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With the 2020 Olympics postponed until 2021, there are fears the delay will shatter the gold medal hopes of many ageing athletes. AFP Sport looks at six evergreen stars for whom a delayed Tokyo Games might be a step too far. ROGER FEDERER – The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who will be 40 in AugustRead More
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Italian football federation (FIGC) president Gabriele Gravina said Wednesday he was determined that the Serie A season would be concluded even going into August. All sport in Italy has been suspended until April 3 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic which has forced the postponement of Euro 2020 and the Tokyo Olympics. “We willRead More
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Liverpool, Man United among clubs launching joint appeal to stop Man City playing in UCL during appeal
Eight of the Premier League’s top ten clubs have joined forces to collectively launch an application to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to ensure Manchester City are unable to play in the Champions League while their appeal is ongoing. The Manchester-based side were banned from the Champions League for the next two seasonsRead More
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Cesc Fabregas claims just two of his Arsenal teammates were at his “level” when he decided to leave the club. The playmaker left the Emirates for boyhood club Barcelona in 2011, before returning to the Premier League to join Chelsea three years later. And the former Arsenal captain revealed that the limited quality in theRead More
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Galatasaray manager Fatih Terim has tested positive for coronavirus, he has announced on Twitter. Terim, who has also managed Italian clubs AC Milan and Fiorentina and the Turkish national side, is 66 years old. He said: “According to the test results made today, my Corona Virus result was positive. “I’m in good hands at theRead More
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A study by CIES has rated the young players in world football, with Jadon Sancho the most highly prized asset of all. Sancho has shone at Borussia Dortmund since moving to Manchester City as a 16-year-old and is now being targeted by the top European clubs, including Chelsea and Manchester United. ALSO READ: Reps shutdown HouseRead More
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Aston Villa goalkeeper Pepe Reina has said he believes he has been suffering from the new coronavirus. Reina, who joined Villa on loan from AC Milan in January, was unable to take a test but says doctors considered his symptoms to be consistent with COVID-19. “They don’t give you a test here unless you’re feelingRead More
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The historic decision to postpone this year’s Olympic Games over the coronavirus pandemic is likely to pile on the pain for Japan’s economy, already expected to be roiled by the global virus outbreak, economists say. What has the Games cost Japan? At the end of 2019, organisers estimated the total cost of the Games atRead More
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Peter Crouch has claimed that both Liverpool and Nottingham Forest wanted to sign Gareth Bale before he burst on to the scene with Tottenham. Crouch heard that Liverpool wanted to sign Bale from Southampton in the summer of 2007 before he moved to White Hart Lane. And then Nottingham Forest were keen on the WalesRead More
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Japan has asked for one-year postponement of Olympics over virus: Abe
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Former Juventus president, Giovanni Cobolli Gigli has criticized forward, Cristiano Ronaldo’s conduct during coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Italy. Gigli slammed Ronaldo for breaking Juventus quarantine and heading to his native home in Portugal to ‘take pictures in the pool’ with his family as coronavirus continues to spread across the world. DAILY POST recalls that Ronaldo […]
Coronavirus: Ronaldo under fire for leaving Juventus amid COVID-19 pandemic
Odion Ighalo has been offered a two-year contract extension by his parent club Shanghai Shenhua, Sky Sports reports. The deal will see Ighalo who is currently on loan at Manchester United, earn around £400,000 per week. The 30-year-old joined the Old Trafford club in January, after Marcus Rashford suffered a back injury. He has gone […]
Dilemma as Ighalo receives £400,000 per week offer
Former England and Tottenham Hotspur striker, Clive Allen, has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Allen contracted the deadly disease earlier this month after he suffered from headaches, fever, and dry cough. The 58-year-old, who scored 49 goals in the 1986-87 season for Tottenham, is currently in self-isolation in England. “Over the last two or three […]
Coronavirus: Former England, Tottenham striker, Allen tests positive for COVID-19
Eden Hazard has admitted his first year at Real Madrid was “bad”, but insists he needs to be judged from next season. Hazard swapped Chelsea for the Spanish giants last summer for a €100million transfer fee. But the Belgium captain has struggled to make an impact at the Bernabeu because of persistent injury. Hazard has […]
LaLiga: My first season at Real Madrid bad – Hazard
Manchester United will offer Jadon Sancho the no.7 shirt, in a bid to pesuade him to join this summer, the Evening Standard reports. The Red Devils are believed to be leading the race to sign Sancho from Borussia Dortmund for a club-record fee. United believed they were close to a deal at the end of […]
EPL: Shirt number Man Utd will give to Jadon Sancho revealed
World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, is in self-isolation following a meeting with Prince Charles. Charles is showing mild symptoms of coronavirus and is self-isolating in Scotland, it was confirmed on Wednesday. On March 8, he spent the day with the Queen, prime minister Boris Johnson and stars of sport and entertainment including Joshua, at […]
COVID-19: Anthony Joshua in self-isolation after meeting Prince Charles
Barcelona’s squad is divided over a proposed pay cut from the club, according to Sport. The Spanish club wants their high-earning players to make financial sacrifices, as the coronavirus outbreak continues to impact football and the world’s economy. Barca are already struggling to meet their pre-season budget forecast, with all revenue streams reduced to almost […]
Coronavirus: Barcelona players at war over proposed salary cut
Former Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur striker, Peter Crouch, has named former Wolves star, Kevin Muscat, as the only defender that scared him. Crouch, who enjoyed a lengthy career at the highest level, winning 42 caps for England, representing 11 different clubs, said this while speaking on his show, ‘That Peter Crouch Podcast.’ The 39-year-old said: […]
Peter Crouch names only defender that scared him in football
Former Arsenal midfielder Alexander Hleb, has urged Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, to continue their football careers in the Belarus league due to the coronavirus outbreak in Europe. According to Hleb, both Messi and Ronaldo can follow the example of ice hockey players, who headed to Russia once the NHL stopped. […]
Coronavirus: Messi, Ronaldo urged to consider playing in Belarus league
Former Brazil striker, Pele, has shared his opinion on who is the better player between Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, and Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo. Pele believes Ronaldo is technically superior to Messi because the Portugal captain is more consistent than the Argentine captain. Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or awards five times in the last […]
Pele chooses Ronaldo over Messi as best football player
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