Deontay Wilder's attempt to blame defeat on 40lb costume carries little weight | Marina Hyde

The heavyweight’s comments after his loss to Tyson Fury are best euphemised as misjudged – but he is not the first boxer to be pilloried for offering up a bizarre excuse

Alpine skiing: Women's World Cup event to go ahead in Italy

The women's World Cup alpine skiing races at La Thuile in Italy's Aosta valley are to go ahead as planned, but with a limited number of spectators, because the area has not been affected by ...

Player reps send new CBA to union members for approval

The NFL moved closer to labor peace for another decade early Wednesday when player representatives voted to send a new deal already approved by the owners that includes a 17-game season to the full union membership.

Tokyo organizers, IOC going ahead as planned with Olympics

A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going ahead as planned with the Tokyo Olympics despite the threat of the spreading coronavirus.

It’s not only Chelsea’s players who should learn from Bayern defeat

Manager Frank Lampard spoke of his players needing to indulge in a degree of introspection after Tuesday evening’s humbling defeat but he too has much to learn at this level too

Tokyo Olympics 'going ahead' despite Japan suspending sporting events over coronavirus

President Shinzo Abe has asked for a suspension on all major sporting and cultural events to stem the spread of coronavirus, but government insists Olympic Games remains scheduled as planned

Andy Murray makes worrying admission over hip rehabilitation

The Scot has not played since last November’s Davis Cup finals with the problem still not clear

NFL moves closer to labor peace after key hurdle cleared

The NFL moved closer to labor peace for another decade early Wednesday when player representatives voted to send a new deal already approved by the owners to the full union membership. A simple maj…

Women's T20 World Cup: Heather Knight hits century as England crush Thailand

Captain Heather Knight hits her first Twenty20 international century as England crush Thailand by 98 runs at the Women's T20 World Cup.

Frank Lampard reveals his biggest Chelsea concern after 'sobering' Bayern Munich defeat

Frank Lampard has criticised his Chelsea players for their performance during the defeat to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League Last 16 tie.

Florida HS baseball coach reinstated after being fired for cursing after winning championship

A Florida high school baseball coach who was fired earlier this month after video was released of him cursing during the team's championship celebration last year has been reinstated, the school's principal announced on Tuesday.

Australia to close schools, cancel sports in event of coronavirus...

Australia will close schools and cancel sporting events in the event of an uncontained coronavirus outbreak, Minister for Health Greg Hunt said on Wednesday, as the government accelerates plans to cop...

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