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Juventus accused of bringing coronavirus to France

On February 26, with northern Italy beginning to suffer from the coronavirus, Juventus went to Lyon to play the first leg of the Champions League round of 16, a match that perhaps should not have been played, and which some point to as the entry point of the COVID-19 in France.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Europe’s biggest clubs scramble for Victor Osimhen

Europe’s biggest clubs are still chasing Lille striker Victor Osimhen for the summer market.
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has hit back at speculation he’s demanded in excess of £180,000-a-week to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge.

Tammy Abraham rubbishes reports he asked to be Chelsea’s highest paid player

Tammy Abraham has quashed rumours he is seeking to become Chelsea’s highest-paid player as talks over a new contract continue.
Always the lightning rod for controversy, Neymar Jr.’s arrival was highly anticipated. Last summer, he famously arrived after his teammates much to the chagrin of Leonardo but this time, Neymar showed up right on time and with a new blonde hairstyle.

Neymar, Thiago Silva return to Brazil amid coronavirus crisis

Le Parisien report that Brazilian international and PSG duo Neymar and Thiago Silva have returned to their native Brazil amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Chelsea ace, Tammy Abraham, has revealed how manager Frank Lampard inspired them to victory at Tottenham on Sunday.

Tammy Abraham demands new £180k-a-week deal to stay at Chelsea

Tammy Abraham is reportedly demanding £180,000-a-week to sign a new contract at Chelsea.
Bernard Preynat, 75, had confessed at his trial in January in the southeastern city of Lyon to “caresses” he knew were forbidden after victims testified of the abuses they suffered at his hands.

French priest gets five-year jail term for sex assault of boy scouts

A defrocked Catholic priest was given a five-year jail term Monday for sexually abusing boy scouts in his care several decades ago, a case that roiled the French Church over claims he was shielded from prosecution by his superiors.
Marseille star Dimitri Payet has hit back at Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, who claimed that the whole Ligue 1 season should be forgotten following its suspension due to the coronavirus.

Marseille star Dimitri Payet mocks Lyon president over desire to cancel Ligue 1 due...

Marseille star Dimitri Payet has hit back at Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, who claimed that the whole Ligue 1 season should be forgotten following its suspension due to the coronavirus.
Interpol has issued a notice to police forces around the world about various scams that have sprung up which take advantage of the Corronavirus (COVID-19).

Interpol warns police forces, public of coronavirus scams

Interpol has issued a notice to police forces around the world about various scams that have sprung up which take advantage of the Corronavirus (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.
Cristiano Ronaldo will not feature for Juventus against Brescia on Tuesday after the forward was left out of a 20-man squad for the Serie A fixture.

Cristiano Ronaldo quarantined after teammate tests positive of coronavirus

Cristiano Ronaldo has been quarantine in Portugal after his Juventus teammate Daniele Rugani tested positive for novel coronavirus.
Le Parisien reports that this season’s Coupe de la Ligue final, originally scheduled to take place between PSG and Lyon on 4th April at the Stade de France, will be postponed to a yet to be determined later date owing to concerns around COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Coupe de la Ligue final postponed to later date

Le Parisien report this morning that this season’s Coupe de la Ligue final, originally scheduled to take place between PSG and Lyon on 4th April at the Stade de France, will be postponed to a yet to be determined later date owing to concerns around COVID-19.
Tuscany based club US Pianese have been placed in quarantine after three players and a staff member tested positive for Coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Italy’s top sports body calls for all events to be cancelled

After a meeting between representatives from all Italian team sports federations, the National Olympic Committee said in a statement the government should intensify its measures against the virus.
Mohamed Salah should be the man to make way at Liverpool if there is any chance of the Reds luring Kylian Mbappe away from Paris Saint-Germain, says Charlie Adam.

Kylian Mbappe misses Paris Saint-Germain training through illness ahead of Borussia Dortmund clash

Kylian Mbappe was forced to miss Paris Saint-Germain training on Monday due to illness, with his participation in a Champions League showdown with Borussia Dortmund now in doubt.
Olivier Giroud has confirmed he “did everything” he could to organise a move away from Chelsea in January.

Olivier Giroud: I did everything to try leave Chelsea in January

Olivier Giroud has confirmed he “did everything” he could to organise a move away from Chelsea in January.
Archbishop of Lyon Philippe Barbarin is the most senior French priest to be caught up in a global pedophilia scandal that has seen clergy hauled before courts from Argentina to Australia.

French cardinal resigns over failure to report ‘sex abuse’ case

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a French cardinal who failed to report an alleged pedophile priest, the Catholic Church in Lyon said Friday.
Manchester United have rediscovered a spark and the return of Paul Pogba can see them take the “next step” as the Frenchman has the ability to “unlock the door”, says Ryan Giggs.

Paul Pogba tipped to ‘abandon’ Manchester United for Juventus return

Paul Pogba will likely “abandon” Manchester United and English football this summer in order to make a return to Juventus, says Mohamed Sissoko.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala have no problem playing together, insists Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala caught on camera blaming Juventus midfield for Lyon defeat

Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala were caught on camera blaming the Juventus midfield for their midweek Champions League loss to Lyon.
Aaron Ramsey remains confident Juventus will make it through to the Champions League quarter-finals despite Wednesday's loss to Lyon.

Aaron Ramsey ‘confident’ over Juventus Champions League progression

Aaron Ramsey remains "confident" Juventus will make it through to the Champions League quarter-finals despite Wednesday's loss to Lyon. =

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