Racing passes its exam on coronavirus return Monday, June 1st, 2020

LONDON, (AFP):- English horseracing's resumption after being at a standstill for over two months due to the coronavirus pandemic was like "the first day at a new school" Mark Spincer Managing Director of the Racing Division of Arena Racing Company (ARC) told AFP. Racing is also the first..

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What now for tennis in 2020? Sunday, May 31st, 2020

PARIS, (AFP):- Professional tennis has been in cold storage since March due to the coronavirus pandemic with tournaments unlikely to resume before August. AFP Sport looks at three talking points as the sport heads into June: Fans in or out at US Open and Roland Garros? -- In 2019, the US Open..

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Havertz fires Leverkusen third with Freiburg winner Friday, May 29th, 2020

BERLIN, (AFP):- Exciting youngster Kai Havertz broke another Bundesliga record on Friday after scoring the winner in a 1-0 victory at Freiburg which moved Bayer Leverkusen into third place. Havertz, 20, became the first player in the history of the league to reach 35 goals before turning 21..

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Serie A meeting Italian Government to discover fate of season Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

MILAN, (AFP):- Serie A hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday during a meeting with the Italian government which will determine the fate of the season in football-mad Italy. Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora will tell Italian football federation and..

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Korean football club get record fine over sex dolls in stands Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

SEOUL, (AFP):- South Korea's FC Seoul were fined a record 100 million won ($81,000) for using sex dolls to fill seats at a match held behind closed doors, with K-League officials saying the football club had "deeply humiliated women fans". With spectators barred because of the coronavirus, FC..

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Serie A group training gets all clear, season decision May 28 Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

MILAN, (AFP):- Italy's Serie A teams have been given the green light to resume group training but will have to wait until May 28 to know whether the season can resume, Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora said on Tuesday. Spadafora told Italian television that government scientists had accepted the..

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UAE investor may buy into sleeping giant of French rugby

PARIS, (AFP):- An unnamed Middle Eastern individual represented by former France winger Christophe Dominici said on Tuesday they want to buy second-tier French rugby club Beziers. The 11-time French top-flight champions were relegated to the ProD2 in 2005 and according to reports have financial..

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