Sport can play a large role in the recovery after the coronavirus pandemic, and has proven its worth in the past.
Former England football team captain Wayne Rooney pens impassioned column in Sunday Times newspaper, arguing his fellow professionals were "easy targets" in pay cut proposal in response to coronavirus crisis.
The Super Cup game heralding the beginning of the football season took place behind closed doors, and saw perennial domestic champions FC Istiklol come from behind to beat FC Khujand 2-1 in the capital Dushanbe.
Kobe Bryant , who died in a helicopter crash in January, was named alongside nine honourees who will be enshrined at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on August 29.
UEFA working groups have been assessing the legal, regulatory and financial issues caused by the abrupt halt to football and formulated plans to resume competitions beyond the planned completion of the 2019-20 seasons by June 30.
The World Games, which feature 32 sports that are not part of the Olympic program, were originally scheduled to take place in July 2021.
The winning bid for the towel – along with two tickets from the game on April 13, 2016 – was $33,077.16. Bryant scored 60 points in the Lakers' 101-96 win over the Utah Jazz on that night.
The 14-strong group, which includes eight minors, arrived in Murmansk, 1,480 kilometres north of Moscow, on March 12 to play opponents from Russia, Ireland and the Netherlands.
Italian champions Juventus, who led second-placed Lazio by a point in Serie A before the suspension of the season, said they had agreed a "reduction" for pay from March until June.
International Olympic Committee is stepping up its "scenario planning" for the Tokyo 2020 Games –– including a possible postponement –– as the coronavirus pandemic spreads, it says after an emergency meeting.
Lorenzo Sanz presided over Madrid from 1995 until 2000, leading the club to two European titles, a Spanish league title and a Spanish Super Cup title.
The 29-year-old was provisionally suspended by the anti-corruption unit of the Pakistan Cricket Board on February 20, the day the Pakistan Super League commenced in Karachi.
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