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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…

Man United defeat LASK 5-0 in away Europa game

Odion Ighalo opened scoring for Manchester United with an excellent strike Daniel James ended 32-game goal drought to double United lead in second half Juan Mata and Mason Greenwood added United’s third and fourth late on LASK XI: Schlager, Ramsebner, Trauner, Ranftl, Reiter, Holland (Hadum), Michorl, Renner, Tetteh (Raguz), Klauss, Frieser (Balic) Manchester United XI: Romero,…

Coronavirus: Fans banned from Barca v Napoli

Champions League tie Barcelona’s Champions League round of 16 return match against Napoli scheduled for March 18 has been ordered to be played behind closed doors because of the coronavirus outbreak, both clubs announced Tuesday. “The Champions League match scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, between FC Barcelona and Napoli, will be played at Camp Nou…

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