The Man City UCL ban has caused speculation over the future of talismanic midfield ace Kevin De Bruyne. The Man City UCL ban was imposed on the Premier League club for breaking the Financial Fair Play Rules (FFP) on February 14 after the Man City owners were found guilty of misleading the European governing body over its Etihad sponsorship. The 28-year-old Kevin De Bruyne hinted that the Man City UCL ban, which could be upheld for up to two years, might force him to leave the club and play in the prestigious tournament with another top European suitor.
FIFA and WHO have teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new awareness campaign led by world-renowned footballers, who are calling on all people around the world to follow five key steps to stop the spread of the disease.
The Sports Authority of India(SAI) on Sunday said that it has deposited Rs 30,000 each as out of pocket allowance in accounts of 2749 Khelo India athletes, adding up to Rs 8.25 crore in all. The money has been transferred to the bank accounts of the athletes on May 22, 2020. A total of 2893 athletes will be given the OPA for the period, with the funds to the remaining 144 athletes to be transferred by the end of May 2020, a press release from SAI Said.Source: PTI
New Zealand could approve the restart of professional sport as early as next week when authorities decide whether to ease coronavirus restrictions further, the sport ministry said on Thursday. Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson said professional sports would be able to resume domestically when the country lowers its Covid-19 alert level down a notch.New Zealand is to decide on Monday whether the country will move from 'Level 3' to 'Level 2'."Moving to Alert Level 2 continues to expand the opportunities for sport and recreation and reintroduces the opportunity for competitive sport both at a local and professional level," Robertson said in a statement."Obviously, the paramount concern is that a return to competitive sport is done safely." The announcement will give New Zealand hope of beco..
Football in Germany has been suspended since mid-March, with the virus having infected over 150,000 people in the country. Almost 6,300 people have died of the disease in the country. Two of Germany's neighbours, the Netherlands and France, have ended their seasons.But more than a month after Germany suspended all but essential social and commercial life to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, politicians are at odds over how far and how fast to move.Germany's state premiers will agree on measures to further ease coronavirus restrictions in a teleconference with Chancellor Angela Merkel scheduled for Wednesday, two people familiar with the preparations told media on Monday.German states are also set to allow the Bundesliga soccer league to resume matches, probably from May 15, under strict condition..