FedEx gives $1 million to support 200 small businesses during COVID-19

Photo by Liam Kevan on Unsplash Approximately 100,000 small businesses in the United States will not survive COVID-19 and will close indefinitely1. The American Bankruptcy Institute has indicated that over 800 small businesses have filed for bankruptcy2.  In May, the US's unemployment rate reached 14.7%, a rise that the US has not seen since the Great Depression3. Originally published …

Netflix’s 15.8 million new users set to increase CO2 levels

Photo by Thibault Penin on Unsplash Netflix acquired 15.8 million new users during mid-March 2020 when many European countries enforced a hard lockdown due to COVID-191. Originally published on Impaakt Carbon brief has reported that 2020 will see the largest drop in CO2 emission levels to date.2 This was due to the decrease in transport use, a reduction in electricity demand for …

The Premier League Will Vote To Implement Contact Training

Premier League players have returned to training in small groups Photo courtesy of: Daily Echo Originally published on Sportrazzi The Premier League will vote on the implementation of contact training, at a shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday, May 27. The meeting will discuss proposals from players and managers and a decision will be made regarding the …

New Zealand Announce Premier League Tennis Competition

New Zealand doubles player, Artem Sitak will feature at the tournament Photo courtesy of: Stuff Originally published on Sportrazzi New Zealand has announced the first tennis tournament since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament is set to be played from June 3. Tennis New Zealand is working in partnership with the Lavie Tennis Academy to …

Andrew Bogut Will Not Re-Sign With Sydney Kings

Andrew Bogut has not re-signed with the Sydney Kings Photo courtesy of: The Australian Originally published on Sportrazzi National Basketball League (NBL) player, Andrew Bogut took to Twitter on Monday, May 25. He announced that he would not be re-signing with the Sydney Kings. Bogut told his followers that with the current uncertainty surrounding the …

EuroLeague and EuroCup Basketball Cancelled Due to COVID-19

The EuroLeague has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic Photo courtesy of: Euro Hoops Originally published on Sportrazzi Due to the COVID-19 pandemic The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and EuroCup basketball tournaments have been cancelled. The Executive Board released a statement today. Both of Europe’s top club basketball competitions have been on hold since March …

FA Terminate Women’s Super League and Championship

The 2019/20 Women's Super League has been cancelled Photo courtesy of: Forbes Originally posted on Sportrazzi The Football Association (FA) Women’s Super League & Women’s Championship Board have today terminated the Barclays Women’s Super League and the Women’s Championship. The governing body released a statement on their website about the decision taken to cancel the …

Amiens And Toulouse Set For Relegation After Rejected Appeal

Amiens forward Stiven Mendoza could be playing in Ligue 2 after appeal was rejected Photo courtesy of: The National Originally published on Sportrazzi The French football league (LFP) cancelled Ligue 1 and Ligue 2. Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are Ligue 1 champions. PSG were 12 points clear of second place, Marseille. In contrast, Amiens and Toulouse …

Has the Ballon d’Or Found its Most Fitting Candidate in the Most Unlikely Player?

Football has always been a universal sport that brings people together from all walks of life. Almost 3.5 million people watched the 2018 World Cup final from all over the world. Although in recent months certain events have transpired that suggest the contrary, as bigots, racists, and homophobes have begun tarnishing the popular sport. Originally …