AFL Coronavirus Update

Posted by edd On May 7, 2020

It may be the other side of the world, but football has been brought to a standstill in Australia too. The 2020 Toyota AFL premiership season was officially suspended after the completion of round one due to the global pandemic. This suspension will run until 31 May when it will be reviewed accordingly to Government […]

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Howzat-All Cricket On Hold This Season

Posted by abi On May 1, 2020

Despite Boris Johnson promising light at the end of a long tunnel, for British cricket that light is not looking too bright at the moment. As the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announces no professional cricket will be played in England and Wales until at least 1 July due to the global coronavirus pandemic, […]

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More Countries Announce Suspension of Leagues

Posted by edd On April 29, 2020

Unfortunately this week any light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel seems to be slowly extinguishing as more countries have abandoned leagues this week and the announcement from FIFA’s chief doctor against restarting the suspended 2019-2020 season. Despite the hopes and recent news that the French football governing body had met recently and voted […]

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Football Uncertainty Across Europe

Posted by edd On April 26, 2020

In these challenging times most football across Europe has been suspended due to continued spread of coronavirus, including all the top flight leagues. However as light slowly appears at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel, different countries have different approaches as to how football might start to be played again. Currently the European outlook for […]

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Whilst In Australia The Racing Show Goes On

Posted by abi On April 24, 2020

Amazingly, unlike the rest of the world, at the time of writing horse racing is being allowed to continue in Australia behind closed doors through the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. Whilst some Australians think this is total madness, others welcome the decision made by the National Cabinet to allow horse racing in light of its importance […]

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US Triple Crown Race Calendar Rescheduled Due To Coronavirus

Posted by abi On April 24, 2020

One of the sectors affected by the COVID-19 outbreak is the sports betting industry. The pandemic caused numerous horse racing events lined up this year to be postponed to a later date. However some horse tracks whilst closed to spectators are continuing to hold races with track owners benefiting from the hugely profitable gambling revenue. […]

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British Horse Racing Classics Calendar Looking Very Different Due to Coronavirus

Posted by edd On April 15, 2020

As British racing is currently suspended until at least May 1 following the coronavirus pandemic, the Jockey Club announced at the beginning of April that the first four Classics of the British Flat season will be delayed with the plan, if Government guidelines are relaxed as anticipated, to stage them later in the season. The […]

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New Credit Card Ban Comes Into Effect

Posted by abi On April 9, 2020

Following the Gambling Commission’s review of online gambling and the Government’s Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures, credit cards will no longer be accepted by gambling firms from 14th April 2020. This means all gambling firms will be banned from accepting bets placed using credit cards in a bit to stop players getting […]

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No New Balls At Wimbledon In 2020 – Covid 19 Tennis Majors Update

Posted by abi On April 9, 2020

We are currently living in very strange times, and the current pandemic charging indiscriminately across the world has meant much of the international seasonal sporting calendar has had to be re-thought in 2020 due to the virulent corona virus. Wimbledon Only this week, April started with the announcement that Wimbledon has been cancelled for the […]

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The Birdie Is Not Singing For A While – Covid 19 Golf Majors Update

Posted by abi On April 9, 2020

In the current world of chaos and confusion brought about by a global pandemic that no-one could imagine and few could have predicted, the world of golf is equally unsettled. Many long and hard conversations have been had over the past weeks regarding this year’s packed international golf schedule and finally after much discussion between […]

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