May 8, 2020

Magic of playing in packed stadiums will be missed, says Kohli

The magical atmosphere will be missing if the cricket season currently stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic resumes in empty stadiums, India captain Virat Kohli has said.
May 8, 2020

Leipzig’s Nagelsmann to practise coaching in face mask

RB Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann, whose side will be chasing a first Bundesliga title when the German league resumes next weekend, is to practise coaching while wearing a face mask in order to be ready for a return to action.
May 8, 2020

Barca win women’s title as Spanish non-professional leagues declared over

Barcelona's women's team were officially declared champions of Spain's Liga Iberdrola on Friday after the national soccer federation's executive committee agreed to end all non-professional competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 8, 2020

European Leagues president warns against ‘opportunist’ changes to football

The coronavirus stoppage should not used as an excuse to end European football's Financial Fair Play rules or make "opportunist" changes to the international calendar, the head of the European Leagues umbrella organisation said on Friday.
May 8, 2020

South Korea’s K-League kicks off with fans watching from afar

The 2020 K-League season started on Friday with a match between Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Suwon Samsung Bluewings played without spectators after a delay of more than two months caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
May 8, 2020

Athletics: Coe says children will need more sport in post-pandemic world

Children will need more access to sport in the post-pandemic world and there is a pressing need to press authorities to stop school sports "withering on the vine", World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said on Friday.
May 8, 2020

Olympics: Lowe aims high after clearing cancer

American high jump champion Chaunte Lowe is fuelled by a desire to show people that they can overcome any challenge as she trains for her fifth Olympic Games after being diagnosed with cancer last year.
May 8, 2020

High blood pressure: Studies show adding this drink to your diet will lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure is often referred to as the "silent killer" due to its non-obvious symptoms, which when they do appear are often too late. Adding this drink to your diet will lower your reading and reduce your risk of serious health complications.
May 8, 2020

Despite pause in games, Real Madrid’s Jovic injures foot

Real Madrid forward Luka Jovic has not conducted full training or played any matches for over two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but he somehow still managed to break his foot and is expected to be out of action for around seven weeks.
May 8, 2020

Gogglebox star June Bernicoff dies aged 82, Channel 4 confirm

The TV show favourite, whose popular husband and co-star on the show Leon died in 2017, was born in Tredegar but lived for decades in Liverpool
May 8, 2020

Shane Richie net worth: EastEnders’ star’s huge fortune

SHANE RICHIE has had a busy TV career including stints as a soap star, comedian and singer. But what is the EastEnders actor's net worth?
May 8, 2020

Factbox: European soccer’s return to action after coronavirus

Professional soccer leagues around Europe are gearing up for a return to action following the novel coronavirus stoppage, but some are more advanced than others. Here is a roundup of the state of play: