A marred sporting event in India was once again highlighted to showcase the negligence by the authorities over athletes of the nation. The recent National Para-Athletics championship sparked a row after which the body decided to suspended president Rajesh Tomar.
There is little possibility of shifting the venue of the India-West Indies third ODI from here despite the cyclone 'Hudhud' threat and the hosts Andhra Cricket Association hoped the match would be conducted smoothly on October 14, the BCCI said on Saturday.
After denial of permission by the Bihar government to hold the function of BJP chief Rajnath Singh at a school ground here, the party finalised an alternative venue at Sanjay Gandhi Stadium here for the June 23 programme.
An altercation between journalists
and BSP workers reached to such an extent during a party
function, attended by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati,
here that the scribes were asked to immediately leave the
All eyes will be on the Feroze Shah Kotla pitch when the West Indies and South Africa play their World Cup match Feb 24, the first international game after the venue was banned for one year for "dangerous" wicket in the India-Sri Lanka ODI 14 months ago.