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Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

LONDON (Reuters) – The Wimbledon championships were cancelled for the first time since World War Two on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck another blue-riband sports event off the calendar and wiped out the entire tennis grasscourt season. While the decision had looked inevitable for some time, since the virtual shutdown of world sport and […]

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UEFA suspends Champions League "until further notice"

(Reuters) – UEFA bowed to the inevitable on Wednesday and suspended all Champions League and Europa League matches “until further notice” due to the coronavirus pandemic. European soccer’s governing body also said all national team games scheduled for June have been postponed, including playoff matches for Euro 2020, which has been moved to 2021. The […]

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Leverkusen players agree pay cut amid virus pandemic

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bayer Leverkusen players, staff and management on Wednesday unanimously agreed to accept an unspecified pay cut as the Bundesliga remains suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic. Leverkusen captain Lars Bender said discussions had taken place in the last few weeks and on Tuesday they reached an agreement. “The team is ready to waive […]

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