Tottenham stadium open doors for COVID-19 tests


first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians Tottenham Hotspur allocated its stadium’s parking lot for COVID-19 tests on Wednesday.“We are today sharing the first ever public images of the COVID-19 testing and swabbing operation taking place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium,” the London football club said on its website.“The stadium’s huge basement car park is being used to conduct the drive-through COVID-19 operation for North Middlesex University Hospital staff, their families and dependents,” it said.The Spurs added that 70 tests are expected to be done a day and that Tottenham is the first Premier League club to allocate its property for coronavirus testing.All professional football matches in England were called off in mid-March as part of nationwide efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19.In early April, authorities announced that England’s top football league “will not resume at the beginning of May” and matches “will only return when it is safe and appropriate.”The UK is one of the countries hardest hit by the virus, with nearly 100,000 cases and almost 13,000 deaths to date. Tags: COVID-19Tottenham Hotspur Stadiumlast_img read more

Draymond Green fined $50,000 for saying Devin Booker should leave Suns


first_imgDraymond Green talking Devin Booker on @NBAonTNT: “Get my man out of Phoenix. It’s not good for him, it’s not good for his career. I need my man to go somewhere he can play great basketball all the time, and win.”Ernie Johnson: “Are you tampering?’Draymond: “Maybe” pic.twitter.com/vTUn4pK3iq— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) August 7, 2020From the NBA:”The NBA announced today that it has fined Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors $50,000 for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule. The fine is in response to statements Green made as an analyst on TNT on August 7 regarding the Phoenix Suns’ Devin Booker. As announced prior to the start of the 2019-20 season, the NBA has adopted a stricter enforcement approach for conduct relating to tampering, salary cap circumvention, and free agency timing rules, including with respect to the rule prohibiting player-to-player tampering.”MORE: How to become a virtual fan, land on video board during 2020 NBA restartGreen started by praising Booker and the Suns for their undefeated start in the NBA bubble but later added, “but get my man out of Phoenix.””It’s not good for him. It’s not good for his career,” Green said. “… They gotta get Book out of Phoenix. I need my man to go somewhere where he can play great basketball all the time and win, because he’s that type of player.”Green was asked by TNT’s Ernie Johnson whether he thought his comments were tampering, and Green responded, “Maybe.” The NBA was not happy with Warriors forward Draymond Green for suggesting Suns guard Devin Booker should request a trade out of Phoenix.The league on Sunday fined Green $50,000 for tampering after the comments he made Friday as a guest analyst on TNT’s “Inside the NBA.” The NBA said his remarks violated the league’s anti-tampering rule. The NBA has decided that they were.Booker is under contract with the Suns through the 2023-24 season. The 23-year-old, who averages 26.4 points per game this season, signed a five-year, $158 million extension with the team in July 2018.Phoenix, which has not reached the postseason in 10 years, is a half-game behind the Trail Blazers for the No. 9 seed in the Western Conference.last_img read more