'I am in shape to fight right now!' Conor McGregor accuses Khabib of 'very high risk' return to Russ

Conor McGregor has accused Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson of cowardice after a fight between the pair was cancelled for a fifth time, and sparked speculation that he would be ready to step in and win at UFC 249.

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.

Brescia president threatens to forfeit matches if Serie A returns

‘If they force us to play, I’d be willing to not field the team and lose the matches 3-0 out of respect for the citizens of Brescia’

Khabib vs Ferguson can wait – so should UFC fans

Most-anticipated fight in the sport has already fallen through on four separate occasions

'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.

Special report: Why the business of sport can never stop

From matchday vendors to online traders, Vithushan Ehantharajah investigates how individuals are hanging on the government’s every word as they fight to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic

'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.

LSU’s Clyde Edwards-Helaire could be Jets’ option in NFL Draft 2020

When you make a list of the Jets’ biggest needs, it is easy to overlook running back. It is not as glaring of a hole as offensive line, cornerback, edge-rusher or wide receiver, but the Jets defini…

Overmars compares Uefa to Trump and calls for season to be cancelled

‘Why would it be about money and not people’s wellbeing at this time?’

UFC's Nurmagomedov says he is out of Ferguson fight due to quarantine measures

Challenger called for the Dagestani to be stripped of his belt if he does not compete

McLaren places staff on furlough as drivers Norris and Sainz take pay cut

Staff from the group working on a ‘VentilatorChallengeUK’ project were not included in the measure

Mixed martial arts: Nurmagomedov in quarantine, says Ferguson fight off

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says his fight against American Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 is off as he is in quarantine in Russia amid the coronavirus pandemic.