NBA edges closer to return after coronavirus lockdown

Basketball players in the United States will decide on Friday whether to back a plan to return to action after a lockdown imposed to help he country stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

That's a bit rich as 'Neymar' claims cash for hard-up Brazilian workers

Neymar was approved for a 100 euro welfare payment before an eagle-eyed operative in Brazil spotted the claim in question had come from one of the world’s wealthiest sportsmen and was halted.

Benfica go top in Primeira Liga

Title-chasing Benfica continued where they left off before the Portuguese top flight was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bruno Lage’s men drew 0-0 at home to Tondela - their third…

All Blacks legend Dan Carter returns home to play for Auckland Blues

Two-time world champion Dan Carter has announced at the age of 38 a return to New Zealand’s Super Rugby championship with the Auckland Blues.

Tokyo Olympics chiefs hint at toned down event

Organisers of next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo have conceded the event may have to be scaled back to take into account the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic

Porto fluff chance to extend Primeira Liga lead

Porto’s title hopes suffered a blow on Wednesday night as the Portuguese Primeira Liga returned from its two month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Three West Indies players decline Test cricket tour of England

Three players including the experienced batsman Darren Bravo have turned down places for the three-Test tour of England, Cricket West Indies (CWI) has confirmed.

Pacesetters Porto kick off return of Primeira Liga after Portugal's coronavirus lockdown

Porto will resume their quest for a 29th Portuguese title on Wednesday night with a game at Famalicao. Victory at the Estadio Municipal will give Sergio Conceicao’s men a four point lead over second-…

F1 set to start in Austria after coronavirus ravages season

Motor racing chiefs have confirmed the start of the 2020 Formula 1 season with an eight-race roar through Europe starting in Austria in just over a month.

French Open could open centre court hospitality boxes to non-ticket holders

French tennis chief Bernard Giudicelli has floated the idea of allowing spectators who do not have tickets for the show courts at the French Open into the exclusive loges - boxes - that ring the cent…

Sports stars add international edge to call for justice for George Floyd

French footballer Marcus Thuram and England international Jadon Sancho have joined an array of international sports stars in their backing of the campaign for racial justice in the United States foll…

Mais Non! French Ligue 2 expansion plan hits the buffers

French football supremos on Wednesday rejected proposals to increase the number of clubs in the second division from 20 to 22 for the 2020/21 campaign.