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News: Sport

Coronavirus: Premier League clubs to propose 30 per cent pay cuts to players

Saturday  06:05,   04 april 2020

Amid increasing pressure on Premier League players to take pay cuts, clubs have agreed to approach them about reducing their salaries.The proliferation of COVID-19 has seen the majority of global sport grind to a halt, with a meeting of Premier... >>>

To Safeguard Its Future, Tennis Seeks Unity. Even With the French Open

Saturday  05:40,   04 april 2020

With tennis shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic, the game is still playing for its future as Roger Federer practices trick shots in the snow against a wall at home in Switzerland. Wimbledon’s cancellation, its first in 75 years, made it clear... >>>

Napoli, Juventus & Inter eye move for Chelsea full-back Emerson

Saturday  05:20,   04 april 2020

The 25-year-old is in demand, with options in Italy should he get pushed out of Stamford Bridge in the near futureHowever, Emerson is still hoping his long-term future remains at... >>>

Arsenal back completion of football season

Saturday  04:35,   04 april 2020

Arsenal are in support of finishing the current football season 'to maintain the integrity' of competitions.It comes after the Premier League, EFL, FA Women's Super League and FA Women's Championship suspended all fixtures indefinitely... >>>

Cheltenham Festival organisers defend event after racegoers report symptoms

Saturday  04:30,   04 april 2020

A number of people who attended the event have now reported symptoms.The four-day event saw more than 250,000 racegoers attend, despite the pandemic seeing the cancellation of other large sporting events in the days... >>>

England cricketers make coronavirus donation

Friday  23:25,   03 april 2020

England cricketers will make an "initial donation" of £500,000 to the ECB and selected good causes amid the coronavirus crisis.Additionally, centrally-contracted members of the women's team have announced a voluntary reduction in their salary for... >>>

Gary Lineker: We're all missing sport but I've been moved by the team spirit across the country

Friday  17:30,   03 april 2020

Stay safe, help others if you can and keep yourself occupied - even if that means playing keepy-uppy with loo rollJust last month, I presented a live TV show in front of an audience of hundreds of people. I could never have imagined that life was... >>>

Harriet Dart's lockdown lifestyle

Friday  16:30,   03 april 2020

Like all tennis players right now, Harriet Dart is in the same boat. No competitive action means the Brit has to adapt her hectic lifestyle into a daily routine at home.The 23-year-old has been sticking to the guidelines and staying at home just... >>>

Becky Lynch wants more women in the WWE

Friday  16:15,   03 april 2020

"We need everybody coming up and challenging me."This year's WrestleMania sees Becky defend her title against Shayna Baszler, who is hoping to avenge the loss of her friend and training partner... >>>

Townsend: Footballers being 'painted as villains'

Friday  14:12,   03 april 2020

Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend says footballers are being "painted as villains" following calls by the government for stars to take a pay cut.The Professional Footballers' Association has accepted that players must "share the financial... >>>

Tokyo’s Olympic village could be used as coronavirus hospital

Friday  13:55,   03 april 2020

The complex, which will eventually include 24 buildings, is expected to remain unoccupied with the Olympics delayed for 16 months. ____________________________________________________ More on coronavirus: Brescia president threatens to forfeit... >>>

Cummins hopeful over home T20 World Cup

Friday  12:06,   03 april 2020

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins says he is hopeful this year's T20 World Cup will still go ahead as planned despite the coronavirus outbreak. Cricket competitions around the world are currently on hold due to the pandemic and it is unclear... >>>

How WILL Saturday's cyberspace Grand National be run? Aintree might be shut down but the race is on as wire-framed models form the basis for CGI horses and jockeys with bookies' data shaping result

Friday  11:35,   03 april 2020

Forty runners and riders will line up tomorrow for the most anticipated race of the jumps season - but, with horseracing shut down, the Grand National's venue will be cyberspace, not Aintree. Using state-of-the-art computer-generated imagery,... >>>

Coronavirus: Brescia president threatens to forfeit matches if Serie A resumes

Friday  11:15,   03 april 2020

Massimo Cellino, the president of Brescia, labelled potentially restarting the Serie A season as "pure madness".Serie A is suspended indefinitely with Italy one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus... >>>

The Premier League's 25 most expensive exports of all time

Friday  10:21,   03 april 2020

Plenty of world-class talents dream of playing in the Premier League, and as a result, several top-flight sides end up splashing the cash to bring the best stars to England. However, some struggle to adapt, while others decide to take up a new... >>>