Basketball in ballrooms? Empty Las Vegas casinos 'literally' hold hoop dreams as NBA considers playo

Basketball could return with a truncated round of playoff games held in ballroom casinos in Las Vegas as the NBA plots a makeshift conclusion to the season in the midst of the continuing coronavirus crisis in the US.

Paulo Dybala tells teammate Cristiano Ronaldo he is HATED in Lionel Messi's Argentina 'because of yo

In a frank admission, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo strike partner Paulo Dybala has said there is little goodwill towards the Portugal forward in Argentina and spoken about playing with the modern greats for club and country.

'F*cking idiots!' NHL goalie Lehner fumes at Sweden's lack of Covid-19 lockdown as death toll in co

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner has let rip at his native Sweden over avoiding coronavirus isolation measures in the wake of a recent spike in the country's death toll, calling those in charge "f*cking idiots."

Coronavirus in check: World chess champion fights sports shutdown with $250k online 'Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen, the World Chess Champion, is fighting back against the shutdown of sports worldwide forced by Coronavirus by staging his own $250,000 super-Grandmaster tournament against seven of his closest rivals – online.

'Didn't waste my time in quarantine': Yana Kunitskaya and Thiago Santos's raunchy hints at isolation

Yana Kunitskaya and Thiago Santos, the UFC lovers known to their hundreds of thousands of fans on social media for their carnal photos against dramatic backdrops, have made the most of a time of enforced octagon inactivity.

'Everyone knew he's not fighting': Dana White knew Khabib Nurmagomedov was out of UFC 249, so why pe

Despite tighter restrictions in place in the United States and across the world, UFC president Dana White remains determined to hold UFC 249, and says he already knew lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov would not be on the card.

'Put yourself in my shoes': Khabib confirms he will NOT fight at UFC 249, cites coronavirus spread a

Khabib Nurmagomedov has confirmed he will not take extreme measures to circumvent quarantine laws to Tony Ferguson UFC 249, asking fans to "put yourself in my shoes" in a heartfelt Instagram post on Wednesday.

'One of the best options': Belarus in running to rescue Khabib vs Ferguson by hosting UFC 249, says

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father Abdulmanap says Belarus, which is currently one of the only places in the world where major sporting events are still being held with the government's blessing, is a leading candidate to host UFC 249.

International matches in June are OFF as UEFA postpones playoffs and qualifiers in further blow to E

The crucial playoff matches to decide who goes to Euro 2020 are among a new round of postponements announced by UEFA as the coronavirus pandemic continues to heavily impact European countries, forcing the rescheduling of fixtures.

Game, set, match: Wimbledon 2020 officially CANCELED due to Covid-19 pandemic

This summer's Wimbledon 2020 tennis Grand Slam tournament has been officially canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Come fly Khabib: Russian Air Transport Agency say UFC champ COULD take private jet to US for UFC 249

Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency has become the unlikely potential saviour of MMA’s biggest ever fight, by confirming Khabib Nurmagomedov could fly to the US on a private jet for this UFC 249 title defense with Tony Ferguson.

'You can't lower a player's salary': Former Brazil star accuses club owners of greed over pay cut pl

As clubs including Barcelona and Tottenham announce pay cuts during the pandemic, Neto has rebuked club bosses over proposals in Brazil that could lead to legal battles between professional football clubs and authorities.

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