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Government reaffirms commitment to fight hooliganism

The Government has reaffirmed its commitment to the fight against hooliganism in the various stadia in the country. The Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Perry Curtis Okudzeto made...

French horse racing resumes on Monday at ParisLongchamp

Horse racing resumes in France on Monday having been suspended for nearly eight weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. The sport returns behind closed doors with a meeting at ParisLongchamp. A...

Coronavirus: Five players test positive across Spain’s top two divisions

Five players have tested positive for coronavirus across Spain's top two divisions, La Liga has said. The unnamed players are all asymptomatic and are now in isolation. They will continue to...

C.K. Akonnor calls for collaboration between national coaches

Head Coach of the senior national team, the Black Stars, Charles Kwabla Akonnor, has called for collaboration between all national team coaches in an effort to build formidable sides...

Government votes $3m for Essipon Stadium renovation

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has voted $3,086,206 (GH¢17,969,447) for the renovation of Sekondi Sports Stadium in Essipon as part of government’s policy to rehabilitate the various stadia...

Bundesliga to resume season on May 15

The Bundesliga is to restart its season on May 15. The DFL, which operates the league, confirmed the decision to media outlets just hours after Chancellor Angela Merkel and...

Barcelona players to have Covid-19 tests before returning to training

Barcelona players will be tested for Covid-19 at the club's training ground on Wednesday before resuming individual work "in the coming days". La Liga teams have been given permission to...

The Bundesliga could return this month

The draft agreement in Germany that we've just reported on could also see professional football resume this month. The Bundesliga has been suspended since mid-March but players have been back...

Ghana Rugby congratulates World Rugby EXCO Members on election results

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (Ghana Rugby) has congratulated Chairperson of World Rugby, Sir Bill Beaumont, as well as to the African EXCO Members Mr Khaled Babbou (President: Rugby...

Ronaldo enters 14-day quarantine after returning to Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo will be placed in quarantine for two weeks after the Juventus star returned to Turin. The Portuguese attacker spent almost two months in his native Madeira as the...

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Africa

Tanzanian doctors ‘not overwhelmed by pandemic’

Doctors in Tanzania have denied being overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic after a recent warning by the US embassy about the risk of "exponential...

Hundreds escape from virus quarantine in Malawi

About 400 people have escaped from a coronavirus quarantine centre in Malawi's second largest city, Blantyre, after complaining about its poor state. Local media has...

World

Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000

The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months. It has seen more fatalities than any other country, while...

Serbia contributes €1 million to WHO’s response plan

The Serbian government has contributed €1 million to the World Health Organization's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus thanked the government...