Fans are dry: Because of the corona virus, the sports world has been standing still for weeks and nothing works anymore. With one or the other, withdrawal symptoms may already have made themselves felt. It’s been too long since we saw a nice backhander, a captivating 100m sprint or Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal celebration.
But: You don’t have to despair completely (yet). There is a silver lining. Various associations and television stations open their archives and water the thirsty souls of sports. An overview.
SRF: Swiss radio and television will once again broadcast various sports highlights from the past. It will kick off on Thursday evening with the championship game between Kloten Flyers and HC Davos in the playoff final series 2009. Previously, the users had been able to vote online and decided on this unforgettable match – more are likely to follow.
The playoff final from 2009 can be seen again at SRF. (Image: Keystone)
In addition to highlights of Swiss ice hockey history, unforgettable moments from national football are also on the program. From Sunday, April 5, SRF will show an alternative to the usual Super League live game. First of all, SRF will broadcast the memorable 2005/06 season final between FC Basel and FC Zurich.
The same in the premier class: on the originally planned live dates of the coming weeks, recordings of the largest Champions League games of the past two decades are now planned. The kick-off is on Wednesday, April 8th, the 2005 final between AC Milan and Liverpool.
Legendary game to look up: The CL final between Milan and Liverpool 2005. (Image: Keystone)
Fifa / Uefa: There is even more football at the World and European Federation. Both Fifa and Uefa have browsed the depths of their archives and show the best games of the past few decades. On uefa.tv games from past European championships can be seen in re-live almost daily, and legendary Champions League and Europa League duels are also on the program. Fifa shows the hashtag #WorldCupAtHome Youtube also historical encounters from the past.
Athletics Association: Those who miss tartan tracks rather than soccer fields or ice rinks will not be left out in the rain. In the next two weeks, the international athletics association will show Youtube numerous finals from the 2019 World Cup in Doha. It is very likely that you can look forward to the historic bronze run over 200 m from Mujinga Kambundji.
NHL: Ice hockey cracks should be interested. On the NHL website fans now have access to an enormous selection of classics from the best league in the world as well as the replay of all games of the regular season 2019/20.
NBA: The same applies to the NBA. All games of the current basketball season in North America as well as an extensive archive with legendary games and other historical content can be viewed online.
In addition to these major leagues and associations, the American baseball league MLB, for example, also keeps on theirs Youtube channel or the NFL (American Football) similar offer ready. It is still unclear whether other sports such as tennis, Formula 1 or skiing will soon present something to their waiting fans. Given the ongoing corona withdrawal, it would be desirable.
And if you need something that you can hear while cleaning, cooking or ironing, here are our sports podcasts (football and ice hockey) for the ears.
Third half – the Tamedia football podcast
Icebreaker – Tamedia’s hockey podcast
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