The Road Safety World Series, featuring cricket greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, has been postponed to a later date in view of the rising coronavirus threat in Maharashtra. The organisers said the dates for the remaining seven games will be announced later.
Road Safety World Series 2020: Tournament featuring cricket legends to be held behind closed doors amid coronavirus threat in Maharashtra
The matches of the Road Safety World Series, featuring greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, will now be held behind closed doors in view of the coronavirus threat in Maharashtra.
Fit-again India all-rounder Hardik Pandya is set to play in the DY Patil T20 tournament, which began in Navi Mumbai on Monday.
U2 in India: Band's message of equality, accountability felt timely and resonant, but Mumbai gig lacked soul
While the runup to the concert has meant enduring repeated U2 puns and jokes on needing a visa for Nerul, that the tour was to be a celebration of the band’s greatest selling album and one of the world’s best-selling ones The Joshua Tree, made it all worth it.
U2 had previously performed in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and the Philippines as part of their Joshua Tree tour.
Goals by captain Eric Ayiah off a penalty in the first half added time and substitute Richard Danso in the 90th minute helped Ghana win the rough and tough Round of 16 game
Paraguay finished as toppers in Group B, winning all the three matches, while Mali showed their credentials with impressive performances.
Group B of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 comprises Paraguay, Mali, New Zealand and Turkey and has the potential to throw up the tournament's surprise package.
The Paraguay team for upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup, being hosted by India, arrived in Mumbai earlier on Friday.
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New Zealand are in Group B with Paraguay, who did not lose to Brazil in the zonal qualifiers, African champions Mali and Turkey - one of five qualifiers from Europe.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Over 20,000 tickets sold for inaugural day at Navi Mumbai's DY Patil Stadium
Meanwhile, the D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai has been completely renovated for the FIFA event, to be hosted by India for the first time.
With the FIFA U-17 World Cup's kick-off just days away, Firstpost takes an interactive look at all the six cities and the teams they will host.
Come 6 October, India will play host to the best teams in the world as the FIFA U-17 World Cup comes to India. Here's an interactive look at what each stadium has done:
Legends Carlos Valderrama, Fernando Morientes play exhibition match in build-up to FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017
A host of legendary players like Legends Carlos Valderrama, Fernando Morientes, Marcel Desailly and more took part in an exhibition match ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.
DY Patil Sports Academy President Vijay Patil said there is a palpable excitement, which he sees building up for the mega event.
Media persons invited to cover popstar Justin Bieber's live show on Wednesday experienced huge difficulties in entering the venue on Wednesday
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DY Patil Stadium, which is one of the venues for the Fifa U-17 World Cup to held next year in India, is set to have a new look for the mega football event.
The stakeholders of the DY Patil Stadium had ensured the work was done to fulfil all compliance criteria for the final ratification, a release said.
The world football governing body FIFA's inspection team is satisfied with the planning aspect of India's preparations for next year's Under-17 World Cup but said that major renovation works need to be done in most of the six stadia to be compliant with international standards.