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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

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Arsenal head coach tests positive to corona virus_Erik Ogar

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus and their Premier League match against Brighton on Saturday has been cancelled. Arteta will now self-isolate in line with government health guidelines and it is expected the first-team squad - along with coaching staff - will do the same. Arsenal's trip to Brighton has now… Continue reading Arsenal head coach tests positive to corona virus_Erik Ogar

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Coronavirus: BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament Cancelled_Erik Ogar

The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, continues to spread across the globe and is increasingly impacting the world of sports. So far we've seen soccer games in Italy played behind closed doors, the NBA inform teams they should stop post-game handshakes and the NHL ban media from team dressing rooms. In the latest development, an… Continue reading Coronavirus: BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament Cancelled_Erik Ogar

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FA CUP: Odion Ighalo scores a brace as Man United goes into quarterfinals_Femi Ehiabhi

Odion Ighalo scored two goals in his second start for Manchester United as they beat Derby County 3-0, in the Fifth Round of the Emirates FA at Pride Park on Thursday night. Ighalo scored United’s second and third goals to send them into the quarter-final where they will face Norwich City. Luke Shaw opened scoring… Continue reading FA CUP: Odion Ighalo scores a brace as Man United goes into quarterfinals_Femi Ehiabhi

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Eric Dier Confronts Fans After Norwich Defeat_Erik Ogar

Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier's confrontation with supporters after Wednesday's defeat to Norwich in the FA Cup is being investigated by the FA.Dier was filmed jogging along the touchline at full-time before leaping over the advertising hoardings and then clambering over seats, before appearing to target one person, who he was unable to reach as other… Continue reading Eric Dier Confronts Fans After Norwich Defeat_Erik Ogar

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IOC backs TOKYO Games to go ahead despite epidemic_Femi Ehiabhi

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday gave further unequivocal backing to this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, urging athletes to prepare “full steam” in spite of the coronavirus threat. “We are preparing for a successful Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020,” IOC head Thomas Bach said at an executive board meeting to discuss the July 24 to Aug.… Continue reading IOC backs TOKYO Games to go ahead despite epidemic_Femi Ehiabhi