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Coronavirus in sport live updates: Olympics set to take place in 2021, Hearn expects boxers to leave the sport, Champions League and Europa League finals postponed

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest updates on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sport and how clubs and sports people across the world are reacting… Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be postponed until next year, says IOC member Dick Pound Champions League and Europa League finals officially postponed by Uefa with no new date […] talkSPORT
Europa League results: Manchester United and Wolves safely through to last-16 with big aggregate wins

Europa League results: Manchester United and Wolves safely through to last-16 with big aggregate wins

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Manchester United and Wolves both comfortably made it through to the last-16 of the Europa League with big aggregate wins.Rangers were the first British club to make it through to the next round on Wednesday while the two Premier League clubs joined them on Thursday. Getty Images - Getty Odion Ighalo scored his first goal for Manchester United The Red Devils made it through to the next round of the Europa League with a 6-1 aggregate win over ten-man Club Brugge. United were on the front foot from the start and had three good chances in the opening three minutes. Harry Maguire saw an effort cleared off the line before Juan Mata was denied by Simon Mignolet and Bruno Fernandes then had a shot tipped onto the post by the Belgian. United were given a penalty f...
Europa League final in Baku: Far from the pitch and a long way from home – the surreal final

Europa League final in Baku: Far from the pitch and a long way from home – the surreal final

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The next time Uefa wants to take a showpiece club final to a new footballing outpost, they could always try the moon.It cannot be that much more inaccessible than Baku proved to be for UK-based Chelsea and Arsenal fans, and the atmosphere will surely be better than it was at the half-empty Olympic Stadium on Wednesday too.Things did improve as a spectacle once the star man, Eden Hazard, decided to put his stamp on proceedings, but until then it seemed that this would be a final that reflected its build-up - unhappy, and strangely surreal. One of the few chants before half-time that could be heard echoing across the covered-up athletic track that forms the perimeter of the pitch came from the ...
Chelsea beat Slavia Prague to reach Europa League semi-finals

Chelsea beat Slavia Prague to reach Europa League semi-finals

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Manager Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea's slow starts to the second half of matches are becoming a "big problem", after they were forced to withstand a Slavia Prague fightback before reaching the Europa League semi-finals.Chelsea were cruising at half-time with a four-goal aggregate lead before Petr Sevcik produced two sensational strikes as the nerves crept into a previously dominant performance at Stamford Bridge.The Blues also conceded early in the second half of their loss to Everton last month, as well in their victory against Cardiff on 31 March, while just last weekend Liverpool hit them with two goals in eight minutes at the start of the second period as they fell to a Premier League defeat at Anfield. ...