South Africa suspends football and cricket

Football and cricket activities in South Africa are being suspended as the country seeks to minimise the impact of coronavirus. On Sunday, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa declared coronavirus a┬ánational disaster, and the South Africa Football Association (Safa) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) have responded by suspending their sports in the country. Any gatherings for […]

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Jofra Archer: England bowler condemns racist abuse on social media

England bowler Jofra Archer has condemned racist abuse on social media after posting a series of messages he has received. The 24-year-old, who helped England win the 2019 World Cup, said the issue needed to be “addressed properly”. He put screenshots of racist messages on his Instagram story on Monday evening. “I will never understand […]

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Alex Hales: England opener goes into self-isolation

England batsman Alex Hales says he is in self-isolation having developed coronavirus symptoms after returning home from Pakistan. In a statement, the 31-year-old said he had developed a fever and dry and persistent cough. Hales was playing in the Pakistan Super League, which on Tuesday postponed its Twenty20 competition, but returned home to be with […]

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