Premier League: Four positive coronavirus cases in latest testing for second week in a row | Football News

first_img“Of these, there were four new positive tests.“Players or club staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for a period of 10 days.”It is the second successive week there have been four positive tests in the Premier League.- Advertisement – The competition is now pausing for the international break but will resume on 21 November.Previous Premier League test results31 August-6 September – 1,605 tested, with three positives 7-13 September – 2,131 tested, with four positives- Advertisement – The Premier League has announced that there were once again four new positive tests for coronavirus among staff and players in the last week.A statement from the league read: “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 2 November and Sunday 8 November, 1,646 players and club staff were tested for Covid-19.- Advertisement – 14-20 September – 1,574 tested, with three positives21-27 September – 1,595 tested, with 10 positives28 September-4 October – 1,587 tested, with nine positives5-11 October – 1,128 tested, with five positives12-18 October – 1,575 tested, with eight positives19-25 October – 1,609 tested, with two positives26 October-1 November – 1,446 tested, with four positives2-8 November – 1,646 tested, with four positives More from Coronavirus In Sport – Advertisement –last_img read more

Cricket South Africa reports 7 coronavirus positive cases

first_imgJohannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday confirmed that seven positive cases have been found after mass coronavirus testing was conducted within the organisation. CSA has conducted over 100 tests throughout the country on affiliate staff and some of the contracted professional players, including the franchise training squads that had been assembled after the government announced that non-contact sport could resume in Level 3 of the nationwide lockdown. “We were definitely going to have people testing positive,” CSA’s acting CEO Jacques Faul confirmed to ‘Sport24’. “Having conducted over 100 tests, the number of seven is actually quite low. “Our medical ethical protocol does not allowCricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday confirmed that seven positive cases have been found after mass coronavirus testing was conducted within the organisation. CSA has conducted overus to share info that could ID people that have tested positive,” Faul said. Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza was diagnosed with COVID-19 two days back. Bangladesh daily Dhaka Tribune confirmed the news quoting a source. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi also revealed recently that he had tested positive for coronavirus. Earlier, Cricket South Africa had said they will try a new format that will see three teams compete in a single 36-over match. In their bid to restart the game amid the pandemic, they will start with the Solidarity Cup at SuperSport Park in Centurion on June 27. IANSAlso watch: Ambubashi Mela Begins; Kamakhya Shut till June 30last_img read more

3rd Lagos Women Race Holds Saturday

first_imgLagos Women Race With less than 24 hours to the much-advertised 3rd edition of the Lagos Women Race, thousands of runners from across Lagos have collected their kits in readiness for the 2018 edition.The collection of kits marks the beginning of a two-day Expo which ended yesterday. Prior to that all the runners were given tips on the techniques of running a mini-marathon and health talks on wellness by carefully selected professionals.Also present at the venue of the Expo are staff of Forever Vision Eye Centre, who were engaged in the eye screening exercise for the runners ahead of Saturday’s 10-kilometre race. The eye screening, according to the Consultant Ophthalmologist on ground, Dr. G.F Yusuf, will continue today and tomorrow so as to get to a large percentage of the runners.Meanwhile, former Nigerian hurdler, Glory Alozie, has thrown her weight behind the Lagos Women Run.She gave her support in a telephone message with the Run Coordinator, Tayo Popoola.Olympic 4x400m gold medalist, Enefiok Udo-Obong, has been assigned the role of co-ordinating the over 150 volunteers who will be working in all departments of the Lagos Women Run on Saturday.Enefiok yesterday confirmed his sponsorship and provision of the volunteers attire for the event.He will also be responsible for their training and seminar towards maximum output on Saturday.The 10-kilometre run will flag off at the Tafawa Balewa Square, and passing through 15 historical sites in Lagos including the National Theatre. Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere is the finish point of the race.The Run Coordinator, Tayo Popoola, confirmed that aside from the finish point where there would be entertainment, there would also be an entertainment point at the National Theatre.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more