Afcon 2021: Comoros keeper Ali Ahamada out of last-16 tie despite negative Covid test

Ali Ahamada started Comoros’ first group game against Gabon and then came off the bench against Ghana when Salim Ben Boina was injured Comoros goalkeeper Ali Ahamada will not be able to play their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 tie against Cameroon on Monday despite testing negative for Covid-19 on the morning of the game. … Read more

London, Ont. youth sports to return as Ontario lifts COVID-19 restrictions – London

The wait is almost over for young people in London, Ontario who are eager to return to the sport. As of Jan. 31, Ontario will begin easing restrictions on COVID-19 to allow 50 percent capacity in certain businesses, including restaurants, retailers, and sports and recreational fitness facilities. In a statement to Global News, the province … Read more

SPORTS AGENDA: Discussions to take place over whether Covid spot checks will carry on

There is still no word on whether the end of Plan B will bring down the fabric of Covid’s witness checks on Premier League football pitches. The levels of adherence to place controls have been very different. Agenda Fans have been informed of the reasons for not being asked to show their Covid passports. At … Read more

Afcon 2021: Covid hits Comoros before crunch Cameroon clash

Comoros’ No1 Salim Ben Boina is out with injury – and both his back-up keepers have Covid Africa Cup of Nations giant-killers Comoros face a goalkeeping crisis before the biggest game in the country’s history on Monday. The tournament debutants play hosts and five-time champions Cameroon in Yaounde on Monday, but their camp has been … Read more

WA border opening backflip hits sport hard as Perth Glory, Perth Wildcats pick up the pieces

Western Australian sports teams have been in turmoil after the state announced on February 5 that the planned reopening would not go ahead. Highlights: Six teams from WA are on the road and have an indefinite return date The CEO of Perth Glory says the delay is “hitting with a hammer”. The Perth Wildcats say … Read more

Djokovic has 80% stake in biotech firm developing Covid drug | Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic is a major shareholder in a Danish biotechnology company that aims to develop a treatment for non-vaccinated Covid-19. The world No. 1, in a lawsuit over a medical exemption for vaccination status after the government was expelled from Australia this week after its visa was revoked, bought a 80% stake in QuantBioRes in … Read more

Ban on spectators at Maui high school sporting events prompts pleas to reconsider

WAILUKU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Thousands of Maui parents, including the mayor of Maui County, are urging Maui School League officials to reconsider the latest policy that bans all spectators at all sporting events, regardless of vaccination status. The rule, which went into effect on Jan. 7, states that “All THOUSAND events will be limited to essential … Read more

Burnley v Watford: Home side requests postponement because of injuries and Covid

Burnley’s last game was a 2-1 defeat against Championship team Huddersfield in the FA Cup on 8 January. Burnley have been asked to postpone their Premier League game against Watford on Tuesday due to a large number of injured and Covid-19 players. Coach Sean Dyche said there were “10 first-team players recognized in training” and … Read more

Playing by the rules: COVID-19 vaccine exemptions in sport and the Djokovic saga – National

The legal battle between tennis star Novak Djokovic and the Australian government over the state of the COVID-19 vaccine ended on Sunday when the Serbian player was expelled a day earlier in the first Grand Slam of the year to start defending his title. The world’s first male player was twice deprived of his visa … Read more