UFC 249 to take place on TRIBAL LAND in California to circumvent lockdown laws - reports

Despite a state-wide ban on sporting events due to covid-19, reports suggest UFC 249 will go ahead at Tachi Palace Casino Resort in California, a location on tribal land which would allow the promotion to bypass legislation.

England's Ben Stokes named as leading cricketer in the world by Wisden

The all-rounder is feted for his heroics in the World Cup final and Headingley Test while Jofra Archer is chosen as one of Wisden’s five cricketers of the year

Wisden Almanack arrives ahead of cricket's toughest era since World War

Even during the times of the Second World War there were still cricket matches to fill the pages of the sport’s annual bible, but that hasn’t stopped Wisden from already getting their creative juices flowing for what will be a vastly streamlined 2021 version

Fear of the unknown: Locked-down athletes face mental health challenge

When Olympic swimming champion Kyle Chalmers completed what he knew would be his final training session before the coronavirus shutdown, his overwhelming feelings were of sadness and the fear of what was to come.

Russia and Qatar deny bribery allegations over World Cup

Former Fifa official Jack Warner is accused of receiving $5m in bribes to vote for Russia to host the 2018 World Cup

England and Tottenham great Jimmy Greaves hospitalised

The 80-year-old World Cup winner has the record for most top flight goals in English football

Esports: Soccer gaming tournament to be televised by beIN Sports

A month-long online soccer gaming tournament organised by French champions Paris St Germain will be televised around the world to entertain fans stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, broadcaster beIN Media Group said.

John Daly is missing The Masters just like the rest of us

This is the week John Daly would normally be at the Masters. A two-time major winner, he hasn’t been a participant in the storied tournament since 2002, but remains an annual fixture while selling …

Los Angeles Rams' Sean McVay never 'anticipated' decision to move on from Todd Gurley: report

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay says the decision to move on from running back Todd Gurley last month was not something he would have "anticipated," according to a report.

Qatar denies U.S allegations of World Cup bribes

The organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have strongly denied allegations from the U.S. Department of Justice that bribes were paid to secure votes for the hosting rights to the tournament.

Canadian Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus crisis

The Canadian Grand Prix has been postponed as the coronavirus continues to impact the Formula 1 calendar. Montreal was due to host the first race of the disrupted 2020 schedule, but Covid-19 has seen the event postponed. A statement on the official F1 website read: "We would have been honoured to host the first race on the 2020 Formula 1 World Cham

NBA explores 'diabetes-like' coronavirus testing with rapid results: report

The NBA is stepping up measures to create a situation where the season could resume play in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and this includes exploring the use of a multiple blood-testing device that would provide rapid test results, reports say.

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