As the world slowly adjusts to the new normal, sports enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for the return of their favorite sports. While some sports have resumed, others are still on hold, and there have been some major developments in the world of sports in the last few weeks. Football The European football leagues have resumed after a long break due to COVID-19. The English Premier League kicked off on June 17 and has been in full swing ever since. Liverpool FC lifted the Premier League trophy after a 30-year wait, and they did so in style with an impressive 5-3 win against Chelsea FC.
Meanwhile, the Spanish La Liga concluded on July 19, with Real Madrid clinching their 34th title. However, there has been sad news from the world of football. The legendary Argentine footballer Diego Maradona was hospitalized after being diagnosed with depression and alcohol dependency. The news came as a shock to his fans worldwide, and many have expressed their support and prayers for his recovery. Cricket The cricket world was shaken by the sudden retirement of Indian cricketer MS Dhoni from international cricket.
Dhoni, who is considered to be one of the best finishers in the game, announced his retirement on August 15, which also happens to be India’s Independence Day. The announcement was met with mixed emotions from cricketing fans across the country. Meanwhile, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been confirmed to take place in the United Arab Emirates from September 19. Due to the pandemic, National Post Today the tournament was moved out of India, and the decision was made to hold it in the UAE. Tennis The US Open, one of the biggest tennis tournaments in the world, is set to commence from August 31.
However, some of the biggest names in the game, including Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, have decided to skip the tournament, citing concerns about the pandemic. Despite this, the tournament is expected to be a success, with many top-ranked players confirming their participation. Golf The PGA Tour has resumed after a long break, and there have been some exciting events.