Roger Federer becomes world's highest paid athlete, says Forbes

Swiss tennis player Roger Federer overtakes footballer Lionel Messi as the world's highest paid athlete for 2020, according to Forbes.

Bengals rookie Joe Burrow says 'black community needs our help' in wake of George Floyd death, viole

Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow was the latest athlete to speak out about societal issues after George Floyd’s police-involved death in Minneapolis earlier this week.

Broncos' Melvin Gordon jokes playing for Chargers is like playing in fan-less stadiums: 'I’m not mis

The NFL seems confident that stadiums will have fans at the start of the season but Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordan says it’s nothing he hasn’t already experienced while playing for the Los Angeles Chargers. 

'We aren't backing down': New US ruling says letting transgender girls compete in high school sports

A row over transgender athletes has intensified after education chiefs threatened funding cuts and backed a challenge from female-born competitors in a ruling labeled by campaigners as "yet another Trump administration attack."

Alonso comeback would be good for F1, says Domenicali

Formula One would be the winner if double world champion Fernando Alonso makes a comeback next year at the age of 39, according to the Spaniard's former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali.

Melvin Gordon brutally shades Chargers: ‘Didn’t have fans anyway’

No fans, no problem. With the coronavirus pandemic threatening live sports attendance, new Broncos running back Melvin Gordon says that he’s prepared to deal with that fallout having played f…

Giants mailbag: Jadeveon Clowney isn’t on team’s radar

You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbag…

La Liga to resume on 11 June, says Spanish league's president Javier Tebas

Spain's La Liga will resume on 11 June with next season starting on 12 September, says the league's president Javier Tebas.

'What's all that about?' UFC's Gadelha responds with humor as clip shows her getting water poured DO

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha has laughed off one of the lighter moments from her recent scrap with Angela Hill, responding to a clip on Twitter showing the Brazilian cooling off between rounds in unorthodox fashion.

Premier League: Liverpool could lift title at neutral venue with six fixtures set to move

The game in which Liverpool could secure the Premier League title could be held at a neutral venue, says the national lead for football policing.

T20 World Cup under threat - live updates from the world of sport

Major League Soccer (MLS) says it has given clubs the green light to begin outdoor training sessions in small groups providing they do not conflict with Covid-19 health protocols.

Kaapo Kakko’s diabetes may keep him from Rangers if NHL returns

Rangers president John Davidson says he promises to listen to science when it comes to the safety of his players amid the NHL’s plans to open club training facilities for small-group workouts. With…

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