England manager Gareth Southgate and the Football Association’s top earners will take wage cuts of up to 30 per cent as the governing body deals with a potential £150 million ($170 million) financial fall-out from the coronavirus.
As people are staying inside away from one another during the ongoing pandemic, many are taking comfort in the companionship of their pets – some more than others. Just like this group of people who enjoyed a match of volleyball with their dog and believe us when we tell you, the four-legged player is no less than a pro.
Premier League clubs are facing a fierce backlash after Liverpool became the latest club to tap into public funds during the coronavirus pandemic as players and bosses struggle to resolve a festering pay-cut row.
Kolkata: Bored of board games? Done watching ‘The Test’ because by now you can lip synch Justin Langer’s lines? Tried ‘The English Game’ but that was a googly because it told the tale of professional football? Looking for your daily fix of that drug called cricket in the time of what should have been the Indian Premier League (IPL) can be difficult business.
In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, will sports return as we know it, or are there things that will become history, relics of a pre-pandemic past?
Spanish superclub Barcelona’s colossal cash turnover is under the spotlight after the soccer lockdown slashed the earnings that enabled them to pay over 600 million euros ($647M) per year to staff.
As the coronavirus pandemic has brought the sporting world to a halt, with several parts of the world under complete lockdown, several sports personalities and sporting bodies across the world indulging in spreading awareness about COVID-19. Pakistan Super League franchise Islamabad United, too, found a unique way to give an advisory to people earlier this week.
Pushing the #PlayApartTogether campaign that’s been created by the World Health Organization (WHO) and game developers, PUBG Mobile has announced a 7 Days Challenge to get people to stay at home and engage in something fun as the lockdown carries on.
Former Pakistan speedster Waqar Younis feels India managed to win a Test series in Australia because the hosts were missing stalwarts David Warner and Steve Smith. India won their first-ever Test series Down Under by beating Tim Paine’s troops 2-1 in the five-match series.
All zoos in India have been asked to remain on high alert and monitor animals for any abnormal behaviour, after a tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
There was doubt, there was skepticism, there was criticism when it was announced WrestleMania 36 is taking place without a live audience amid the coronavirus pandemic. And it will be a two-day affair. But give credit where credit is due, WWE surprised us big time. Vince McMahon has often been panned for following a set pattern for years and not being creative enough. But this WrestleMania 36 showed that when pushed to a corner, they can surprise us. And thrive in it too.
The battle of heavyweights, two behemoths, two larger than life superstars took on each other at WWE WrestleMania 36. WWE Champion Brock Lesnar faced a daunting threat in the form of 6’5, 265 pounds Drew McIntyre. The ‘Future of WWE’ is thought to be the next big thing in the WWE and for that to happen, he had to overcome the ‘Beast Incarnate’. Lesnar is always the last stage to conquer in the WWE for any superstar to reach the pinnacle. McIntyre did exactly that.
As the coronavirus brings the international sports calendar to a grinding halt, AFP Sport looks at three long-standing habits which could change forever once competition resumes.
A Covid Control App to identify and mark quarantined spots and people, enabling easy tracking by health and police officials, has been launched by the district police and IT consultant Avinash Sharma in an attempt to gain technological advantage over the battle against Covid-19.
Odisha recorded the highest single-day surge in positive Covid-19 cases on Sunday with 18 cases being reported from the state capital Bhubaneswar hours after the government allayed fears of community transmission.
The 21-day coronavirus lockdown is expected to hit the debt-ridden Punjab government hard, leaving it with a deficit of Rs 5,009-crore in the first quarter of financial year 2020-21.
With the number of coronavirus cases increasing in Punjab everyday, as many 7,842 of 13,240 villages in the state have self-isolated to check the further spread of the pandemic.
Former Pakistan opening batsman Mohsin Khan came down heavily on the fitness standards of the current Pakistan cricket team. Mohsin said eight out eleven Pakistan cricketers playing international cricket do not match the fitness standards.