New Zealand’s Radio Sport goes off air as coronavirus bites

“With the cancellation and suspension of virtually all local, national and international events and competitions, NZME has been forced to look closely at the level of sports coverage, including live events across all platforms,” New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) said in statement.

Sports personalities donate aid to fight against coronavirus

Teen shooting sensation Manu Bhaker on Monday donated Rs 1 lakh to the Haryana government to help the state combat the spread of coronavirus. The 18-year-old, who is a Commonwealth Games and Youth Olympic champion, belongs to Jhajjar district in the state. “This is the time when only lives of people matter to the country […]

The FBI and the DOJ Are Coming After Daily Fantasy Sports

In the wake of the revelation that a DraftKings employee won $350,000 on the competing site FanDuel possibly using insider information, both the Justice Department and the FBI are investigating whether similar daily fantasy sports sites broke federal laws against gambling. Customers pay fees to compete for prize money based on the performance of their […]

Nevada Shuts Down Daily Fantasy Sports Sites

These sites had been operating under a loophole in the Unlawful Internet Gambling Act of 2006, which banned online poker but classified fantasy sports as a game of skill and permitted it to continue — thanks in no small part to lobbying by the NFL. But as fantasy sports evolved into a big-money business, making […]

Fixing 2021 sporting calendar will be like a ‘huge jigsaw puzzle’

In rugby, the Women’s World Cup is scheduled to take place between September and October and the new Olympic dates could provide several players with the difficult decision of choosing between competing for Rugby Sevens gold or the 15s World Cup title.

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The statement added: “The time has come to announce that, aside from the reduction of 70 per cent of our salary during the state of emergency, we will also make contributions so that the club’s employees can collect 100 percent of their salaries while this situation lasts.

NCAA to Give Spring Sport Athletes Extra Year of Eligibility

“We had long discussions around the fact that this does not avoid substantially difficult circumstances, but what we felt was important was to localize that decision-making and to ensure that we were as permissive as possible,” Calhoun said. “At the end of the day, each institution is going to have to figure out what it […]

Coronavirus-scarred China says no resumption of major sports events

China’s government on Tuesday ruled out an immediate resumption of major sporting events, including football and basketball, as the country faces a second wave of coronavirus cases from abroad.

President of Belarus Refuses to Cancel Sports, Scoffs at ‘Psychosis’ of Coronavirus Measures

“It is better to die on your feet, than live on your knees! …I don’t understand. There is no virus here. This (arena) is a refrigerator, it is the best thing for your health. Sport, especially on ice, is better than any antiviral medication, it is the real thing,” Lukashenko told television station All-National TV.

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Two-time Wimbledon mixed doubles champion Murray, 34, said: “It is difficult to move the tournament back for many reasons, because you are running into other tournaments.