Coronavirus: Italian sports officials ask IOC to reconsider going forward with the Olympics

Two senior sports executives from Italy are asking the International Olympic Committee (IOC) revise their stance on holding the Olympics as scheduled in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic. Giovanni Petrucci, the president of the Italian basketball federation and former president of the Italian Olympic Committee, and Paolo Barelli, Read more

Coronavirus: Juventus’ Blaise Matuidi becomes second member of Italian club to test positive

The number of professional soccer players with coronavirus continues to increase as Juventus announced on Tuesday that a second player has tested positive. French midfielder Blaise Matuidi is the second Juve player to test positive for COVID-19, the club said in a statement. Defender Daniele Rugani tested positive last week. Read more