Due to the corona virus, almost all sports matches have been canceled or postponed in the near future. In this live blog we will keep you informed of all developments.
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In the PDC Home Tour, the first group will appear tonight in the semi-finals. Jelle Klaasen will compete against Gary Anderson, Dave Chisnall and Mike De Decker in the digital darts tournament. The first two in the group advance to the final group.
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The ball rolls again in Portugal. The season has resumed with a not too sparkling poster: Portimonense-Gil Vicente. FC Porto will also play later this evening. The leader will start the away match against doctoral candidate FC Familicão, which is surprisingly seventh, at 10:15 pm.
Coronavirus3 hours ago
Infection at Tottenham Hotspur identified
In the fifth test series for the coronavirus in the Premier League, one new infection was detected. It is a player or staff member of Tottenham Hotspur, but the club does not disclose who has tested positive. He will go home isolation for at least a week. No positive cases were reported in the previous round of testing, while the first three rounds of testing yielded 12 positive cases.
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Rinus van Kalmthout arrives in the United States. The Dutchman will drive his first race of the IndyCar season at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth on Saturday, which will then start.
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Coronavirus4 hours ago
Stadium in Tel Aviv tests disinfectant spray in tunnel
Bloomfield Stadium, a stadium in Tel Aviv, installs a special tunnel to spray players with disinfectant spray before matches. When someone enters, they are sprayed for 15 seconds in a purifying mist to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. "Most people want to go through it. They feel much safer," said Eran Druker on behalf of Israeli automation company RD Pack. "We don't cure COVID-19, we fight the spread of the coronavirus."
Coronavirus5 hours ago
New season in Scotland starts in August
Where several leagues are still planning to complete the season, it is already known in Scotland when the new season starts. The Scottish Premier League opens in August. The current season ended in August due to the corona crisis. Celtic was declared the champion.
Coronavirus5 hours ago
DTM in Assen continues for the time being
The DTM races on the Assen circuit will remain on the calendar for the time being. The races in the German Touring Car Championship will be held without an audience and are scheduled for September 4-6, a few days after the ban on major events in the Netherlands has been lifted. "It is very unfortunate that due to the corona crisis we cannot offer a suitable follow-up for the Dutch and German DTM fans at Assen, but we are still happy that the TT Circuit Assen is part of the DTM Series 2020", says organizer Lee from dam.
Coronavirus5 hours ago
Spanish football season resumed one day earlier
In Spain, the ball will roll a day earlier than planned. On Thursday, June 10, the season will resume with the remainder of the game between Rayo Vallecano and Albacete in the Segunda División. That game was halted in December, as Albacete attacker Roman Zozulya faced chants from Vallecano supporters. Last week it was announced that La Liga will resume on June 11 with the Sevilla-Real Betis derby.
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Formula 1 published the calendar with the first eight races of this season on Tuesday. Our Formula 1 experts will update you in our podcast.
Coronavirus8 hours ago
OCT men's water polo postponed to February 2021
The KNZB has found new data for the Olympic qualifying tournament for the water polo men. The tournament, which takes place in Rotterdam, is now being held from February 14 to 21. Initially, the qualifying tournament would take place at the end of March of this year, but that was canceled due to the corona crisis. Initially, the event was postponed until later this month, but that too turned out to be impossible. The OKT for the water polo women is expected to take place in January 2021. However, the exact dates and location of that tournament have yet to be determined.
Coronavirus10 hours ago
'No early start of new season in professional football'
It does not look like the Eredivisie and Keuken Kampioen Division will start earlier than 1 September, not even now that various European competitions have already started. This is confirmed by a spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport to De Telegraaf . The difference with the other countries is that professional football matches in the Netherlands are subject to licensed events, even if they are played without an audience. If that had not been the case, professional football could have started earlier. "We are looking at how training can be started earlier in a good way," said the spokesperson.
Coronavirus11 hours ago
Portuguese league resumes
tonight The Portuguese league resumes tonight with two games:
- Portimonense-Gil Vicente
- Famalicão-FC Porto
FC Porto is the leader in the Primeira Liga. The club has taken 60 points in 24 games, one more than competitor Benfica. That club will act tomorrow.
Coronavirus13 hours ago
"NBA Wants To
Complete Current Season By Mid-October" Normally, the NBA Finals Series would take place around this time, but because of the corona crisis, the world's biggest basketball league has been standing still since March. However, the NBA is doing everything it can to complete this season and has even set a deadline , according to ESPN : October 12. The competition must be completed before that date. The sports channel further reports that the NBA plans to immediately start improvised playoffs with 22 instead of the usual 16 teams at the resumption. The proposals will still need to be approved by the NBA's board of directors and participating teams on Thursday.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 11:10 PM
Two members of the Jamaican bobsleigh team use a car to stay in shape. For example, during the lockdown in the UK, they are preparing for the winter games of 2022.
Jamaican bobsleigh team trains with car during lockdown
Coronavirus · yesterday at 9:19 PM
Promoter: 'Mexican GP continues on November 1'
The Grand Prix of Mexico continues on November 1, the original date. That is what the promoter of the Formula 1 race claims in a statement. Official reporting from Formula 1 is still missing. According to the promoter, a race without an audience or a cancellation due to the corona crisis is taken into account.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 8:55 PM
Carey still hopes for 15 to 18 Formula 1 races
Formula 1 boss Chase Carey still thinks it is possible to host fifteen to eighteen races in Formula 1 this year. The premier class presented the dates of eight races earlier today in Europe. "We feel good about that," said Carey on the official Formula 1 website. "But we're still in unfamiliar waters."
Coronavirus · yesterday at 8:26 PM
25 infections at club in Ukraine
At the Ukrainian club Karpaty Lviv no less than 25 people were tested positive for the coronavirus. All employees therefore go home for fourteen days. Also, all activities at the club have been suspended for the next two weeks. According to a spokesman for the club, the majority of the infected persons show no symptoms.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 6:00 PM
FC Twente is in solidarity: 'Otherwise you won't get anywhere'
Paul van der Kraan, director of FC Twente, did not hesitate for a moment to agree to the distribution of the TV funds. Because of the decision of the Eredivisie CV to also include the current season that has already ended in the distribution key, FC Twente is missing out on 350,000 euros in TV funds. "We agreed because we believe that there should be some degree of solidarity," Van der Kraan told Voetbal International . "Otherwise it will never work. If you only think about yourself, you will get nowhere."
Coronavirus · yesterday at 5:45 PM
Norris to test in Formula 3 car
Lando Norris gets into a Formula 3 car this week to prepare for Formula 1 resumption to pull. Formula 1 resumes with the Austrian Grand Prix on July 5 after a four-month absence.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 5:15 PM
"City will call Foden on for violating rules"
Manchester City will call on Phil Foden for not keeping distance at a football game with fans on the beach at Formby. That reports The Mirror . Photos held by the English newspaper show how twenty-year-old Foden plays a game of football with supporters in the sand. Afterwards, he also takes a picture with the admirers. Earlier, teammate Kyle Walker also had to talk after breaking the distance rule.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 4:50 PM
"NBA Players Are Going to Stay at Disney's Resort"
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando will be the NBA players' first place of stay when the US basketball league resumes. Yahoo Sports reports this on the authority of sources. According to the American sports medium, Disney and the American basketball league have reached an agreement today. The NBA was shut down on March 12 because of the corona crisis.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 4:07 PM
Premier League Clubs May Practice Before Restart
The Premier League clubs have been given the green light to play exhibition games ahead of the restart of the English League on 17 June. That writes The Times . The clubs had therefore asked to prepare for the competition. Strict conditions apply to the practice matches. For example, the players must come to the location in their own car, no official referees are allowed and the duels are played in stadiums or training complexes.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 3:40 PM
Competition position counts towards the distribution of TV funds
The current competition position will apply to the distribution of TV funds. All clubs in the Eredivisie have unanimously decided during a meeting of the Eredivisie CV in the stadium of Sparta Rotterdam, says Jan de Jong, chairman of the Eredivisie CV, at RTV Rijnmond . It concerns an amount of 80 million euros in total.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 3:30 PM
Sparta breaks contract with main sponsor open
Sparta Rotterdam has broken open and extended the contract with the main sponsor. The Schiedam-based real estate company D&S Groep will therefore remain affiliated with the Eredivisionist from Rotterdam until the summer of 2022. The new commitment thus provides Sparta with additional income in the corona crisis. "If we then receive such a signal from our main sponsor that they now want to upgrade the contract with Sparta and even extend it for an extra season, that is very good news", says general director Manfred Laros.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 3:09 PM
Van Geel: 'Eredivisie starts mid-September'
Martin van Geel gives a glimpse of the veil at FOX Sportsabout the intended start of the Eredivisie. According to the director of Willem II, the intention is that the competition will start in mid-September, after international football is first played. Practice matches will be scheduled in August, possibly between Eredivisie clubs. "It is a very good idea. I am happy that the atmosphere is prevalent. There is more solidarity than in recent weeks and months."
Coronavirus · yesterday at 2:34 PM
Klopp: 'Home advantage was already gone'
Jürgen Klopp is happy with Liverpool having to play a number of games on neutral ground. The manager of the Champions League winner believes that duels outside Anfield have few disadvantages. "We have no help from the public, but no team has that. So what is the advantage of playing in your own stadium?" The German told the BBC .
Coronavirus · yesterday at 13:45
'Top clubs agree on solidarity fund'
Ajax, AZ, Feyenoord and PSV sign an agreement with the KNVB about a solidarity fund for the smaller clubs, VI reports . The clubs donate 5 percent of their income from European duels to the fund. The KNVB and sponsor ING contribute 5 million.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 8:19 AM
"Five players and two FC Barcelona staff members were infected"
Five players and two FC Barcelona staff members were infected with the corona virus, when the team was tested for the first training sessions in early May, Spanish media report. It is not known who it concerns. All seven were asymptomatic and had been fully trained for some time. On June 13, 'Barça' resumes the competition with a game against Mallorca.
Coronavirus · Monday at 8:44 PM
Sixteen players Vasco da Gama infected with corona
Brazilian club Vasco da Gama has been severely affected by the corona virus. In a new test round, sixteen players tested positive for COVID-19. The complete selection was then placed in isolation. Vasco da Gama only trained individually, because group training is still prohibited by the Brazilian government.
Coronavirus · Monday at 5:00 PM
Brazilian GP organizer: 'Race with the public'
The organizer of the Brazilian Grand Prix is counting on the public at the Formula 1 race in November. Brazil is one of the hardest-hit countries in the world because of the corona virus, but according to Tamas Rohonyi that does not prevent a race at Interlagos. "We are confident that the famous Interlagos circuit will once again be the setting for a fascinating race. The race will continue without any problems under the current agreement," Rohonyi told US business magazine Forbes .
Coronavirus · Monday at 4:21 PM
Mayor Monza: 'Formula 1 race continues'
The Formula 1 race on the Monza circuit continues on September 6. The mayor of the Italian city, Dario Allevi, says this via Facebook. According to the citizen's father, the race will be held behind closed doors. The contract with the circuit would also have been extended by one year, until mid-2025.
Coronavirus · Monday at 4:15 PM
Aulas finds ending Ligue 1 still incomprehensible
Jean-Michel Aulas, the president of Olympique Lyon, will not be silenced by the French Minister of Sport for the time being. Despite the minister's criticism of recent statements by Aulas, the president still finds it incomprehensible that Ligue 1 will not be completed. "They have to stop making decisions that have not been thought about," said Aulas at Canal + . "The operational loss is now around 800 million euros. You have to get together and think about the general interest of football."
Coronavirus · Monday at 3:18 PM
Fortuna Sittard also comes with an update about the season tickets. Meanwhile, 992 fans of the club from Limburg have a new pass for next season.
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Coronavirus · Monday at 3:13 PM
Good news from AZ. Despite the corona crisis, the club has already been able to extend 4,000 season tickets.
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Coronavirus · Monday at 2:58 PM
Emergency fund for wheelchair
tennis players The four Grand Slam tournaments and the international tennis association ITF also make a grant available for wheelchair tennis players who have been financially affected by the corona crisis. A total of $ 300,000 (about 270,000 euros) will be made available. Players in the top twenty of the world who won less than $ 100,000 in prize money last year are eligible for the scholarship. The action follows a similar scheme that has been set up for approximately eight hundred players from the WTA and ATP. About 5.5 million euros has been earmarked for this.
Coronavirus · Monday at 2:19 PM
Recorded applause during all matches in La Liga
Although no audience is allowed to enter the stadiums, during all the matches in La Liga the rest of the season will sound in the twentieth minute in the stands during the rest of the season. The 'Applause to Infinity' pays tribute to all the 'heroes in healthcare' who are at the forefront of fighting the corona virus. "Fortunately, we are going through this difficult period, so we must not forget them," said La Liga chairman Javier Tebas. Fans all over the world can upload their applause through a special website so that it can be played in the stadiums.
Coronavirus · Monday at 13:44
Real Madrid is also finishing a group training today and trainer Zinedine Zidane has access to the full selection.
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Coronavirus · Monday at 12:50 PM
The package of measures (including the salary cut) by the players' union in the United States has yet to be submitted to the MLS, so that the owners can also agree. But it is highly questionable whether that will happen, because according to ESPN the owners insist on a greater sacrifice of the players.
Coronavirus · Monday at 12:00 PM
players hand in salary The players in the US MLS are doing this year with a little less salary. The players' union MLSPA has agreed to a measure for salary reduction. The MLS has also come to a halt due to the crisis, but the intention is to play football again in Florida in a closed location in the summer. "It was a tough mood in extremely challenging times, but we made this decision to ensure that players can return to football as soon as possible once it is safe enough," the MLSPA said in a statement.
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Coronavirus · Monday at 10:48 AM
It is allowed again, so FC Barcelona does a group training. The Spanish league La Liga will resume from June 11. The Catalans, who are still the front runners, will play at Real Mallorca on Saturday 13 June at 22:00.
Coronavirus · Monday at 10:42 AM
World champion Annemiek van Vleuten has had a training ride on it and is enjoying the beautiful spring weather.
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Coronavirus · Monday at 9:05 AM
The aim of the research is to demonstrate how (possible) contamination occurs in players. "What happens when a group of footballers increasingly come together to train? Our goal is to see what happens. We don't know exactly what the effect of corona is on all kinds of circumstances we are in. When do you become infected, under what circumstances and when are you safe? "says Joosten. "I am very much looking for agencies such as the GGD: what is our basis?" (2/2)
Coronavirus · Monday at 9:00 AM
Clubs from Brabant are participating in research
PSV, RKC Waalwijk, Willem II, NAC Breda and TOP Oss are participating in a study by Amphia Hospital. The hospital in Breda wants to see how (in a few months) in the Netherlands safe football can be played again. "You will think: what can we do as an extension of corona? For example, we came across a study to monitor the players for a possible corona infection," said Peter Joosten, a medical active at NAC and an orthopedic surgeon at Amphia. the NOS. (1/2)
Coronavirus · Monday at 8:50 AM
The only thing that is clear so far is when the first games will be played again. For Everton, this will be on June 20, when league-leader and fellow cityman Liverpool comes to visit. It is unlikely that that match will actually be played at Goodison Park, as it is a risky match. "It seems to be one of ten to twelve duels, which will fall under that. The stadiums are close together and in a residential area. That match is still being examined." (2/2)
Coronavirus · Monday at 8:45 AM
Brands do not yet know what resumed competition looks like
The Premier League will resume in more than two weeks, but the clubs do not really know where they stand yet. According to Everton technical director Marcel Brands, little is yet known about the resumption protocol. "A script is being prepared, which will be released sometime next week. It will contain details about traveling and preparing for the match," Brands told the NOS . (1/2)
CoronavirusSunday at 11:41 PM
Valencia not happy with Atalanta coach
Valencia is unpleasantly surprised by the statements of Gian Piero Gasperini. The Atalanta Bergamo coach revealed this weekend that he was on the bench in the Champions League game in and against Valencia in March while he had the corona virus. The 62-year-old Italian felt very ill, although he did not know he was infected. "This game was played behind closed doors, precisely to avoid the risk of contamination with COVID-19. These actions could endanger several people during the trip and the stay in Valencia."
CoronavirusSunday at 11:16 PM
Barcelona on June 13 against Mallorca
FC Barcelona continues the competition on Saturday June 13 at 22:00 with an away match against Real Mallorca. This is evident from the full (and packed) schedule of the remainder of La Liga, which has just been released. It has already become clear that the starting signal will be given at the city derby between Seville and Real Betis on 11 June (22:00). Real Madrid will play at home against Eibar on June 14 (7.30 p.m.).
CoronavirusSunday at 11:06 PM
"British government gives green light to F1 races at Silverstone"
Although people entering Britain from June 8 are required to be quarantined for two weeks, racing can still take place at the Silverstone circuit this summer. The British government plans to make an exception for the sport, sources report to the BBC . Formula 1 recently reached an agreement with Silverstone to hold a double race on that track in July and August. The government exemption should also allow the Champions League to be played.
CoronavirusSunday at 10:47 PM
Tailor turned off at PDC Home Tour
Over and out for Martijn Kleermaker at PDC Home Tour. The 29-year-old darts player from Harderwijk loses all three group matches in the second group phase. Joe Cullen (6-3), Jeff Smith (6-5) and Chris Dobey (6-3) are too strong for the Dutchman from their living room. Jelle Klaasen is therefore the only Dutchman still in the tournament.