April 30, 2020

Property boost: The one thing MISSING from your high street that can boost house price

PROPERTY prices are 75 percent higher in areas where there are fewer takeaways, a study has found. A GetAgent.co.uk study has revealed areas with a lower density of takeaways boast house prices as much as 75 percent higher than areas with a large number.
April 30, 2020

NASCAR to resume season in mid-May without spectators

NASCAR will be the first major sport in the United States to return to action amid the COVID-19 pandemic after the organisers of the popular racing series said on Thursday that the season will resume without fans in mid-May.
April 30, 2020

Premier League restart holds fear, morality issues for players

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero believes many Premier League players will be fearful of resuming the season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, potentially putting their families at risk in the rush to get back on the pitch.
April 30, 2020

Lockdown hits iPhone sales but services revenue surges

Apple has reported a hit to key iPhone sales as coronavirus lockdowns, beginning in China, forced stores at close over the first three months of the year.
April 30, 2020

Plans for training first step in Premier League’s ‘Project Restart’

Premier League clubs will discuss plans for resuming the season in a conference call on Friday but the practicalities of how to even begin training will be the first obstacle they have to overcome with "Project Restart".
April 30, 2020

Bank Hapoalim agrees to pay over $30 million for role in FIFA scandal – DOJ

Bank Hapoalim B.M. agreed to pay more than $30 million (23.8 million pounds) for its role in the money laundering conspiracy surrounding FIFA, the world governing body for soccer, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday.
April 30, 2020

PSG crowned Ligue 1 champions as season ended amid coronavirus crisis

Paris St Germain have been awarded their seventh Ligue 1 title in eight years after the season was ended amid the COVID-19 crisis, the French League (LFP) said on Thursday.
April 30, 2020

Lorient’s poor run proves harmless for Ligue 2 champions

When France's Ligue 2 season was suspended amid the COVID-19 crisis, everyone connected with leaders Lorient could have been forgiven for breathing a huge sigh of relief.
April 30, 2020

WADA hands over findings on Russian drug cheats

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday its investigation into 298 Russian athletes targeted in a doping probe has been completed and the findings passed onto international federations for further action.
April 30, 2020

Liverpool ‘disappointed’ by mayor’s comments on ending the season

Premier League leaders Liverpool said they were 'disappointed' by the city's mayor saying the season should not be re-started even behind closed doors because of the risk of fans gathering outside Anfield.
April 30, 2020

Ultrarunner Evans scales Three Peaks challenge… on a treadmill

Ultrarunner Tom Evans has conquered the Three Peaks challenge in a world-first attempt at the famous mountain trails on a treadmill, clocking four hours, 32 minutes in a "savage" run on Thursday.
April 30, 2020

Formula One has a 50-50 chance of going racing, says Agag

Formula E founder Alejandro Agag reckons both his electric series and Formula One have a 50-50 chance of getting races run due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has stalled both championships.