Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in a charity golf match which raised $20m for coronavirus relief efforts in the United States. Legendary NFL quarterback Brady hit the shot of the day, holing out from the fairway on the seventh. “I take my hat off to Tom and Peyton,” said Woods. “This is our arena, this is what we do for a living.
Mauricio Pochettino is willing to look outside the Premier League’s top six for his next managerial job. Pochettino has not worked since he was sacked by Tottenham in November 2019. The 48-year-old has been heavily linked with Newcastle, providing their proposed Saudi Arabia-backed takeover goes through.
NBA legend Patrick Ewing has revealed that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The New York Knicks great, who played 17 seasons as a centre in the NBA, is currently the head coach of the Georgetown University men’s team. He was an 11-time All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medallist.
Rugby Australia and Queensland Rugby Union have released Izack Rodda, Harry Hockings and Isaac Lucas after they refused Covid-19-related pay cuts. The trio were stood down by Queensland Reds on Monday for not accepting the interim pay deals.
Staying in touch with friends and family, business meetings and quizzes – video calls have become a key part of life during the coronavirus pandemic. And now Danish Superliga club AGF Aarhus are using the technology to bring 10,000 fans to the side of their pitch, despite the season being played behind closed doors when it restarts on Thursday.
Rivals Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will be joined by NFL greats Tom Brady and Peyton Manning as they take on a $10m golfing rematch on Sunday. The event will raise money for Covid-19 relief efforts in the United States. It follows Rory McIlroy’s £4m skins event last week involving Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff also in aid of charity.
The NBA is in talks to resume the season at Florida’s Disney World Resort in late July. The season was paused on 11 March because of the coronavirus pandemic. It is hoped Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex can be a “single site for games, practices and housing”.
La Liga can resume behind closed doors from 8 June, says Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. The league’s president Javier Tebas said he had hoped Spain’s top flight would restart on 12 June, although La Liga is yet to confirm a restart date. La Liga players this week started training in groups of no more than 10.