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Football stars rally to join global COVID-19 battle as pandemic takes its toll – China.org.cn

As COVID-19 continues to ravage countries and upend lives around the world, a growing number of football players, coaches and teams have reached for their checkbooks to fight the global pandemic.Xavi Hernandez is the latest star to pitch in as the Barcelona legend and his wife have pledged 1 million euros (1.08 million U.S. dollars)…

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Tennis stars, including Serena Williams, react with sadness to Wimbledon being canceled – For The Win
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Tennis stars, including Serena Williams, react with sadness to Wimbledon being canceled – For The Win

It was a cancellation we probably saw coming, but is a stunner nonetheless. Wimbledon has been officially taken off the calendar by the All England Club in 2020, and it’ll be the first time since World War II that the tournament won’t have a set of champions hoisting the hardware. The annual tournament was scheduled…

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Real Madrid stars set for pay cut as Covid-19 crisis worsens – Onefootball
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Real Madrid stars set for pay cut as Covid-19 crisis worsens – Onefootball

Real Madrid look set to become the latest club to introduce wage cuts for their playing staff following the coronavirus pandemic. Barcelona confirmed earlier this week that their squad would be cutting wages by 70 per cent in order to help keep paying their non-playing staff. Similar, although not quite so severe, measures have been…

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Barcelona stars will have their wages slashed by the club BEFORE terms are agreed with players – Daily Mail
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Barcelona stars will have their wages slashed by the club BEFORE terms are agreed with players – Daily Mail

Barcelona players will see their wages slashed despite the board and squad having yet to reach an agreement as tensions rumble on at the Catalan club. The club’s hierarchy and star-studded squad have been at odds once more, with a reduction in wages mooted owing to the financial difficulties faced as a result of the coronavirus…

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Stars GM Jim Nill, CEO Jim Lites to Take 50 Percent Pay Cut During NHL Hiatus – Bleacher Report
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Stars GM Jim Nill, CEO Jim Lites to Take 50 Percent Pay Cut During NHL Hiatus – Bleacher Report

Tony Gutierrez/Associated PressDallas Stars general manager Jim Nill and CEO Jim Lites will both take a 50 percent pay cut to help the team deal with the financial fallout of the NHL’s suspended season during the coronavirus pandemic.Mike Leslie of WFAA in Dallas reported the news Wednesday, noting this will help keep others within the…

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Two CU Buffs stars are on Mel Kiper’s latest NFL draft big board. One tumbled down the rankings. – Fort Morgan Times
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Two CU Buffs stars are on Mel Kiper’s latest NFL draft big board. One tumbled down the rankings. – Fort Morgan Times

Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. (2) in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 16-13.ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. unveiled his latest NFL mock draft on Tuesday with the Broncos taking Henry Ruggs III at the No. 15 pick. He also shared…

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Dallas Stars executives Jim Lites and Jim Nill take 50% pay cut to help team employees – USA TODAY
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Dallas Stars executives Jim Lites and Jim Nill take 50% pay cut to help team employees – USA TODAY

Mike Brehm, USA TODAY Published 9:35 p.m. ET March 25, 2020 CLOSE USA TODAY Sports’ Nancy Armour breaks down why the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed. USA TODAYAs NHL teams begin laying off workers or cutting pay because of the uncertainty of the length of the coronavirus shutdown, one team’s management corps is taking…

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Barcelona stars ‘ready to take pay cut’ during coronavirus crisis – Daily Mail
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Barcelona stars ‘ready to take pay cut’ during coronavirus crisis – Daily Mail

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  The Olympic torch relay in Greece was cancelled on Friday March 13 – just a day after the flame was lit in Olympia.Large crowds mobbed Hollywood actor Gerard Butler as he lit the cauldron in the Greek city of Sparta despite repeated warnings for spectators not to attend because of coronavirus.That forced the decision by…

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Matt’s mail: On the Stars’ playoff positioning, prospects, third jerseys and more – The Dallas Morning News
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Matt’s mail: On the Stars’ playoff positioning, prospects, third jerseys and more – The Dallas Morning News

The Stars are struggling.For the first time since they were 1-7-1, the Stars have lost five straight games. They have not scored a goal since March 3. They have not scored an even-strength goal since Feb. 29. Their penalty kill is the second-worst in the league since the start of February.The Stars are now 37-23-8…

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Lobi Stars players narrowly escape death as team bus catches fire – Pulse Nigeria
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Lobi Stars players narrowly escape death as team bus catches fire – Pulse Nigeria

The incident happened during the team’s road trip back from Ilorin where they had beaten Kwara United 1-0 in the Matchday 22 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday, March 1, 2020. According to reports, the bus went up in flames around Makurdi. It is not known yet what caused the fire. A…

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Wolves stars given selfie ban – BeSoccer EN
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Wolves stars given selfie ban – BeSoccer EN

Wolves are the latest club to implement measures aimed at reducing the risk of players and fans contracting the coronavirus. Wolves players have been given a temporary ban on taking selfies with fans as part of efforts to limit the chance of spreading the coronavirus. The Premier League club have implemented measures to “reduce the…

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Stars recall goaltender Jake Oettinger as Ben Bishop is sidelined with injury – The Dallas Morning News
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Stars recall goaltender Jake Oettinger as Ben Bishop is sidelined with injury – The Dallas Morning News

The Stars recalled goaltender Jake Oettinger on an emergency basis prior to Tuesday’s game against Edmonton due to a lower-body injury to starter Ben Bishop.It was the first career NHL recall for Oettinger, the No. 26 pick in the 2017 draft who turned pro this season. In his rookie season for AHL affiliate Texas, Oettinger…

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Can Milan keep the stars? – Football Italia

The proposed change of hierarchy at Milan has led to speculation regarding the future of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gigio Donnarumma, Ante Rebic and Simon Kjaer. The former Sweden international returned to San Siro during the winter and helped Stefano Pioli lift the mood in the camp and spur the team to go on a great run…

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Mathews stars as Sri Lanka whitewash West Indies 3-0 – FRANCE 24
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Mathews stars as Sri Lanka whitewash West Indies 3-0 – FRANCE 24

/ Live news Issued on: 01/03/2020 – 19:42Modified: 01/03/2020 – 19:40 Pallekele (Sri Lanka) (AFP) Angelo Mathews held his nerve with the ball to help Sri Lanka clinch a tense six-run win over West Indies in the third one-day international and sweep the series 3-0 on Sunday.Mathews claimed four wickets and denied West Indies 13…

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Four academy stars train with Arsenal first-team ahead of Europa League tie – TBR – The Boot Room – Football News

Arsenal The Gunners boss has chosen to have a look at some of his academy stars ahead of a visit from Olympiacos. Published on February 27, 2020 Four under-23 stars have been training with Arsenal ahead of tonight’s Europa League second leg contest with Olympiacos. The Gunners will defend a 1-0 lead at the Emirates…

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