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Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.

Cristiano Ronaldo donates five ventilators, accepts pay cut

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has donated five ventilators and has also agreed to a pay cut amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Ronaldo has returned to Portugal to self-isolate as COVID-19 has taken a devastating toll in Italy with 86,498 cases and 9,134 deaths confirmed.

Juventus star opens up on coronavirus ordeal

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala says he feels “much better” and is ready to restart a training regime after his coronavirus diagnosis.
Iconic former Newcastle United winger Nolberto Solano was detained in his native Peru for breaking the country’s coronavirus lockdown to go to a party, according to reports on Friday.

Former Newcastle winger arrested for attending party despite lockdown

Iconic former Newcastle United winger Nolberto Solano was detained in his native Peru for breaking the country’s coronavirus lockdown to go to a party, according to reports on Friday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday became the latest celebrity to test positive for COVID-19, joining heir to the throne Prince Charles.

Celebrities hit by coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday became the latest celebrity to test positive for COVID-19, joining heir to the throne Prince Charles.
Cristiano Ronaldo has clarified that a hand gesture he aimed at Atletico Madrid supporters during Juventus's 2-2 draw with the Liga side was not intended to offend them.

Pele: Cristiano Ronaldo the best player in the world ahead of Lionel Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo's consistency puts him ahead of Lionel Messi as the world's best player, according to Pele, but he doesn't believe that either man is as good as he was in his prime.
Nigeria Football Federation has celebrated former Nigerian international Victor Obinna Nsofor on his 33rd birthday.

NFF celebrates former international Obinna Nsofor at 33

The Nigerian football governing body took to their social media handle on Wednesday to celebrate the former Inter Milan and Chievo Verona’s star on the special occasion.
Eric Abidal has confirmed that Barcelona are interested in signing Inter forward Lautaro Martinez as a possible replacement for Luis Suarez.

Barcelona bid for Manchester United target Lautaro Martinez

Barcelona have made a bid for Manchester United target Lautaro Martinez, according to The Daily Star.
Former Brazil international Hulk, real name Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, says there is nothing hidden about his dating the niece of his ex-wife Iran Angelo de Souza, according to UOL.

Brazilian footballer dumps wife of 12-year relationship to marry wife’s niece

Brazilian footballer Hulk dumped his wife Iran Angelo in December and marries his wife’s niece in a sudden marriage after their relationship started in December.
Argentina has ordered all its 45 million populace to stay at home in a lock down measure to curtail the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Argentina orders 45 million populace to stay at home

Argentina has ordered all its 45 million populace to stay at home in a lock down measure to curtail the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has revealed that Gonzalo Higuain is close to penning a new contract.

Pipita leaves Juventus quarantine to meet sick mother in Argentina

Juventus striker Gonzalo 'El Pipita' Higuain has left the team’s quarantine and returned home to Argentina, according to multiple reports in Italy on Thursday.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus cases top 200,000 globally, death toll over 8,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 200,000 cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have now been reported to WHO and 8,000 people have lost their lives.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Coronavirus: WHO backs international drug trial as cases surpass 200,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is coordinating trials on several possible medications for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), WHO Chief Tedros Ghebreyesus said as the global infection number surpassed 200,000.
Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.

Gabriel Batistuta: Why I did not sign for Real Madrid and AC Milan

Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.
The Copa América has been suspended, Conmebol have confirmed on Tuesday.

Copa América moved to 2021

The Copa América has been suspended, Conmebol have confirmed on Tuesday.
President Lenin Moreno of Ecuador wrote on Twitter that Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Colombia, Peru, Guyana, and Ecuador have agreed to ‘unify measures for the entry of people into each country’.

South American countries unite to combat coronavirus

Eight South American countries have agreed to a regional alliance ”PROSUR” to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Valencia confirmed on Sunday five of the club’s players and staff have tested positive for coronavirus, including Argentinian defender Ezequiel Garay.

Valencia confirm five positive tests for coronavirus

Valencia confirmed on Sunday five of the club’s players and staff have tested positive for coronavirus, including Argentinian defender Ezequiel Garay.

Juventus star denies contracting coronavirus

One hundred and twenty-one of Juve staff members and players were put into self-isolation after it was revealed that defender Daniele Rugani had tested positive for Covid-19.
Formula One group CEO Chase Carey, Australian Grand Prix Corporation chairman Paul Little, Race director Michael Masi and Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO Andrew Westacott during a press conference after it was announced the Australian Grand Prix would be cancelled after a McLaren team member tested positive for coronavirus REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

AFP looks at the effects on the sport of the coronavirus, which by Thursday had killed over 4,600 people while infecting more than 127,000 in 115 countries and territories.

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Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the institute, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in a telephone interview in Lagos.

Institute begins free virus screening, gives criteria

As the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research begins a free screening for COVID-19 on March 30 in Lagos, only invited individuals will be tested.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

US prepares emergency evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

The United States government is preparing emergency flights to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria over fear of escalation of Coronavirus in the country.