The football world is mourning the death of football legend Diego Maradona. Argentina’s president, Alberto Fernandez has declared three days of official mourning of Maradona who died of a heart attack on Wednesday at the age of 60.
The Gimnasia coach was hospitalized early in November after complaining of low spirits and fatigue.
Maradona began his professional career with Argentinos juniors at the age of 16.
Mayor of Naples has started a formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona.
The city operates the stadium, where Maradona led Napoli to their only two Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990.
Trump National Golf Club Stripped Of 2022 PGA Championship
Trump’s national golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, owned by us president Donald Trump, has been stripped of the 2022 PGA championship.
The board of directors of the Professional Golf Association of America voted to exercise the right to terminate the agreement to play the 2022 PGA championship at Trump Bedminster.
In a video posted on the organization’s website, PGA of America president, Jim Richerson added that hosting the tournament at the course in new jersey would tarnish the image of the PGA of America.
Scotland’s Lower Leagues Suspended For Three Weeks Due To COVID-19
All Scottish football below the second tier championship has been suspended for three weeks because of a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.
The Scottish Football Association says it has allowed professional sport to continue as long as stringent testing protocols are followed and the second tier begins testing on a weekly basis.
The Scottish cup has also been suspended with fixtures before Feb the 1st set to be rescheduled.
Edinson Cavani Not Intentionally Racist In Social Media Post, But Term Was Offensive, Says FA
Football association says Edinson Cavani was not intentionally racist in the Instagram post that served him a three-match suspension.
The FA independent regulatory commission said it was “surprised” that, at the time of the post, Cavani had received no media training from Manchester United, given the size of his Instagram following.
33 year-old Manchester United striker Cavani was fined £100,000 and banned for a post containing a Spanish word that is offensive in some contexts.
Along with the ban and fine, Cavani must also complete a “face-to-face” education Programme.