March 25, 2020

Coronavirus help package for the self-employed to be revealed

A coronavirus bail-out for the self-employed is being unveiled by the chancellor after pressure from MPs, but handouts could go to only one in three of the five million who work for themselves.
March 25, 2020

Self isolation makes training easier for Ricciardo

Australian Daniel Ricciardo reckons self-isolation makes for a perfect training camp -- although it helps to be on the family farm in western Australia with a swimming pool and some machinery to play with.
March 25, 2020

Union Berlin players agree to go without wages

The players at Union Berlin have agreed to go without their wages after the Bundesliga club said that the stoppage caused by the coronavirus pandemic had left it in an "extraordinary and difficult situation".
March 25, 2020

Time running out for Wimbledon

This year's Wimbledon Championships have so far survived the cull of the world's most prestigious sporting events due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it seems only a matter of time before they are postponed or cancelled.
March 25, 2020

RFU faces losses of up to 50 million pounds in next 18 months

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) faces losses of up to 50 million pounds ($59.5 million) over the next year and a half due to the coronavirus, chief executive Bill Sweeney said on Wednesday.
March 25, 2020

Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker returns in anxiety busting video

The TV star has an inspiring message amid the coronavirus pandemic
March 25, 2020

Lakeside-owner Intu to lay bare coronavirus rent crisis

One of Britain’s biggest shopping centre-owners will this week lay bare the scale of the crisis hammering retail landlords when it reveals that it received barely a third of the rent it was owed this week.
March 25, 2020

‘Outrageous’ Sion sackings sent wrong signal – Swiss players’ union

FC Sion's decision to sack nine professional footballers was outrageous and sent the wrong message at a time when solidarity is needed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the Swiss players' union (SAFP) told Reuters on Wednesday.
March 25, 2020

Bulgarian Karamarinov named interim European chief

European Athletics named Dobromir Karamarinov as interim president after Norwegian Svein Arne Hansen suffered a serious stroke last week, the Bulgarian told Reuters on Wednesday.
March 25, 2020

Stop the clock: Japan awakes to reality of Tokyo Games postponement

Japan awoke on Wednesday to the deflating reality that the Olympics they had hoped to host in Tokyo this summer were now probably 16 months away after the coronavirus crisis forced organisers into an unprecedented postponement.
March 25, 2020

WHO says it fully supports decision to postpone 2020 Olympics

The World Health Organization (WHO) fully supported the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, it said on Wednesday.
March 25, 2020

W Series season up in the air after DTM rescheduling

Jamie Chadwick's defence of her W Series title has been thrown into uncertainty by coronavirus and the rescheduling of the German Touring Car (DTM) championship the all-female single-seater series supports.