March 15, 2020

London boxing qualifiers closed to spectators due to virus

A European qualifying event for this year's Tokyo Olympic boxing tournament will be closed to spectators from Monday due to the coronavirus outbreak, organisers said.
March 15, 2020

Esports – No F1 but Verstappen and Norris still find a way to race

Formula One drivers Max Verstappen and Lando Norris were racing on Sunday but, with the season-opening Australian Grand Prix cancelled due to the coronavirus, it was against invisible opponents on virtual racetracks.
March 15, 2020

Trump urges coronavirus panic buyers to ‘relax’ as Fed slashes interest rate

Donald Trump has urged the public to stop hoarding groceries during the coronavirus outbreak, telling Americans to "take it easy" and "relax".
March 15, 2020

Factbox: Sports events around the world hit by coronavirus pandemic

Major sports events around the world that have been hit by the coronavirus outbreak:
March 15, 2020

Brazil suspends national competitions, but not state championships

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) suspended all national soccer competitions on Sunday due to the coronavirus outbreak, but said it was up to local federations to decide whether to halt the state championships currently under way.
March 15, 2020

Valleys Aid gig raises £40,000 for victims of floods

James Dean Bradfield, Amy Wadge, Mike Peters, and Andy Fairweather-Low performed at The Factory in Porth.
March 15, 2020

BT Group lines up Cheshire for boardroom post

Sir Ian Cheshire, the former boss of DIY retailer Kingfisher, is being lined up to take a senior post on the board of BT Group, Britain’s biggest telecoms company.
March 15, 2020

Stereophonics heavily criticised for not cancelling their gig in Cardiff

Letting the gig go ahead has been described as 'irresponsible' and 'selfish'. The band performs at the arena again tonight
March 15, 2020

Brave nine-year-old becomes one of the only people ever to beat super-rare liver cancer

Saul Hayden's stage four malignant rhabdoid tumour was described as one of the rarest forms of cancer recorded by medical literature
March 15, 2020

Meet the globe-trotting pensioner who went travelling to get over her divorce and is now one of the world’s oldest social media influencers

She split from her husband in 2014 and admits to feeling 'lost' following the break-up
March 15, 2020

Woman who brought the first sphynx cat to Britain 30 years ago has defended them after they were labelled the ugliest in the world

"I'm very proud to have introduced them and of how they have become very popular"
March 15, 2020

Train enthusiasts can buy their very own railway and earn a £30,000 a year

Are you a railway lover who fancies a change in career? This could be just what you need