New Zealand Rugby slashes salaries, fears huge losses
NZR chief executive Mark Robinson said under a worst case scenario Super Rugby teams and the All Blacks would not be able to take the field this year.
Beijing 2022 Olympics face 'special situation' after Tokyo delay
The Tokyo Olympics are now scheduled to run from July 23 to August 8, 2021 after they were put back a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus the worst global crisis since WW II, says UN chief
Guterres said that the scale of the crisis was due to 'a disease that represents a threat to everybody in the world and... an economic impact that will bring a recession that probably has no parallel in the recent past.'
Jordan NBA documentary finished early for April debut
The documentary will be available outside the United States on Netflix on five consecutive Mondays starting 20 April, in each case one day later than its US premiere on ESPN.
Five things we still don't know about the coronavirus
Here are five key questions that remain unanswered about the virus officially known as SARS-CoV-2 that leads to COVID-19.
UK reports record 381 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours
The patients were aged between 19 and 98, and all but 28 had underlying health conditions, NHS England said in a statement.
UPDATE: COVID-19 deaths at 5, cases at 1,353 in SA
Minister Zweli Mkhize addressed the media in Durban, saying the spread of the virus was not as rapid as expected.
In an African forest, a fight to save the endangered pangolin
Their target is the long-tailed pangolin -- a little mammal also called the scaly anteater, which will be lucky to survive to the end of this century.
Russia's top coronavirus doctor who met Putin tests positive
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov swiftly told Russian news agencies that Vladimir Putin took regular tests and there was no reason to worry about his health.
Water crisis could sabotage Zimbabwe's coronavirus lockdown
The water-short southern African country is starting to enforce a 21-day lockdown to try contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
This is where handwashing at home is always not an option
Access to basic handwashing facilities (soap and water) at home in developing countries, surveyed by the WHO and Unicef.
South Africa sets deadlines for tours
South Africa are due to tour Sri Lanka in early June for three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals.
From winners to worriers: isolated athletes face mental health risks
While some housebound athletes have posted upbeat videos of themselves training or attempting internet challenges such as juggling toilet rolls, the stress caused by the extreme adjustment and uncertain future looks likely to take its toll.
Scenarios for a potential return of the Premier League
The Premier League campaign has been postponed until at least April 30 because of the pandemic, but the chances of a return in May look bleak.
Smith faces competition for Australia captaincy: Paine
Smith captained the side before Paine but was slapped with a two-year leadership ban over his part in the ball tampering scandal during a Test in Cape Town in 2018.
USA Rugby files for bankruptcy as COVID-19 worsens financial woes
In a statement posted on its website, USA Rugby said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which allows financially struggling organizations to reorganize and restructure debt.
Israel's Netanyahu under precautionary COVID-19 quarantine
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office stressed the quarantine was strictly a precaution as the veteran right-wing prime minister had not been in recent proximity to the ill staffer.
Kings and chiefs fight coronavirus in Ivory Coast
Recent royal communications have above all aimed at making townspeople aware of the health messages about coronavirus, with twists to suit rural African life.