March 14, 2020

Australia’s NRL to continue for another week at closed stadiums

Australia's National Rugby League will continue into the second round of the season next week in closed stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic, Rugby League Commission chief Peter V'landys said on Sunday.
March 14, 2020

NBA – Affected player Gobert pledges $500,000 to virus relief effort

Frenchman Rudy Gobert, the first NBA player known to have tested positive for the coronavirus, is donating more than $500,000 to support both the employee relief fund at the Utah Jazz's home arena and COVID-19-related social services relief in Utah, Ok...
March 14, 2020

England’s lower clubs enjoy spotlight after virus fears shut down top leagues

England's Premier League and 72-team Football League closed down on Saturday due to concerns over the coronavirus but clubs in the fifth tier and below defiantly took to the field -- to the delight of football addicts across the country.
March 14, 2020

Super Rugby set for coronavirus suspension

Super Rugby will be put on hold after this weekend’s matches in the wake of New Zealand announcing that travellers entering the country must self-isolate for 14 days due to fears over the coronavirus outbreak.
March 14, 2020

Virgin chiefs plead with PM for £7.5bn airline bailout

Britain's airline industry needs emergency government support worth up to £7.5bn to avert a catastrophe that would wipe out tens of thousands of jobs, Boris Johnson will be told next week.
March 14, 2020

Visiting team locked out of stadium after River Plate refuse to play match

An Argentine Superliga Cup match was cancelled on Saturday when River Plate refused to let Atletico Tucuman officials into their stadium because of fears over the spread of the corona virus.
March 14, 2020

Boxing – Russo’s bid for fifth Olympics fades in his hotel room

Italian super-heavyweight Clemente Russo, a double Olympic silver medallist, blamed digestive problems for a no-show in his Tokyo 2020 qualifying bout with Britain's Frazer Clarke on Saturday.
March 14, 2020

Public Health Wales advice on coronavirus (Covid -19)

The latest guidance from Public Health Wales, Public Health England, Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland, and Health Protection Scotland
March 14, 2020

Esports – F1 drivers turn to virtual racing after Australian GP called off

Formula One drivers Max Verstappen and Lando Norris are revving up to race in a coronavirus-free virtual world on Sunday after the cancellation of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
March 14, 2020

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway grand finale off due to coronavirus

The pair addressed the issue on the ITV show but said they would still be flying out winners to the Disney World Resort in Florida at a later date.
March 14, 2020

Japan still preparing for Olympics, prime minister says as virus concerns rise

Japan is still preparing to host the Olympics, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, despite rising global concern about the viability of the summer Games due to the coronavirus outbreak.
March 14, 2020

Sampdoria’s Depaoli, two more Fiorentina players test positive for coronavirus

Two more Fiorentina players and another at Sampdoria have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the number of infected Serie A players to 10 on Saturday.