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Morgan says England could field two cricket teams at same time

Thursday  08:06,   02 april 2020

World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan says he is open to England fielding two teams on the same day at separate venues if the coronavirus outbreak leads to a compressed home international season. The England Test team, skippered by Joe Root,... >>>

F1 racer Verstappen's Redline Esports win streak ends after issues

Thursday  08:05,   02 april 2020

Technical problems prevented Formula 1 star Max Verstappen from challenging for his fourth successive win in the fifth round of Team Redline's Esports series for professional drivers .Verstappen dominated the opening race of the latest Real... >>>

Coronavirus: Walker hopes Premier League season resumes, but says football must 'take a back step'

Thursday  05:48,   02 april 2020

Manchester City right-back Kyle Walker hopes the Premier League season gets back underway.It remains unclear when, and if, the Premier League campaign will resume, but Walker is hoping the season can get back underway. "Football has to take a back... >>>

Silverstone wants British GP decision by end of April

Thursday  05:45,   02 april 2020

Silverstone has urged Formula 1 to make a decision as to whether this year’s British Grand Prix will take place by the end of April. There has been no official word if Silverstone will host the event as planned on July 19, although the country... >>>

Morgan: England players open to idea of pay cut

Thursday  05:25,   02 april 2020

White-ball captain Eoin Morgan says he and his England team-mates are open to the idea of taking a temporary pay cut if doing so has a demonstrable impact on cricket. Centrally-contracted England players have not yet been formally asked to accept... >>>

Bruno Fernandes' youth coach explains how he moved from centre-back to No.10

Wednesday  19:10,   01 april 2020

Manchester United’s main man’s bravery and ability provoked a positional change as a teenager, his youth coach tells FourFourTwoThe Portuguese midfielder, 25, has shone since joining United for £67 million in January, picking up the Premier League... >>>

Wimbledon is CANCELLED for the first time since World War II due to the coronavirus pandemic as All England Club chiefs call tournament off at emergency meeting

Wednesday  18:20,   01 april 2020

The coronavirus pandemic spreading the globe has put paid to many sporting events, and The Championships are the next to fall, with the UK death toll currently standing at 1,789. It was considered impossible for the tournament to be moved back to... >>>

'Kane will leave if Spurs not pushing to win things'

Wednesday  18:10,   01 april 2020

Harry Kane will leave Tottenham unless he sees the club “pushing to win things”, according to former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp. The Spurs and England captain indicated earlier this week he would be prepared to leave the club if he did not feel the... >>>

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe becomes the first Premier League figure to break rank and take voluntary pay-cut to his £4m per year wages amid the coronavirus crisis

Wednesday  18:05,   01 april 2020

EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has become the first Premier League figure to take a voluntary pay cut from his £4million-a-year wages amid coronavirus crisis.The League Managers Association, Professional Footballers... >>>

Coronavirus Presents an Existential Threat to Some Pro Tennis Events

Wednesday  17:35,   01 april 2020

The moment Bob Moran received word that the professional tennis tournament he runs in Charleston, S.C., was being called off because of the coronavirus pandemic, he halted construction on the grandstands being erected just outside his office. “They... >>>

Froch: AJ vs Wilder - could we still see it?

Wednesday  14:51,   01 april 2020

Anthony Joshua against Deontay Wilder remains a key fight in the debate about the world's best heavyweight and Oleksandr Usyk has more to prove, says Carl Froch.It would be good to see Joshua fight Wilder, that remains a decent match-up, even... >>>

Why it’s so hard to stomach football clubs furloughing staff wages

Wednesday  14:21,   01 april 2020

Tottenham and Newcastle are the first two Premier League clubs to furlough wages in the COVID-19 pandemic – but they’re not like most businessesBecause throughout history, football has rarely stopped completely. Our great-great-grandfathers devised... >>>

PL, EFL tell fans: No quick answers on return

Wednesday  14:15,   01 april 2020

The Premier League and EFL say there are no "quick answers" on how and when football will return.The Premier League, the EFL and Women's Super League and Championship have been suspended until April 30 "at the... >>>

Grand National cancellation set to cost a staggering £500MILLION with bookies hit hardest by the loss of revenue from Aintree's three-day festival amid coronavirus lockdown

Wednesday  13:30,   01 april 2020

EXCLUSIVE BY DOMINIC KING AND MATT HUGHES: The cancellation of Saturday's Randox Health Grand National will cost almost half a billion pounds in lost revenue.The bookmaking industry will be the hardest hit with the three-day festival at Aintree... >>>

Van Dijk: Messi my toughest opponent, Aguero hardest to mark

Wednesday  12:56,   01 april 2020

Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero were praised by Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk.Van Dijk and Messi went head-to-head last season, when Liverpool produced an incredible second-leg comeback to beat Barcelona in the Champions League... >>>