Real Madrid vs Man City is framed by something far more important

City’s ban from Europe’s premier club competition and their subsequent battle with Uefa is impossible to ignore as football’s newest money takes on its oldest power in the last 16

Italian soccer could be played without fans because of virus

The Italian government is moving toward having soccer matches played behind closed doors in affected areas as authorities try to contain a spreading virus that has made northern Italy the focal point of the outbreak in Europe.

Antonio Rudiger says ‘racism has won’ after Spurs fans boo Chelsea defender

Germany international reported racist abuse aimed at him from Tottenham supporters earlier this season though no evidence was found to prove his claim

Open gym led to meteoric rise of Seton Hall’s Shavar Reynolds Jr.

Shavar Reynolds Jr. sat behind the Seton Hall bench riveted. He loved the way the Pirates played. He was drawn to their grit, their tenacity, the physical style in which they defended. He didn’t ne…

What Thailand’s Twenty20 success tells us about how to grow cricket

Thailand are set to make their debut appearance at this month’s Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia and their heartening rise serves as a lesson for how the sport can change for the better

Mourinho explains why he wants it to be July already

The Portuguese has bemoaned the injury crisis Spurs face as they battle in Europe and to secure a top four place in the Premier League

Tyson Fury carries ‘divine intervention’ confidence into Deontay Wilder rematch

LAS VEGAS — It was reminiscent of a scene from “Rocky” in which Apollo Creed flattens Rocky Balboa and thinks he has scored a knockout, only to watch the underdog challenger rise to his feet to con…

Timo Werner's Tottenham performance in focus

Maybe in another era, his performance might have been of an audition spurned. But Werner’s goal proved the diffence and he remains as enticing as ever to clubs around Europe

Ramage's 'young black lads' mindset reflects football's inaction on racism | Marina Hyde

The now-former BBC pundit’s comments highlight the burden placed on players to somehow tackle the racism they suffer

Olympics: With handclaps, help from Backstreet Boys, Tokyo mascots...

Toyko's 2020 Olympic Games mascots headed out from the capital's Haneda airport on Wednesday for a promotional tour of Europe, bemusing travelers with a ceremony featuring a clapping routine...

NCAA ponders one-time transfer rule for all sports

Division I athletes in all sports could transfer once and be immediately eligible if the Division I council adopts an idea being considered by the Transfer Waiver Working Group.

Go f*ck yourselves: Moussa Marega’s defiance should be celebrated as watershed in ugly fight against

The images of Moussa Marega, standing with a finger extended on each hand to football thugs who abused him with vile monkey chants, should be celebrated as a defiant stance in the face of racism in football.