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Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

by AFP / pic by AFP
Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as the coronavirus ...

Messi confirms pay cut for Barca players, criticises board

By AFP
Lionel Messi confirmed on Monday that Barcelona’s players will take a 70 per cent pay cut and make financial contributions to ensure the ...

US judge grants early release to Brazilian in FIFA corruption scandal

By AFP
A federal judge in New York on Monday granted the release from prison on humanitarian grounds of an 87-year-old former senior Brazilian football ...

Olympic athletes relieved with new Tokyo date – OCM

by BERNAMA/ pic by BERNAMA
THE announcement of a new date for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games brings much relief to the sports community in particular ...

Postponed Tokyo Olympics to open July 23 next year

The IOC says the new dates would give health authorities and organisers ‘the maximum time to deal with the constantly changing landscape and disruption ...

World Athletics Championships moving to 2022

PARIS • The 2021 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, will be shifted to 2022 to accommodate the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics, World Athletics ...

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

by AFP / pic by AFP
The Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020 have both fallen victim to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic with global sports coming to a ...

Sukma 2020 postponed, M-league also on hold

By TMR
THE 2020 Sukan Malaysia (Sukma) in Johor, which was scheduled to be held on July 11-19, has been postponed to a date to be determined later due ...

Rescheduled Tokyo Olympics need sacrifices from all

It was very clear from the beginning that cancellation is not something the IOC would in any way favour
By AFP LAUSANNE • International Olympic ...

Tokyo begins Olympic task of reorganising Games

By AFP
Japan set about the unprecedented task of reorganising the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Wednesday after making the tough decision to postpone the Games ...

Tokyo Olympic postponed to 2021

The move is devastating to the city as venues finished well ahead of time and tickets massively oversubscribed
By AFP TOKYO • Japan’s prime minister ...

Australian rugby league shuts down season as virus worsens

By AFP / Pic By BLOOMBERG
SYDNEY • Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) bowed to the inevitable and suspended its season yesterday, over growing ...