March 17, 2020

Euro 2020 Championship postponed to 2021 over coronavirus crisis

The Euro 2020 soccer Championship, trumpeted as a continent-wide feast of football to mark the 60th anniversary of UEFA's flagship tournament, was postponed for a year on Tuesday as the coronavirus pandemic claimed its biggest sporting casualty yet.
March 17, 2020

Years of continuous soccer on the cards as game grapples with calendar

The decision to push back soccer's European Championship and Copa America by a year because of the coronavirus epidemic were the biggest but far from the last of many such calls to be made on the sport's ravaged calendar.
March 17, 2020

McDonald’s closing all seating areas amid coronavirus – how can you get the fast food?

MCDONALD'S has announced it will close all seating areas in its restaurant as the coronavirus pandemic worsens. They will serve their food only via takeaway, Drive Thru and McDelivery from tomorrow.
March 17, 2020

Who is on Celebrity Bake Off tonight and who won last week?

Scarlett Moffatt joins James Buckley, Patsy Palmer and Richard Dreyfuss in the famous tent
March 17, 2020

Sports events around the world hit by coronavirus pandemic

Major sports events around the world that have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic:
March 17, 2020

Man charged for alleged racist behaviour in Manchester derby

A man was charged by the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) on Tuesday for alleged racist behaviour during the Premier League derby between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in December.
March 17, 2020

Paris-Roubaix and Liege-Bastogne-Liege postponed

Top one-day cycling races Paris-Roubaix and Liege-Bastogne-Liege have been postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak, organisers Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) said on Tuesday.
March 17, 2020

FIFA should move 2021 Club World Cup dates – Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said the planned 2021 Club World Cup dates should be moved by the governing body of world soccer to make way for the postponed Euro 2020 Championship and the Copa America, which have both been pushed back a year.
March 17, 2020

Wimbledon officials continue plans for June championships

Wimbledon officials on Tuesday said they are continuing plans for the grasscourt major to start on June 29 as scheduled even though French Open organisers postponed the claycourt Grand Slam to September due to the coronavirus pandemic.
March 17, 2020

Swiss fraud trial of German soccer officials on brink of collapse

The Swiss fraud trial of three former senior German soccer officials and one Swiss over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany looked on the verge of collapse as the court ordered a weeks-long halt on Tuesday.
March 17, 2020

New French Open dates create major clash with events

The organisers of the French Open on Tuesday postponed the claycourt Grand Slam tournament until Sept 20-Oct 4 from its May start amid the coronavirus outbreak, with the new dates colliding with numerous events on the scheduled global calendar.
March 17, 2020

Second-tier African Nations Championship postponed due to coronavirus

The African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Confederation of African Football said in a statement on Tuesday.