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Messi, Simeone and La Liga teams gear up for comeback

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi was back at training on Saturday (May 9) after Spanish soccer clubs resumed training on Friday (May 8) for the first time since activity was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic and targeted...

Trump to UFC and fans: ‘We want our sports back’

U.S. President Donald Trump, on Saturday (May 9) sent a message of support to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) league about wanting to resume sporting events amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has claimed the lives of...

Bad back rules Nadal out of virtual reality charity match

Rafael Nadal is no stranger to being out of action for months due to injuries taking a toll on his body but when the Spaniard pulled out from a virtual reality tennis match that would have been...

Arsenal return to individual training at London Colney

Arsenal re-opened their London Colney training ground to their players on Monday (April 27) for individual training but the Premier League club will continue to observe social distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak, the club said.

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next week, ESPN reports

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open as early as next Friday, ESPN reported late Saturday (April 25), but that does not mean any resumption of the suspended season is imminent. The NBA was the...

On this day: Born April 24, 1973: Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketer

Sachin Tendulkar compiled a mountain of runs for almost a quarter of a century and reached cricket's dizzying heights by defying a burden of expectation that would have crushed lesser mortals. https://youtu.be/9VFRs7ijwAQ

Ski great Vonn says shutdown tough on athletes, launches live home workout

A career spent hurtling at speeds of 80mph down precipitous mountain slopes meant crashes, and serious injury, were part of life for American Alpine skiing great Lindsey Vonn. Weeks, even months, of painful rehab...

On this day: Died April 23, 1986: Jim Laker, English cricketer

Jim Laker, who died on April 23, 1986, remains one of England's finest spin bowlers and is best remembered for his record 19 wickets in a single test match in 1956. https://youtu.be/uCfePfuPuJM

Cricket Australia board chief Roberts defends staff pay cuts

Cricket Australia (CA) Chief Executive Kevin Roberts has said deep staff pay cuts were necessary to shore up the game's finances amid the coronavirus shutdown, despite the governing body holding tens of millions of dollars in stock...

Roger that! Serena takes on Federer’s wall challenge

Serena Williams, a 23-times grand slam champion, added her name to the illustrious list of people taking on Roger Federer's requested wall challenge on Wednesday (April 15). https://youtu.be/2ikjUzHDE7w Posting...

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Minneapolis police officer charged with murder, manslaughter in George Floyd case

The white Minneapolis policeman who pinned an unarmed black man with a knee to the throat before...

‘No time for tweets’ – Biden on George Floyd death

Former Vice President and the presumptive Democrat presidential candidate, Joe Biden, on Friday (May 29) blasted a tweet from U.S. President Donald...

New York City on track to reopen on June 8, five upstate regions ready to enter phase two -Cuomo

New York City is 'on track' to enter phase one of reopening on June 8, New York Governor Cuomo said on Friday...

World’s oldest man dies aged 112

The world's oldest man has died aged 112, British media reports. According to the BBC, Bob Weighton, from Alton,...

Man on a roof vs SWAT units

HOUSTON - Houston Police were dispatched out to 100 block of Seven Oaks regarding a disturbance of a man throwing rocks and...