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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Reus sets up aid fund for the middle class in Dortmund
The donations of top athletes in the fight against the coronavirus accumulate rapidly. Marco Reus joins the list. The football player of Borussia Dortmund has founded an aid fund with his wife for small entrepreneurs in Dortmund who are hit hard economically by the corona virus. Reus has already set aside 500,000 euros under the motto 'Help your own city'.

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Riders Lotto-Soudal hand in a voluntary salary
The Lotto-Soudal riders voluntarily waive part of their wages in order to retain the employees of the Belgian cycling formation. Due to the coronavirus measures, almost all rates have been canceled and staff have become temporarily unemployed. The 27 riders of the team continue to train to be ready for the competition when they race again.

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Players of the Dutch football clubs also have to give up part of their salary in order to retain the employees at the club.

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Ecclestone: 'I had canceled Formula 1 season'
Bernie Ecclestone (89) would have known if he still had a say in Formula 1 in this corona crisis. "What I would have done? I think I should say that we are going to end the race talk this year. That's all you can do. So no one can make stupid agreements that may not be fulfilled. "

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PSV spokesperson: 'Schwaab contract has been canceled'
A spokesperson for PSV confirms to NU.nl that the expiring contract of Daniel Schwaab has been formally terminated, but he does not want to say whether Schwaab will actually leave the club from Brabant next summer.

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Eccentric chairman FC Sion retaliates after criticism
Christian Constantin, the eccentric chairman of the Swiss FC Sion, disagrees with the criticism of his decision to fire nine players. The nine complained that they had not had enough time to consider the proposal for a reduction in employment, which would be requested because of the corona crisis. "Some experienced players, including the captain, have put pressure on the younger players to decline the offer," Constantin told Sport1 . "Their only concern was to keep the entire salary. Some players have not been influenced, others have."

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The Olympic Games, the European Football Championship, the Giro d'Italia and Roland Garros have already been postponed due to the corona virus, but which events will continue this summer? An overview.

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Infected Dybala: 'I could barely breathe'
Paulo Dybala went through a rough time when he had the coronavirus among the members. "The symptoms were very much present in me," said the Juventus attacker, who is now improving, on the club channels. "I could barely breathe and if I did something, I couldn't keep it up for more than five minutes. Then I already got muscle pain."

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Formula 1 teams are joining forces against Corona
Seven Formula 1 teams will assist the British government in the production of respirators. Many staff who specialize in design, production and assembly walk around the stables. Among others, the Red Bull Racing of Max Verstappen and the Mercedes of reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton belong to the partnership of the seven teams, which is known as Project Pitlane.

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Many sports competitions have been canceled worldwide due to the corona virus, but there is a virtual world where the virus does not rule.

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Utah Jazz players recovered from coronavirus
All players and employees of the Utah Jazz American basketball club have recovered from the corona virus, several American media report. A contagion case at the Salt Lake City club prompted the NBA to halt the league immediately. The recovered players and staff are no longer an infection threat either, health authorities in the US state of Utah have concluded.

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Olympic tickets remain valid for Games in Tokyo
Despite the postponement of the sporting event to 2021, the already obtained Olympic tickets for the Tokyo Games remain valid. This is confirmed by sports umbrella organization NOC * NSF after telephone consultation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Dutch handball players, football players, hockey players and hockey players, among others, had already qualified for the Games, which were postponed on Tuesday because of the worldwide outbreak of the corona virus.

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DFB Pokal semi-finals postponed
Also in April, all football matches in Germany are in danger of disappearing from the calendar. The German Football Association has postponed the duels Bayern Munich-Eintracht Frankfurt and 1. FC Saarbrücken-Bayer Leverkusen in the semifinals of the DFB Pokal. The meetings were originally scheduled for late April. The Bundesliga also wants to postpone all league games in the spring month.

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Players Schalke 04 donate part of their salary
The players of Schalke 04 donate part of their salary until June 30 in order to retain the six hundred employees at the club. The club's management and technical staff also contribute financially, according to a press release by Die Königsblauen . Due to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, German football clubs are losing millions of euros in revenues from receipts and television money. Huub Stevens is a member of the supervisory board of Schalke 04.

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Stoke City fines player after Instagram riot
A football riot was also born in times of the corona crisis. James McClean, player of Stoke City, can now talk about it. The Irishman recently posted a photo to Instagram, sitting on top of his kids wearing a balaclava, with the caption, " Today's School lesson - History ." McClean received a lot of criticism on social media. His employer Stoke City decides to impose a fine of two weeks' wages on him. McClean must also delete his Instagram account.

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Atletico players also have to hand in 70 percent
The players of Atlético Madrid also have to hand in 70 percent of their salary because of the corona virus. The Spanish superpower has applied for a working time reduction to guarantee the survival of the club. The fees of the staff and employees at the Madrid office of the club are also significantly reduced. FC Barcelona introduced a similar scheme to its workforce yesterday.

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Djokovic donates 1 million euros for medical equipment
Novak Djokovic is the next top tennis player who will help financially in the fight against the corona virus. The Serb with his wife donates 1 million euros for the purchase of medical equipment in his native country. "I would like to express my gratitude to all medical personnel around the world and in my native Serbia for helping everyone infected with the corona virus," said Djokovic from Spain in a video conference with Serbian media.

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PDC wants to help darters in need of money
Dartsbond PDC is prepared to help darts players who are in need of money due to the corona crisis. Due to the worldwide outbreak of the virus, all matches have been canceled or postponed for the time being. "They are a sole proprietorship and currently have no income from prize money or demonstration parties," explains PDC director Matthew Porter at Algemeen Dagblad . "Some of them will have sponsors who continue to pay, but we can imagine that there are also darts players who are struggling to make ends meet. We can see if we can help them get through this difficult period. "

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Amateur football Belgium no longer resumes
Amateur football in Belgium is no longer resumed. The reason is the measures taken by the federal government to combat the corona virus. The champions, relegants and doctoral candidates are determined on the basis of the current ranking. In Belgium, all sports clubs are closed until April 17.

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Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp addresses his fans on Instagram. "Football is not the most important thing in the world, 100 percent."

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Avatar Avatar Author liverpoolfc Moment of places 13: 08 - 27 March 2020

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Tour of Switzerland gets digital edition
We can do what they can in Formula 1, they must have thought at the Tour of Switzerland. The cycling race is organizing a digital edition next month, with stages that last about an hour. Real cyclists from home will participate in the Digital Swiss 5, which is partly about the route of the stage race. It is not yet known who all this will be. The digital event will take place between April 22-26 and will be broadcast live. The original Tour of Switzerland is still planned for June, but it seems unlikely that it will continue.

WORLD PREMIERE: THE DIGITAL SWISS 5 - Tour de Suisse, @gorouvy and @VelonCC start the first digital race with the best pro teams in the world. All informations about the 5 races in April: https://t.co/cLsoNwA1WS

Avatar Avatar Author Tour de Suisse Time of places 14: 21 - 27 March 2020

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Ruud van Nistelrooij jumps into the breach for the food bank, which has to contend with a shortage of food packages due to the corona crisis. The former striker of PSV, Manchester United and Real Madrid, among others, is donating no less than six thousand packages for the branches of the Food Bank Eindhoven, Den Bosch and Oss.

Food banks are experiencing massive food shortages due to the corona crisis. I donate, you too? #foodbank #staystrong

Avatar Avatar Author rvistelrooy Time of places 13: 59 - 27 March 2020

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Procrastination offers opportunities for marathon runner Butter
Marathon runner Michel Butter is pleased with the IOC's decision to postpone the Olympic Games, the NOS writes. The athlete now has more opportunities to qualify for the event. Initially he would go for his last chance during the Rotterdam Marathon on April 5, but now there are more possibilities. "After the expiration of Rotterdam, I still had hope to place myself at a different time. But then the measures came that no more events could be organized. The Games were rescheduled a day later, so there are opportunities for me again. "

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NFL warns clubs not to criticize the draft going forward
The United States' National Football League (NFL) warned its clubs on Thursday (local time) not to publicly criticize the decision to continue the annual draft from late April. "There is no point in publicly discussing issues surrounding the draft. If you do, it could trigger disciplinary action," NFL boss Roger Goodell wrote in an internal memorandum held by. "I believe that keeping the draft as planned can be very positive for our clubs, our fans and our country as a whole," Goodell writes. The draft, which will be held in Las Vegas this year, allows NFL clubs to take turns choosing new players each year.

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Another three Diamond League games postponed
The organization of the prestigious Diamond League has canceled three more games because of the corona virus: Stockholm (May 24), Naples (May 28) and Rabat (May 31). Previously, the games in Doha and a yet to be determined Chinese city were already removed from the calendar. New data is being examined. The organizers still plan to complete a solid competition this year.

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Trainers also like to stay fit during the corona crisis. Take, for example, Real trainer Zinedine Zidane, who apparently has a private gym at home.

Nous vivons tous un moment Privé ... Prenez soin de vous, de vos proches et profitez de votre foyer, c'est la seule manière de gagner tous ensemble. H #hometeam @adidas @adidasfootball

Avatar Avatar Author Zidane Moment of Places 12: 35-27 March 2020

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Ajax, Feyenoord and PSV must financially support ailing clubs in Dutch professional football, just like four top clubs have done in Germany.

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Normally it is always a big party in house De Mos when Aad's birthday, but today he has to do without guests. The former trainer and football analyst is nevertheless well spoiled. He blows out 73 candles.

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#birthday #without audience #cake #jeu de boules #spring rope #grasmachine face time #balletje #rugontspannen 90 'seat @de_marktbakker @bol_com #lente 27 maart # topweer☀️ #tuin

Avatar Avatar Author 300 Moment of places 12: 23 - 27 March 2020

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Ajax player Ryan Babel is also working on his condition. He runs a round through the forest. On a sunny day like this it is no punishment.

NOW is the time for self improvement 📍 @rbthebrand

Avatar Avatar Author ryanbabel Moment of places 11: 54 - 27 March 2020

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Neymar applauds Instagram to all hospital staff in France. His club Paris Saint-Germain has also raised a sum of 200,000 euros with a special shirt promotion to fight the corona virus.

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@neymarjr shows his appreciation for French medical & care workers (with a new look) 👨‍🦰👏 @psg

Avatar Avatar Author 433 Moment of places 11: 28 - 27 March 2020

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Promotion shirt PSG delivers 2 tons for fighting coronavirus
Paris Saint-Germain has raised € 200,000 with a special action shirt to fight the corona virus, the club reports on Twitter. The club had 1,500 shirts printed with the text 'Tous Unis' (All Together). The shirts, which cost 175 euros each, were sold out within a few hours.

Lesson 1⃣5⃣0⃣0⃣ leotards #TousUnis mis en vente au profit de l '@ APHP ont trouvé preneurs en moins de 12h. Plus the 200,000 € iront au personnel soignant des Hôpitaux de Paris. ErcMerci à tous! ❤️💙

Avatar Avatar Author Paris Saint-Germain Time of places 22: 58 - 26 March 2020

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Top sprinter Fabio Jakobsen works on his muscle strength at home. Will he have even more strength in his body when he can sprint again?

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Going strong at home, training solo made possible by @gorillagripnl. I will be ready when it's time to return to racing! @deceuninck_quickstepteam 🐺🏋🏻‍♂️

Avatar Avatar Author fabiojakobsenMoment of places19: 26 - 26 March 2020

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National coaches Caldas and Annan continue to postponed Games
The national team coaches of both hockey men and women, Max Caldas and Alyson Annan, will continue until next year's Games. The hockey association (KNHB) has just announced this. Both contracts ran until December 20 this year, but have now been extended. Jeroen Bijl, technical director KNHB: "Both teams benefit from continuing the chosen path under the leadership of Alyson and Max," said technical director Jeroen Bijl of the KNHB. "We have therefore extended the agreements with both national coaches to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, regardless of the dates on which the Games will be held in 2021."

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Sheffield players are fined for skipping a workout at home
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is committed to keeping his players fit during this time. He has introduced a fine system for players who do not keep to the agreements, player Oliver Norwood tells the BBC. "We have to train at home three times a day and record everything on our phone. We send the images to the fitness manager. If you skip once, you will be fined." According to Norwood, the amount of the fine is 500 pounds (about 550 euros).

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Now that they are forced to sit at home, top athletes learn to know new sides of themselves. Take, for example, Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean, who has started vacuuming.

Oh dear .. I bought a Dyson! Not sure staying home makes wonders to me 😂😂😂 # r8g #dadlife #home

Avatar Avatar Author grosjeanromain Time of places 15: 48 - 26 March 2020

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Also streak through the World Cup mountain bike because of COVID-19
We can now also add the World Championship mountain bike to the long list of canceled sporting events. The South German municipality of Albstadt, where the event was to be held from 25 to 28 June, has put an end to it. Together with the UCI, the organization is still looking for a new date later this year. Mathieu van der Poel and Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado planned to participate, but now have to wait.

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Three Japanese baseball players infected with coronavirus
The corona virus is now also entering the baseball world. Three players of the club Hanshin Tigers, who plays at the highest level in Japan, are infected with the virus. The club reports this on its website. The Japanese league was initially scheduled to start last week, but has already been postponed to April 20. That date has not yet been altered.

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Olympic champion Frederica Pellegrini likes to have fun, even in these times. The top swimmer shows that she can 'train' well at home.

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Italian top swimmer 'trains' in bedroom by corona virus

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The Olympic Games and the European Football Championship have already been postponed to 2021. What should be done with the Tour de France?

  • Continue on original dates, but without an audience at the finish
  • Postpone to later this year
  • Cancel the 2020 edition

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Dani Alves lashes out at Brazilian president: 'Health is more important than money'
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans to ease corona measures to keep the economy afloat, but Dani Alves is wrong. The former FC Barcelona player lashes out at the president on social media: "Health is more important than money. Without health you can do nothing. Many families and people are currently fighting this pandemic and you, one of the most important persons in our country, must ensure the welfare of the country and its people. "

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Pole vaulter Armand Duplantis does not fall behind during this period. The Swedish world record holder has now ensured that he can now simply pole vault in his own garden. "Back to where it all started."

Back to where it all started #StrongTogether #borntofly

Avatar Avatar Author mondo_duplantis Time of places 16: 10 - 26 March 2020

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Evenepoel will probably not make its big round debut until 2021 and is aiming for the World Cup
Chances are that Remco Evenepoel will only make his debut in a major cycling round next year. The top talent now focuses on the Giro d'Italia and the Olympic Games postponed entirely on the World Cycling Championships and will probably miss the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España. "It wouldn't be smart to make my debut in the toughest stage race of the year," said 20-year-old Evenepoel at Sporza on Thursday at the Tour. "The Vuelta? Just maybe, but not before, because then it has to fit in function of the World Cup, my big goal in the fall." Evenepoel finished second last year at the World Championships time trial, behind Rohan Dennis.

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US Open golf tournament postponed to later this year
The US Open, one of the four majors on the golf calendar, has been postponed to later this year. That reports the New York Post . The tournament was supposed to take place from June 18-21 on the track of Winged Foot in New York, but that is canceled due to the corona virus. The International Golf Association (PGA) hopes to catch up with the event, which was won last year by American Gary Woodland, later in the summer. At least that will happen at the same location. Earlier, the PGA Championship and The Masters were already postponed because of the corona virus. Only the British Open, scheduled for July 16-19, has not yet been postponed.

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Chinese competition may still be postponed due to entry ban
Chinese football teams hoped to take action again at the end of next week, but that will probably not happen. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recently introduced an entry ban for foreigners, including those with a special visa. Many foreign footballers play in the Chinese league and a large part of them have not yet returned to China. Giovanni van Bronckhorst, the trainer of Guangzhou R&F, already returned from a training camp last week. He will start training in the coming week.

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Good morning and welcome to the NUsport app! My name is Rob Hirschmann and I will update you today on the latest news from the sports world. Of course, it will again be a lot about the consequences of the coronavirus for sports, but we also keep a close eye on the other news.

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FC Barcelona applies for a working reduction
FC Barcelona applies for working time reductions for staff, including players, to avoid financial difficulties in the corona crisis. The club confirms this in a statement on the website. Staff income is adjusted to the work being done. La Liga has been shut down indefinitely because of the corona crisis. After Italy, Spain is the most affected European country with 57,786 infections and 4,365 deaths.

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Now that the need for flash rehabilitation has disappeared at Memphis Depay due to the corona crisis, he has plenty of time to announce a new video clip.

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Avatar Avatar Author Memphis Depay Time of places 21: 09 - March 26, 2020

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Arteta draws 'emotional' lessons from corona contamination
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta learned an important lesson from the time when he was infected with the coronavirus. "We live in a world where everything is social media, everything is a WhatsApp message. But how important is it to feel, touch and hug each other? I miss that with many people I love," says the Spaniard against the BBC . "We need to be more emotionally open. We need to be able to tell each other how we feel."

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Maracanã now serves as a hospital
The Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro is temporarily being turned from a football stadium into a hospital to fight the corona virus. 2,900 official cases of infection with the COVID-19 virus have been reported in Brazil. In Brazil, the competition has also been shut down. The Maracanã included the final of the 2014 World Cup.

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