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England cricket hero: Ian Bell “hard to imagine” no crowd if cricket is played behind closed doors and fronts ECB app to keep public active

Ian Bell believes the absence of any atmosphere behind closed doors will take some getting used to for England’s cricketers. After Sky Sports Cricket has been replaying England’s greatest matches and Test series, a re-watch of the 2005 Ashes reaffirmed to Bell the importance of the atmosphere in the stands in helping to inspire what […]

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From foot-and-mouth disease to the Second World War – How coronavirus joins a long list of outbreaks causing sporting chaos in Gloucestershire

The world of sport is a quiet place right now, as competitions spanning all disciplines across the globe are having to be cancelled or postponed amid the growing Coronavirus pandemic. Many supporters are worried about the future of their favourite sport, so Park Life decided to take a look at previous examples of sporting suspensions/cancellations […]

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Park Life Sport live blog: The latest lockdown news as Coronavirus continues to disrupt the sporting calendar

Hello and welcome to another day of Parklife Sport. Our live blog will have plenty of action on it today so make sure you check it out below and keep an eye on our socials throughout the day as we try and keep you entertained during this lockdown phase. Our online reporters still have plenty […]

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Tokyo 2020 becomes the latest victim of the coronavirus as the IOC postpones the Para and Olympic games until 2021

Sports fans around the world have been dealt another blow as the decision was made to delay this year’s Olympic games until next summer following the outbreak of COVID-19. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) made the decision in conjunction with Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe. However, the games will not be rebranded and will remain […]

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Cheltenham Saracens coach Stuart Mitchinson on cancellation of Football League this season and how his players are keeping fit during lockdown

The FA recently announced that all steps of football below step two will have their results from this season expunged, meaning no teams will be promoted or relegated. This news has understandably not been taken well by many clubs down the football league ladder including teams like South Shields, who are now taking legal action […]

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How Gloucester’s Matt Banahan, Cheltenham Town’s Sam Morris and more sports stars are helping in the fight against Coronavirus

The Coronavirus is causing havoc across the sporting world and it has now been made worse, thanks to the measures introduced by the UK government this week. The lockdown has meant that sport has effectively been cancelled for the foreseeable future, and naturally this has had a major impact on sportspeople themselves. In an effort […]

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Park Life Sport live blog: The latest sports news during the Coronavirus pandemic

There may be no live sport whilst the coronavirus pandemic continues but that doesn’t mean there’s no sporting news to keep you busy! With so many leagues and competitions being cut short or postponed the country is filled with people wondering what to do next. We’ll be keeping you up to date with how clubs […]