Tokyo Olympics. … Read more

Olympic-bound one Indian boxer, four shooters yet to receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine: IOA | Tokyo Olympics News

Olympic-bound one Indian boxer, four shooters yet to receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine: IOA | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: As many as 209 athletes and para-athletes and another 151 coaches and support staff members have been vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus, with some of them even completing the vaccination course having received their second shots. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Sunday informed about the vaccination status of the country’s Tokyo-bound athletes … Read more

Uncertainty due to Covid-19 has made it crucial to keep Olympics-bound athletes mentally strong: Leading physio Arvind Yadav | Tokyo Olympics News

Uncertainty due to Covid-19 has made it crucial to keep Olympics-bound athletes mentally strong: Leading physio Arvind Yadav | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: The Covid-19 pandemic has played havoc with the mindset of athletes world over, with the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, cancellation of several qualifiers and international meets and disruption in training and exposure trips leading to an environment of uncertainty. The need to earn livelihood, maintaining physical fitness and keeping oneself injury-free, besides … Read more