• Germany-Belgium FIH Pro League games to mark global hockey resumption
    Hindustan Times

    Germany-Belgium FIH Pro League games to mark global hockey resumption

    International hockey will have its first brush with the bio-bubble when it adopts Covid-19 protocols for the resumption of the FIH Pro League at Dusseldorf, Germany on Tuesday. It will be a weeklong affair comprising two matches each for the men’s and women’s teams of Germany and Belgium and its success could clear the path for more international competitions and bilateral tours in the buildup to next year’s Tokyo Olympics.

  • Belgium tops first FIFA rankings since pandemic shutdown
    The Associated Press

    Belgium tops first FIFA rankings since pandemic shutdown

    ZURICH (AP) -- The first FIFA men's world rankings for five months were still led by Belgium on Thursday after the shutdown of European teams during the coronavirus pandemic ended in September.

  • Soccer: Belgium tops first FIFA rankings since pandemic shutdown
    The Mainichi

    Soccer: Belgium tops first FIFA rankings since pandemic shutdown

    The first FIFA men's world rankings for five months were still led by Belgium on Thursday after the shutdown of European teams during the coronavirus pandemic ended in September. Belgium leads an unchanged top four nations from 2018 World Cup winner France, Brazil -- which has yet to play in 2020 -- and England. Portugal, the reigning European and UEFA Nations League champion, rose two places to No.