Premier League stars urged to take pay cuts as football remains suspended

Football in England was put on further hold on Friday after owners of Premier League clubs emerged from video meetings with a package of measures aimed at protecting jobs in the sport and helping Bri…

Uefa wards leagues off ending seasons due to coronavirus

European football’s governing body, Uefa, has warned organisers of leagues throughout the continent that their sides could lose places in next season’s Champions League and Europa League if the 2019/…

England's Premier League set for new restart date

Bosses of English Premier League clubs will meet via video conference on Friday to formally reset the start date for the top flight season.

McLaren slashes staff costs as F1 reels from coronavirus

McLaren on Thursday became the first team Formula 1 team to cut staff salaries in an attempt to navigate its way through the coronavirus pandemic which has ravaged the Grand Prix season.

Eddie Jones to lead England's tilt at 2023 rugby World Cup in France

England’s rugby union chiefs announced on Thursday that head coach Eddie Jones will lead the first team squad into the next rugby World Cup in France in 2023.

Coronavirus claims 2020 Wimbledon

Wimbledon was cancelled on Wednesday due to the coronavirus pandemic. The third of the tennis season's four Grand Slam tournaments - known formally as The Championships - was scheduled to run between…

Former Marseille chief Pape Diouf dies in Senegal from coronavirus

Senegal's president Macky Sall led the tributes on Wednesday to Pape Diouf who died in a hospital in Dakar after contracting the new corona virus. He was 68.

Japanese businessman key figure in Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid, as French corruption probe continues

A Japanese businessman has admitted to giving gifts to the former head of the athletics’ governing body who is being investigated by French prosecutors for allegations of bribery linked to securing t…

Olympic Games reset for summer 2021

Less than a week after the coronavirus pandemic forced the first postponement of the Olympic Games in its 124 year history, Japanese organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) released…

Harry Kane spurs thoughts of life after Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur’s star striker Harry Kane has hinted he might leave if the Premier League side fails to win silverware soon.

Tour de France could still take place, without roadside spectators

The French sports minister has said it is too soon to decide if the Tour de France, the world's premier cycling race, can go ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic. But if it does take place from 27 Jun…

US agrees $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue plan, the largest in American history

The White House and Senate have reached agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the US economy. With over 44,000 cases, the US is now the third most affected country in the world after China…

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