Canadian sports organizations eager to help unite country once pandemic passes

Ottawa (Canada) March 30: Tom Renney remembers exactly where he was during the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Stephon Marbury aiming to broker deal to get 10 million masks to...

Ottawa (Canada) March 30: Beijing-based retired basketball star Stephon Marbury is arranging an urgent shipment of surgical masks from China to New York to fight...

Table tennis worlds in S. Korea postponed for 2nd time due to...

Seoul (South Korea), Mar 30: The world's top table tennis tournament set to take place in South Korea has been postponed for the second time...

Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus squad give up $100 million in wages amid...

Washington DC (USA) March 30: With football on hold across the world, Juventus' first-team squad and coach Maurizio Sarri have agreed to give up four...

Ex-squash champion Azam Khan succumbs to coronavirus in UK

London (UK) March 29: Azam Khan, who is regarded as one of the world's best squash players, passed away at the age of 95 in...

Neymar backs campaign to help needy in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Mar29: Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has backed a campaign to help underprivileged families in Brazil cope with the coronavirus outbreak.

Staying healthy is important at the moment, not sports, says Kipchoge

Nairobi (Kenya) Mar29: Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has called on athletes worldwide to be careful and remain healthy to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.

German footballers start wave of donations in wake of COVID-19

Berlin (Germany) Mar29: Marco Reus and his wife Scarlett are the latest example of footballers making significant donations to support the fight against the coronavirus...

Tokyo 2020 chief says new dates for Olympics could be set next...

Tokyo (Japan) Mar29: Tokyo 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori said on Saturday that the new dates for the postponed Olympic Games could be decided by the...

New York Knicks owner James Dolan tests positive for coronavirus

New York (USA) March 29: New York Knicks owner James Dolan has tested positive for the coronavirus, the team said Saturday night.

IOC aims to set dates for Tokyo Games in 3 weeks

Tokyo (Japan), Mar 27: The president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, reportedly hopes to set new dates for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games...

Mixed reactions from S. Korean athletes, coaches to Tokyo 2020 postponement

Seoul (South Korea), Mar 26: Olympic gymnastics champion Yang Hak-seon had been peaking just in time for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, originally slated to...

Asics aims to step up Olympic gear

Tokyo (Japan), Mar 26: Japanese firm Asics says it will use the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to develop more advanced products for...

Tigers donate 15-day salary to corona fund

Dhaka (Bangladesh) March 25: Bangladesh national cricketers have decided to donate half of their monthly salary to the government fund to fight against coronavirus...

Nat'l football training center to house coronavirus patients

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: The South Korean football federation announced Tuesday its main national team training center will house coronavirus patients starting this week.

S. Korea forced to readjust focus with Tokyo Olympics postponed

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: With the Tokyo Summer Olympics having been postponed due to the global coronavirus pandemic, South Korea, like other countries, will...

Nat'l volleyball captain Kim Yeon-koung taking Olympic postponement in stride

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: South Korean volleyball star Kim Yeon-koung had long anticipated that the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics would be postponed, amid the...

Olympic postponement gives S. Korean baseball league breathing room

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: No different than virtually all other professional sports leagues around the world, the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) was forced to...

No requalifying for S. Korean athletes for postponed Tokyo Games: Olympic committee

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: South Korean athletes who've already qualified for the Tokyo Summer Games won't have to do so again, even though the...

Thinking outside the box: Boy, 11, plays on alone despite COVID-19 confinement

Dublin (Ireland) March 25: Coronavirus confinement is tough for everyone. For a football-mad youngster, it's especially difficult.

German league digging in to finish the season

Berlin (Germany) March 25: The German Football League (DFL) has expressed its determination to finish the 2019/2020 season.

Adebayor travels to Togo amid Paraguay lockdown

Asuncion (Paraguay) March 25: Former Arsenal and Real Madrid striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who joined Paraguay's Olimpia last month, has been given permission to return to...

World Athletics: Tokyo 2020 postponement is "what athletes want"

Paris (France) March 25: World Athletics on Tuesday welcomed the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021, stressing that the decision is...

United World Wrestling supports Tokyo2020 postponement

Paris (France) March 25: United World Wrestling released a "President Statement on Tokyo 2020 and Next Steps" on Wednesday, giving its support to the decision...

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed until 2021 but keeps name 'Tokyo 2020'

Tokyo (Japan) March 25: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced here on Tuesday that Japan and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have agreed to postpone...

ITTF supports decision to postpone Tokyo Olympics

Beijing (China) March 25: The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Tuesday expressed support to the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...

German athletes in support of Olympic Games postponement

Berlin (Germany) March 25: German athletes and officials have widely approved to decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.