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COVID-19: What changed in the sports scene in the last 24 hours?

COVID-19: What changed in the sports scene in the last 24 hours?

COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip the nation as well as the world, no change there. In cricket, the BCCI is hoping that the monsoon clears the way for it to host IPL-13 in October and November.Speaking at the TCM Sports Huddle webinar, the Indian cricket board CEO Rahul Johri said, "More peop...

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Did Indian hockey players come in contact with COVID-19 positive cook at SAI Bengaluru?

Did Indian hockey players come in contact with COVID-19 positive cook at SAI Bengaluru?

New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association president Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra on Wednesday clarified that none of the hockey players, staying at SAI Centre in Bengaluru, came in contact with COVID-19 positive cook who died after suffering a cardiac arrest."I have been in touch with Hockey India and I ...

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International competition can resume only after COVID-19 vaccine is developed: FIH

International competition can resume only after COVID-19 vaccine is developed: FIH

Lausanne: The International Hockey Federation in its five-stage process, devised for the resumption of the game at different levels, has said that "trans-continental competition" will be played only after a vaccine is developed to cure the coronavirus."These are very early days when it comes to a re...

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Future hockey events will look very different: FIH

Future hockey events will look very different: FIH

Lausanne, May 20 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has said that an immediate return to international hockey may not be possible. The FIH said that any return to training and playing has to be "carefully implemented to prevent any resurgence in infection".The second season of the FIH ...

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Zoom call, Google Meet replacing team huddles and meetings

 Zoom call, Google Meet replacing team huddles and meetings

Bengaluru: The Indian men and women's core probable group, housed in the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre, suspended high-intensity hockey training in the third week of March following a nationwide lockdown put in place to stem the spread of novel coronavirus.While pitch training was out of bo...

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Balbir Singh 'hemodynamically near stable' but continues to be on ventilator support

Balbir Singh 'hemodynamically near stable' but continues to be on ventilator support

Mohali (Punjab) [India], May 18 (ANI): Former Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh is now 'hemodynamically near stable but his condition is still critical' and he continues to be on ventilator support.The veteran player suffered a cardiac arrest on May 12 and after that, he suffered two more cardiac ...

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Balbir Singh Sr's condition remains critical, doctors assessing

Balbir Singh Sr's condition remains critical, doctors assessing

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Legendary former hockey player Balbir Singh Sr.'s heart rate and blood pressure is nearly stable but his condition remains critical. He had been admitted last week at Fortis Mohali and continues to be in a "semi-comatose condition," according to a statement by his grandson."...

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Media has played huge role in growth of hockey for many years: HI President

Media has played huge role in growth of hockey for many years: HI President

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Hockey India on Saturday organised the Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Session for a group of journalists through Google Meet.A total of 11 journalists attended the event to get an idea about how Indian coaches better themselves through the session and understand the...

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Hockey legend Balbir Singh continues to be on ventilator support, condition stabilising

Hockey legend Balbir Singh continues to be on ventilator support, condition stabilising

Mohali (Punjab) [India], May 16 (ANI): The condition of former Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh, who was admitted to hospital on May 8, is stabilizing but the hockey legend continues to be on ventilator support.The veteran player suffered a cardiac arrest on May 12. On Wednesday, he suffered two ...

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Balbir Singh Sr continues to be on ventilator, condition stabilising

Balbir Singh Sr continues to be on ventilator, condition stabilising

Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior, who has been admitted since last week at the Fortis Mohali, continues to be ventilator assistance. However, he has not suffered from any more cardiac arrests since Thursday and his condition is stabilising."No further cardiac events since ...

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