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.
Coronavirus · 3 minutes ago
'Champions League final in Germany or Portugal'
Even for the Champions League season, that is not yet exactly what the plans are, although news agency AP reports that the final is not as planned in Istanbul, but in Germany or Portugal. It is said that a decision will be made on June 17 and the quarter and semi-finals will also be played in one of the countries.
Coronavirus · 21 minutes ago
"NBA season will be completed with 22 teams"
It is still unclear what the remainder of the NBA season will look like. American media, including ESPN , are now reporting that the largest basketball league in the world will resume with 22 out of thirty teams. This includes thirteen teams from the Western Conference and nine from the east (the top sixteen plus the six teams with the highest winning percentage), who will play eight games in the regular season at Disney World from July 31. Then the playoffs follow. The clubs must vote on the plan on Thursday.
Coronavirusone hour ago
In Hungary the cup was won yesterday by Budapest Honvéd. On the field and in the stands, where there were about ten thousand supporters, 1.5 meters away was not really the case ...
Coronavirus2 hours ago
Olympic Games may be in modified form
Yuriko Koike, the governor of Tokyo, once again emphasizes that the Olympic Games will be held in modified form next year if necessary due to the corona crisis. "Organizing the Games requires understanding from the people of Tokyo and Japan. We need to be effective and simplify what needs to be simplified," she says.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 11:24 PM
Jelle Klaasen also fails to become group winner in the semi-finals of the PDC Home Tour. 'The Cobra', who already secured a place in the final round after two wins, must recognize his superior in Gary Anderson: 2-6 in his last match.
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Coronavirus · yesterday at 11:00 PM
Honvéd wins Hungarian cup for ten thousand spectators
Honvéd crowns as Hungarian cup winner for the eighth time. The club from Budapest defeats Mezokövesd in the final 2-1 in the presence of 10,000 spectators in the Puskas Arena, which normally has room for 65,000 supporters. Most matches in Hungary are played without an audience due to the corona crisis, but an exception was made for the cup final.
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Coronavirus · yesterday at 10:20 PM
Klaasen to final group PDC Home Tour
Jelle Klaasen penetrates to the final group of the PDC Home Tour. 'The Cobra' won its first two matches in the semifinals and sees Gary Anderson 6-3 against Dave Chisnall. As a result, Klaasen and Anderson are already assured of a place in the final battle before their last matches.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 9:59 PM
Jelle Klaasen is fast on the way to the final group of the PDC Home Tour. The Dutchman also wins his second match against Mike De Decker and is certain of a place in the final battle with Gary Anderson's victory over Dave Chisnall.
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Coronavirus · yesterday at 9:58 PM
Romania resumes competition on June 12
In Romania, competition resumes on Friday, June 12 with the game between Universitatea Craiova-Botosani. The top match between leader CFR Cluj and number two FCSB, the former Steaua Bucharest, followed for two days. The Romanian government gave the green light to resume training last Monday. The matches in Romania are played without an audience and strict hygiene regulations apply. Spitting on the field can result in a suspension of six to twelve matches.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 9:31 PM
Jelle Klaasen has an excellent start in the semi-finals of the PDC Home Tour. The Cobra defeats Dave Chisnall 6-2 in its first group game. Gary Anderson won 6-5 earlier in the evening against Mike De Decker, Klaasen's next opponent.
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Coronavirus · yesterday at 8:23 PM
A great promotion by Cyriel Dessers: the top scorer of the Eredivisie donates toys from his own childhood to Toy Bank Almelo. The toys are intended for families who cannot buy toys due to financial problems. "I am happy that it turned out well this way and I hope it makes children happy," says Dessers.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 8:11 PM
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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Coronavirus · yesterday at 8:01 PM
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 PhD candidate FC Famalicão, which is surprisingly seventh, at 10:15 pm.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 5:20 PM
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.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 4:55 PM
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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Coronavirus · yesterday at 4:43 PM
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."
Coronavirus · yesterday at 3:40 PM
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.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 3:30 PM
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.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 3:18 PM
Spanish football season resumed one day earlier
In Spain, the ball will roll a day earlier than planned. On Wednesday, 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.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 2:59 PM
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.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 12:13 PM
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.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 09:50
'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.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 09:07
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.
Coronavirus · yesterday at 07:13
"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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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.
CoronavirusTuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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 · Tuesday 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.
CoronavirusTuesday 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.