From left: Williams’ Nicholas Latifi, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo attend a press conference ahead of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne on Thursday. Associated Press
Ferrari Formula One boss Mattia Binotto on Tuesday urged his team to “put a smile on people’s faces” at the Australian Grand Prix as Italy went into lockdown to combat coronavirus.
The collapse of sports events worldwide over the rapidly spreading new coronavirus gathered pace on Friday with the English Premier League (EPL) and European football’s
It was supposed to be a record 22-race world championship but with seven Grand Prix’s already either postponed or cancelled, Formula One in 2020 has become a shorter, tightly-packed and economically challenging sprint for the title.
Taking to Twitter, Kohli said: "Hello, I am Virat Kohli. Today I am speaking to you not as an India player, but as a citizen of the country. What I have seen in the last few days people moving in groups, not abiding by curfew rules, not following lockdown guidelines it shows that we are taking the fight very lightly. But this fight is not as easy as it looks or feels."
A two-year leadership ban slapped on Steve Smith after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa ended on Sunday, leaving the master batsman free to skipper Australia again.
With careers spent scratching around dusty outposts, sometimes with “just $100” in their pockets, Tennis’ unheralded army of foot soldiers claim they are struggling to afford food after being made unemployed overnight by the coronavirus pandemic.