THE TERROR attacks in Mumbai on Wednesday night have had quite an impact on city's sporting events. Two-time Formula One champion Mika Hakkinen, who was to arrive in the city early on Thursday morning, was redirected and asked to stay back in Dubai.
Hakkinen, who was invited to drive a Mercedes Mclaren on the streets of Mumbai in the first F1 roadshow in Mumbai, has been told to wait for further clearance from the Mumbai police. If Hakkinen does not get the clearance, the Johnnie Walker event would stand cancelled.
I-league rescheduled The 11th round I-League matches to be played at the Cooperage ground over the weekend have been cancelled and will be played at a later date. Anil Kamath, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) director of tournaments, told HT from New Delhi that since the situation in Mumbai is tense, the matches have been postponed.
Schools meet put off The 33rd Bombay YMCA Open State-Level Annual Athletic Meet, which was scheduled to commence at the University Stadium from November 28- 30, has been postponed indefinitely