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Preparations continue for T20 World Cup this year: ICC

27 May 2020

MUMBAI The International Cricket Council has told Reuters it is continuing preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year as planned and denied reports on Wednesday that a decision had been taken to postpone the event.

Men's depth stronger than for a decade, says Cilic

22 May 2020

MUMBAI With a wave of fast-maturing young players ready to challenge the established greats of the game for Grand Slam honours, Marin Cilic says men's tennis will be stronger than it has been for a decade when the coronavirus shutdown ends.

U.S. Open without fans would devalue title win - Cilic

20 May 2020

MUMBAI Marin Cilic thinks winning the U.S. Open in front of empty stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium would be forever remembered as a Grand Slam triumph with a very big asterisk, the former champion told Reuters.

Cricket: Pietersen concerned about England pace post-Anderson, Broad

12 May 2020

MUMBAI Kevin Pietersen is concerned about England's test bowling resources when the long-serving pace duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad call time on their careers, the former captain has told Reuters.

Algerian Ibbou finds support after challenging Thiem over player fund

11 May 2020

MUMBAI Algerian Ines Ibbou was hailed as a hero by Venus Williams while her country's president pledged full support after the low-ranked tennis player posted an emotional video to take on world No. 3 Dominic Thiem for his opposition to a player relief fund.

Players must play, crowd or no crowd - Pietersen

10 May 2020

MUMBAI The resumption of sport will lift morale for people around the world during the COVID-19 crisis and cricketers owe it to fans to play behind closed doors if that hastens the process, former England captain Kevin Pietersen has told Reuters.

ATP tour chief not ruling out 2020 return

09 May 2020

MUMBAI Despite the growing possibility of a total wipeout of professional tennis this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, ATP Tour chief Andrea Gaudenzi is refusing to give up on 2020 just yet.

ATP ties up with online learning platform to aid players

07 May 2020

MUMBAI The men's tennis tour has partnered with online learning platform Coursera to help players gain new skills and knowledge, as well as look after their mental health during the COVID-19 shutdown, ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi said on Thursday.

Merger can help sport emerge stronger from COVID-19, say top players

29 Apr 2020

MUMBAI Tennis can emerge stronger from its lengthy shutdown due to the novel coronavirus if the idea of merging the men's and women's tours becomes a reality, multiple Grand Slam winners Simona Halep and Petra Kvitova have told Reuters.

Ball shining, celebrations to change post virus - Tendulkar

23 Apr 2020

MUMBAI From shining the ball to celebrating a dismissal - certain things may never be the same again when cricket restarts after the novel coronavirus pandemic, Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar told Reuters.

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