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Coronavirus: UK Govt sets June 1 restart date for Premier League

The Premier League could resume behind closed doors from June 1 after United Kingdom government set out a road map to emerge from coronavirus lockdown measures on Monday. The 50-page document, titled “Our Plan to Rebuild: The UK Government’s COVID-19 Recovery Strategy,” includes “permitting cultural and sporting events to take place behind closed doors for…

Breaking: Bayelsa now has four Coronavirus cases

Bayelsa State now has four cases of Coronavirus. The citizens and authorities had waited with bathed breathe when the index case was discovered and the patient refused to go on isolation and follow the necessary requirements for treating the novel virus. However, Bayelsans had eventually waited for the result of the man and his close…

Tokyo 2020: Olympics postponed until 2021, says IOC member

The 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed by one year because of coronavirus, says International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound. It comes after the chairman of the British Olympic Association said Great Britain would be unlikely to send a team to Tokyo this summer, reports the BBC. Australia and Canada have already said they will…

More doubts on Olympics as Canada withdraws

The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been thrown into further doubt after Canada became the first major country to withdraw. Their announcement came shortly after the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, admitted for the first time that the games could be postponed. Meanwhile, the Australian team has said it was “clear” the…

Breaking: FG postpones National Sports Festival over coronavirus

The Federal Government of Nigeria has postponed the National Sports Festival, tagged: EDO 2020, because of the ongoing coronavirus ravaging many countries in the world. The Minister of Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, at his tweeter handle @ SundayDareSD wrote: “Following the briefing of Mr. President from myself and the Minister of State for Health on…

We won’t Cancel Sports Festival Over Coronavirus, says Minister

With the countdown of six days to the commencement of the National Sports Festival in the Edo State capital, Benin City, the Federal Government has affirmed that it would not cancel the National Sports Festival over the globally ravaging coronavirus. The government restated its affirmative actions towards containment and preventive measures against the spread of…

Coronavirus: Breaking: Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta tests positive

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting the Premier League to announce they will hold an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss future fixtures. Arsenal have closed their training ground as a result of Arteta’s positive test, with Gunners players and club staff who had recent contact with the Spaniard now…

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