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UEFA Postpones Champions League, Europa League finals Amid Coronavirus Pandemic UEFA Postpones Champions League, Europa League finals Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
- Марта 23, 2020

The 2020 men's Champions League final had been due to be played at Istanbul's Ataturk Stadium on May 30, with the Europa League final to have been staged in Polish city Gdansk three days before. With European football suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic , there was no possibility of the competitions reaching their scheduled conclusion at the end of May. (more...)
XFL star QB P.J. Walker to sign with Panthers
- Марта 23, 2020

Walker led the Houston Roughnecks to a 5-0 record while throwing for 1,338 yards, 15 touchdowns and four interceptions. Walker had a brief stint with the Colts after college but never made it off the practice squad. While Rhule left Temple for Baylor, Walker landed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent. With the Panthers, he joins a quarterback room in transition. (more...)
All league rugby below Premiership ended by RFU All league rugby below Premiership ended by RFU
- Марта 23, 2020

The cancellation of the season affects all league, cup and county rugby in England except for the Premiership, which has been suspended for five weeks and still has nine rounds to play in the regular season. "In a time of uncertainty, one thing that is a certainty is that we are full of incredible people at Southend Rugby Club". "Although we have had these conversations in private, I wanted to publicly, and wholeheartedly, support our clubs as they take these hard decisions in their ... (more...)
Mikel Arteta confirms recovery from coronavirus Mikel Arteta confirms recovery from coronavirus
- Марта 23, 2020

But, as the United Kingdom faces the prospect of a total lockdown, Arsenal now say it would be "inappropriate and irresponsible to ask players to come back at this time". Could coronavirus result in a new football super league? Arsenal also released a statement on Monday, confirming they would delay their planned return to training. (more...)
Suresh Raina and Priyanka blessed with baby boy Suresh Raina and Priyanka blessed with baby boy
- Марта 23, 2020

The couple were already parents to a daughter, who was born in 2016. May this new addition to the family bring vast prosperity and joy. Chennai Super Kings released the news through their official Twitter handle and former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh too congratulated Raina and Priyanka for the arrival of the newest member into the Raina household. (more...)
Aussie Rules suspends season over virus, but NRL vows to play on Aussie Rules suspends season over virus, but NRL vows to play on
- Марта 23, 2020

Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) chairman Peter V'landys said, "it was the Commission's intention to proceed with the competition until there is advice from government to shut down matches". "It is unprecedented in the impact it's having on the wider game and in our community". "I would say it's not the end of sport", Morrison said Sunday. (more...)
Canada says no athletes at Tokyo Games if not postponed Canada says no athletes at Tokyo Games if not postponed
- Марта 23, 2020

Opposition to holding the Games in July has risen sharply in the past 48 hours, with several major stakeholders such as U.S. Track and Field and UK Athletics, along with several national Olympic committees, calling for a delay because of the pandemic . (more...)
Quick Hits: Termination Pay, Minor Leaguers, Travel Quick Hits: Termination Pay, Minor Leaguers, Travel
- Марта 23, 2020

He was referring to the situation in which they were forced to leave spring training camps due to the coronavirus pandemic, despite their reliance on those complexes for food, training facilities and often housing during spring training. The virus also is blamed for the suspension of spring training games. It's unclear when the minor league season will start, but players are likely to be on their own until at least May. (more...)
IPC support International Olympic Committee decision over Tokyo 2020 IPC support International Olympic Committee decision over Tokyo 2020
- Марта 23, 2020

The IOC and its powerful chief, Thomas Bach , say the Games will go ahead as planned, drawing fire from athletes who say that could be a health risk. In an interview with The Associated Press, Petrucci made an emotional plea, saying: "This pandemic is affecting the entire world". While billion-dollar contracts written around the world for rights-holding media companies will likely have influence on the decision-making process, Canada has the benefit that the CBC, a state-owned corporation, ... (more...)
F1's Virtual Bahrain GP: Renault win amid entertainment and chaos F1's Virtual Bahrain GP: Renault win amid entertainment and chaos
- Марта 23, 2020

But the current uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic means guarantees of a race date can not be given and so it is set to be postponed. Esports regular Norris experienced technical problems with his sim system at home, leaving him unable to take part in qualifying before the computer AI 'bot took over his vehicle for the first part of the race. (more...)
Patriots sign QB Hoyer, joins team for third stint Patriots sign QB Hoyer, joins team for third stint
- Марта 23, 2020

And that's why he would've turned down more money from other teams to come to New England. With Tom Brady heading to the Buccaneers in free agency, Hoyer will join a Patriots' quarterback group, which includes Jarrett Stidham and Cody Kessler . (more...)
2nd Senators player tests positive for COVID-19 2nd Senators player tests positive for COVID-19
- Марта 22, 2020

Per the team, both players who tested positive were part of a recent West Coast road trip which wrapped up with a game on March 11 in Los Angeles. Another member of the Ottawa Senators has tested positive for the novel coronavirus . The team also did not identify that player but said at the time that he had mild symptoms and that he was in self-isolation. The Senators completed a road trip through California prior to the March 12 "pause" of the National Hockey League schedule due to the ... (more...)
Marouane Fellaini: Former Manchester United midfielder tests positive for coronavirus Marouane Fellaini: Former Manchester United midfielder tests positive for coronavirus
- Марта 22, 2020

The 32-year-old Belgian worldwide midfielder has a normal temperature and is feeling fine, Shandong said, but "is under observation and having treatment at a designated medical facility". The campaign was supposed to begin last month but has been indefinitely postponed by the outbreak. Fellaini recently returned to China from Dubai. (more...)
How to watch NASCAR stars face off in iRacing on Sunday How to watch NASCAR stars face off in iRacing on Sunday
- Марта 22, 2020

The eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series reached almost 300,000 viewers in their weekly championship series race on Tuesday, and over 1.1 million minutes watched. The first race of the series will be televised live on FS1. "Our longtime partners on iRacing deliver a truly incredible product, and we are excited to see how many of our top drivers will participate in the virtual world of competitive racing", said Dalam Busch, Denny Hamlin , Clint Bowyer , Kyle Larson and Christopher Bell . (more...)
Philip Rivers eager to prove critics wrong after joining Colts Philip Rivers eager to prove critics wrong after joining Colts
- Марта 22, 2020

He added: "I was still excited about playing and hoping to get another opportunity to continue my career and certainly thankful that it's going to be with the Colts ". "His familiarity with our coaching staff and offensive system in addition to his experience were attractive qualities during our evaluation process". (more...)
Formula 1 replaces its postponed races with a virtual grand prix series Formula 1 replaces its postponed races with a virtual grand prix series
- Марта 22, 2020

The race will be 50% real distance. The Virtual Bahrain Grand Prix will take place this weekend, as this is the weekend that the actual race was scheduled for. The virtual races will run on every weekend there was meant to be a real-world Grand Prix and they will feature a number of current F1 drivers. However, due to the wide variety of gaming skill levels amongst the various drivers, game settings will be simplified to encourage "competitive and entertaining racing", according to F1. (more...)
Paul Merson claims Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang would be ideal for Manchester United Paul Merson claims Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang would be ideal for Manchester United
- Марта 22, 2020

The Gabon national team forward's current deal with the club is due to expire at the end of next season and with him not going to sign a new deal, it can be expected that the Gunners will look to move him on in the upcoming Summer transfer window to avoid losing him for nothing. (more...)
Spanish star says coronavirus-forced surface switches not hurt players Spanish star says coronavirus-forced surface switches not hurt players
- Марта 22, 2020

Tennis stars understand the decision makes sense considering the global spread of COVID-19 but expressed their displeasure about the fact that they were not informed about it. Everyone is being impacted by this catastrophe. Enhancing communication & working together to find solutions should be the priority. "Not going Rogue & making selfish/arrogant decisions to further impact the tour in a negative way", wrote Canadian player Vasek Pospisil on Twitter. (more...)
GDC Summer Event to Take Place in August Following GDC 2020’s Cancellation GDC Summer Event to Take Place in August Following GDC 2020’s Cancellation
- Марта 22, 2020

A statement on the GDC website said the plan was to host the annual event later on in summer. GDC Summer dates are August 4-6 and it will be held at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Those who qualify, for instance, include non-profit board meetings, Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings, hosted "office hours" by professionals, portfolio review rooms, and so on. (more...)
Paulo Dybala: Juventus striker self-isolating after positive coronavirus test Paulo Dybala: Juventus striker self-isolating after positive coronavirus test
- Марта 22, 2020

Juventus striker, Paulo Dybala , and his girlfriend, Oriana Sabatin, have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The 26-year-old forward is now asymptomatic and is self-isolating at home. "He is well and is asymptomatic". Juventus teammates Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi have also tested positive for the disease which claimed nearly 800 more lives on Saturday, bringing the total in Italy to 4,825. (more...)