Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo has on Tuesday tested positive for the coronavirus.
According to the Portuguese football federation, Ronaldo will now undertake a period in quarantine after contracting COVID-19 while away on international duty
The federation stated in a statement released that “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from training with the national team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden, adding that “the Portugal international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation.
The 35-year-old played the full 90 minutes of Portugal’s 0-0 draw with France on Sunday, winning his 167th international cap in the process.
Portugal and France lead Group 3 with seven points each after three matches.
The Portuguese star is also set to miss Juventus’ trip to Crotone in Serie A this weekend, as well as their Champions League group stage opener against Dynamo Kiev on October 20.
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.