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UEFA insists ‘no Plan B’ for Champions League amid Lisbon virus concerns

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin insists there is “no reason to prepare a Plan B” for the final eight of the Champions League in Lisbon despite Portuguese authorities reintroducing restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus. “I am confident that with the continued and constant collaboration between all stakeholders, we will conclude the season in a […]

ANOC confirms Covid 19 funding package for NOCs

The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), has confirmed that its Covid-19 funding package for National Olympic Committees (NOCs) will value US $11.65 million. ANOC confirmed last month that it would provide additional money to help support countries preparing for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which are now scheduled for next year due to […]

Athletics Corruption Trial Begins In France

A Paris court heard allegations yesterday that top athletes hushed up suspected doping by giving millions of dollars in illicit payoffs to corrupt administrators as the trial got under-way for the disgraced former head of track and field, who was once among the most influential leaders in Olympic sports. Wearing a face mask, Lamine Diack […]

Former England captain Gower salutes Windies ‘spirit of co-operation’

David Gower has urged the rest of world cricket to follow the West Indies in demonstrating a “spirit of co-operation” as the global game looks to get back on its feet amid the coronavirus. The West Indies are due to arrive in England next week, ahead of a three-match Test series rescheduled for July even […]