Cricket South Africa won't reduce player salaries for 2020-21 season
A number of sports teams and organisations around the world have either reduced the salaries of players and officials, or cut their staff numbers in the wake of the virus outbreak that has crippled global sport.
ECB announces 61 million pounds aid package due to coronavirus
The start of the English cricket season has been delayed until at least 28 May due to the outbreak, and the ECB is also drawing up contingency plans in case the season is pushed back further.
Teenage boy dies in London after testing positive for coronavirus
“Sadly, a 13-year old boy who tested positive for COVID-19 has passed away, and our thoughts and condolences are with the family at this time,” King’s College Hospital said in a statement.
Rand firms after trade data, stocks rise
At 1550 GMT the rand was 0.78% firmer at 17.7700 to the dollar.
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South African run machine Conway cleared to play for New Zealand
Conway has also been granted an exceptional circumstance dispensation by the ICC, which means should he be selected for New Zealand’s tour of Bangladesh starting on 12 August, he would be allowed to play tour matches before the deadline.
Johnson 'full of vigour', top adviser self-isolates
Johnson, who announced on Friday that he was infected with the virus but would continue to lead the government’s response to the outbreak, chaired a meeting on Monday from self-isolation in Downing Street.
Elton John's coronavirus 'living room' show raises $8m for US charities
The Fox broadcast network carried the hour-long show, dubbed the iHeart Living Room Concert for America, live without commercial interruption, drawing 8.7 million television viewers, Fox said.
Despair and pride in China's Wuhan as coronavirus lockdown eases
That market is now boarded up, and an adjacent wholesale fruit centre is also closed with more than 100,000 yuan (11,411.78 pounds) worth of mangoes, melons and other fruit rotting outside.
UEFA to discuss Champions League fate in Wednesday meeting
All UEFA competitions have been halted because of the flu-like virus that has killed around 34,000 people, while this year’s European Championship has been pushed back to 2021.
UK's Prince Harry and wife Meghan bid farewell to royal roles
The couple will now focus on their family for the next few months while 'developing their future non-profit organisation', a statement from their office said.
UK hospital admissions have not accelerated, rising by 1,000 a day
“Roughly 1,000 a day ... that’s not an acceleration. It’s quite important, it tells you that actually this is a bit more stable than it has been,” he told a news conference.
US coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day
In a grim new milestone marking the spread of the virus, total deaths across the United States hit 3,017, including at least 540 on Monday, and the reported cases climbed to more than 163,000, according to a Reuters tally.
Spread of coronavirus accelerates in US jails and prisons
Inmates have no access to gloves or proper masks and have only cold water to wash their hands, said Hernandez, who was convicted of attempted murder and has served eight years.
Johnson & Johnson says testing of coronavirus vaccine to begin by September
The vaccine could be available for emergency use authorisation in early 2021.
Sibanye-Stillwater to declare force majeure on platinum output
“We are unable to supply (customers) with metal because now our operations have closed down so we will have to declare force majeure,” said Sibanye spokesman James Wellsted, adding that demand from automotive customers had fallen.
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Washing hands requires clean water, yet more than 2 billion people globally lack access to it, according to the UN.
Rand crashes to all-time low after Moody's pulls the plug
Moody’s downgrade will see South Africa kicked out of the benchmark World Government Bond Index (WGBI) of local-currency debt at the end of April, triggering up to $12 billion of forced selling, treasury and analysts estimate.