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Broadcaster predicts Spain’s La Liga restart in July with no fans

Spain’s La Liga could recommence in July without spectators, the head of a major broadcaster has said, adding that the season was likely to be canceled if a player tested positive for the coronavirus once the campaign had restarted. All organized football in Spain has been on hold since March


Baseball in America got suspended indefinitely during the coronavirus pandemic. That does not mean baseball players from both the minor and major leagues aren't still getting paid. While many people in America have lost jobs, or had their hours and pay reduced because of coronavirus, a minor league

Villa’s Grealish apologizes, fined for breaking isolation rules

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish posted a public apology on Monday for breaking UK government guidelines on social distancing as police opened an investigation into an incident in which a Range Rover crashed into parked cars.Villa expressed their disappointment with Grealish and said the 24-year-ol

'Virtual' WNBA Draft to be held April 17 as scheduled

The “virtual” WNBA Draft will go on as scheduled April 17 with precautions in place to minimize health risks during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert’s announcement of all picks will air live on ESPN2. Top prospects will take part remotely, a plan

Roger Federer donates £860,000 to aid Switzerland’s fight against pandemic

Roger Federer and his wife, Mirka, have donated one million Swiss Francs (£860,000) to aid vulnerable families during the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Switzerland is one of the worst affected nations, with over 10,000 confirmed cases of the disease, and the 20-time

Olympics postponement set to crowd out 2021 sporting calendar

The decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by a year is set to further disrupt the global sporting calendar, which has already been wrecked by the coronavirus pandemic, making for a very crowded schedule next year. After weeks of speculation and mounting criticism at the delay in announcing a

Canada says it will not take part in Olympic Games in summer 2020

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Paralympic Committee (CPC) said on Sunday that Team Canada will not participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer of 2020 due to concerns about the outbreak of the coronavirus. Opposition to holding the Games in July has risen sharply in the

Copa America, Euro 2020 football tournaments postponed due to coronavirus

Football’s 2020 European Championship and the Copa American tournaments have been postponed as the world fights to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus, organizers said on Tuesday.“Postponed until 11/6- 11/7 2021. Will get back to you after the meeting,” Swedish FA chairman Karl

‘Supernatural’ Semenya confident of 200m Olympic success

Supernatural’ Semenya confident of 200m successReuters, Cape Town Caster Semenya is confident she will book her Tokyo Olympics ticket by qualifying for the 200 meters after switching to the sprint distance in a bid to avoid World Athletics regulations aimed at lowering her testosterone. Seme

Football's Euro 2020 postponed for a year due to coronavirus

UEFA announced on Tuesday the postponement of football's Euro 2020 Championship in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.UEFA has put all club and national team competitions for men and women "on hold until further notice", European football's governing body said in a statement on Tuesday after decid

French Open postponed until September due to coronavirus

The French Open tennis tournament was postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting from May to September. The French tennis federation announced the decision Tuesday. Main-draw matches for the clay-court tournament at Roland Garros in Paris were scheduled to begin o

MLB delays opening day to mid-May at earliest due to virus

Major League Baseball pushed back opening day until mid-May at the earliest on Monday because of the new coronavirus after the federal government recommended restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement following a confe

Detroit Pistons’ Christian Wood tests positive for coronavirus: Reports

Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood tested positive for coronavirus, multiple outlets reported Saturday night. Wood becomes the third known NBA player to test positive for the virus. Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz, who played the Pistons last week, are the others. The Pistons

Boston Marathon postponed until September 14 due to coronavirus

Organizers of the Boston Marathon, the planet’s most celebrated footrace, have postponed the event until September 14 because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced on Friday. The Boston Athletic Association, which oversees the marathon, had held off dec

Champions League, Europa League matches postponed due to coronavirus: UEFA

All Champions League and Europa League games were postponed by UEFA on Friday because of the coronavirus outbreak. Two Champions League games — Barcelona vs. Napoli, and Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea — had been planned for Wednesday. But there are travel restrictions between Spain and Ital

ATP suspends men’s tennis tournaments for six weeks amid coronavirus concerns

The ATP suspended its professional men’s tennis tour for six weeks on Thursday, citing concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, which has upended major sporting events across the globe. The announcement came moments after Miami-Dade County said it would suspend the Miami Open and following Sun

Lampard cheers his returning heroes as Chelsea hammer Everton

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard turned a selection crisis into a golden opportunity for half a dozen players who have struggled to make Premier League appearances this season but starred in the 4-0 thrashing of Everton on Sunday. Lining up at kick-off were three veterans who have failed to even make th

Barcelona marathon delayed due to coronavirus concerns

The Barcelona marathon scheduled for next weekend has been postponed until October to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Barcelona’s city hall said in a statement on Saturday. The race was due to take place on March 15 but has been rescheduled for Oct. 25 following a meeting between the city

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