Conor McGregor announces retirement from mixed martial arts moments after UFC 250

Conor McGregor appears to have called time on his mixed martial arts career.

NBA teams left out of Orlando looking to stay active amid hiatus

We may not have seen the last of the Knicks, or the other seven teams not included in the 22-team NBA restart in Orlando. As the league’s contenders and pretenders will be at Disney’s ESPN Wide Wor…

Panthers cut ties with company following CEO's racial email

The Carolina Panthers are cutting ties with a major local promotional partner after the company's founder and CEO was revealed to have sent an email with racially charged comments.

Paul Pogba's marriage of convenience with Manchester United may get unlikely spark | Jonathan Wilson

New reality caused by pandemic means a move away is unlikely and with the arrival of Bruno Fernandes the future looks much brighter for United

Derek Jeter had an escape plan if Yankees lost World Series to Mets

A Mets win in the 2000 World Series could have been Derek Jeter’s ticket out of New York City. The Yankees ended up winning the Subway Series in five games, with Jeter winning the MVP after b…

Barcelona 'turn down $112mn bid from European heavyweights' for 'untouchable' record-breaking teenag

Barcelona have reportedly turned down a colossal bid for forward prodigy Ansu Fati, who overtook Lionel Messi to become Barcelona's youngest ever goalscorer as a 16-year-old and has shattered several scoring records since.

De Bruyne may consider City future if ban upheld, says Martinez

Martinez, De Bruyne’s manager for the Belgian national team, believes the midfielder will have to weigh up his options should City’s appeal against Uefa’s ban fail

What crisis? As their rivals reel from the ravages of a revenue disaster, Roman Abramovich and Chels

Few would have guessed that this season would culminate in top clubs deferring wages and Premier League champions-in-waiting Liverpool tightening their purse strings. Here's how Roman Abramovich is ensuring Chelsea take advantage.

‘Regenerated’ Hugo Lloris raring for Tottenham’s return to the pitch

‘After 15 seasons at the highest level, you play every season and you never have time to think and to breathe a little bit’

'Me and my beautiful mom': Russian swim star follows bikini beach routine with home dance hit (VIDEO

Russian Olympic synchronized swimming champion Vlada Chigireva and her mother Irina have followed up a smash-hit bikini beach dance with a home routine which went down equally well with fans.

MPs raise concerns over sportswashing amid Newcastle takeover

Exclusive: Sixteen cross-party MPs and peers have expressed concern that the Saudi-backed takeover of Newcastle is a vehicle to distract from the country’s human rights record

'We were wrong': Goodell admits NFL should have listened to players on protests

The NFL commissioner said the league made mistakes in not listening to players in a video on Friday denouncing racism in the United States

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