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Avoid embracing, slapping hands’ – La Liga plans for return of fans

  Spanish football is making plans for supporters to return to stadiums but they should not celebrate just yet. In fact, fans will be discouraged from celebrating at all. A 16-page draft protocol put together by La Liga, and seen by the Guardian, will enforce physical distancing in the stands, staggered arrival times and registration […]

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NBA star tests positive for COVID-19 after hugging Djokovic

*World number one tennis player’s wife also positive Denver Nuggets basketball star Nikola Jokic has tested positive for coronavirus in his native Serbia, just days after being pictured hugging his friend Novak Djokovic. World No 1 tennis player Djokovic and his wife yesterday also tested positive, after the anti-vaxxer ignored social distancing by partying and playing football and […]

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David Luiz extends Arsenal contract

  David Luiz has extended his stay at Arsenal until the end of the 2020-21 season after the club triggered the option of a second year in his contract, putting an end to speculation that his spell would conclude this month. The Guardian understands the centre-back, who is among the club’s highest earners and had […]

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EPL: Kane back on target to deepen West Ham’s misery

*Leicester survive Brighton scare Once again it was impossible not to feel that there is more to come from Tottenham, even though they got the job done in the end. It was a slog for long spells and although they were entitled to argue that they shaded this low-key London derby, they only ended their […]

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Let Yobo handle Eagles’ defence for you, Sodje tells Rohr

Ex-international Sam Sodje believes new Super Eagles assistant coach Joseph Yobo will permanently solve the defence problem in the team with his appointment and urged Manager Gernot Rohr to give the former national team captain the chance to work mainly on his back line. The Nigeria Football Federation had replaced Imama Amapakabo with the former […]

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Johsua, Pulev bout now Nov. – Promoter

Eddie Hearn is confident that Anthony Joshua’s mandatory fight against Kubrat Pulev will take place in November in front of fans. The WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion was scheduled to fight the Bulgarian at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this month, but the bout was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Now, after a two-fight […]

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Genk agree to pay €4m for Super Eagles’ new boy

KRC Genk have agreed to pay €4 million for Super Eagles new invitee, Cyriel Dessers to join them and play alongside compatriot Paul Onuachu. After several weeks of negotiations over a transfer fee with Dutch club Heracles, Genk have now agreed to pay four million Euros for Dessers to return to Belgium, according to Het […]

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NOC celebrates 2020 Olympics Day

The Nigeria Olympic Committee joined other National Olympic Committees across the globe to take part in the 2020 Olympic Day celebration. The first Olympic Day was celebrated on 23rd June, 1948 with the aim of promoting the Olympic Movement and it has become a yearly event ever since. All NOCs joined a digital Olympic Day […]

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EPL: Kane back on target to deepen West Ham’s misery

*Leicester survive Brighton scare Once again it was impossible not to feel that there is more to come from Tottenham, even though they got the job done in the end. It was a slog for long spells and although they were entitled to argue that they shaded this low-key London derby, they only ended their […]

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JUST IN: Djokovic becomes latest tennis player to test positive for coronavirus

    World number one Novak Djokovic has become the latest tennis player to test positive for Covid-19. It comes after Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki all revealed they had coronavirus after playing at Djokovic’s Adria Tour competition, reports the BBC. Djokovic, 33, played fellow Serb Troicki in the first event in Belgrade. […]