Coronavirus latest: Friday’s goodwill stories from the world of sport


Liverpool commemorated NHS employees and Chris Froome was challenged by Kevin Pietersen.

Sports stars and clubs throughout the world continue to assist their regional neighborhoods– and find new ways to entertain themselves– during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here, the PA news firm takes a look at some of the best examples from April 16.


Unbelievable how strong Archie has actually been. Hope him and his bro Henry enjoy scoring loads more goals in the garden!

Harry Kane (@HKane) April 17, 2020

Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane sent out an unique video message to a four-year-old cancer patient who got rid of coronavirus.

Spurs fan Archie Wilks captured Covid-19 during treatment for uncommon youth cancer neuroblastoma.

On ITV’s Great Early morning Britain, England skipper Kane stated: “Hey Archie, great to hear you’re feeling much better and on the heal.

” You’re a strong young boy. Simply keep listening to the physicians, nurses and your moms and dads.

“I hear you and your twin brother Henry love to play football, so keep playing in the garden, stay at home and, yeah, I wish you all the best.”

Tottenham Hotspur Arena

Our arena continues to support the London Food Alliance which guarantees products for the most susceptible individuals in the capital #THFC ⚪ #COYS

— Tottenham Hotspur (at) (@SpursOfficial) April 17, 2020

Spurs’ great at their arena continued as after opening their doors to an outpatients department of a regional health center and performing Covid-19 tests for NHS personnel, they are likewise utilizing their basement car park as a center for the London Food Alliance.

⚽ Thanks for the message, @LFC, and well done to @sidnbern, our #LFC mad Partner Director of Procurement, for organizing this! We think it may put a smile on the deal with a couple of individuals throughout @Medway_NHS_FT, consisting of @JamesDevineNHS, @KarenMc22865841 and @84 sterbz ❤ #YNWA

— Medway NHS FEET (@Medway_NHS_FT) April 17, 2020

Liverpool have actually sent out a thank you message to an NHS rely on Kent.

The letter, signed by 23 of the players and manager Jurgen Klopp, commemorates the “amazing work” done by personnel at Medway NHS Structure Trust.

We understand it’s just a small gesture provided whatever you’re doing … today more than ever is a time to inform you just how much you indicate to all of us ❤ #StayHomeSaveLives

— Andy Robertson (@andrewrobertso5) April 17, 2020

Players from the club likewise contributed some sweet deals with to personnel at Alder Hey Children’s Health center, with Jordan Henderson, Andrew Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold shooting a video message.

Men, thank you for your birthday messages. I have actually seen the work of the Islington Council and the @AFC_Foundation and I wish to assist. I am contributing a shipment of over 16,000 meals and other emergency situation products to the individuals in Islington who need our assistance more than ever! #SM20

— Shkodran Mustafi (@MustafiOfficial) April 17, 2020

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi was doing his bit by contributing a shipment of over 16,000 meals and other emergency situation products to individuals in Islington.

Solution One

Ferrari is now producing respirator valves and fittings for protective masks at its Maranello plant through its 3D printing centers in assistance of health employees. Practical services for instant help where it is required. #Ferrari

— Scuderia Ferrari (@ScuderiaFerrari) April 16, 2020

Ferrari are producing respirator valves and fittings for protective masks at their Maranello plant through 3D printing centers in assistance of health employees.

Ohhh my god that was a laugh Truckin’ carnage with @Charles_Leclerc

— George Russell (@GeorgeRussell63) April 17, 2020

Williams motorist George Russell and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc passed their time by playing Euro Truck Simulator.


Right! I’m on @GoZwift now. Find me! I’m confirmed– K Pietersen.

Let’s go, @chrisfroome?!

— Kevin Pietersen (@KP24) April 17, 2020

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen switched the crease for the saddle and challenged four-time Trip de France winner Chris Froome to a virtual biking race.

For those fretted about staying up to date with me, you’ll have no problem staying up to date with @KP24 (and his bants are much better than mine)

— Chris Froome (@chrisfroome) April 17, 2020

However Froome did not appear to see him as much of a hazard.

Rugby union


Spent the early morning knowing with the dazzling @DrMarkTaubert an Expert in Palliative Medication at Llandough. They intend to enhance the quality of life of households and clients dealing with the issues related to deadly disease. v5j1XD

— Jamie Roberts (@Jamiehuwroberts) April 17, 2020

Wales and Stormers centre Jamie Roberts, a certified medical professional, invested the early morning with Dr Mark Taubert, an expert in palliative medication at Llandough Health center.


Friday Exercise

400 x Skips8 each leg x overhead reverse lunge8 each leg x side lunge20 x V Stay Up40 x Russian TwistsRest 30-60 secsRepeat 5 times

All workouts can be done utilizing bodyweight just. Simply need avoiding rope. #StayHome #StayAtHome #stayactive #TennisAtHome

— Jamie Murray (@jamie_murray) April 17, 2020

Jamie Murray required to Twitter to show off his lockdown workout routine.


Tyson Fury took time out to commemorate Mike Tyson, explaining the 53- year-old as a “modern day gladiator”.

Midland ABC doing their bit and assisting provide some meals for the most susceptible in combination with @CrusadersFC

— Carl Frampton MBE (@RealCFrampton) April 17, 2020

And Carl Frampton was out assisting to provide meals for those in need.

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