June 9, 2020

PGA Tour players call for social justice

As the PGA Tour gets set to make its return this week in Fort Worth, Texas, some golfers used part of their pre-tournament news conferences on Tuesday to spread a message of unity amid worldwide protests against racism.
June 9, 2020

Spieth hopes break will jump start his game

Jordan Spieth said he hopes the work he put in during the three-month suspension of the PGA Tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic will help the former world number one rediscover his form when he tees it up at the Colonial Country Club on Thursday.
June 9, 2020

NASCAR to allow limited spectators at select races

NASCAR will allow a limited number of spectators to attend two June races in Florida and Alabama amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of the popular racing series said on Tuesday.
June 9, 2020

Leverkusen beat minnows to book place in German Cup final

Bayer Leverkusen beat lowly Saarbruecken 3-0 away on Tuesday to reach next month's German Cup final and bring the fairytale run of the fourth division side to a jolting end.
June 9, 2020

Matic sends message of support for hunger-striking players

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has offered a message of support to the players of a Serbian third-tier club who have gone on hunger strike over unpaid wages.
June 9, 2020

Watford goalkeeper Foster signs new two-year deal

Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster has signed a new two-year contract to extend his stay at Vicarage Road, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.
June 9, 2020

Mixed martial arts: White says Abu Dhabi ‘Fight Island’ to host UFC 251

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) chief Dana White said on Tuesday the mixed martial arts promotion's "Fight Island" was located in Abu Dhabi and it will host four events next month including UFC 251.
June 9, 2020

Couple have first child in lockdown 160 miles away from home

Donna and Rhodri had to leave Cardiff just weeks before their first child was due and lockdown meant they couldn't return in time
June 9, 2020

No Tiger and no fans as PGA Tour returns with strong lineup

Tiger Woods and the fans will be missing when golf returns this week after a three-month hiatus due to the novel coronavirus but the Charles Schwab Challenge will otherwise get the full major treatment with a strong field on display.
June 9, 2020

PGA Tour to honour George Floyd with moments of silence this week

The PGA Tour said on Tuesday it will observe a moment of silence during each round of this week's tournament in Fort Worth, Texas to honour George Floyd, a black American man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck.
June 9, 2020

Espanyol the biggest name at stake in crowded La Liga relegation battle

As many as 10 La Liga sides will be fighting for their top-flight futures when the season restarts this week after a long pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with league mainstays Espanyol facing the biggest threat of relegation.
June 9, 2020

Agriculture Bill reaches Lords with critics warning it could be ‘catastrophic’

Campaigners who fear American chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-fed beef could be sold in British shops are pushing for changes to the Agriculture Bill currently going through parliament.