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Anthony Joshua Goes into Self Isolation Over Recent Contact With Prince Charles_Ada Nkong

Anthony Joshua has gone into self-isolation after Prince Charles tested positive to coronavirus on Wednesday. Joshua had on March 9 spent some time with the Prince but it is unclear if the prince had contracted the virus by then or not. According to Joshua’s spokesman, the heavyweight champion remains ‘fit and healthy’ despite coming into… Continue reading Anthony Joshua Goes into Self Isolation Over Recent Contact With Prince Charles_Ada Nkong

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Pep Guardiola Donates Personal Funds to Fight Covid-19 in Barcelona_Ada Nkong

Pep Guardiola has donated €1million (£900,000) in the fight against coronavirus in Barcelona. The Manchester City manager has earmarked the money, sent to the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation, to be spent on purchasing medical equipment. The fund is named after a doctor from Santpedor - the town Guardiola hails from - who passed away in… Continue reading Pep Guardiola Donates Personal Funds to Fight Covid-19 in Barcelona_Ada Nkong

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IOC Bows to Pressure, Moves Olympic to 2021_Ada Nkong

Less than 48 hours after coming under fire for giving themselves four weeks to make a decision, the International Olympic Committee announced that the Games will be rescheduled for the first time in history because of the coronavirus pandemic. Having been due to begin on July 24, they will now take place on 'a date… Continue reading IOC Bows to Pressure, Moves Olympic to 2021_Ada Nkong

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Olympic Committee Under Pressure to Decide,US Backs Postponement_Ada Nkong

The International Olympic Committee came under pressure to speed up its decision about postponing the Tokyo Games on Tuesday as athletes criticised the four-week deadline and the United States joined calls to delay the competition. After Canada and Australia withdrew their teams, with the world hunkering down for the coronavirus pandemic, the US Olympic committee… Continue reading Olympic Committee Under Pressure to Decide,US Backs Postponement_Ada Nkong

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President Buhari Postpones 2020 Sports Festival_Ada Nkong

As part of measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus, President Buhari has ordered the indefinite suspension of the 2020 sports festival billed to hold in Edo. This comes as a third case of the virus had been confirmed in Lagos state.

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Coronavirus: La Liga ,Eredivisie , Others Suspended_Erik Ogar

Spain's La Liga, the Dutch Eredivisie, Portugal's Primeira Liga and USA's Major League Soccer have been suspended over coronavirus concerns.There will be no action in the Spanish top flight for "at least the next two rounds of matches" as a result of the quarantine of the Real Madrid squad.Netherlands' top two leagues have also been… Continue reading Coronavirus: La Liga ,Eredivisie , Others Suspended_Erik Ogar

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Coronavirus: NBA commissioner Adam Silver says league will wait at least 30 days before resuming season_Erik Ogar

The NBA suspended its season so abruptly on Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak that a long-term plan was not yet in place for potentially resuming play when it was safe. Now, the details of the plan being formed are beginning to trickle out. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver appeared on "Inside the NBA" on Thursday… Continue reading Coronavirus: NBA commissioner Adam Silver says league will wait at least 30 days before resuming season_Erik Ogar