June 5, 2020

Woods not in field for PGA Tour’s return next week

Tiger Woods will not compete next week when the PGA Tour swings back into action after a three-month COVID-19 hiatus as he was not listed in the field released on Friday for the event in Fort Worth, Texas.
June 5, 2020

Ten-man Gladbach sunk by superb Petersen header at Freiburg

Ten-man Borussia Moenchengladbach suffered a 1-0 defeat at Freiburg after substitute Nils Petersen's superb second-half header dented their Champions league qualifying hopes in a lively Bundesliga game on Friday.
June 5, 2020

Bulgarian top tier resumes amid coronavirus rules violations

The Bulgarian league resumed on Friday after an almost three-month break due to the novel coronavirus pandemic with fans allowed at stadiums but many of them violated the rule for occupying every third seat in the stands.
June 5, 2020

Memorial cleared to be first PGA Tour with fans amid COVID-19

Next month's Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio will be the first on the PGA Tour's revamped schedule to allow spectators amid the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers announced on Friday.
June 5, 2020

LA Galaxy part with midfielder Katai after wife’s racist posts

The LA Galaxy has parted company with Serbian midfielder Aleksandar Katai after his wife published "a series of racist and violent social media posts," the Major League Soccer (MLS) team said on Friday.
June 5, 2020

Italian federation agrees to allow five substitutions

Serie A is set to allow five substitutions per team when it resumes on June 20 following the novel coronavirus stoppage after the temporary rule change was approved by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on Friday.
June 5, 2020

Sport: North America’s start-up operations hit by COVID-19 fallout

On the North American sports scene the Canadian Premier League is a corner store operation and, like all small businesses that have been hit by the new coronavirus, the future is uncertain.
June 5, 2020

Three Russians’ samples test positive for same banned substance, IWF says

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said on Friday that doping samples taken from three-time world weightlifting champion Nadezhda Evstyukhina and two other Russian weightlifters had tested positive for the same banned substance.
June 5, 2020

Solskjaer talks up Man Utd mentality ahead of Spurs match

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he expects his players to hit the ground running when they face Tottenham Hotspur in their first game back when the Premier League season restarts this month.
June 5, 2020

Motor racing-F1 extends contracts for some closed-race circuits

Some of the European circuits due to host races without spectators on Formula One's initial 2020 calendar have been given one-year contract extensions to compensate for lost revenues, it emerged on Friday.
June 5, 2020

Dortmund’s Sancho, Akanji fined for getting haircuts without face masks

Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho and Manuel Akanji were fined an unspecified amount by the German Football League (DFL) on Friday for failing to wear face masks during a visit from a hair dresser.
June 5, 2020

Matt Hancock tells people not to attend George Floyd protests

The Health Secretary urged protesters to protect themselves and their families during the coronavirus pandemic