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West Indies cricket chiefs have given their approval to a Test tour of England where the team will stay in a “bio-secure environment”.
The Windies were due to play three Tests in England in June but the threat of the coronavirus has pushed the visit back to July at the earliest.
Two-time Olympic champion and world 800m record holder David Rudisha will be sidelined for 16 weeks after fracturing his left ankle.
From face masks, racquet bumps, poplar tree fluff everywhere and the prospect of a final played at the press centre, Prague’s first post-lockdown tennis tournament offered a plethora of bizarre moments.
Elite rugby union could see the introduction of orange cards after World Rugby unveiled trials of 10 temporary optional laws to cut the risk of coronavirus infection.
Canned cheers and cardboard spectators greeted the return of professional sport to Australia Thursday with the Parramatta Eels beating the Brisbane Broncos as the National Rugby League resumed after a lengthy coronavirus break.
World Rugby has dismissed an idea for a major international event to be held in England next year, designed to ease the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis, less than a day after it was made public.
The late Kobe Bryant’s induction into America’s basketball hall of fame has been postponed to 2021, US media reported on Wednesday.
Alex Hales’s hopes of an international recall suffered a setback Wednesday when England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan said it would take yet “more time” for the Nottinghamshire batsman to regain trust following a drugs ban.
Roland Garros chiefs insisted Wednesday that the French Open, delayed until September due to the coronavirus, will have fans attending even with social distancing rules.
Olympic chief Thomas Bach on Wednesday held a series of talks with International Olympic Committee members on the potential consequences of the coronavirus pandemic that has seen the Tokyo Games pushed back a year to 2021, sources said.
The Indian Premier League could fill the void left by the Twenty20 World Cup if it is delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, Aussie cricketer Pat Cummins said Wednesday.
A new Japanese smartphone app will allow fans to send virtual cheers and jeers to sports stadiums in the hope of creating atmosphere at matches played behind closed doors due to coronavirus.
Comparisons to India’s “god of cricket” Sachin Tendulkar have not always helped Prithvi Shaw as he seeks to put a doping ban and injury worries behind him and cement his place in the national side.
Reigning Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin and 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens will compete in a 2020 World TeamTennis season played at a mountain resort with spectators starting July 12.
Rory McIlroy believes the Ryder Cup will be moved back to 2021 under pressure from players to not lose the unique atmosphere of the biennial event behind closed doors.