Australia’s MCG stadium named Covid-19 hotspot as cluster grows | Off the field News

Australia's MCG stadium named Covid-19 hotspot as cluster grows | Off the field News

SYDNEY: The Australian state of Victoria added the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to a growing list of coronavirus hotspots and ordered thousands of football fans to self-isolate as it reported six new locally acquired cases on Wednesday. An infected person was among about 23,400 people who attended an Australian Football League (AFL) match at the … Read more

Chhatrasal stadium brawl: Sushil Kumar taken to spot for crime scene reconstruction | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Tuesday took Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar to the Chhatrasal Stadium here to recreate the crime scene in the alleged property dispute case that led to the death of a wrestler there, officials said. Kumar and his associate Ajay were arrested on Sunday from outer Delhi’s Mundka. … Read more

Wrestler Sushil Kumar arrested in Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case: Source | More sports News

Wrestler Sushil Kumar arrested in Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case: Source | More sports News

Sushil Kumar. (File Photo) NEW DELHI: India’s two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who was on the run for over a fortnight for alleged links with the murder of former international wrestler Sagar Dhankar, was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday, according to a source. “Kumar has been arrested near Jalandhar. His associate Ajay Kumar, accused … Read more

Chhatrasal stadium brawl case: No relief to Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, court denies anticipatory bail | More sports News

Chhatrasal stadium brawl case: No relief to Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, court denies anticipatory bail | More sports News

NEW DELHI: A Delhi Court on Tuesday refused to grant anticipatory bail to absconding Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar in the murder case of a wrestler, saying that he is prima facie the main conspirator and allegations against him are serious in nature. Additional Sessions Judge Jadgish Kumar denied the relief to Sushil Kumar against whom … Read more

Cyclone Tauktae: Sightscreens fall at Wankhede Stadium, BKC | Cricket News

Cyclone Tauktae: Sightscreens fall at Wankhede Stadium, BKC | Cricket News

TOI Photo MUMBAI: The heavy winds of the cyclone Tauktae, which hit the city, felled the around 16 feet long sightscreen at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Churchgate, and the BKC Sharad Pawar Recreation Centre in BKC on Monday. “The sightscreen towards the famous North Stand at the Wankhede Stadium fell, as a result of … Read more

Chhatrasal stadium brawl: Delhi Police announce Rs 1 lakh reward for info on Sushil Kumar | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on Monday announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information leading to the arrest of two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl that led to the death of a wrestler. A reward of Rs 50,000 has also been announced for the arrest of his … Read more

Chhatrasal stadium brawl: Non-bailable warrants issued against Sushil Kumar, 6 others | More sports News

Sushil Kumar, who has been named in the FIR, is on the run, and efforts are on to trace him. (Reuters file photo) NEW DELHI: A Delhi Court on Saturday issued non-bailable warrants against two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and six others in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl that led to the death of … Read more

Two Tokyo Olympics: Inside and outside the National Stadium | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Seated inside Tokyo’s new $1.4 billion National Stadium, Sebastian Coe again tried to reassure athletes and skeptical residents of Japan that the postponed Olympics will be safe when they open in just under 11 weeks. An IOC member and two-time Olympic gold medalist, Coe heads track and field’s world governing body World Athletics, which … Read more

Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium holds track and field test event, minus fans | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo's Olympic Stadium holds track and field test event, minus fans | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Hundreds of athletes, including US sprinter Justin Gatlin, participated in a test event at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday, as organisers fine-tuned operations and practiced Covid-19 countermeasures with under three months to go before the Tokyo Games begin. No spectators were present in the stadium, where the Olympics opening and closing ceremonies will be … Read more

Italy approves opening stadium to fans at 25% capacity for Euros | Football News

Italy approves opening stadium to fans at 25% capacity for Euros | Football News

ROME: Italy’s government will allow fans to attend matches at this year’s European Championship in Rome’s Olympic Stadium with at least 25% capacity, the country’s soccer federation (FIGC) said in a statement on Tuesday. Euro 2020 was postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and European soccer’s governing body UEFA had asked the … Read more