Coronavirus may take spit, sweaty towels, handshakes out of sports

General Apr 6, 2020

Coronavirus may take spit, sweaty towels, handshakes out of sports

As the coronavirus brings the international sports calendar to a grinding halt, there are some long-standing habits which could change forever once competition resumes. Saliva to take the shine off swing bowling has been a reliable friend to fast bowlers throughout the history of cricket. But ...

China says Arsenal's Ozil was 'deceived by fake news'

Asia Pacific Dec 16, 2019

China says Arsenal's Ozil was 'deceived by fake news'

China accused Mesut Ozil Monday of being "deceived by fake news" and said he should visit Xinjiang to see for himself after the Arsenal soccer player decried the treatment of the region's Uighur minority. Ozil, a German national of Turkish origin, condemned China's crackdown on ...