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    Nouri, Ajax star, wakes up from coma after nearly three years

Nouri, Ajax star, wakes up from coma after nearly three years

Abdelhak Nouri, Ajax star, has miraculously awoken from a coma after two years and nine months. Nouri suffered a cardiac arrhythmia attack in July 2017, causing him to collapse on the pitch. Doctors warned Nouri's family that the Dutchman would never fully recover after he was permanently brain damaged from the incident. Abderrahim, Nouri's brother, however, told Dutch TV show De Wereld Draait [...]

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    COVID-19: Anthony Joshua self-isolates after meeting Prince Charles

COVID-19: Anthony Joshua self-isolates after meeting Prince Charles

Anthony Joshua, British-Nigerian boxer, has gone into self-isolation after meeting with Prince Charles, who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus on Wednesday. The world heavyweight champion had met the heir to the throne some weeks ago during a Commonwealth Day celebration service at Westminster Abbey. The Prince of Wales was however said to have tested positive for COVID-19.   A spokesman of the royal residence was quoted as [...]

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    Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus

Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus

The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have postponed the summer event by one year due to the coronavirus crisis. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. "In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the World Health Organisation today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the [...]

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    Canada, Australia pull out of Tokyo Olympics over coronavirus

Canada, Australia pull out of Tokyo Olympics over coronavirus

Canada and Australia have pulled out of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both countries are also calling for a year postponement of the Olympics. The moves came after the IOC announced a four-week deadline to decide the fate of the games, which are set to start on July 24, although it said cancellation was not an option. "While [...]

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    Lorenzo Sanz, ex-Real Madrid president, dies after coronavirus infection

Lorenzo Sanz, ex-Real Madrid president, dies after coronavirus infection

Lorenzo Sanz, former Real Madrid football club president, has died from coronavirus at the age of 76. Sanz was hospitalised after falling ill, with his family suspecting he had contracted coronavirus. La Liga announced his death on its official website on Saturday. "From LaLiga, we want to send our deepest condolences for the recent death of Lorenzo Sanz, with whom many of us [...]

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    Ifeanyi George among three Rangers players who died in auto crash

Ifeanyi George among three Rangers players who died in auto crash

Ifeanyi George, Rangers FC striker, has died from an auto crash on Sunday morning, along Benin-Ore road. George, alongside two unidentified team mates, died on the spot of the accident. Amobi Ezeaku, Rangers team manager, confirmed the death of the former Enyimba player to TheCable. He, however, could not ascertain the two other players involved in the auto accident, adding that he's on [...]

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    Juventus’ Dybala tests positive for coronavirus

Juventus’ Dybala tests positive for coronavirus

Paulo Dybala, Juventus forward, has become the latest footballer to test positive for coronavirus. The Argentine confirmed his COVID-19 status on his official Twitter handle on Saturday. "Hello everyone, I wanted to inform you that we have just received the results of the Covid-19 test and both Oriana and I tested positive. Luckily we are in perfect condition. Thank you for your [...]

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    Nigeria football league suspended indefinitely due to coronavirus

Nigeria football league suspended indefinitely due to coronavirus

The League Management Company (LMC) has suspended the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) until further notice due to concerns about the coronavirus. The LMC, which is the organiser of the NPFL, disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday evening. "Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has been suspended till further notice in line with global health preventive protocol against the Corona Virus [...]

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    Euro 2020 postponed for a year due to coronavirus crisis

Euro 2020 postponed for a year due to coronavirus crisis

The Euro 2020 has been postponed until next year as the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the footballing calendar. The Norwegian Football Association announced this on Tuesday via Twitter. "UEFA has decided that the European Championship is postponed to 2021. It will be played from 11 June to 11 July next year. More information coming," it wrote. https://twitter.com/nff_info/status/1239888676517273601 The championship was initially expected [...]

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    Buhari postpones national sports festival over coronavirus

Buhari postpones national sports festival over coronavirus

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the postponement of the national sports festival (NSF), tagged Edo 2020, as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus in the country. Nigeria confirmed a third case of COVID-19 on Tuesday. Sunday Dare, minister of youth and sports development, disclosed the president's decision via his Twitter handle on Tuesday. ''Following the briefing of Mr. President from myself and [...]

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    CAF postpones 2021 AFCON qualifiers indefinitely over coronavirus

CAF postpones 2021 AFCON qualifiers indefinitely over coronavirus

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers until further notice due to coronavirus outbreak. The decision was reached during an emergency meeting of CAF executives on Friday. The confederation said the decision was aimed to protect the health and safety of stakeholders including players, sponsors, match officials and broadcasters. The matches were earlier scheduled to [...]

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    Coronavirus: Premier League, EFL suspended until April 4

Coronavirus: Premier League, EFL suspended until April 4

All English Premier League (EPL) matches have been suspended till April 4, to curb the spread of coronavirus. The Premier League disclosed this on Friday, after a protracted meeting. It added that EFL fixtures and matches in the FA Women's Super League and Women's Championship have also been postponed, becoming the latest sporting body to take action to combat the threat of [...]

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    UEFA postpones all next week’s Champions League, Europa games over coronavirus

UEFA postpones all next week’s Champions League, Europa games over coronavirus

UEFA, European football's governing body, has postponed all next week's Champions League and Europa League fixtures due to coronavirus. In a statement issued on Friday, UEFA said further decisions on the scheduling of the postponed fixtures "will be communicated in due course". The football's governing body added that it will decide how to reschedule games and the quarter final draw, which was also postponed, [...]

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    Hudson-Odoi, Chelsea winger, tests positive for coronavirus

Hudson-Odoi, Chelsea winger, tests positive for coronavirus

Chelsea have confirmed that Callum Hudson-Odoi, England winger, tested positive for coronavirus. The first-team squad, coaching staff and some members of the club's backroom staff are to self-isolate after Hudson-Odoi's positive test result was confirmed on Thursday night. Despite the result, Chelsea said the 19-year-old was "doing well". Hudson-Odoi displayed symptoms of cold on Monday morning and has stayed away from the club [...]

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    Ndidi, Iheanacho at risk as three Leicester players exhibit coronavirus symptoms

Ndidi, Iheanacho at risk as three Leicester players exhibit coronavirus symptoms

Brenda Rodgers, Leicester manager, says three of his players are currently in isolation from the rest of the squad after displaying symptoms of coronavirus. Rodgers disclosed this during a press conference, ahead of the Foxes clash against Watford on Saturday. The Leicester gaffer didn't mention which players had been quarantined but added that the club had "followed procedures," according to Sky Sports. "We've had [...]

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    Ronaldo quarantined in Portugal after teammate tests positive for coronavirus

Ronaldo quarantined in Portugal after teammate tests positive for coronavirus

Cristiano Ronaldo is in quarantine in Portugal after Daniele Rugani, his teammate at Juventus, tested positive for coronavirus. The Portuguese star had returned to Madeira, his hometown, to visit his mother, who recently suffered a stroke, before news broke out on Wednesday night that Rugani has contracted the virus. The Italian defender had taken to his official Twitter page to say that he was fine, [...]

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