Italian first division could finish without champion

Soccer Jun 9, 2020

Italian first division could finish without champion

The Italian soccer season could finish without a champion if the competition is stopped again because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Italian federation on Monday approved plans for a playoff or the use of an algorithm if the regular season cannot be finished. Serie A ...

China to allow charter flights from eight countries but not from U.S.

Business May 28, 2020

China to allow charter flights from eight countries but not from U.S.

China plans to allow chartered flights from eight countries as it loosens restrictions on inbound travel imposed for the coronavirus pandemic, though the U.S. won’t be included amid growing tensions between the two nations, people familiar with the matter said. Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Germany, ...

More Sports / Winter Sports May 25, 2020

World ski championships to be postponed until 2022

The FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships, scheduled for February 2021 at Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy, are likely to be postponed until March 2022 as a consequence of the coronavirus, officials said Sunday. "Tomorrow, the president of the Italian winter sports federation, Flavio Roda, will present ...

Spain extends lockdown as coronavirus cases rise again in Europe

World Apr 23, 2020

Spain extends lockdown as coronavirus cases rise again in Europe

Italy, France and Spain continued to grapple with some of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks as discussions in Germany and within the European Union focused on how to mitigate the economic fallout. Italy and France both reported the most new cases in four days, complicating ...