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Premier League stars launch fund to 'help' health service virus fight

Premier League stars launch fund to 'help' health service virus fight

LONDON: Premier League players announced on Wednesday they had launched an initiative to generate funds for Britain's National Health Service (NHS) to help against the coronavirus pandemic.

9 Apr 2020
US Soccer gender discrimination lawsuit delayed

US Soccer gender discrimination lawsuit delayed

LOS ANGELES: The trial date for the gender discrimination lawsuit brought by US women players against the US Soccer Federation has been pushed from May 5 to June 16.

9 Apr 2020 1

Italian union urges pay deal for lower league players

MILAN - The head of the Italian footballers' association (AIC) on Sunday urged football authorities in the country to strike a deal to safeguard lower league players, who risk losing their livelihoods due to the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

6 Apr 2020 1
Italian union urges pay deal for lower league players
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Jazz eyes International team place

Thailand's Jazz Janewattananond intends to fight his way into the 2021 Presidents Cup after former Masters champion Trevor Immelman was named the new International Team captain this week.

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Jazz eyes International team place
9 Apr 2020

India's poor hit hardest by virus lockdown

GHAZIABAD (INDIA) - With his rickshaw sitting idle outside his one-room shack, Sailesh Kumar is one of the hundreds of millions of poor Indians hit the hardest by the world's biggest coronavirus lockdown.

9 Apr 2020 1
India's poor hit hardest by virus lockdown
9 Apr 2020

A month into lockdown, Serie A torn over return to action

MILAN: A month after Serie A last saw a ball kicked football-mad Italy is torn over whether to return to action or scrap the season as the coronavirus crisis continues to keep the nation on lockdown.

9 Apr 2020
A month into lockdown, Serie A torn over return to action
9 Apr 2020

Premier League stars launch fund to 'help' health service virus fight

LONDON: Premier League players announced on Wednesday they had launched an initiative to generate funds for Britain's National Health Service (NHS) to help against the coronavirus pandemic.

9 Apr 2020
Premier League stars launch fund to 'help' health service virus fight
9 Apr 2020

US Soccer gender discrimination lawsuit delayed

LOS ANGELES: The trial date for the gender discrimination lawsuit brought by US women players against the US Soccer Federation has been pushed from May 5 to June 16.

9 Apr 2020 1
US Soccer gender discrimination lawsuit delayed
9 Apr 2020

This is not the time to be lax, reckless, selfish

It's very easy to think that you're young and nothing is going to happen to you if you catch the virus.

9 Apr 2020
This is not the time to be lax, reckless, selfish
7 Apr 2020

Chinese football agonises over wage cuts in face of coronavirus

SHANGHAI - Chinese Super League (CSL) players were under growing pressure Tuesday to take a pay cut in line with the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, as coronavirus hits football hard.

7 Apr 2020 2
Chinese football agonises over wage cuts in face of coronavirus
7 Apr 2020

Coronavirus not an opportunity for athletes to dope: WADA president

LONDON - Athletes are fooling themselves if they think they can use the chaos caused globally by the coronavirus pandemic to cheat, World Anti-Doping Agency president Witold Banka has told AFP.

7 Apr 2020 1
Coronavirus not an opportunity for athletes to dope: WADA president
7 Apr 2020

As Bundesliga clubs resume training, a debate over fairness and fitness

BERLIN - With the top clubs in the Bundesliga already back in training, envious rivals across Europe are watching to see whether the Germans gain an edge or pay a price when play resumes.

7 Apr 2020
As Bundesliga clubs resume training, a debate over fairness and fitness
7 Apr 2020

World body puts off badminton events in Thailand and Indonesia

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has suspended a number of tournaments scheduled for May, June and July because of the coronavirus pandemic, the sport's governing body announced on Monday.

7 Apr 2020