NBA legend Jordan wins long-time China trademark row

Publication date 09 April 2020 | 21:39 | ICT

China's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an eight-year legal battle with a Chinese sportswear firm that illegally used his name.

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    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 22:35 | ICT

    The National Football League (NFL) has outlined details for a “virtual draft” to be held later this month after original plans for the April 23-25 event in Las Vegas were scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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    With the top clubs in the Bundesliga already back in training, envious rivals across Europe are watching to see whether the Germans gain an edge or pay a price when play resumes.

  • French football on the fence concerning health crisis

    Publication date 06 April 2020 | 21:29 | ICT

    The coronavirus pandemic is creating a puzzle for French football and, for the moment, those in charge have no idea what the answer might be.

  • Athletes do away with old customs, rituals

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    As the coronavirus brings the international sports calendar to a grinding halt, the virus is also likely to kill off old player staples such as the high-five and the tennis towel.

  • Ex-champ Khan thirsty for a fight against Pacquiao or Brook

    Publication date 05 April 2020 | 21:57 | ICT

    Former world champion Amir Khan said on Friday that he is eager to end his boxing career with a lucrative bout against ring great Manny Pacquiao or in an all-British contest with Kell Brook.

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    Publication date 05 April 2020 | 21:54 | ICT

    Tajikistan’s domestic football season kicked off Saturday, as leagues around the world remained suspended to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

  • Bryant heads star-studded 2020 Hall of Fame honourees

    Publication date 05 April 2020 | 21:53 | ICT

    Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant headed a star-studded list of honourees named to basketball’s 2020 Hall of Fame on Saturday.

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    Publication date 02 April 2020 | 21:25 | ICT

    Mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov on Wednesday said he would not take part in an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) card scheduled for April 18, saying he was not prepared to travel amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Publication date 02 April 2020 | 21:24 | ICT

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