FOOTBALL SEASONS WILL RESUME WITHOUT FANS BUT NO DATES YET, SAYS EUROPEAN LEAGUES OFFICIAL
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FOOTBALL SEASONS WILL RESUME WITHOUT FANS BUT NO DATES YET, SAYS EUROPEAN LEAGUES OFFICIAL

Predicting when football will resume in Europe is impossible in the current climate but there is no doubt that matches will have to be played in empty stadiums…

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RELIEF FOR SPORTS AND OTHER COMMUNITIES AS CHINA MOVES SWIFTLY INTO DEVELOPING COVID-19 VACCINES
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RELIEF FOR SPORTS AND OTHER COMMUNITIES AS CHINA MOVES SWIFTLY INTO DEVELOPING COVID-19 VACCINES

Normalcy may be restored soon in sports and other general activities of human endeavours as China said it has given the go-ahead to two more vaccine makers to…

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LIKE NOW, 10 YEARS AGO, FOOTBALL FACED CRISIS
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LIKE NOW, 10 YEARS AGO, FOOTBALL FACED CRISIS

Though the current COVID-19 shutdown is unprecedented, football has had to contend with peculiar circumstances before, including 10 years ago when European air travel shut down in the…

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BARCELONA TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT
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BARCELONA TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT

Barcelona will bring legal action against a former vice-president who has made accusations of management corruption, the La Liga champions announced on Monday (April 13). Last week Barcelona…

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BARCELONA DENY ‘SERIOUS AND UNFOUNDED’ CORRUPTION CLAIMS AFTER SIX BOARD MEMBERS RESIGN
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BARCELONA DENY ‘SERIOUS AND UNFOUNDED’ CORRUPTION CLAIMS AFTER SIX BOARD MEMBERS RESIGN

Barcelona have denied what the club describes as “serious and unfounded accusations” of corruption after a former vice-president claimed someone “had put their hands in the till”. Emili…

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MAJOR CRISIS HIT BARCELONA AS SIX  DIRECTORS QUIT
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MAJOR CRISIS HIT BARCELONA AS SIX DIRECTORS QUIT

Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona were in turmoil on Friday (April 10) after six board directors resigned, criticising the club’s handling of a social media scandal and the…

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LA LIGA PREPARES FOR POSSIBLE DATES OF RESTART
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LA LIGA PREPARES FOR POSSIBLE DATES OF RESTART

La Liga could resume as early as 28 May in the best-case scenario as the league discusses its options, according to president Javier Tebas. No Spanish side has…

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FIFA DRAWS UP GUIDELINES TO TACKLE PAY-CUT COMPLAINTS
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FIFA DRAWS UP GUIDELINES TO TACKLE PAY-CUT COMPLAINTS

FIFA is getting ready to deal with complaints and appeals over wage cuts for players, producing guidelines for clubs and football bodies looking to cut costs during the…

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FOOTBALL HAS TAKEN AN INDEFINITE BREAK, SAYS FIFA BOSS, GIANNI INFANTINO
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FOOTBALL HAS TAKEN AN INDEFINITE BREAK, SAYS FIFA BOSS, GIANNI INFANTINO

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino admitted on Thursday (April 2) that “nobody knows” when football can resume around the world, and that when it returned it was “going to…

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CORONAVIRUS FOOTBALL DISRUPTIONS: FIFA WORKING ON FINANCIAL AIDS TO FEDERATIONS
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CORONAVIRUS FOOTBALL DISRUPTIONS: FIFA WORKING ON FINANCIAL AIDS TO FEDERATIONS

FIFA are working on the details of a “Football Marshall plan” to deal with the financial fall-out from the coronavirus pandemic, which will almost certainly result in them…

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BROADCASTER PREDICTS LA LIGA RESTART IN JULY WITH NO FANS
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BROADCASTER PREDICTS LA LIGA RESTART IN JULY WITH NO FANS

Spain’s La Liga could recommence in July without spectators, the head of a major broadcaster has said, adding that the season was likely to be cancelled if a…

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FROM WINNERS TO WORRIERS: ISOLATED ATHLETES FACE MENTAL HEALTH RISKS
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FROM WINNERS TO WORRIERS: ISOLATED ATHLETES FACE MENTAL HEALTH RISKS

Fear, stress and money worries: Coronavirus lockdown is hard for anyone, but athletes are facing extra mental health risks as they go from highly active lifestyles to isolation…

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RONALDO IS WORLD’S BEST FOOTBALLER, AHEAD OF MESSI, SAYS PELE, KING OF FOOTBALL
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RONALDO IS WORLD’S BEST FOOTBALLER, AHEAD OF MESSI, SAYS PELE, KING OF FOOTBALL

Brazilian football great Pele has described Cristiano Ronaldo as the world’s best contemporary footballer, rating the Juventus forward ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. But the 79-year-old believes neither…

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SPANISH FOOTBALL FEDERATION OFFERS CLUBS INTEREST-FREE LOANS TO PAY BILLS
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SPANISH FOOTBALL FEDERATION OFFERS CLUBS INTEREST-FREE LOANS TO PAY BILLS

Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales on Wednesday (March 25) announced lines of credit for lower-level clubs in difficulty because of the coronavirus pandemic and repeated…

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MESSI, GUARDIOLA DONATE A MILLION EUROS EACH TO CORONAVIRUS BATTLE
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MESSI, GUARDIOLA DONATE A MILLION EUROS EACH TO CORONAVIRUS BATTLE

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola have each donated one million euros (S$1.4 million) towards the fight against coronavirus. Argentina international Messi’s donation will be…

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FITNESS, FOCUS, FRUSTRATION: LIFE IN LOCKDOWN FOR EUROPE’S FOOTBALLERS
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FITNESS, FOCUS, FRUSTRATION: LIFE IN LOCKDOWN FOR EUROPE’S FOOTBALLERS

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira is learning to play the piano, La Liga clubs are facing off on playstation and Atalanta’s Robin Gosens has been revising for exams in…

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EX REAL MADRID BOSS DIES OF CORONAVIRUS
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EX REAL MADRID BOSS DIES OF CORONAVIRUS

Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz, who was hospitalised with coronavirus, died on Saturday (March 21) at the age of 76, his son announced. Sanz was in charge…

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FC BARCELONA PLAYERS TO GET PAY CUT OVER CORONAVIRUS CRISIS
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FC BARCELONA PLAYERS TO GET PAY CUT OVER CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Owing to the involuntary on-field inaction occasioned by the coronavirus crisis, there are fears FC Barcelona may fail to meet the required €11m budget earnings. According to Spanish…

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CORONAVIRUS FORCES MESSI TO SHAVE BEARD!
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CORONAVIRUS FORCES MESSI TO SHAVE BEARD!

Lionel Messi’s wife Antonella has revealed to the world that the Argentine decided to get rid of his beard for the fear of contacting coronavirus. His new look…

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BIG 5 EURO LEAGUES MAY LOSE $6.3B OVER CORONAVIRUS
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BIG 5 EURO LEAGUES MAY LOSE $6.3B OVER CORONAVIRUS

Europe’s top five football leagues could lose as much as €4 billion (S$6.3 billion) in combined revenue if the coronavirus pandemic wipes out the rest of the season,…

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VIDEO: HOW LIONEL MESSI SPENDS HIS CORONAVIRUS-INDUCED HOLIDAY
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VIDEO: HOW LIONEL MESSI SPENDS HIS CORONAVIRUS-INDUCED HOLIDAY

World football super star, Lionel Messi has been keeping himself busy at home following the forced holiday occasioned by coronavirus outbreak. According to Daily Mail, he is the latest…

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