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Virtual horse race raises £2.6 million for health workers

The Virtual Grand National used the latest CGI technology and algorithms to determine how the race was run. Limited betting was allowed on the race, with a maximum stake of £10. A total of 4.8 million people watched it on television.

The one country still happy to play football

Belarus, which borders Latvia to the north, Lithuania to the northwest, Poland to the west, Russia to the north and the east, and Ukraine to the south, had 81 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on 23 March, with 22 patients discharged.

Tokyo Olympic Games in July 2020 to be postponed

The head of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee Yoshiro Mori said on Monday the committee realised it had to change the date because of the increasing number of infections of coronavirus COVID-19 worldwide and the resultant travel bans.

Kansas City Chief’s billionaire owner keeps his word

Clark Hunt hired Andy Reid as head coach in January 2013 and cleared the dead wood. He restructured the leadership so that for the first time in the club's history, the head coach, general manager and team president all reported directly to him

Fallon Sherrock has smashed a massive ceiling in sport

Fallon Sherrock was the fifth woman to try and beat a man at the William Hill World Darts Championship and the first to be successful. "I'm just so happy. I've just made history. I can't believe it. I've made a great achievement for women's darts," she said.

This is Italian football’s answer to racism

Artist Simone Fugazzotto said his three monkeys artwork was intended to show that there's no difference between humans and apes, an idea that he decided to use after watching a Serie A match where a player was subjected to constant monkey chants.