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Shrivathsa Sridhar

Tennis-No vaccine, no French Open for Djokovic as rules tighten

Jan 17 2022

PARIS (Reuters) -Novak Djokovic risks being frozen out of tennis as he chases a record 21st Grand Slam title, with rules on travellers who are unvaccinated against COVID-19 tightening in the third year of the pandemic and some tournaments reconsidering exemptions.

Tennis-Visa cancellation could be just the start of Djokovic's slam woes

Jan 14 2022

Jan 14 Australia's decision to cancel Novak Djokovic's visa a second time could hamper the world number one's ability to travel freely to other countries and thwart his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam crown if he remains unvaccinated against COVID-19.

Golf-Woods has close call, Mickelson and Morikawa rise to the occasion

Dec 13 2021

Tiger Woods is no stranger to trials and tribulations and 2021 proved to be another test of his resolve after a serious car accident left the 15-times major champion in a wheelchair, facing doubts about his career.

Olympics-PETA urges IOC to modernise and drop equine events from Games

Nov 05 2021

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must recognise that immediate change is needed and should drop equine competitions from future Olympic Games, animal advocacy group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said on Friday.

Olympics-Pentathlon must embrace change after horse riding axed, says UIPM chief

Nov 04 2021

The decision to drop horse riding from the modern pentathlon from the 2028 Olympics may be "painful" for athletes and the equestrian community but the sport must change with the times, the president of its governing body told Reuters on Thursday.

Olympics-Horse riding to be dropped in modern pentathlon from 2028 LA Games

Nov 04 2021

(Reuters) -Horse riding will be removed from modern pentathlon's programme at the Olympics from Los Angeles 2028, the sport's governing UIPM announced on Thursday, with a consultation process set to start soon to find a suitable replacement.

Cricket-Former skipper Dravid named India head coach

Nov 03 2021

BENGALURU Former India captain and batting stalwart Rahul Dravid has been appointed the head coach of the men's national team to succeed Ravi Shastri, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said in a statement on Wednesday.

Tennis-Pliskova among contenders at U.S. Open as Czech chases elusive major

Aug 26 2021

Karolina Pliskova will hope that a return to the hardcourts of the U.S. Open will help her break her Grand Slam duck as the former finalist heads to New York on the back of an encouraging run of results.

Olympics-Handball-Spain claim bronze with 33-31 victory over Egypt

Aug 07 2021

TOKYO, Aug 7 Spain claimed the bronze medal in Olympic men's handball for the fourth time in their history with a 33-31 win over Egypt at the Tokyo Games on Saturday.

Team New Zealand hit top gear to level America's Cup at 3-3

Mar 13 2021

Holders Team New Zealand roared back to beat Luna Rossa and make it 3-3 in the 36th America's Cup match off the coast of Auckland on Saturday, after the Italian challengers dominated the day's opening race.

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