Foxtel CEO Patrick Delany said, “We know nothing replaces live sport but we believe the combination of sports archive specials, new documentaries, pop-up channels and live shows together with access to all our movies is a real alternative.” … [Read more...] about Foxtel sport subscribers given free access to movies
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Commenting on the initative, Carlsen said, “This is a historic moment for chess, and given that it’s possible to continue top professional play in an online environment, we have not only the opportunity but the responsibility to players and fans around the world who need a distraction when no other live, competitive sport is being played.” … [Read more...] about World chess champion Magnus Carlsen launches richest online event
Tough competition“Competition in javelin is very tough, there are a couple of throwers who are capable of going over 90m. Neeraj is definitely one of them. He has the potential. At the same time, it will also be his first Olympics. Often young athletes need to get one Olympic cycle. I don’t want to pressurise him. … [Read more...] about Tokyo Olympic Games postponement an advantage for India: Herrmann
“As a result, there is no doubt that our anti-doping program will be severely disrupted in the short term, however we will still conduct our priority testing missions in those places where it is feasible and safe to do so.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus lockdown: Athletics anti-doping programme ‘severely disrupted’
Similarly there is a strong belief the inception of the AFLW was accelerated not because AFL executives had a sudden realisation of the pent-up demand for female participation, but because they coveted football's large pool of young female participants. … [Read more...] about The battle between Australia’s sporting codes is fierce but will coronavirus teach them to play nice?