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Coronavirus: Somali Football Icon, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah Dies Of The Pandemic

Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah, a Somali Football Legend has been confirmed dead after testing positive for coronavirus. Farah who was an advisor to the Minister of Youth and sport in Somalia, died at Northwest London hospital on Tuesday March 24 after a medical test confirmed he had the virus last week. The Confederation of African Football…

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Former Ogun Sport Commissioner, Bukola Olopade Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A former Ogun State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Hon. Bukola Olopade, has announced that he is positive after testing for the Coronavirus pandmic. Olopade, who is currently in Lagos, disclosed his Coronavirus status in a video he released on social media on Thursday and has since been the first Nigerian case in Sports. According to report…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics Postponed To 2021 Due To Coronavirus

The Tokyo Olympics Games has become the latest sporting event to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, CNN reports. On Monday, International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound told USA Today the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be postponed, likely to 2021. According to the media outlet, the IOC did not immediately respond to a request…

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NBA Star, Kevin Durant Announces He’s Tested Positive For Coronavirus

According to The Athletic, on Tuesday, NBA superstar Kevin Durant revealed that he’s tested positive for the new coronavirus. The basketball player is one of four of his Brooklyn Nets teammates to test positive for COVID-19. “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this,” Durant told the sports…

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Spanish Football Coach Francisco Garcia Passes Away From Coronavirus At 21

A young football coach, Francisco García has passed away from coronavirus, after doctors also diagnosed him with leukaemia, Talk Sports reports. According to Spanish newspaper Malaga Hoy, the 21-year-old who was the youth team coach at Malaga-based club Atletico Portada Alta, had an unknown pre-existing health condition that resulted in him being more vulnerable to the virus than…

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Chelsea FC Players In Self-Isolation After Teammate Callum Hudson-Odoi Gets Coronavirus

English Football Club, Chelsea FC has gone into full isolation after one of its players Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for coronavirus. In a statement released by the club in the early hours of Friday March 13, it was gathered that medical tests carried out on Hudson-Odoi who displayed cold symptoms on Monday morning and stayed away from the club…

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Cristiano Ronaldo In Self-Quarantine After Teammate Contacts Coronavirus

Famous soccer player, Cristiano Ronaldo, is in quarantine after a teammate has been confirmed with COVID-19 just three days after their last game, according to multiple reports. The New York Post reported that Ronaldo last played for Juventus on Sunday, when he was caught pantomiming high-fives as he arrived at the empty stadium for the…

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David Beckham, Ronaldo And Messi Make The List Of Footballers Wives Will Like To Sleep With

According to a survey by Ticketgum.com, David Beckham has led the list of footballers “your wives wants to sleep with” after gaining a  21.25 percent of the vote in a survey of 1,324 people. The former England captain who is the only retired footballer on the list was followed closely by Tottenham’s goalkeeper, Paulo Gazzaniga,…

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Ronaldinho Allegedly Arrested In Paraguay For Using A Fake Passport

According to La Nacion, Brazil football legend, Ronaldinho has been arrested in Paraguay for allegedly entering the South American country with a fake passport. The former Barcelona star was reportedly detained in the Resort Yacht & Golf Club Paraguayo along with his brother Roberto de Assis on Wednesday night, the Ministry of Interior of Paraguay confirmed…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics May Be Cancelled If Coronavirus Is Not Controlled

A senior member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dick Pound, has revealed that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be held in Summer might be cancelled for the first time since World War II. According to NBC News, Pound warned that if the Japanese government and the IOC isn’t sufficiently organized in the three months…

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