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Rugby

Covid-19: World Rugby Approved 10 Optional Law Trials

World Rugby has announced 10 optional law approved trial to help reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission in the sport. Among the law trials are: Removing scrum resets. Taking away the option of a scrum for a penalty, a free-kick, or when an attacker is held-up in-goal. Reinforcing high tackle guidelines to reduce face-to-face contact […]

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Rugby

Rugby Australia Terminated The Contract Of Three Players After Refused Pay Cut

Rugby Australia said on Monday that Izack Rodda, Harry Hockings and Isaac Lucas on a joint agreement have chose to “pursue termination of their contracts” with a immediate effect. Rugby Australia and Queensland Rugby Union have released the trio players after they refused Covid-19-related pay cuts. The trio were stood down by Queensland Reds on […]

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Sports News

Foreign Athletes Can Now Return To Russian

Russian which closed his border to international flight in March to stem the rise of corovirus has declared on Sunday that all foreign athletes hitherto competing in Russian can now return. “The decision will help professional sports organisations, including the soccer clubs in the Russian Premier League, to resume training after the easing of measures linked to […]

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Athletics

Baton Exchange To Undergo Changes- Coe

Sebastian Coe opened up on the changes coming to Athletics on an interview with Indian media, Coe said there would be greater use of technology to make events “more exciting” for television viewers and to adapt to the coronavirus threat. “If you think of relay, the baton exchange could be another source of infection, but […]

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Foot ball

Premier League With A Conditions To Further Weaken Them Financially

The Premier League has been told by the government it must show some matches on free-to-air TV and put more money into the Football League and grassroots game as a condition for restarting this season. The demands were made by the culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, at a meeting on Thursday at which he gave the go-ahead for […]

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Athletics

Africa Athletics Championship To Be Used For Olympics Qualification

CAA President Hamad Kalkaba Malboum has declared that the postponed Africa Athletics Championship will give the african athletes another window to seek for qualification for Olympics Game. He further said the event would take place between 40 days and a month prior to Tokyo 2020, rescheduled for July 23 to August 8, 2021. The World […]

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Sports News

Lay-Offs At US Olympics & Paraolympics Commitee

More than 30 members of staff have reportedly accepted offers for voluntary redundancy from the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC). The voluntary redundancies come as the organisation looks to cut costs by up to 20 per cent in light of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. That, coupled with […]

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Foot ball

Isreali Soccer League To Resume

Today as Isreali mails, markets and gyms are opened to customers after two months of restriction, Israel’s soccer matches will not resume until May 30 with training returning next Sunday, according to an agreement signed yesterday between the Health Ministry and league officials. But in a sign of lingering restrictions even as the virus appears […]

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Sports News

Australia Coates Says Rescheduled Olympics Not Dependent On Vaccine

Former president of Australia Olympics and the head of the Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission John Coates AC has claimed the Olympic and Paralympic Games are not dependent on a vaccine being developed in time to allow the events to take place next year. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were postponed last month due to […]

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Football

UEFA Releases Relief Fund To It’s Members

In other to support its members to respond in ways that are appropriate to their specific circumstances during this coronavirus pandemic; the UEFA has come forward to release €236.5 million (£206.2 million/$256.1 million) . The money comes from UEFA’s HatTrick fund, an assistance programme usually used for the development of the sport and to help […]

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Foot ball

Covid-19: FIFA To Increase Number Of Substitution In A Match

In what look like FIFA preparation for post- covid-19 football season, five substitution has been proposed to help team after coronavirus layoff. Although the Fifa proposal is subject to the approval of the game’s law-making body, the International Football Association Board, and competitions such as the Premier League could then decide whether to implement it. […]

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Sports News

IOC ‘In Principle’ Extends NOC Executive’s Tenure

The coronavirus pandemic that forced the postponement of the Olympics and Paralympics to July 23 to August 8 and August 24 to September 5 2021 respectively, has thrown a thin of uncertainty to most NOCs election which normally hold a year after the Games. To address this challenge, the IOC will have a flexible approach […]

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Football

Covid-19 Donation: Don’t Compare Me To Drogba And Eto’o Says Emmanuel Adebayor

Former Africa Football of the year Experience Sheyi Adebayo has explained why he will not donate to Togo’s coronavirus battle and distanced himself from fellow African football stars Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o. The 36-year-old, who now plays for Olimpia Paraguay, said he does not want to be compared with Drogba and Eto’o and feels criticised […]

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Foot ball

Why Burundi Finally Suspended It’s Local League

Burundi, a landlocked east African country was among the last African countries to record cases of coronavirus. Infact, it remains the only African country that was still having football matches despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Observer thought that will change when Burundi recorded it’s first case of covid-19 two weeks ago, but their football authority […]

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Sports News

Usain Bolt Donates To Fight Covid-19

The eight times Olympics Champion and triple world record holder Usain Bolt has joined the league of sports personality who are donating to help the fight of covid-19. This he did by donating JMD500,000(£3000) to the Jamaica organization called Telethon Jamaica-Together We Stand to fight the spread of covid-19. Government of Jamaica has embarked on […]

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Athletics

Duplantis The Pole Vault Record Holder To Auction For Covid-19

One of the most sensational athlete in this year indoor season and the World Pole Vault Indoor record holder, Swedish star Armand Duplantis will be auctioning his bib he wore when he broke the World Pole Vault Indoor record in Turin in February to raise money to fight against coronavirus pandemic. Duplantis cleared 6.17 metres […]

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Rugby

The Captain Of SA World Cup Rugby Winning Team In Donation Galore

The first black man to captain South Africa Rugby team and captain of Springbok 2019 World Cup winning team Siyamthanda Kosi has announced he will be donating various medical protective equipments to hospitals across the length and breath of South Africa; to help in the fight against coronavirus. This will be done through his newly […]