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Lockdown diaries: It is difficult to be in isolation, says P. V. Sindhu

World champion P. V. Sindhu is going through a different kind of experience at home — in self-isolation — on return from the All England Championships along with her father P. V. Ramana.In a chat with Sportstar, the 24-year-old...

Lockdown diaries: Self-motivation keeps Ashwini going

Like many sportspersons around the world, badminton player Ashwini Ponnappa is finding her way through uncertain times.The Tokyo Olympics has been postponed to 2021, there is little clarity over the new Olympic qualification period, and no one even knows...

COVID-19: Sai Praneeth donates ₹4 lakh to charity

India shuttler B. Sai Praneeth on Wednesday donated ₹4 lakh to help in the fight against the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.Praneeth donated ₹3 lakh to the Prime Minister’s relief fund and ₹1 lakh for the Telangana Chief Minister’s relief fund.“I...

Thomas and Uber Cup: Uncertainty continues over rescheduled tournament

The already rescheduled Thomas and Uber Cup on Tuesday came under fresh doubts following the Danish government’s decision to extend a ban on “larger gatherings” in the country until the end of August.The badminton tournament was rescheduled to be...

COVID-19: BWF suspends all its tournaments till July

The escalation in COVID-19 pandemic globally, Badminton World Federation (BWF) has suspended the cash-rich Indonesia Open and three others, besides a para event and a number of Grade 3 competitions to be held between May and July this year.The...

Gopi Chand donates Rs. 26 lakh to fight COVID-19 pandemic

India's chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopi Chand donated Rs. 11 lakh to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund here on Monday.Gopi Chand also contributed Rs. 10 lakh to the Telangana Chief Minister's Relief Fund and another Rs 5 lakh...

Sports news: From Wimbledon cancellation to Premier League players rejecting wage cut

CRICKETAll South African players who returned from their incomplete ODI tour of India were found to be symptom-free of COVID-19 and those who underwent tests returned negative, according to the team's chief medical officer Dr. Shuaib Manjra. (REPORT) The Pakistan...

Coronavirus: How sports would have panned out without COVID-19

The sporting world has taken a beating due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Most tournaments have either been cancelled or postponed, including the high-profile Tokyo Olympics.What if the situation had not worsened? Here's a list of what could have...

Satwik-Chirag Shetty pair hopes to get new coach after Olympics postponement

The crack men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy is now hoping to avail the services of a new foreign coach in their Olympic preparation after sudden exit of Indonesian Flandy Limpele.Limpele was appointed till the Tokyo...

Sportstar’s Classics: Lin Dan’s Olympic gold India women WC

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought all sporting events across the world to a standstill. With the COVID-19 cases multiplying everyday, a nation-wide lockdown has been imposed by the government to contain the spread of virus.  During this troubled period,...

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Senior Bowl Quarterbacks

The Senior Bowl serves as the unofficial start of the draft season. This week, I'll be bringing you previews of the quarterbacks, running backs...