May 21, 2020

IOC chief Bach says Games would be cancelled if not held in 2021

International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach says the Tokyo Games would have to be scrapped if the event cannot be held next year due to the COVID-19 crisis.
May 21, 2020

Chelsea’s Giroud, Caballero pen one-year contract extensions

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud and goalkeeper Willy Caballero have signed one-year contract extensions until the end of the 2020-21 season, the Premier League club have said.
May 21, 2020

Australian Rule: Irish players given the green light to return to AFL

Irish players in the Australian Football League have been given the green light to return to Australia for the resumption of the season after having headed home due to the coronavirus outbreak.
May 21, 2020

Eight soccer players at Mexico’s Santos Laguna test positive for coronavirus

Eight soccer players at Mexico's Santos Laguna club have tested positive for coronavirus but none of them are displaying any symptoms, the Mexican governing body, Liga MX, said on Wednesday.
May 21, 2020

Rio health officials chide Flamengo for restarting training

The Rio de Janeiro government criticised Brazilian champions Flamengo for returning to training on Wednesday, with the city's health secretary saying clubs were not yet permitted to restart ball work or physical drills.
May 21, 2020

NWSL planning month-long tournament in June – reports

The National Women's Soccer League is set to move forward with plans for a month-long, single-city National Women's Soccer League tournament starting in late June, according to media reports.