SPORTS | Nadal Calls On Spain’s Athletes To Raise 11 Million Euros To Fight Coronavirus

Rafael Nadal has issued a rallying cry and called on Spanish athletes to help raise 11 million euros (9.96 million pounds) to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. Spain is one of the most badly affected countries in the world with over 56,000 cases and the parliament voted to extend the coronavirus lockdown to at least … Continue reading SPORTS | Nadal Calls On Spain’s Athletes To Raise 11 Million Euros To Fight Coronavirus

SPORTS | Formula One Expects Shortened Season Of 15-18 Races

LONDON – Formula One expects to run a shortened season of 15-18 grands prix once racing can resume after the coronavirus pandemic, hopefully during the European  summer, chairman and chief executive Chase Carey said on Monday. The original 2020 calendar had a record 22 races but the season  has yet to start with the first … Continue reading SPORTS | Formula One Expects Shortened Season Of 15-18 Races

SPORTS | Monaco Grand Prix Canceled As Formula One Postpones Start Of Season

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA - The Monaco Grand Prix has become the latest Formula One race to be canceled as the sport continues to be affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak. The lucrative event was scheduled for May 24 and is one of the sports’ showcase events with drivers racing through the principality’s historic streets. Formula … Continue reading SPORTS | Monaco Grand Prix Canceled As Formula One Postpones Start Of Season

SPORTS | Esports-F1 To Hold Virtual Races In Place Of Postponed Grands Prix

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Formula One will run a series of virtual races, with some current drivers taking part, to replace a string of grand prix postponed by the coronavirus outbreak, the sport announced on Friday. The first, run on the official F1 2019 PC video game, will be held on Sunday, when the … Continue reading SPORTS | Esports-F1 To Hold Virtual Races In Place Of Postponed Grands Prix

SPORTS | French Open Delayed Amid Coronavirus Outbreak: Organizers

PARIS – The French Open tennis tournament has been postponed until Sept 20 – Oct 4 amid the coronavirus outbreak, the organizers and the Grand Slam event said on Tuesday. The first major tournament to be hit by the spread of the coronavirus was initially scheduled to be played May 24-June7. ‘In order to guarantee … Continue reading SPORTS | French Open Delayed Amid Coronavirus Outbreak: Organizers

SPORTS | Halep Says Donating Equipment To Help Coronavirus Fight

BUCHAREST – Wimbledon champion and world number two Simona Halp said she was donating money for medical equipment in Romania as the country deals with the coronavirus pandemic. In a message posted on her Facebook page, the 28-year-old said she hoped to help hospital in Bucharest and Constanta and encouraged people to follow self-isolation guidelines. … Continue reading SPORTS | Halep Says Donating Equipment To Help Coronavirus Fight

SPORTS | Horse Racing: Dubai World Cup Meeting To Be Held ‘Without Paid Spectators’

DUBAI – The Dubai World Cup horse race meeting will go ahead on March 28 ‘without paid hospitality spectators’ due to concern of the new coronavirus outbreak, Dubai Racing Club said in  a statement. Spectators have been banned at race meetings this month across the United Arab Emirates, which has recorded 98 cases of the … Continue reading SPORTS | Horse Racing: Dubai World Cup Meeting To Be Held ‘Without Paid Spectators’