Japan's economy minister says Olympic postponement to push back trillions of yen in demand

The government's stimulus package will take into account the fact that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games will push back several trillions of yen worth of demand until next year, Japan's economy minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Sunday.

Coronavirus in NY: Aqueduct meet over as facility will be temporary hospital

The inevitable became official on Saturday. The New York Racing Association (NYRA) canceled what remained of the winter meet as well as the entire spring meet at Aqueduct. Governor Andrew Cuomo has…

Coe and Ovett's Olympic debt to bureaucrat who defied Thatcher | Andy Bull

British Olympic Association chairman Sir Denis Follows was determined not to join the Moscow Games boycott in 1980, to the fury of the prime minister

Cook prepared to write off County Championship season over coronavirus

England’s all-time record run-scorer is set to be part of the Essex squad again this season

Biggar calls for patience on Wales’ path to 'more attractive' rugby under Pivac

New coach took over from Warren Gatland following November’s World Cup in Japan

Premier League players will be told to stop training amid doubts over restart

The Premier League is ready to tell its players to take a break from training as doubts increase over the likelihood of restarting the season in early May

Athletics: Iran Olympic discus trailblazer Hadadi has coronavirus

Ehsan Hadadi, Iran's first Olympic track and field medalist, has tested positive for coronavirus, World Athletics reported on Saturday.

'Challenge' to decide who covers cost of postponing Tokyo Games: Mori

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizing committee president Yoshiro Mori has told international federations that deciding who foots the bill for postponing the Games to 2021 will be a "major challenge", Olympic news website insidethegames https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1092504/tokyo-2020-president-warns-ifs-costs reported on Saturday.

UFC 249 dealt seemingly fatal blow as Russia TOTALLY locks down borders... trapping Khabib in countr

The Russian authorities may have put the final nail in the coffin for the UFC's plans to go ahead with the Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson bout, after locking down all the country's borders.

Tokyo 2020 chief expresses concerns over cost of postponing Olympics

Organising committee president Yoshiro Mori has contacted all 33 international sporting federations, raising concerns that individual sports will be asked to foot the bill for the postponed Olympic Games

Olympics: 'We'll be stronger than ever in 2021' – Naomi Osaka

Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, the poster girl of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, took to social media on Saturday to show her support for the decision to postpone the Games until next year

'None of this will work in reality': Piers Morgan rips into Gary Neville's plans for resumption of f

With the global sporting calendar currently on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, former pro footballer Gary Neville and professional provocateur Piers Morgan have very contrasting views on how and when to resume play.