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Coe urges kids to take up sport to battle virus

AFP Prague World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe called on children to take up sports to combat “shocks” like the coronavirus as his sport was bracing for a restart at a Czech event next week. On Monday, “Back on Track” will bring ..

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Morrow dies at 84

AFP Los Angeles Treble Olympic gold medalist Bobby Joe Morrow -- who won 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay gold at the 1956 Melbourne Games, has died at the age of 84. The San Benito school district, which honoured the hometown hero by naming ..

Mauro Icardi signs four-year PSG deal

AFP Milan Paris Saint-Germain have signed Argentina international Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan on a four-year deal after taking up the option to buy the on-loan forward, the two clubs announced on Sunday. Icardi joined PSG this ..

Agencies NEW DelhI Virat Kohli said his elevation to captaincy has a lot to do with Mahendra Singh Dhoni keenly observing his cricket smarts for six to seven years. During an Instagram chat with teammate Ravichandran Ashwin, Kohli ..

DPA Barcelona Barcelona forward Lionel Messi says neither football nor life itself will be able to return to normal after the coronavirus pandemic. Spanish football has been on hold since March because of the health crisis, which ..

AFP Colombo Sri Lanka’s cricket team, mainly the bowlers, will resume training Monday under strict health measures after a two-and-a-half-month hiatus forced by coronavirus, the country’s governing body said. Cricket came to a ..

TCA/DPA Los Angeles Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers needed no persuading. As soon as Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy floated the idea of joining a virtual team meeting as a guest speaker, the lifelong fan of the team since he was an ..

AFP London Jurgen Klopp admitted on Sunday that it has been a “massive lift” to see his Liverpool squad back training together as they prepare for the return of the Premier League. The English top flight is set to restart on June 17 and ..

LONDON: Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez had three luxury watches worth more than £300,000 ($370,000) stolen when thieves raided his penthouse apartment, according to British media reports on Sunday. More than £50,000 in cash ..

MISKOLC (HUNGARY): Fans returned to Hungarian football stadia at the weekend after a two-month break due to the coronavirus, a first in Europe where other leagues have resumed behind closed doors. The Hungarian Football ..

TCA/DPA New York With Peyton Manning now saying he has not said “no forever” to an NFL TV analyst gig, it’s time for some network to sign him to a futures contract without a set start date. Manning, who won the Super Bowl with the ..

Agencies DHAKA Former New Zealand captain and Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach Daniel Vettori has asked the BCB to give a part of his salary to the Board’s low-income staffers amid the financial hardship being caused by the COVID-19 ..

AFP London The England and Wales Cricket Board will step up plans to restart the sport behind closed doors after the British Government gave the green light to return to action. Government officials have confirmed cricket and other ..