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Formula 1 has confirmed that Saturday’s qualifying for the Emilia-Romagna GP will be brought forward an hour “as a mark of respect” for the funeral of Prince Philip. From Sky Sports Qualifying at Imola was previously scheduled...

By Jian Sun on Apr 13th, 2021

Guardian photographer Tom Jenkins returns to an eerily quiet Cheltenham, a year after it was dubbed a Covid ‘super-spreader’ event Jenkins wrote his tour of photographing day in Cheltenham recently. The sound that normally signals the start...

By Jian Sun on Mar 17th, 2021

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has written to clubs to “stress the critical importance of adhering” to strengthened Covid protocols.  From BBC Sport  Clubs are reminded that “handshakes, high fives and hugs...

By Jian Sun on Jan 13th, 2021

The return of crowds to outdoor sporting events is “something to celebrate for fans”, says English Football League chairman Rick Parry. From BBC Sports News A maximum of 4,000 fans will be allowed at events in the lowest-risk areas...

By Jian Sun on Nov 24th, 2020

Mark Selby displayed his astonishing powers of recovery by hitting back from 4-0 and 5-3 behind before completing a 6-5 win over World Championship finalist Kyren Wilson in the Group Four final in Milton Keynes. The former world number one...

By Jian Sun on Nov 6th, 2020

Coronavirus has changed life and the World Snooker Championship 2020 has become the first indoor live sports event in England By May Zhao It is a very difficult year to hold a world sporting event during the period of the COVID-19. The World...

By Jian Sun on Aug 15th, 2020

Covid-19 and social distance have made Ascot Race to set the first time taking place behind closed doors with jockeys wearing face masks. By May Zhao, Letter from London The event was started from 16th June with no Queen, Royal procession,...

By Jian Sun on Jun 19th, 2020

‘Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.’ It’s the words of German philosopher and economist Karl Marx. When he wrote this...

By Jian Sun on May 25th, 2020

A post-mortem examination of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant has ruled blunt force trauma as the cause of death for all nine victims. By BBC News The 180-page report also found that the pilot, 50-year-old Ara Zobayan,...

By Jian Sun on May 16th, 2020

The foreign secretary Dominic Raab says the UK is looking at sports being played behind closed doors in the next phase of its virus response. By Sky news Speaking at the government’s daily COVID-19 briefing, Raab said ministers were...

By Jian Sun on May 6th, 2020