One may say that the fight between Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is the most anticipated mixed martial arts event. The bout has been postponed four times for various reasons, one of them disagreements over the choice of venue. UFC President Dana White finally said the fight will go ahead no matter what, but it seems Khabib thinks otherwise.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were previously indefinitely postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to a news outlet, the amount is 10 percent of the club’s budget for the 2019/20 season.
Earlier this month, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov insisted that his long-anticipated fight with Anthony Ferguson should take place on 18 April, as scheduled.
The development comes after UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said that the 2019/2020 football season could be lost if tournaments, which are currently suspended due to the outbreak of COVID-19, don’t resume by the end of June.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The hearings of the dispute between the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has been postponed until June, Alexander Ivlev, the chairman of the RUSADA supervisory board, said.
In January 2019 Cardiff City, facing relegation from the English Premier League, signed Argentinian striker Emiliano Sala but he was killed in a plane crash before he could play a game for the club. Harry Harris, who has written a new book about the affair, says there is a lot more to come out about Sala’s death.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The National Hockey League announced that the 2020 NHL Scouting Combine, the 2020 Bridgestone NHL Awards, and the 2020 NHL Draft – which were scheduled for June – would be postponed over the pandemic of COVID-19.
The Olympic Games in Tokyo is to be delayed for 12 months because of the coronavirus outbreak. But this is not the first crisis to hit the Olympics, since it was relaunched in 1896.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said that a final decision on the postponement will be made in four weeks. Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 cases in Japan has surpassed 1,000.
The number of major European Football Leagues being suspended over COVID-19 is increasing rapidly, but there is one country where the Premier League is still on: Belarus. At the moment there are only 81 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country.
On 22 March, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said that the final decision on a potential postponement would be made in four weeks.
The ongoing spread of COVID-19 has already led to the postponement of all major upcoming football events, including the 2020 European Championships and UEFA Champions League.
Barcelona is allegedly planning to sell striker Antoine Griezmann a year after it spent $125 million dollars on him, according to Spanish media, who say that the club is ready to part with the Frenchman for $92 million.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach said on Sunday that a final decision on possible postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic to be made in four weeks.
The retired football legend wound up in jail after using a fake passport to enter Paraguay. He is currently facing six months in prison for the crime, with his most recent appeal to be released being denied by the court.
Earlier this week, Juventus confirmed that French World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi had contracted the coronavirus and that the 32-year-old has been in voluntary isolation since 11 March, adding that he is "well and asymptomatic".
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released updated guidance for anti-doping organisations (ADO) in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Merseysiders are sitting confidently atop the English Premier League with 82 points (which is 25 points ahead of second place, occupied by Man City), with only one defeat during the season. If the Reds become champions, it will be their fist EPL title in 30 years.
English Premier League club Liverpool earlier announced a multi-year kit deal with Nike starting from the 2020-21 season to replace the current one with New Balance after the league leaders successfully won a High Court dispute with the manufacturer in October.