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Cricket Australia cancels end of season, awards title to NSW

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — All professional cricket has been canceled in Australia in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and national organizers are “strongly recommending” that the season be called off at every level right down to children’s community games. Cricket Australia announced the cancellation Tuesday, and declared New South Wales state the winner of the Sheffield Shield, the national firsts-class ... Read More »

Pakistan Super League finals postponed amid virus outbreak

Lahore, Pakistan (AP/UNB) — The Pakistan Super League has been postponed because of concerns over the spreading coronavirus, hours before the first of the semifinals was set to begin. The Pakistan Cricket Board made the call Tuesday, saying the Twenty20 tournament has been “postponed, to be rescheduled.” Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium was due to host the semifinals between top-ranked Multan Sultans ... Read More »

UEFA makes formal proposal to delay Euro 2020 by one year

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA formally proposed postponing the 2020 European Championship for one year on Tuesday because of the coronavirus outbreak. The new tournament dates will be June 11 to July 11, the Norwegian soccer association announced during a conference call that UEFA hosted with its 55 national member federations. The UEFA executive committee was due to make a ... Read More »

Cricket to return back to fields soon, hopes Khaled Mahmud

Dhaka  —Former captain of Bangladesh cricket team and the head coach of Dhaka Abahani Limited Khaled Mahmud hoped that cricket will return back to the field shortly which has been halted due to coronavirus outbreak. Along with all sports events, Dhaka Premier Cricket league was also halted as per direction of the government due to the virus. “It was the ... Read More »

Manipur pledge to strengthen efforts for free flow of rivers

Dimapur, March 14 (EMN): Kangoi Khullen and Kangoi Khunnou village authorities, Centre for Research and Advocacy (CRA) Manipur and Citizens Concern for Dams and Development (CCDD) on Saturday observed International Rivers Day on Saturday, with the theme “Let the rivers flow free in Manipur” at Kangoi lrangpham, Tengnoupal district. Read More »