As Covid-19 cases continue to spiral, the country’s sporting fraternity is getting hit badly with more campers, elite athletes and coaches getting infected in Bengaluru, Delhi and Patiala. Among those infected were a top athletics coach, who remains hospitalized, a walker, a long jumper and top middle and long distance runners. Among the walkers group, one female and male walker tested positive along with their chief coach, assistant coach, masseur and physio. Covid has hit the preparations of the Olympic-bound women’s boxing team too after Simranjit Kaur (60kg) tested positive for the virus. After Simranjit’s positive result, the authorities have decided to indefinitely halt training for the boxers.