It is a major step towards normalising football in China, where the virus was first detected last year, and paves the way for a limited number of supporters to attend selected future fixtures.
Even as broadcasters would grapple hard to create an atmosphere for the viewer, it must be accepted that IPL, in particular, and sport, in general, will seem very different for some time to come.
25 injured after portion of stadium in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar caves in; Vasundhara Raje orders inquiry
At least 25 people were injured after the roof of a stadium in Sri Ganganagar district in Rajasthan caved in on Sunday, media reports said.
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Taiwanese rescuers braved powerful aftershocks to search for survivors, locating two more bodies early on Thursday to bring the death toll to nine.
Besiktas football club of Istanbul, is one of Turkey's oldest sports organisations with an impassioned fan base known for their opposition to the authorities.
Scientists at Qatar University are testing 3D-printed models of football stadiums that Qatar is building for the 2022 World Cup to see if they can endure the Gulf state's punishing desert climate. Qatar has sought to allay concerns about its summer heat and moved the competition to the cooler month of November.
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Mobile internet services have been blocked in Rajkot in the wake of Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel threatening to stage a protest at the venue of the third one-day international.
The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) is all set to name one of its stadiums after Sachin Tendulkar.
Eden Park, New Zealand's largest stadium, was designed to host rugby matches, not cricket.
Rapper Akon is ending his seven-year hiatus from recording music by releasing a five-disc album.
India is providing Jamaica a grant of $2.1 million to install lights at the Sabina Park cricket venue.
Sao Paulo's Itaquerao World Cup stadium will be incomplete when it officially opens April 15, according to media reports.
BJP leader Arun Jaitley today alleged neglect of sports infrastructure built with massive spendings for Commonwealth Games, saying the stadium and other facilities have been "allowed to rust owing to disuse".