BERLIN (Agencies): German soccer fans may be able to return to stadiums to cheer on their heroes in national team and Bundesliga matches soon, the German Football Association (DFB) and the German football league (DFL) said on Friday. The two bodies are working with health authorities on ways to reduce the risk of infection from…

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Monitoring Desk LAHORE: PCB has advised Danish Kaneria, who has been banned for life, to approach England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for his life ban to overturn and rehabilitation process can start.  The former spinner Kaneria routinely accuses the PCB of discriminating against him and pleads for his life ban to be lifted. “You…

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SOCHI (Agencies): Formula 1 confirmed Friday that the Tuscan Grand Prix and Russian Grand Prix at Sochi have been added to the revised 2020 calendar. “Mugello is owned by Ferrari, and the circuit’s first F1 event – set for September 11-13, the weekend after the Italian Grand Prix at Monza – is set to be…

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PARIS (Agencies): Barcelona and Bayern Munich will meet in a blockbuster Champions League quarter-final should both sides make it through, after Friday’s draw for the latter stages of the competition which will be played out in Lisbon in August following a long suspension because of the coronavirus. Barca and Bayern, who have each won five…

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WIMBLEDON (Agencies): Wimbledon will pay out $12.5 million in prize money to 620 players despite the tournament’s cancellation because of the coronavirus pandemic, the All England Club said Friday. After consulting with its insurance provider, club officials said 256 players who would have competed in the main draw will each receive 25,000 pounds ($31,000), while…

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KARACHI (PPI): PCB has asked former Pakistan middle-order batsman Salim Malik to respond to transcripts provided by ICC of April 2000 conversation if he wants PCB to help him come out of life ban. “You chose not to respond to the contents of the transcripts of a conversation that took place in April 2000. In…

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LONDON (Agencies): Newly crowned English champions Liverpool confirmed Friday that English midfielder Jordan Henderson will miss the last four fixtures of the Premier League due to a knee injury. “Unfortunately following the knee injury I picked up against Brighton on Wednesday I will now miss the last two weeks of the season. However, my rehabilitation…

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ISLAMABAD (APP): With an eye on next year’s world cup, Pakistan Netball Federation (PNF) is trying to rope in a foreign coach to prepare the athletes for the all-important international event. “We’re in talks with some foreign coaches. Hopefully, we’ll be able to hire the services of the one by the end of ongoing year,”…

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BEIJING (Agencies): China will not hold most international sporting events for the rest of 2020 as part of measures to stop the spread of coronavirus, the government said Thursday, dealing a potential blow to the likes of Formula One and tennis. Shanghai’s sports authority recently said that it had been offered two Formula One races…

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