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PSG launch crowdfunding platform to fight coronavirus

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris St Germain are launching a crowdfundng platform to help the local hospitals amid the coronavirus outbreak, the French champions said on Wednesday."By opening a crowdfunding platform... Paris St Germain is keeping the solidarity momentum toward...

CSKA Sofia resume training despite gatherings ban – report

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's most successful club CSKA Sofia has resumed team training, violating the government's ban on outdoor gatherings that is in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus, local media reported.A video published on several Bulgarian websites...

England's Stokes named Wisden's 'Leading Cricketer' in world

England's Stokes named Wisden's 'Leading Cricketer' in world

MUMBAI (Reuters) - England all-rounder Ben Stokes was named the 'Leading Cricketer in the World' in the 2020 edition of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, the publication said on Wednesday.The 28-year-old played a leading role in England's 50-over World Cup victory at...

Fleetwood's caddy raises funds for fellow bagmen

(Reuters) - Tommy Fleetwood's caddy Ian Finnis has raised 10,000 pounds ($12,306) to help his fellow European Tour bagmen whose earnings have taken a hit due to golf's suspension amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The Tour has either postponed or cancelled events scheduled...

Back in a bubble, Australian pro leagues plot early returns

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Desperate to avoid the loss of entire seasons to the COVID-19 pandemic, Australia's top two winter sports codes are exploring ways of getting action underway as early as May with teams cloistered in quarantined bubbles. The National Rugby League...

India's Lahiri using coronavirus shutdown to reset his game

India's Lahiri using coronavirus shutdown to reset his game

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Anirban Lahiri has struggled with his game over the past 18 months on the PGA Tour and the 32-year-old says golf's shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has given him the opportunity to reset.Lahiri finished 178th on the FedExCup points list...