IPL gets government nod to host tournament in UAE

MUMBAI: India’s cricket board (BCCI) has received government permission to stage this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates. The BCCI had earlier announced the Twenty20 competition, which could not begin in March due to the coronavirus

Wimbledon to disburse prize money of cancelled tournament

LONDON: The prize money for the Wimbledon Championships will be distributed to 620 players who were set to take part at this year’s cancelled tournament, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) said. Wimbledon was initially scheduled to be held

Wimbledon cancelled for first time since Word War II

LONDON: Wimbledon organisers have scrapped the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament for the first time since World War II as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global sports The cancellation of the only grasscourt major at London’s All England

World’s first electric racing aircraft unveiled in Dubai

DUBAI: An Airbus-backed air racing tournament unveiled an electric-powered sports aircraft on Sunday, billed as the world’s first, as the European planemaker seeks to boost its green aerospace technology. Several companies, including US ride-hailing company Uber, are working on electric-powered

Pakistan to play hockey for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

LAUSANNE: Pakistan after being paired with Netherlands will play in the hockey qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Pakistan stands at 17th in the rankings while the Netherlands is 3rd.  Three-time Olympic champions Pakistan will instead take on the Netherlands, the