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Pep Guardiola’s mother dies after contracting coronavirus

Pep Guardiola’s mother dies after contracting coronavirus

The mother of Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has died after contracting coronavirus, the club confirmed on Monday. On its official Twitter account, City said that Dolors Sala CarriĆ³, 82, had passed away near Barcelona, Spain. “Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family…MORE

The Open Championship canceled amid coronavirus, US Open postponed

The Open Championship canceled amid coronavirus, US Open postponed

The Open Championship has become the latest sporting event to be canceled this year amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, while the US Open has been moved from June to September. The Open, one of golf’s four major tournaments, was set to take place at the Royal St George’s, UK, from July 16-19. However, in an…MORE

With play suspended, sports broadcaster turns to life commentary

With play suspended, sports broadcaster turns to life commentary

Mothers pushing prams, a spaniel chasing a ball, and pedestrians crossing a busy street are proving all the inspiration a British sports commentator needs to keep his vocal chords busy with sport called off amid the coronavirus pandemic. Nick Heath’s take on everyday scenes from the South London district of Tooting have proved a hit…MORE

Son Heung-Min to undergo military training in South Korea

Son Heung-Min to undergo military training in South Korea

Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-Min will undertake military service in South Korea during football’s ongoing shutdown, his agent, Son Seung-hyuk, confirmed to CNN. Son is currently completing two weeks of self-quarantine after returning to South Korea last month with the Premier League suspended amid the coronavirus outbreak. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, videos and features…MORE

Former F1 mogul Bernie Ecclestone to be a father again at 89

Former F1 mogul Bernie Ecclestone to be a father again at 89

Billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, 89, and wife Fabiana Flosi, 44, are expecting a baby. Ecclestone’s fourth child will be born this summer, the former Formula One chief told the UK’s PA Media news agency Friday. The new arrival will be the billionaire’s first son, and his first child with Flosi, joining daughters Tamara, Petra and Deborah…MORE

English Premier League players ‘thrown under a PR bus’ by clubs, says Gary Lineker

English Premier League players ‘thrown under a PR bus’ by clubs, says Gary Lineker

Adored by millions of fans around the world, English Premier League footballers suddenly find themselves in an unusual position — a lightning rod for criticism from both the public and politicians amid the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this week, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Norwich City and Bournemouth announced they would be using a UK government job…MORE

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