Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Premier League return LATEST, Khabib’s shock UFC 249 U-TURN, Wimbledon fallout, AJ heartache

Some clubs are urging Prem bosses to step into the row and demand Spurs, Newcastle, Norwich and Bournemouth — who all announced furloughs — retract their positions and do not claim for government support.

PM Modi to have video call with cricket icons, top Olympic sport athletes

Apart from the top cricketers, Olympic silver-medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, chess wizard Viswanathan Anand, sprinter Hima Das, boxing stars M.C. Mary Kom and Amit Panghal, wrestler Vinesh Phogat, and teenage shooting sensation Manu Bhaker are among the accomplished athletes who will participate in the call.

Board says working to make UNILAG sports hub

“Our athletes share halls. But the advantage of having a Games Village is that you can have all year, all season training and the availability of these athletes will make them bond better, encourage each other, train together whenever there is any competition.

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Joshua vs Pulev POSTPONED, Premier League and EFL suspended indefinitely, UFC 249 latest

In a marathon four-hour meeting between all twenty clubs, it was agreed that the league would be suspended ‘indefinitely’ for the time being until it is ‘safe’ to resume – while there was also a recommendation for all players to take a 30 percent wage cut.

Coronavirus Lockdown: Star Sports Hopes to Keep Fans ‘Cricket Connected’ With New Show

In staying true to providing innovative and meaningful content for cricket fans and viewers, India’s leading sports broadcaster, Star Sports, through digital connectivity, has introduced a new show called “Cricket Connected”. The show aims to engage cricket-starved fans and keep them connected to the sport they love. With the first episode airing on 4th April […]

Coronavirus in sport: Atletico Madrid to cut 70 per cent of player’s salary

Their final outing before football’s continent-wide shutdown was a thrilling 3-2 extra-time victory over Liverpool at Anfield – sealing a place in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League with a 4-2 aggregate triumph.

Why the Radio Sport silence must be filled in New Zealand’s sporting landscape

“The fear is people learn new habits while sport is shut down,” he added. “There’s a risk in that if you look at how that plays out more widely on the health system and on teaching kids important things through team sport. There is a lot at stake, probably more in the participation area than in the […]

Sky Sports bust common football myths: Scored too early?

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Coronavirus | Modi seeks support of sports heroes; stars promise to do their bit

 “Your suggestions will be taken note of. We are fighting this pandemic like Team India. I am confident that India will be rejuvenated by the inspiration provided by you,” the Prime Minister can be seen telling athletes in a clip shared by shuttler B Sai Praneeth, a world championship bronze-medallist, who also attended the call.

Coronavirus in sport: Suarez hurt by criticism on Barcelona players’ wage cut

Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi had earlier announced that Barcelona’s players had agreed to a 70 percent pay cut and to make contributions to ensure the club’s non-playing staff could be paid in full during the state of alarm in Spain caused by the coronavirus pandemic.