Kevin Durant of Brooklyn Nets (AFP/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Mike LAWRIE)

NBA 2K Players Tournament to give hungry fans a taste of basketball starting this Friday

Beginning Friday, players including top seeds Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets and Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks will compete in a single-elimination, player-only tournament on Xbox One.

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Shane Warne names Sidhu in his all-time India XI team and picks Ganguly as captain

Australian spin legend Shane Warne on Wednesday included Navjot Singh Sidhu in his all-time Indian XI he played against, and he picked Sourav Ganguly as the captain of the team.

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Hungarian Olympic swimming champion Boglarka Kapas breaks down on testing COVID-19 positive

Hungarian Olympic bronze medallist Boglarka Kapas has announced on her Facebook page that she tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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The Last Dance: Docu-series on Michael Jordan’s last season with Chicago Bulls set for release

The long-awaited look at Michael Jordan’s last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is finally set for release.

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One year after: Tokyo Olympics will officially open next year in July

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in July, the same slot scheduled for this year's games.

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus teammates and coach agree to forgo 90M euro in wages

Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates along with coach Maurizio Sarri agreed to forgo 90 million euros ($100 million) in wages to help the club during the coronavirus crisis.

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Kobe Bryant's towel from his 2016 farewell speech sold in virtual auction for over $33,000

The towel that basketball legend Kobe Bryant had draped over his shoulders during his farewell speech, following his final game in 2016, has been sold for more than $33,000.

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AC Milan goalkeeper Asmir Begovic asks for help for 67-year-old woman stuck in Goa

Former Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has asked for assistance for an elderly woman who is stuck in Goa amid the lockdown imposed in India in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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'How about a re-run of Game of Thrones?': R Ashwin replies to his wife on Twitter 

Senior India off-spinner R Ashwin wants a re-run of popular TV series Game of Thrones at a time when the world is on lockdown virtually due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Cricbuzz Strategic Timeout: Sehwag wants to spend lockdown with Ajay Jadeja and Zaheer Khan

In the show's latest episode, Sehwag's signature humour is in full flow, as he shares how he is spending his time during this lockdown period

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Watch Rishabh Pant's workout video shared by BCCI

The video evoked a mixed responses from the cricketer's fans and followers, a few cheered him, others trolled Rishabh

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IndyCar goes virtual as it waits to get back on track, first iRacing event to have a 25-car field

IndyCar isn't sure when it can get its cars on track to officially start the season. For now, the series will follow the lead of other racing leagues and go virtual.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly donates rice worth INR 50 lakh amid 21-day COVID-19 lockdown

As India continues its fight against coronavirus, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly pledged to donate rice worth INR 50 lakh for people in need.

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Ace shuttler PV Sindhu donates INR 10 lakh in relief funds against coronavirus pandemic

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Thursday donated a sum of INR 10 lakh to combat the spread of coronavirus.

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A history of war: When has the last time that the Olympics were cancelled?

The Olympic Games has suffered political boycotts (Moscow 1980) and terrorism (Munich 1972), but it has only ever been cancelled due to outbreaks of war.