Tokyo Games' fate in hands of powerful IOC boss Bach

Having pumped more than 12 billion dollars over nearly a decade into preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan's dream is at risk from the coronavirus - and one man may have the final say.

Olympic swimming champ Sun Yang banned for 8 years in doping case

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was banned for eight years on Friday and will miss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because he broke anti-doping rules in a late-night incident in which a blood sample container was smashed with a hammer.

Russian UFC star Alexander Volkov targeting heavyweight showdowns with Daniel Cormier and Curtis Bla

Alexander Volkov is targeting a run at the UFC title in 2020, but to do so he knows he will have to go through some of the other top contenders in the division, including former champion Daniel Cormier and Curtis Blaydes.

How coronavirus could affect the Olympics, Euro 2020, Six Nations, and other sporting events in 2020

The worldwide outbreak of coronavirus had led to the death of nearly 3,000 people and in a bid to contain its spreading, sporting events around the world are being moved or cancelled.

Dream debut: Undefeated Umar Nurmagomedov to join cousin Khabib on fight card at UFC 249

Khabib Nurmagomedov will see another familiar face in the locker room ahead of his UFC lightweight title defense at UFC 249, with his cousin, newly-signed Umar Nurmagomedov, also booked to fight on the same card.

The elusive Knicks’ problem Leon Rose will have to fix

PHILADELPHIA — If you listened to interim coach Mike Miller on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center, you would think the Knicks have reached a nice spot in their 2020 NBA season. “That’s as well as…

Qualify first, worry later: Marathoners say no time to fear Olympic...

Aspring Olympians at the U.S. marathon trials said on Thursday that they were concerned first with securing one of the coveted few tickets to Tokyo 2020 - and less, at least for now, about whether the...

Giants could land Auburn’s Derrick Brown in ‘best player’ scenario

INDIANAPOLIS — There’s no chance, right? No way the Giants use their first-round draft pick on another interior defensive lineman, right? Not when there is a dire need for starters at offensive tac…

Cycling: UAE Tour canceled after positive coronavirus tests

The final two stages of the UAE Tour, which is featuring some of the world's leading riders, has been canceled due to two Italian riders testing positive for coronavirus, the Abu Dhabi Sports Cou...

Arsenal 1-2 Olympiakos (Agg: 2-2 AET): Gunners knocked out by last-gasp away goal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang misses a golden chance with the last kick as Arsenal are handed their first defeat of 2020.

Coronavirus outbreak: Two riders test positive as UAE Tour cancelled

Two Italian cyclists competing in the UAE Tour have tested positive for coronavirus, leading to the event being cancelled with two stages remaining.

Team news and predicted line-ups ahead of Man United vs Club Brugge

United enjoyed more possession and chances in the first leg a week ago