The Latest: UEFA to host calls with European soccer leaders

first_imgThe UEFA executive committee is set to join by video link on April 23. It will follow separate days of calls with UEFA’s 55 member federations and club soccer officials.UEFA is giving priority to completing national league and cup competitions. One contingency plan is for games to continue into July and August and decide entries for the Champions League and Europa League next season.This season’s Champions League and Europa League could resume once domestic titles are decided.The UEFA executive committee last month postponed the European Championship by one year to 2021. Other games affected include World Cup qualifying groups, the 2021 Nations League finals and the women’s Euro 2021 tournament in England.___ April 14, 2020 It is unclear if cycling’s biggest event will be scrapped from the race calendar. New plans are likely to be announced before the end of the month following consultations with the governing body of cycling.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 The Asian Football Confederation says it has postponed “all matches and competitions scheduled to take place in May and June until further notice.”Most of the 32 Asian Champions League teams played two group games in February before the coronavirus outbreak caused a shutdown.The AFC says it “will explore all possible options in order to complete” those groups.___The first women’s professional golf tournament in Saudi Arabia has found new dates in October. The Latest: UEFA to host calls with European soccer leaderscenter_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___UEFA says it will host another round of calls next week for European soccer leaders to address the shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. The inaugural Saudi Ladies International on the Ladies European Tour was to be played last month but was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.The $1 million event will now be played from Oct. 8-11 at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club at King Abdullah Economic City.___The Tour de France won’t begin as originally planned because French President Emmanuel Macron has canceled all public events with large crowds through mid-July in response to the coronavirus pandemic.Tour organizers say it is now impossible for the three-week race to start on June 27 in the Riviera city of Nice as scheduled. Associated Press last_img read more

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BRIDGET IS CROWNED DONEGAL’S ULTIMATE GAA FAN!

first_imgBridgid Mc Dyre winner of the Donegal’s best supporter pictured with Donegal Creameries Headquarters at Crossroads Killygordan with the Anglo Celt Cup. Photo Cristeph/Brian McDaidA young Dungloe woman has been crowned Donegal’s ultimate GAA fan!Bridget McDyer won the competition which was run by Donegal Creameries.Bridget was chosen from hundreds of Facebook and email entries from Donegal GAA fans across the county who support their county and local team through thick and thin, people who never miss an opportunity to cheer from the side-lines. The story of Bridget’s dedication to the Donegal team inspired the public to vote for her and other short-listed nominees on Donegal Creameries’ ‘Daisi’ Facebook page by ‘liking’ their stories.Bridgid Mc Dyre winner of the Donegal’s best supporter pictured with Donegal’s Martin Reilly and Asst Donegal Manager John Duffy pictured as they celebrate with the Anglo Celt Cup when they met up at Principal Sponsor Donegal Creameries Headquarters at the Crossroad, Killygordan. The are pictured with Donegal Creameries representative Breege Linsay Photo Cristeph/Brian McDaidShe made it through to the last five competition contenders thanks to the public vote where her entry then impressed the judges out of the final five finalists.Nominated by her father, 15 year old Bridget impressed the panel with her devotion to Donegal GAA.She started going to football matches at the age of four with her uncles and she hardly missed a game since, even at the expense of family occasions such as her parents’ 30th wedding anniversary and numerous family weddings. Last year, Bridget competed in the All-Ireland Track and Field Athletics Competition in Tullamore in Co. Offaly and she had barely finished her event when she made a dash to Clones for the Ulster Final.She literally wears her heart on her sleeve as nearly every outfit has the Donegal crest on it, she prides herself on wearing the county colours and all through her state exams Bridget wore a different Donegal jersey each day to bring her luck!Speaking about winning the competition Bridget said “I am delighted to have won ‘Donegal’s Biggest GAA Fan’ because my life revolves around the team and I never miss a game!“When I looked at the other nominees on the Daisi Facebook page, I saw that I am not alone with the love for Donegal GAA! I was up against some really stiff competition so I am really honoured to have won! I hope some of my luck rubs off on the Donegal team now as they progress through the championship- that would be the ultimate prize!”As the winner of ‘Donegal’s Biggest GAA Fan’, Bridget has received an amazing VIP package which included an overnight stay for two people in the team’s hotel the night before the Ulster Final. A meet-and-greet and photo opportunity with Jim McGuiness and some of the players ahead of the Ulster Final and a pair of tickets to all of Donegal’s remaining matches of the 2014season. Bridget also received a framed, signed jersey and two of the new team jerseys.BRIDGET IS CROWNED DONEGAL’S ULTIMATE GAA FAN! was last modified: July 31st, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Bridget McDyerDonegal CreameriesDonegal GAAdungloelast_img read more

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