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In alternate universe: Rafael Nadal begins chase for 20th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, Serena Williams her 24th
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In alternate universe: Rafael Nadal begins chase for 20th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, Serena Williams her 24th

With Roland Garros rescheduled, players and fans alike are left to merely think and talk about what might have been happening in Paris during the 15-day period that began Sunday and ends 7 June, the original date of the men's singles final at Court Philippe Chatrier

German second division player Dimitrij Nazarov breaks rules to celebrate goal with hug for driver that saved his life
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German second division player Dimitrij Nazarov breaks rules to celebrate goal with hug for driver that saved his life

Nazarov ran to the sideline after scoring from a header for Erzgebirge Aue against Nuremberg in the second division and embraced team official Thomas Romeyke.

Premier League: Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson praises safety protocols in place for training
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Premier League: Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson praises safety protocols in place for training

Liverpool were 25 points clear of second-placed Manchester City and two wins away from their first top-flight title since 1990 when the season was halted.

Men's tennis tour launches partnerships with Sporting Chance, Headspace to help players with mental health, well-being
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Men's tennis tour launches partnerships with Sporting Chance, Headspace to help players with mental health, well-being

The professional tennis season was halted in early March due to the pandemic and will remain suspended until at least the end of July, depriving lower-level players who depend solely on tournament winnings of the chance to earn a living.

Premier League: Manager Frank Lampard hopes out-of-contract Chelsea players sign short-term deals
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Premier League: Manager Frank Lampard hopes out-of-contract Chelsea players sign short-term deals

With the novel coronavirus outbreak bringing world football to a standstill, global body FIFA last month recommended extending players’ contracts that are due to end in June.

Premier League: Not right for football players to be tested ahead of front-line workers, says Watford keeper Ben Foster
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Premier League: Not right for football players to be tested ahead of front-line workers, says Watford keeper Ben Foster

Twice weekly tests for the players are part of the plan to resume the Premier League next month after it was suspended in March because of the pandemic.

South Africa's Faf Du Plessis suggests two-week isolation period for players before and after T20 World Cup
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South Africa's Faf Du Plessis suggests two-week isolation period for players before and after T20 World Cup

Veteran South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis has proposed a two-week isolation period for players before and after the T20 World Cup as a way to stage the event as per schedule later this year.

UFC 249: Mixed Martial Arts event in Jacksonville ushers in fan-free, mask-filled era of sports
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UFC 249: Mixed Martial Arts event in Jacksonville ushers in fan-free, mask-filled era of sports

UFC 249 was different — two fighters adjusted their approaches because of what they heard announcers say — and a welcome reprieve for a sports-craved country that went nearly eight weeks with few live events

Coronavirus crisis forces sportspersons to contemplate playing behind closed doors while chess and poker go online
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Coronavirus crisis forces sportspersons to contemplate playing behind closed doors while chess and poker go online

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed hyperactive sportspeople, used to living out of suitcases, to grapple with adjusting to the new normal, which is to stay at home and maintain fitness.