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'I struggled to breathe' Dybala reveals coronavirus nightmare

Sun, Mar. 29, 2020

Juventus star Paulo Dybala revealed Friday how he "struggled to breathe" after contracting coronavirus which has killed over 9,000 people in Italy.

Pedro reveals angst of separation from children due to virus

Sun, Mar. 29, 2020

Chelsea winger Pedro admits he is finding it hard separated from his children due to the coronavirus lockdown.

Tokyo postponement has 'no impact' on Paris 2024 Olympics, says organiser

Wed, Mar. 25, 2020

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic will have "no impact" on the Paris Games, which will go ahead as scheduled in "summer 2024", the head of the organising committee Tony Estanguet told AFP on Tuesday.

Bayern Munich, other Bundesliga clubs, take pay cut

Wed, Mar. 25, 2020

Footballers at Germany's top teams including Bayern Munich have agreed to take pay cuts to help clubs survive the economic impact of the coronavirus, media reports said Tuesday.

Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar the world's best-paid footballers, study claims

Tue, Mar. 24, 2020

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar remain the three best-paid footballers in the world, according to a study by France Football magazine.

Napoli, Lazio backtrack on return to training

Tue, Mar. 24, 2020

Italian clubs Napoli and Lazio have both postponed their planned return to training this week due to the coronavirus pandemic which has killed over 6,000 people in Italy.

Brazil's football clubs offer stadiums to help with coronavirus sick

Mon, Mar. 23, 2020

Brazil's top football clubs are handing over their stadiums to allow health authorities to turn them into field hospitals and clinics to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Fate of Olympic torch relay in balance as virus worsens

Mon, Mar. 23, 2020

The Olympic torch relay, due to begin Thursday from a symbolic site in Fukushima, will proceed as scheduled but organisers said they would re-assess in the coming days given the "worsening" coronavirus situation.