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Premiership season additional delayed however intention is to finish marketing campaign in full

By Chris Jones BBC rugby union correspondent Exeter Chiefs led the Premiership by five points when the season was halted in MarchPremiership Rugby is exploring the possibility of rescheduling the Twickenham final deep into the summer after further postponing the season.The campaign was initially called off until 24 April because of coronavirus.But despite the further…

World Athletics Championships moved to keep away from Commonwealth Video games 2022 conflict

Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon will be totally transformed before the 2022 World ChampionshipsOrganisers of the 2022 World Athletics Championships in the United States have agreed to stage the event three weeks earlier than planned to avoid a clash with the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.The championships, in Eugene, Oregon, had already been pushed back a year…

50 sport movies you could see

From Chariots of Fire to Blades of Glory, our list of 50 sport films you must see certainly got you talking. Some of the selections were outright winners with you, others didn't quite get the amount of love you would expect.And then there were the films we left off the list. When it comes to…

La Liga president Javier Tebas suggests restart dates for league

Lionel Messi's Barcelona were leading in La Liga when the league was haltedLa Liga could resume as early as 28 May in the best-case scenario as the league discusses its options, says its president Javier Tebas.No Spanish side has played a competitive game since 11 March, when Atletico Madrid knocked holders Liverpool out of the…

Coronavirus in Method 1: Mercedes make respiratory help freely out there

Mercedes F1 teamed up with University College London on the projectMercedes has made the design of a new breathing-aid device it helped develop freely available to help fight the coronavirus crisis.The device helps patients with lung infections breathe more easily when an oxygen mask alone is insufficient.The device was designed in conjunction with University College…

UFC: Dana White says fights to go forward on non-public island

Dana White has criticised the lockdown in parts of the United StatesUFC president Dana White says he is close to securing a private island to continue hosting fights during the coronavirus crisis.White says UFC 249 will go ahead on 18 April at an undisclosed location.The organisation was forced to postpone three events in recent months,…

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7 Apr From the section Premier League

Premier League: Predict how the desk will end on the finish of the season

Liverpool will surely, SURELY, go on to win their first Premier League title when the football season resumes -of course, if it resumes.When we asked you to rank the final top-flight table at the start of the season, you said Manchester City would be champions, while Brighton, Norwich and Sheffield United would go down.Pep Guardiola's…

Premier League gamers ‘ready to step up’ amid coronavirus disaster

Liverpool are 25 points clear of Manchester City at the top of the Premier LeaguePremier League players are "mindful of their social responsibilities" and "prepared to step up to the mark" during the coronavirus pandemic, says Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor.Talks are ongoing about a collective pay deal in response to the crisis.The…

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Now, China detects Coronavirus signs in newborns

At this stage, we still do not know whether there are any longer-term consequences of infection, experts said Beijing: As coronavirus rapidly spreading in every corner of the globe, Chinese researchers have found that newborns infected with COVID-19 in China experienced mild symptoms, and the babies may be at risk of catching the virus from…

Autoimmunity could also be rising in USA

Washington: Autoimmunity, a condition in which the body’s immune system reacts with components of its own cells, appears to be increasing in the United States, according to a release of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). In a study published in Arthritis and Rheumatology, the researchers found that the prevalence of antinuclear antibodies (ANA), the most…

Ferrets potential ally within the seek for coronavirus vaccine

Ferrets could help in the race for treatments and vaccines for coronavirus, researchers say. Scientists looking for animal models for COVID-19 infections to support urgent development of drugs found that it replicates poorly in dogs, pigs, chickens and ducks but efficiently in ferrets and cats. They say their findings point to ferrets as a candidate animal…