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Vanessa Bryant says husband Kobe's Hall of Fame election is 'incredible'

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

NBA superstar was killed in helicopter crash in January ‘Obviously we wish that he was here with us to celebrate' Kobe Bryant's wife, Vanessa, has hailed her husband's...
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Olympic champion Adam Peaty forced to rethink strategy after Tokyo Games postponement

8 hours ago   |   The Independent

Eight-time world champion is unable to get in the pool at the moment due to the coronavirus lockdown
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World Games 2021 moved to retain broadcasters, official scorers: CEO

8 hours ago   |   Reuters

World Games Birmingham CEO Nick Sellers said they had little choice but to move the 2021 event to 2022 as a clash with the postponed Tokyo Olympics would have seen them lose...
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Fifa raises age limit for men's football at Tokyo Olympics

9 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

The tournament is usually for under-23s, but the governing body has made the change to allow players who were eligible for the Tokyo Games this summer to still take part next year
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Tokyo Olympics postponement can work in Team GB's favour, says head of British Cycling

9 hours ago   |   The Independent

Games have been pushed back to summer 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic
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The US presidential election is frozen in time - can it survive?

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

As unthinkable events unfold over coronavirus, experts say no one knows if the election will happen as scheduled - and Trump is in a ‘precarious position' Coronavirus - live US...
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Coronavirus: Fifa and IOC consider raising Olympic age restriction due to postponement

13 hours ago   |   The Independent

Games' delay means a host of 23-year-olds would currently no longer be eligible to compete
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Many doping cheats banned from 2020 Olympics free to compete in 2021 Games

Many doping cheats banned from 2020 Olympics free to compete in 2021 Games

13 hours ago   |   The Mirror

“Periods of ineligibility imposed under the World Anti-Doping Code are for specific lengths of time and include all competitions which take place during that period"
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Age limit increased for the men's football tournament at the rescheduled 2020 Olympic Games

13 hours ago   |   Evening Standard   |   2 articles

The age limit for the men's football tournament at the rescheduled 2020 Olympic Games has been increased to 24, Fifa has confirmed.
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Fifa group recommends Olympic football age limit increase for rescheduled Tokyo Games

22 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

The age limit for the men's football tournament at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021 looks potentially set to be raised.
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Liverpool become the latest Premier League club to place staff on furlough

Liverpool become the latest Premier League club to place staff on furlough

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Stephen Kenny replaces Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager

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Coronavirus - Two prison workers at same jail die after suffering virus symptoms sparking fears of outbreak behind bars

TWO staff members at London's Pentonville Prison had died from coronavirus the Prison Officers' Association said. Bovil Peter and Patrick Beckford were both support staff... Read more ...

Boris Johnson's pregnant girlfriend Carrie Symonds has coronavirus symptoms

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England manager Gareth Southgate agrees to 30 per cent pay cut amid...

England manager Gareth Southgate agrees to 30 per cent pay cut amid coronavirus crisis

Gareth Southgate will take a pay cut during the global pandemic England manager Gareth Southgate has agreed to a 30 per cent pay cut during the coronavirus crisis, a move... Read more ...

Virtual Grand National 2020: Potters Corner wins a thriller for Welsh...

Virtual Grand National 2020: Potters Corner wins a thriller for Welsh trainer Christian Williams with Tiger Roll fourth

POTTERS Corner produced some magic at virtual Aintree to outstay his rivals in a thrilling Virtual Grand National. A Welsh National hero in December, Christian Williams' stable... Read more ...

Premier League stars ponder 30% wage cut as total loss is estimated at £1.137bn

Premier League stars ponder 30% wage cut as total loss is estimated at £1.137bn

Elite footballers in England have come under criticism for failing to make a contribution amid the coronavirus crisis up until now but that could be set to change soon Read more ...

James Corden baffles Ant and Dec fans with posh accent as makes vow after prank

James Corden baffles Ant and Dec fans with posh accent as makes vow after prank

Saturday night Takeaway viewers were convinced that he sounded like Gavin & Stacey's Smithy when he was trying to impress Sonia Read more ...

National Lottery results: Your Lotto winning numbers for Saturday April 4

National Lottery results: Your Lotto winning numbers for Saturday April 4

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