The Cactus Tour will stage its 12th 54-hole event of the year, and third since major US sports league went silent, starting Tuesday at Sun City Country Club in Arizona.
The towel ended up in the hands of a fan as Bryant walked off the court and was then sold several times before the latest online auction. 
Test rugby is born (with a soccer scoreline!) and Brian Mitchell entrenches his reputation as a local boxing great.
Had the Tokyo showpiece gone ahead, the 39-year-old’s dream would’ve probably been over. Now, ‘nature’ has intervened.
The 53-year-old quit in October after Australia’s humiliating World Cup quarter-final exit against England.
Despite the enforced layoff, he said he was in touch with his players and expected them to maintain training regimes as best they can.

World Sport Today in sports history – 26 March

As sport grinds to a halt all over the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve decided to have a daily look back at those “simpler” times, when there was triumph, drama and disappointment on various fields and arenas. This is today in sport history… 1959 Mushtaq Mohammad, the fourth brother of Pakistan’s five-man Mohammad […]

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In a series of Twitter posts on Tuesday, the boxer thanked all those involved in trying to combat the coronavirus.

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He has signed to play for Rajasthan Royals and is one of 13 English players set to feature in the IPL.

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World Sport Today in sports history – 25 March

Bongani Mwelase has the local boxing scene in raptures as Pakistan’s current prime minister inspires his national greatest sporting achievement.

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The postponement comes after top federations announced they would pull out.

World Sport Today in sports history – 24 March

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World Sport Today in sports history- 23 March

LJ van Zyl celebrates a record-breaking highlight of his career as India’s youngest, one-eyed captain commences his reign.

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Cancellation of the Games in Tokyo is not on the agenda for now.

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