Van Dijk reveals desire to become ‘Liverpool legend’

The Dutch international has been a revelation since joining from Southampton for £76m in 2018

The female Somali runners aiming to break more than records

‘Run and beat the boys with the skinny legs!’ urges a woman decked in a brown jilbab. Abdi Latif Dahir meets the women competing to push cultural boundaries in male-dominated Somaliland

Olympics delay can benefit Team GB, says head of British Cycling

Games have been pushed back to summer 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic

Cycling - Tour going ahead would be 'madness', says former minister

Allowing the Tour de France to go ahead as scheduled despite the COVID-19 pandemic would be "madness" and a "crime against humanity", former French sports minister David Douillet has said.

Champion rower decides postponed Tokyo Games are a step too far

British Olympic rowing gold medallist Tom Ransley announced his retirement on Friday after deciding the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to next year was a step too far.

Olympic swimmer Sharon van Rouwendaal trains in tiny inflatable pool

Give her a gold medal for ingenuity. An Olympic swimmer, in need of somewhere to train amid the coronavirus pandemic, set up a tiny inflatable pool in Marsaneix, France and tethered herself to a tr…

Only cycling’s biggest teams can survive Tour de France cancellation

A decision is yet to be made over the future of cycling’s showpiece race

Swimmer reveals ingenious way of training in lockdown

The Dutch athlete, who won 10km open water Olympic gold in Rio four years ago, has found a novel way of honing her technique while in isolation

Mother-to-be Alex Morgan is OK with Olympic postponement

Alex Morgan was planning to be back with the U.S. Women’s national soccer team in time for the Olympics this summer, mere weeks after giving birth to her first child. The 2012 gold medalist and two…

'The Sluts' nickname? Pornhub shirt sponsor? - The story of FK Slutsk, football's unlikely Belarusia

Belarusian minnows FK Slutsk have become the unlikely hero of the football world with a new English-speaking ultra base owing to their double-entendre name which has spawned talk of a shirt sponsorship with adult site Pornhub.

Ajax cancel Abdelhak Nouri’s contract days after waking from coma

Moroccan suffered brain damage while playing for the Dutch club in a pre-season friendly in 2017

Man Utd backed for £230m double transfer, Chelsea agent talks, Liverpool eye Barcelona ace

All the latest rumours and gossip coming out of Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Barcelona and Real Madrid.