Here are the hot sports news around the world in the end of this month, April, 2020.
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will play in May
According to Turner Sports, a golf match between Tiger Woods couple – Phil Mickelson and two football legend Peyton Manning – Tom Brady will be held in May. The match “The Match: Champions for Charity” is an event organized to raise funds to support organizations in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. This event will be broadcast live on TNT and is scheduled to take place on the weekend.
Andy Murray launched an initiative to help low-ranking players
English tennis star Andy Murray recently suggested that the world’s top players should cut back on the prize money they receive from a series of major tournaments to raise funds to support the current low-ranking players. difficult due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Chris Paul wants the NBA to give the players more time to prepare
Oklahoma City Thunder star Chris Paul recently shared that he wants the NBA to plan back soon, but needs more time for the players to prepare. The OKC defender confirmed that NBA players need at least 3-4 weeks to prepare and practice before officially returning to play.
Since the NBA season was postponed on March 11, many players have been unable to train at training facilities or even set foot on the basketball court. Paul also revealed that he has not been throwing basketball at the standard gym since his confrontation with Jazz, shortly before the NBA announced a postponement.
Federer proposed merging the men’s and women’s tennis associations
On Twitter, Roger Federer unexpectedly proposed the idea of merging the Men’s Professional Tennis Association (ATP) and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) into one. Right away, fans praised the revolutionary proposal of the 38-year-old legend.
Former famous athlete infected with Covid-19 at age 71
Kenny Dwan, a former rowing athlete representing England for the 1968 and 1972 Olympics, confirmed that he was hospitalized for days because of Covid-19 at the age of 71. Also according to Kenny Dwan on ITV channel, he experienced the moment of “the deadliest cross”, breathing with oxygen cylinders but still miraculously surviving.