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The Premier League has been suspended indefinitely with Liverpool clear at the topPremier League leaders Liverpool are the latest top-flight club to place some non-playing staff on temporary leave.Staff affected will receive 80% of their salary through the government’s job retention scheme and the club will make up the difference.Newcastle, Tottenham, Bournemouth and Norwich have…

Hosts Brazil won gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016Fifa could raise the age limit for the men’s football tournament at next summer’s rearranged Olympic Games in Tokyo to 24 from 23.The sport’s governing body has recommended moving the limit to accommodate players eligible for this year’s Games, which were postponed because of the coronavirus…

Danny Rose (left) says he has spoken to England team-mate Jordan Henderson about donationsPremier League players’ “backs are against the wall” over discussions about wage cuts, says Danny Rose.Top-flight clubs have agreed to propose a 30% cut to ease the financial burden of the coronavirus crisis.There had been criticism for the slow response from football,…

4 Apr From the section Sport Read this…”The can has been kicked down the road.”What are the options for finishing the English football season?Watch this…To get you in the mood for today’s ‘Rewind’ of France v Argentina from the 2018 World Cup… Media playback is not supported on this device BBC Sport looks back at…

Islamabad, Pakistan – The Pakistani Taliban has suffered major losses from American and Pakistani security operations in recent years, but its cells remain active in Pakistan’s cities and are still capable of carrying out attacks, a former spokesman has told Al Jazeera in his first interview since escaping from Pakistani military custody in January. The…

Monrovia, Liberia – “Please open up!” blared a man’s voice through a megaphone as a government patrol vehicle stopped next to a tightly-knit group of women. “Wash your hands!” More: Coronavirus: All you need to know about the symptoms and risks How does coronavirus spread and how can you protect yourself? Coronavirus: Which countries have…

London, United Kingdom – A British Pakistani woman who worked as a hospital cleaner for 15 years before realising her dream and graduating in nursing has become one of the first nurses in the United Kingdom to d*e of COVID-19. Areema Nasreen, a 36-year-old mother to three children, was described by friends as positive, spiritual, funny…

Seattle, Washington – Mohamed Khalif has been a doctor for six years. Living now in Washington state, the 30-year-old is ready and willing to join the front line of the coronavirus fight in the United States. But like thousands of healthcare professionals who received their medical degrees abroad, he is simply not allowed. “They’re all sitting…

Even practice games have now been cancelled in the Swedish lower divisions. The shutdown of football across much of the world has left the $50bn online betting industry with a big gap to fill. It has led to a focus on any matches gamblers can find but has also meant unwanted attention and even d***h…