Category: COVID-

‘Covid had the courage to challenge me’ – Ibrahimovic confirms positive coronavirus test – Sporting News
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‘Covid had the courage to challenge me’ – Ibrahimovic confirms positive coronavirus test – Sporting News

The enigmatic Swedish frontman is the only member of the playing and coaching staff at San Siro to have posted a positive test AC Milan have confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for Covid-19 and will be taking in a period of quarantine. The 38-year-old must self-isolate after seeing it revealed that he is…

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COVID-19: ‘Work from home’ says Gove as restrictions are tightened to try and control the virus – Sky News

COVID-19: ‘Work from home’ says Gove as restrictions are tightened to try and control the virus – YouTube

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COVID-19 measures high on Council’s agenda on eve of first online FIFA Congress – FIFA.com
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COVID-19 measures high on Council’s agenda on eve of first online FIFA Congress – FIFA.com

The FIFA Council met by videoconference today to determine a number of issues related to measures helping football adapt to the global coronavirus situation. More specifically, the body ratified, as per standard practice, the decisions taken by the Bureau of the FIFA Council since the last Council meeting on 25 June. These included: ratification of…

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Rehn: FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan achieving right impact – FIFA.com
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Rehn: FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan achieving right impact – FIFA.com

Olli Rehn is FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan Steering Committee chairman FIFA’s COVID-19 Relief Plan will see FIFA making up to USD 1.5 billion available to the international football community Process is ongoing, applications received from over 150 FIFA member associations The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruption in the world of football, and FIFA has…

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COVID-19 pandemic to cost football $14B this year: FIFA – Ottawa Citizen
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COVID-19 pandemic to cost football $14B this year: FIFA – Ottawa Citizen

Author of the article:Publishing date:Sep 16, 2020  •   •  2 minute readThe logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. Photo by Arnd Wiegmann /REUTERSArticle contentBERN — The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to cost club football $14 billion this year worldwide, around one third of its value,…

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FIFA Estimates COVID-19 Will Cost Global Football $11 Billion – The Streetjournal
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FIFA Estimates COVID-19 Will Cost Global Football $11 Billion – The Streetjournal

FIFA on Wednesday put the cost of Covid-19 on football around the world at $11 billion in lost revenue.The pandemic has already led to over 150 football associations to seek financial help from the $1.5 billion emergency relief fund set up by football’s governing body.Olli Rehn, chairman of FIFA’s coronavirus steering committee, laid bare for…

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FIFA estimates Covid-19 will cost global football $11 billion – Vanguard
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FIFA estimates Covid-19 will cost global football $11 billion – Vanguard

Olli RehnFIFA on Wednesday put the cost of Covid-19 on football around the world at $11 billion in lost revenue. The pandemic has already led to over 150 football associations to seek financial help from the $1.5 billion emergency relief fund set up by football’s governing body. Olli Rehn, chairman of FIFA’s coronavirus steering committee,…

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Covid-19 vs Football: How to live in the game at a time with no live games – Football-Talk
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Covid-19 vs Football: How to live in the game at a time with no live games – Football-Talk

At the onset of Coronavirus, the global sporting fraternity came to a standstill. The last time the world had to deal with such a contagious virus was a century ago. However, even with the suspension of contact sports to prevent Coronavirus transmission, life has to go on. If football is your game, it must be…

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COVID-19: Kwara government flags off free distribution of 50000 Cocoa seedlings as palliative to farmers – Daily Sun
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COVID-19: Kwara government flags off free distribution of 50000 Cocoa seedlings as palliative to farmers – Daily Sun

LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin Kwara State Deputy Governor and Chairman Kwara State Cocoa Development Committee, Mr Kayode Alabi today flagged off the distribution of cocoa seedlings to farmers for the year 2020 planting season as palliatives. Delivering his keynote address, the Deputy Governor emphasised the importance of cocoa to the nation’s economy, stressing that cocoa industry…

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Results of COVID-19 test see Adama Traoré leave Spain camp – Onefootball
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Results of COVID-19 test see Adama Traoré leave Spain camp – Onefootball

Adama Traoré will have to wait for his international debut after the Wolves winger was forced to withdraw from the Spain squad due to Covid-19 reasons.The 24-year-old had already sat out Thursday’s 1-1 draw with Germany in Stuttgart in UEFA Nations League A Group 4 after he had produced an inconclusive test.He subsequently had PCR…

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COVID-19 testing protocols adjusted to minimize false positives – ESPN
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COVID-19 testing protocols adjusted to minimize false positives – ESPN

8:01 PM ETKevin SeifertESPN Staff Writer CloseESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008The NFL and NFL Players Association have tweaked COVID-19 protocols to minimize the chance that an individual could miss a game because of a false-positive test result, according to a memo distributed to teams…

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COVID-19: Pogba Tests Positive – Premium Times
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COVID-19: Pogba Tests Positive – Premium Times

Manchester United star, Paul Pogba, has emerged as the latest high-profile sports personality to test positive for coronavirus. This latest development, as reported by Sky Sports, has seen Pogba being dropped from France’s squad ahead of the Nations League games against Sweden and Croatia. France head coach Didier Deschamps confirmed Pogba’s positive status after he…

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NFF officials for COVID-19 test – The Nation Newspaper
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NFF officials for COVID-19 test – The Nation Newspaper

Management and officials of the Nigeria Football Federation will undergo coronavirus pandemic tests at the Secretariat of the Federation, Sunday Dankaro House, National Stadium Complex, Abuja on Thursday. General Secretary of the Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi addressed the Management and Staff on Wednesday, informing them that this becomes pertinent following the positive test of a…

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Liberty COVID Protocols Raise NC State Concerns – Sports Illustrated
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Liberty COVID Protocols Raise NC State Concerns – Sports Illustrated

Brett Friedlander6 hours agoLiberty football coach Hugh Freeze has reported that his program hasn’t had a positive COVID-19 test in three weeks.Sounds like good news, especially since the Flames are scheduled to be NC State’s “and-one” football opponent at Carter-Finley Stadium on Nov. 21.Right?Well …….. maybe not.You see, it seems as though Liberty hasn’t actually…

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NFL to continue daily COVID-19 testing through Sept. 5 – NFL.com
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NFL to continue daily COVID-19 testing through Sept. 5 – NFL.com

The NFL will continue COVID-19 testing on a daily basis. The league and NFLPA agreed to continue daily testing through Sept. 5, the union announced Wednesday. Sept. 5 is the Saturday before the start of Week 1, which kicks off on Sept. 10 with the Houston Texans visiting the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs.…

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