More and more sporting events worldwide are being canceled and postponed due to the corona virus. In this live blog we will keep you informed of all developments.

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Roger Federer conjures the most beautiful tricks from his arms even in the snow.

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Making sure I still remember how to hit trick shots #TennisAtHome

Avatar Avatar Author Roger Federer Moment of Places 20: 43-30 March 2020

Coronavirusone hour ago

Rummenigge: 'Breaking Bundesliga now is not an option'
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes the Bundesliga should be finished this season anyway. "Breaking the competition now is not an option. We really need the income very much. And of course we also want the prizes to be distributed fairly. If necessary, we will only start the following in the winter months if necessary. season, "he tells DPA.

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KNZB: 'Do not know what will happen to the European Championship and the World Cup'
The Dutch swimming federation KNZB, just like the hockey association KNHB, has questions about the final tournaments that are scheduled for swimming next summer. "For example, we do not yet know what will happen to the European Championships, which were originally planned for May. Next year, the world championships would start on July 16 in Fukuoka," says technical director André Cats.

Coronavirus2 hours ago

Grealish will be fined and extra punished for outing
Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish doesn't just get away after his illicit outing last weekend. He was involved in a one-way car accident and allegedly hit several parked cars with his Range Rover. Villa gives Grealish a hefty fine and deals an extra penalty. What it means has not been disclosed. The midfielder has already apologized.

Coronavirus2 hours ago

'Two weeks of preparation time enough for players'
If this season is just finished in the Eredivisie, then according to physical trainer Colin de Graaf of Heracles Almelo, two weeks of preparation time is enough for the players. "If players have trained well, they are already at a basic level. They will have to feel the ball again. It is ideal to take six weeks to do this, but separate times require separate measures. Physically, two weeks is possible", says he against Tubantia.

Coronavirus2 hours ago

Zaniolo: 'This photo really impressed me'
This photo in the Corriere della Sera of a boy playing football in a shirt of AS Roma star player Nicolo Zaniolo in the empty streets of Rome is highly praised and does not leave Zaniolo untouched either. "This photo really impressed me. I don't know who you are, but it makes me really proud to see you in my shirt. I know it's hard and weird playing football now," he writes on Instagram.

Coronavirus3 hours ago

Danilo: 'The people in Belarus have great fear'
Former Ajax player Danilo, who now plays at Dinamo Minsk, hopes that the Belarusian competition will be stopped after all. "I am here with my wife and two young children and we are constantly in contact with people we don't know where they have all been. The shops and restaurants are still open, although the fear is high. I am also afraid he says to Sporza.

Coronavirus3 hours ago

Ten Hag: 'Veltman stands for comeback, Neres and Mazraoui are waiting'
Ten Hag expects a virtually fit selection when Ajax can resume training. "Veltman has been able to train well and stands before his return. He can probably start right away if we can start again. We have to wait with Neres and Mazraoui. Mazraoui is closer to a return than Neres. Furthermore, I think we are all with the rest can be back on the field, "he says.

Coronavirus3 hours ago

Ten Hag wants to do joint training with Ajax players
At Ajax they have been creative and have developed a special system so that the players have contact with each other. "They can challenge each other in this way with exercises. We also want to do a joint training where all players are present, by calling in via a video connection. You can think of a joint bicycle training," coach Erik ten Hag tells Ajax TV.

Coronavirus4 hours ago

MSK Zilina files for bankruptcy due to corona crisis
Football clubs are struggling with financial problems due to the corona crisis and at MSK Zilina they have become so bad that they have filed for bankruptcy. Zilina was a seven-time champion of Slovakia (last in 2017) and recently made a big amount for Feyenoorder Robert Bozenik, but that money is not enough to survive. The management still hopes for a restart.

Coronavirus4 hours ago

Promes also apologizes for the controversial video
Ajax player Quincy Promes, apologizing for Daishawn Redan, apologizes for the video showing that they were playing football with a group of people on a square. "I miss football, but in hindsight it was not wise to go outside in these circumstances. I wish everyone strength in this difficult time," he wrote on Instagram.

Coronavirus4 hours ago

KNHB: 'What will happen to the European Championship in Amsterdam?'
The Dutch hockey association KNHB still has some questions after setting the new date for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. "For example, a European Championship for men and women is currently planned from 20 to 29 August 2021 in the Wagener Stadium in Amsterdam. What will happen with this? Now that there is clarity, the KNHB will inventory what exactly this means."

Coronavirus5 hours ago

Ricciardo: 'Formula 1 played with fire in Australia'
Daniel Ricciardo believes that Formula 1 has not acted too adequately by only canceling the Australian Grand Prix at the last minute. "We absolutely played with fire. You start to recall all the interactions you had, who you spoke to and where you were ... When we got closer to the race and you saw what happened to other sports like the NBA, I thought absolutely that we should definitely not do this, "he tells The Age.

Coronavirus5 hours ago

Boadu: 'I could and should have scored more goals'
Myron Boadu remains critical of himself despite his breakthrough at AZ this season, which earned him his debut in the Dutch national team. "After two years of injury, I have been in the spotlight with the general public this season. Whether I am satisfied with 22 goals and 13 assists in 42 official matches? I think there could and should have been more. But I am not dissatisfied, "he says.

Coronavirus5 hours ago

Bach: 'Together we can meet this unseen challenge'
IOC Chairman Thomas Bach is not concerned that there will be no proper Olympics in Tokyo next year. "I am convinced that by working with the Organizing Committee, the Tokyo board, the Japanese government and all shareholders, we can meet this unseen challenge. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be a light at the end of the tunnel" , he says.

Coronavirus5 hours ago

VVV terminates contracts of five
VVV-Venlo terminates the contracts of Roel Janssen, Christian Kum, Peter van Ooijen, Johnatan Opoku and Nils Röseler. The people of Venlo are in talks with the five about a longer stay and must also provide Lee Cattermole and Haji Wright with clarity about their future before 1 June. Roy Gelmi, Oussama Darfalou, Jerome Sinclair, Thomas Bruns and John Yeboah have been hired and will leave De Koel again after this season.

Coronavirus5 hours ago

Mollema: 'Somewhere I hope I've had the coronavirus'
Bauke Mollema thinks he may have already had the coronavirus, as he has had frequent coughing and coughing in recent weeks. "You are going to think whether that was not the coronavirus after all. I hope it does, although it may sound a bit strange. It would mean that I was almost not sick of it, but that is also very important. way I can contribute to group immunity, "he tells the Streekkrant .

Coronavirus6 hours ago

Saunders loses boxing license after video about domestic violence
Joe Saunders has to pay for a video showing tips for men on how to beat their wives for temporarily losing his boxing license. For example, the Brit says: "COVID-19 is getting more and more serious. If your wife has a big mouth, then of course you try to be patient, but after about six days you explode." A disciplinary judge will now consider the case.

Coronavirus6 hours ago

Management: 'People in the picture are quarantined with Neymar'
Neymar is not aware of any harm after the criticism he received on a photo in which he poses with five other people during a game of beach volleyball. "Those individuals are quarantined with Neymar, they traveled from Paris to Brazil together. Neymar has opened his house to them so that they could stay in isolation before other family members can enter the house," says his management.

Coronavirus6 hours ago

Wright: 'I don't think I'll be playing again until September'
Peter Wright is afraid that the corona crisis will not be played in the coming six months. "Personally I think that the game will be back in September. Hopefully I am wrong and we can start again at the end of May or the beginning of June. I miss the fans, it is very difficult. If everyone follows the guidelines, maybe we can go faster everyone can live their normal life again, "he says.

Coronavirus7 hours ago

Technical director Mark-Jan Fledderus: "Certainly during this period, everyone is asked to keep discipline. Government measures are being taken against the corona virus and we stick to them. We have also made team agreements. By playing football on a square with friends, Daishawn has violated agreements. This is behavior that we do not want to see. We then addressed him. Daishawn was very guilty. "

Coronavirus7 hours ago

Redan apologizes for the controversial video
In the conversation with the club management of FC Groningen, Daishawn Redan apologized as a result of the video that showed that he was playing football with a group of people, including Ajax player Quincy Promes. The 19-year-old attacker will also make a donation to the 'North Stand Helps' supporter initiative, in which fans are committed to people in the region who need help during this time of crisis.

Coronavirus7 hours ago

UEFA plans video conference about progress in European football
There may be important news about European football on Wednesday. UEFA has then scheduled a video conference with representatives of the 55 contiguous unions. In any case, the European Football Association has announced that it will come up with an update on the progress of the working groups that will, among other things, investigate whether it is possible that the competitions will also be played after 1 June.

Coronavirus7 hours ago

RBC must again fear bankruptcy
RBC Roosendaal must again fear bankruptcy. The people from Brabant happened to that in 2011 as a professional club, but that can now also happen to them as an amateur club. RBC was able to become champion in the third division this season, but suddenly faces serious financial problems due to the corona crisis. And so a crowdfunding has started on the internet under the guise of 'Help RBC through the corona crisis!'.

Coronavirus7 hours ago

Janssen: 'Title match between Ajax and AZ in empty Kuip'
If it is up to Theo Janssen, the Eredivisie will be decided with a championship match between Ajax and AZ. "I think it is the fairest if you let one title match play somewhere in July. Between Ajax and AZ, yes. In an empty Kuip or something. The winner may call himself champion. How you turn or turn, no solution will be a hundred percent fair. You'll never get everyone happy, "he told VTBL .

Coronavirus7 hours ago

Hendriks: 'Shift to spring would have been nice'
NOC * NSF technical director Maurits Hendriks had secretly hoped that the Games would be moved to the spring of 2021, because it is less hot in Japan than in the summer. "A shift to spring would have been nice in terms of weather. On the other hand, we've been preparing for the heat with Thermo Tokyo for seven years," he says.

Coronavirus7 hours ago

Dielessen: 'Another quick decision by IOC and Japan'
NOC * NSF CEO Gerard Dielessen commends the IOC and the Japanese government after setting the new date for the Tokyo Olympics. "Another quick decision from the IOC and Japan. We now know where we stand. I understand that it was decided to take a full year for the new preparations. We will do the same," he says.

Coronavirus8 hours ago

World Athletics Championships moved to 2022
The World Championships in Athletics that will be held next year in Eugene, America, will be moved to 2022. Due to the relocation of the Olympic Games, the tournament cannot be held from 6 to 15 August 2021. The exact dates of the World Cup will be announced later.

Coronavirus8 hours ago

Chef de mission Van den Hoogenband happy with quick decision about data Play
Chef de mission Pieter van den Hoogenband likes the fact that there is already clarity about the new dates of the Olympic Games. The world's largest sporting event is now being held in Tokyo from July 23 to August 8, 2021. "We hoped for this quick clarity," says Van den Hoogenband in an initial response. "So we're going to start the Games 364 days later than planned. More than a year of extra preparation for everyone. July 23, 2021 is now with a big exclamation mark in my agenda."

Coronavirus8 hours ago

Unfortunately we have to wait a little longer, but the sports summer of 2021 promises to be a party. An overview of the data known for now:

22️ May 22-June 13: Giro d'Italia
🎾 May 24-June 6: Roland Garros
⚽ June 11-July 11: European Football Championship
June 28-July 12: Wimbledon
2️ July 2-July 25: Tour de France
🏅 July 23-August 8: Olympic Games

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In addition to a new start date for the Olympic Games, the dates of the Paralympic Games are now also known. That tournament starts on August 24 and ends on September 5.

Coronavirus8 hours ago

Organizing Committee: Olympic Games begin on July 23, 2021
The Tokyo Olympics will take place from July 23 to August 8 next year. The Japanese organizing committee reports this. This postpones the largest sports tournament in the world for a year. The event was scheduled for July 24 through August 9 this year, but due to the corona pandemic, the IOC decided to postpone the Games last week.

Coronavirus9 hours ago

FC Barcelona players give salary to club employees
FC Barcelona's selection relinquishes 70 percent salary to support club employees. Lionel Messi writes this in an open letter via his social channels. "For our part, it is time to announce that, in addition to cutting 70 percent of our salary during this emergency, we will also be making contributions so that club employees can get 100 percent of their salary for as long as this situation continues," said Messi. "We understand that this is an exceptional situation and we have always been the first to help the club."

Coronavirus9 hours ago

'Japan and IOC agree on new start date for Games'
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reached an agreement with the Japanese organization to start the Olympic Games on July 23 next year. That writes the Japanese news agency Kyodo . The games would be postponed by exactly one year. The largest sporting event in the world was supposed to start on July 24 this summer, but due to the corona virus, that date was dashed.

Coronavirus10 hours ago

Thomas doesn't like Tour without fans
Geraint Thomas does not want to finish the Tour de France without an audience this summer. "A Tour without fans wouldn't be a Tour de France," said Thomas in conversation with The Daily Telegraph . "I would like to go cycling again, but only if it is completely safe. On the other hand, there are of course many jobs at stake, so it would be nice if the season gets going again."

Coronavirus11 hours ago

A nice gesture from Mercedes that has developed respirators in the fight against the coronavirus. The factories of all Formula 1 teams in Britain will be used to produce medical devices in the coming weeks.

A breathing aid that can help keep # COVID19 patients out of intensive care, adapted by mechanical engineers at @ucl and clinicians at @uclh working with Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains, has been approved for use in the NHS. To learn more about Project Pitlane and our work with UCL hit the link in our bio 👊

Avatar Avatar Author Mercedesamgf1 Moment of Places 11: 59 - March 30, 2020

Coronavirus12 hours ago

Red Bull discussed idea of ​​deliberately infecting drivers with coronavirus
Red Bull Racing has discussed the idea of ​​intentionally infecting drivers including Max Verstappen with the corona virus. However, the plan was quickly fired up. "We have four Formula 1 drivers at Red Bull and AlphaTauri and eight to ten junior drivers," said Red Bull CEO Helmut Marko in Sport am Sonntag on the Austrian channel ORF . "The idea was to organize a training camp where they could train mentally and physically during this dull time. Then it might have been useful if they had all been infected."

Coronavirus13 hours ago

Premier League is working on completing summer competition
According to the British newspaper The Independent , the Premier League is working on an ambitious plan to finish the competition in June and July. Teams should live in complete isolation for two months. The matches are intended to be played without an audience at stadiums in London and in Central England. To ensure that the players do not spread the coronavirus further, they are tested very regularly. The plan would be further developed this week.

Coronavirus14 hours ago

Serie A in talks with clubs today
The Serie A season may well be over today. According to Damiano Tommasi, president of the players' union AIC, the clubs are going to talk today. "After the words of Minister Spadafora, we fear that it will end here," said Tommasi, who heard the Minister of Sport say this weekend that there will be no sport in April. "We will map out the problems we are going to face."

Coronavirus14 hours ago

"Stay inside and save lives," said Liverpool, who, despite a 25-point lead due to the corona crisis, is still unsure of the league title.

Stay Home. Save Lives. ❤️Wishing you all a healthy week ✊

Avatar Avatar Author Liverpool FC Time of places 08: 27 - 30 March 2020

Coronavirus14 hours ago

Groningen not happy with footballing Redan
Daishawn Redan can expect a sanction from his club FC Groningen. The nineteen-year-old attacker yesterday played football with Ajax player Quincy Promes, among others, while that is prohibited on football fields in Amsterdam. "We will see what measures we take," says technical director Mark-Jan Fledderus at RTV Noord . "This is not what we have agreed. I think it would be nice to hear the story of Redan first, although this does not look very positive. I will also call the trainer to discuss how we deal with this."

CoronavirusSunday at 11:42 PM

New update, new poll! What should we do with the Eredivisie (and Kitchen Champion Division)?

  • Complete as soon as possible (only with audience)
  • Play out as soon as possible (without audience if necessary)
  • Play out in the summer (even after 1 July)
  • Don't play out anymore

CoronavirusSunday at 11:22 PM

Gundogan: 'Fine if Liverpool become champion'
Liverpool are on their way to the first league title in thirty years, but the corona crisis may prevent the Premier League from being played out and a champion from being nominated. The latter does not consider Ilkay Gundogan necessary. "I would be okay (if Liverpool is designated as champion, ed.). You have to stay sporty," said the Manchester City midfielder in conversation with ZDF .

CoronavirusSunday at 11:05 PM

"In addition, the schedule is likely to be more attractive to athletes in the summer. They are used to peaking for the Games in July and August, and I suspect that is also more in line with television broadcasting schedules in Europe, America and Asia," Pound continues. who also responds to the rumor that the Games will start on Friday, July 23, 2021. "It is a logical start date. That is the date that I would have chosen. Perhaps an explanation will come very soon." (2/2)

CoronavirusSunday at 11:00 PM

IOC member: 'May or June too early for Games in 2021'
IOC member Dick Pound does not expect the Spring Olympics to be held in 2021. According to the Canadian, it is too early to organize the event in Tokyo. "May or June is too early, I think," Pound said in a conversation with the NOS . "So much has to be done. We don't normally give organizing cities seven years to prepare for nothing." (1/2)

CoronavirusSunday at 10:28 PM

We can also view it this way ...

Another day closer ... 😌 • Un día menos ... 😌 • #LaLiga #LaLigaSantander # Barça #Messi #Football # QuédateEnCasa #StayHome

Avatar Avatar AuthorLaligaMoment of places22: 26 - 29 March 2020

CoronavirusSunday at 9:42 PM

De Boer: 'Tested, but that was negative'
Frank de Boer did not contract the coronavirus. The Atlanta United trainer has been tested for the virus. "But that was negative. I had a bit of diarrhea and was snotty. I thought: let's have it then. But it turned out negative," says De Boer at Rondo . "We don't know where it is going in America. It's just like in the Netherlands: wait and see. Most people keep to the call to stay indoors as much as possible."

CoronavirusSunday at 9:36 PM

Not only in the Netherlands, but also in Denmark it is quiet on the street, as Tess Wester sees.

Strange to see all of the empty streets .. 🌆 #maarzorgtwelvoormooieplaatjes #blijfbinnenlievemensen #nogevendoorbijten #hoevakerbinnen #destesnellerweernaarbuiten #jatoch #nietdan

Avatar Avatar Author tessiewesterMoment of places21: 34 - 29 March 2020

CoronavirusSunday at 20:55

The KNVB is currently working on three scenarios for the Eredivisie: finish the competition before June 30 and play the games behind closed doors until June 1, finish the competition in July or immediately stop the competition, about which nothing has been reported yet. "The scenario we initially headed for (playing it out with the audience, ed.) Is of course becoming less and less realistic," Manders realizes. "If you look at the developments now, it could just be that if the competition is already played out, that it is without an audience." (2/2)

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