Sunday, 17 January 2021

Bayern CEO says coronavirus won't affect contract talks for top stars

‘We had already submitted offers before the crisis’: Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insists contract talks with Neuer, Muller and Alaba WON’T be affected by coronavirus Bayern Munich are in talks to renew the contracts of many of their top players  Neuer, Alaba and Muller are set to enter the final…

Red Bull boss suggested team’s drivers catch virus while season on hold

Red Bull's head of motorsport Helmut Marko suggested his Formula One and junior drivers should catch the coronavirus while racing is on hold so they would be protected from sickness later in the year. The 76-year-old Austrian, a former grand prix racer who is now the energy drink company's head…

Cox Plate could be axed in centenary year as carnival chaos looms

Moonee Valley could cancel the 100th running of the Cox Plate rather than stage the event behind closed doors, CEO Michael Browell has revealed. Australia's greatest weight-for-age race, recently won four years in a row by the wonder mare Winx, might not be staged at all this year because of…

AFL will emerge from hiatus with 18 clubs: McLachlan

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan is committed to the league retaining all of its 18 clubs in their current composition when the competition shutdown ends. With the game suffering a catastrophic economic hit as a result of the coronavirus, forcing the AFL to secure a whopping $600 million line of credit…

Championship clubs already hit by financial impact of the coronavirus

Championship clubs hit by the financial impact of coronavirus with some sides already £5MILLION worse off than they would have been if the outbreak had not happened The sesaon has been suspended until at least April 30 due to the pandemic  Clubs are missing out on gate receipts and other…

Faldo believes delay could give McIlroy chance to win ALL four majors

‘This could play right into the hands of Rory’: Sir Nick Faldo believes delay could give Rory McIlroy the chance to win ALL four majors this year All four majors could be shoehorned into a tightly-packed window later this year Sir Nick Faldo says it could offer the game’s top…

Atletico Madrid may struggle to survive coronavirus lockdown

With the most expensive manager in world football, a club-record £113m signing and on-going payments for their Wanda Metropolitano stadium, Atletico Madrid may struggle to survive coronavirus lockdown Atletico Madrid could struggle to pay Diego Simeone’s wages during lockdown The manager, who earns £36million a year, has led Atleti to…