The India Open badminton tournament, slated to be held at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi from 11-16 May, has been postponed owing to rising COVID-19 cases in the city, BAI announced on Monday.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who was placed 22nd in the 67kg category before this event, was competing to improve his points which would help him seal an Olympic berth based on the continental quota.
The absence of French and German teams is notable, despite Bayern Munich and Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain reaching last season's Champions League final.
The NRAI stepped up its call for vaccination after three of its Olympic-bound shooters contracted the highly contagious virus recently, forcing the federation to cancel the national camp for the rifle team that was to start in the national capital from Tuesday.
Britain's government vowed on Monday to do "whatever it takes" to protect football, raising the possibility of invoking competition law to block a proposed new European Super League by breakaway clubs
Matteo De Bonis tested positive for EPO in an out-of-competition control in March while teammate Matteo Spreafico fell foul of doping regulations twice on the Giro last October.
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The Belgian Olympic Committee said its 177 Olympic and 55 Paralympic athletes will get vaccine shots while most of the adult population of their age must still wait.
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The Australian won her only major singles title in Paris in 2019. The tournament was cancelled last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Three of the 12 rebels — Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid — are scheduled to play in the Champions League semi-finals next week. Two more, Manchester United and Arsenal, are in the Europa League semi-finals.
Branded as a cynical money-grab and already triggering threats of legal action and bans, the Super League is one of the most explosive stories in football history.
The top eight finishers in the World Relays on 1 and 2 May at Chorzow in Selisia will get automatic berths in the Tokyo Games, which is scheduled to begin on 23 July.
The Indian club is not only technically sound but the players are mentally tough as well, according to Golmohammadi,
Lahiri received his test result on Saturday and has since gone into quarantine.
Even if this plan stumbles, the concept will be back, sooner rather than later, in some vaguely modified form. A superleague is, in effect, inevitable; European football has been drifting, inexorably, to this point for years.
The letter was sent by the group of English, Spanish and Italian clubs to FIFA President Gianni Infantino and UEFA counterpart Aleksander Ceferin saying the Super League has already been underwritten by funding of 4 billion euros ($5.5 billion) from a financial institution.
In a statement on Monday, Dortmund chairman Hans-Joachim Watzke said that the members of the European Club Association (ECA) had met Sunday evening and expressed "a clear opinion to reject the foundation of a Super League".