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La Liga President Javier Tebas poses during an interview with Reuters at the La Liga headquarters in Madrid, Spain, October 2, 2018. REUTERS-Paul Hanna

La Liga to start next season on September 12

La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Friday that the league is hoping the 2020/21 season can start on September 12.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League set for June 17 return

The Premier League will return to action on June 17, more than three months after the season was halted due to the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a BBC report.
Noah Sarenren Bazee was on target for his club Augsburg as they recorded a 3-0 away win over struggling Schalke 04 in Sunday’s German Bundesliga game.

Noah Bazee pleased with Augsburg’s win against Schalke

Augsburg winger Noah Sarenren-Bazee says he’s pleased with side’s performance in the 3-0 win against Schalke 04 in a matchday 27 German Bundesliga encounter on Sunday.
Noah Sarenren Bazee was on target for his club Augsburg as they recorded a 3-0 away win over struggling Schalke 04 in Sunday’s German Bundesliga game.

Noah Bazee scores first Bundesliga goal for Augsburg

Noah Sarenren Bazee was on target for his club Augsburg as they recorded a 3-0 away win over struggling Schalke 04 in Sunday’s German Bundesliga game.
Cricket - South Africa v Australia - Second ODI - Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein, South Africa - March 4, 2020 South Africa's Janneman Malan and David Miller. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

South Africa plan for resumption by isolating players in bio-bubble

Cricket South Africa (CSA) plan to isolate players and support staff in a “bio-bubble” to minimise their exposure to COVID-19 and hasten a return to play.
Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has two players that worked extra hard to ensure his side beat Portsmouth 2-0 in the FA Cup fifth-round on Monday night.

Mikel Arteta targets Emmanuel Dennis as replacement for Aubameyang

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will look to sign Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis as replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin during a press conference REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

UEFA chief losing sleep over coronavirus cost

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says he is having sleepless nights due to the COVID-19 pandemic with European soccer’s governing body set to lose “millions and millions” of dollars after the season came to a halt.
Nigerian winger Victor Moses is delighted to be back in training with his Italian club Inter Milan.

Victor Moses delighted to be back in training

The former Nigerian international flown back to Italy last week after the Italian government agreed to allow teams to return to training as they prepare to restart the season.
Staging football matches without spectators must only be a short-term fix during the COVID-19 pandemic as the prolonged absence of fans could damage the game, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says.

Arsene Wenger: Games without spectators only a short-term solution

Staging football matches without spectators must only be a short-term fix during the COVID-19 pandemic as the prolonged absence of fans could damage the game, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says.

Raheem Sterling demands at least a month of training prior to Premier League return

Manchester City star Raheem Sterling believes clubs should be given at least four weeks to train before returning to competitive Premier League action following the coronavirus hiatus.
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe admitted Friday that settling on a new date for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 will not satisfy everybody.

World Athletics to emulate football, return for closed-door events

Sebastian Coe – the World Athletics president, has hinted that his organisation may emulate a major football body like Bundesliga and bring its competitions out of Coronavirus quarantine, and stage athletics events without spectators.
May 16, 2020 - General view before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Carsten Lappe-Pool via REUTERS

Bundesliga: Jamilu Collins helps Paderborn to away draw

Super Eagles left-back Jamilu Collins was in action for struggling Paderborn who held Fortuna Dusseldorf to a 0-0 draw away, as the German Bundesliga returned on Saturday after it was suspended in March due to the coronavirus outbreak.
(L-R) Dortmund’s Portuguese defender Raphael Guerreiro, Dortmund’s English midfielder Jadon Sancho and Dortmund’s Danish midfielder Thomas Delaney applaud after the German First division Bundesliga football match BVB Borussia Moenchengladbach v Borussia Dortmund in Moenchengladbach, western Germany, on May 18, 2019. (Photo by LEON KUEGELER / AFP) / DFL

City of Dortmund prepares for Bundesliga to resume

Fans preparing to follow the action in the first top-flight professional soccer league to resume after the COVID-19 lockdown should be prepared to keep their distance or risk seeing future matches cancelled, the mayor of Dortmund said.
Borussia Dortmund are hosting Schalke 04 at their Signal Iduna Park at 14-30.

Bundesliga returns today, timetable for other Euro leagues

Football is back. The German Bundesliga this weekend becomes the first major European league to resume following the two-month coronavirus shutdown.
Former Nigerian international Austine Jay Jay Okocha once said he never knew he is a black footballer until he got to, where he suffered racial abuse while playing in the German Bundesliga.

Emmanuel Okocha: I cried watching Jay Jay play in Germany

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Emmanuel Okocha has admitted that he was in the stand to watch his young brother Austin Jay Jay Okocha scored one of the best goals in the history of German Bundesliga.
Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.

Lyon slam ‘sudden’ decision to end Ligue 1 season

Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga restart gives hope to other leagues – Schalke coach

The resumption of the German Bundesliga next weekend amid the COVID-19 crisis will give hope to other European leagues that they can also successfully return, according to Schalke 04 coach David Wagner.
Former Nigerian international Austine Jay Jay Okocha once said he never knew he is a black footballer until he got to, where he suffered racial abuse while playing in the German Bundesliga.

Jay Jay Okocha: How I used dribbles to fight racism in Germany

Former Nigerian international Austine Jay Jay Okocha once said he never knew he is a black footballer until he got to, where he suffered racial abuse while playing in the German Bundesliga.

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