Delhi Capitals' Axar Patel and KKR's Nitish Rana tested positive for the virus after joining their teams.
Multiple cricket stars tested positive, with some losing their lives to the pandemic.
The first match was won by the Israel Olympic sevens team 33-0 behind closed doors.
Here are the highlights from the ATP Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships from Tuesday, March 16.
Pakistan all-rounder Faheem Ashraf and Australia’s wrist spinner Fawad Ahmed bagged two apiece, conceding 24 and 25 runs respectively
Ali Mabkhout and Fabio Lima scored two goals each as UAE beat Indonesia 5-0
Debutants Morrisville Samp Army beat Team Abu Dhabi by 79 runs in the third place play-off match
He switched mode against leg spinner Zahid Mahmood for a couple of deliveries before returning to his usual stance
Shimron Hetmyer’s big hits and Karim Janat’s all-round show helped Morrisville Samp Army beat Northern Warriors
Captain Shareef hails team spirit and also felt that tournaments like the TIPL work on many levels and bring competitiveness to the fore
The home team still need 277 runs to avoid the follow-on
Despite getting only a few hours of sleep, she turned up at the Al Janoub Stadium for Japan’s round of 16 clash with Croatia
The 37-year-old, who is still in Fifa World Cup action with Portugal, appears destined to head outside of Europe for the first time in his storied career
A store in Doha had to temporarily close when Oliveira visited and attracted hundreds of fans. He was taken to the back of the store until things calmed down
Top seed Diana Shnaider makes a winning start
He became the oldest champion at the prestigious year-end tournament and earned the largest payday in tennis history — $4.7 million — for remaining undefeated
Kontaveit will join a field that includes players like Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek in the World Tennis League
The government overturned his three-year ban after the country lifted requirement for visitors to show proof of Covid vaccination
It will offer females access to more track time, racing and testing and prepare them for competitions
More innovative solutions being tried out to keep in line with net zero carbon target
The evening’s highlights included a ‘meet and greet' with drivers
The German driver, one of the all-time greats and a popular driver, stands third on the list of the most F1 race wins and podium finishes behind Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton and icon Michael Schumacher
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc tied with Red Bull’s Sergio Perez on the second spot in the championship, ending up with 308 points – three more than the latter
Sulayem said when he began his term, there were certain legal and financial issues, which had been sorted out, which means now he can focus on growing the sport
Verstappen, the double world champion, is seeking 15th victory of the year, thereby extending his own record of 14 race wins, which for now is the most results bagged in a single season
His bid for an unprecedented eighth drivers' world title at the Yas Marina circuit last December was thwarted by incorrect decisions by race officials
Visitors will be ferried from Yas Mall Circuit parking lot to race track gates
All eyes will be on the classy Military Law who returns to action after an absence of close to two years
Becomes first dual winner of the prestigious Purebred Arabian contest at Meydan Racecourse
Raeeb, under jockey Antonio Fresu wins the Nakheel Handicap, while 10-time UAE Champion Jockey Tadhg O'Shea lands a double
The first of 21 race days that will be held at the UAE’s flagship racecourse this season has attracted a strong entry from horse connections and features some of the best jockeys in the world
Sydney-born Costa got off to a dream start, saddling a double and a third-placer from four runners