A Formula One proposal for an experimental reverse-grid qualifying race when Austria hosts two grands prix in July looks unlikely to be accepted due to opposition from champions Mercedes.
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This year has been difficult for athletes but few have had a harder time than Olympic champion ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin.
Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli had to stave off a furious rally from Carolina Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele in sudden death for a 2-1 win Saturday in the NHL Gaming Challenge.
American sprinter Bobby Morrow, who won three gold medals at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, died on Saturday at the age of 84, World Athletics said.
Promoter Don King raises the hand of Evander Holyfield after his controversial win against Hasim Rahman in their non-title bout in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The San Francisco 49ers will donate $1 million to “local and national organizations who are creating change,” CEO Jed York announced in a statement on Twitter on Saturday night, amid nationwide protests against discrimination and police brutality.
Brazilian welterweight Gilbert Burns upset American Tyron Woodley in a five-round, unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown drove 15 hours from Boston to help lead a peaceful protest in Atlanta on Saturday night, he said on a live stream of his Instagram account.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Saturday the league is “greatly saddened” by the recent high-profile killings of black people in the United States, including George Floyd, whose death after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis has led to widespread protests.
Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey called for change and unity in a statement issued Saturday, amid country-wide protests following the death of George Floyd earlier this week.
After a near three-month shutdown, elite competitive sports in England can resume from Monday behind closed doors provided strict conditions are met, the government said on Saturday.
Dominic Thiem, Nick Kyrgios, Kiki Bertens and Elina Svitolina are among the men’s and women’s pros set to compete in grass and hard-court events in Berlin in July.
Canada’s Mackenzie Tour canceled its upcoming season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Formula One can start its season in Austria with two races behind closed doors on July 5 and 12, the country’s health ministry said on Saturday.
Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne finally converted pole position into virtual victory in Formula E’s Race at Home Challenge on Saturday to go a point clear in the esports series with two races remaining.
United States soccer player Weston McKennie joined the chorus of outrage from athletes protesting against the death of a black man in Minneapolis by wearing an armband with the message “Justice for George” in a German league game on Saturday.
The MLS expansion club in Charlotte will reveal its name in June, team president Tom Glick said.
Roger Federer is the world’s highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer’s Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday.
Formula One rivals Max Verstappen and Lando Norris will be team mates for the virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 13/14, according to the official entry list on Saturday.
World number 11 Fabio Fognini underwent surgery on both ankles on Saturday to cure a long-standing problem.
Samples from the 2017 Tour de France are being re-tested as authorities look for a previously undetectable performance-enhancing substance, Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reported on Saturday.
Racing will be held at Pocono Raceway this season, but fans won’t be admitted, track officials announced Friday.
Tiffany Joh advanced to the championship match of the LPGA eTour Live virtual tournament with a convincing 4-up victory over Jane Park on Friday.
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby is convinced there will be a college football season, and he believes it will start as scheduled.
Bringing movie star charisma on and off the field and a cannon arm that propelled his team to an almost unthinkable Super Bowl upset, quarterback Joe Namath embodied the megawatt glamour of New York City.
Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez reportedly aren’t giving up on their desire to purchase the New York Mets.
A week after the NCAA voted to lift a moratorium on athletic activities and allow for teams to open facilities as early as this coming Monday, the organization on Friday released its guidelines for helping schools allow athletes back on campus during a pandemic.
NBA champion Stephen Jackson on Friday said he would not allow the police to assail the character of George Floyd, a friend he called his “twin” who was killed this week by a police officer in Minneapolis, sparking widespread outrage and days of protest.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league’s Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31, the Athletic reported on Friday.
Mercedes plans to stay in Formula One for years to come, parent company Daimler has said after renewed speculation about the world champions’ future and the intentions of team principal Toto Wolff.
Kyle Busch is the favorite to win the Supermarket Heroes 500 for the third straight time when NASCAR convenes at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Washington Redskins defensive end Chase Young brings immense potential and views himself as the best player entering the NFL in 2020.
The Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada said on Friday it had decided to cancel its 2020 season due to border restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic that also requires mandatory quarantines for those entering the country.
Suspended Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Felipe Vazquez is facing a new child pornography charge in St. Louis, separate from the 20 counts in Florida.
Dee Ford had what he termed “pretty extensive” arthroscopic knee surgery in the offseason, leaving the San Francisco 49ers’ pass rusher as a question mark in his second season with the team.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher David Price will gift $1,000 to each of the players in the team’s minor-league system, MLB writer Francys Romero reported.
Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger said he understands captain Jack Eichel’s frustration with losing.
The Jamaican bobsleigh team is used to training without snow, but the coronavirus lockdown has seen its male athletes resort to pushing a car around the streets of an English city to stay in shape, with an eye on Olympic qualification.
The Baltimore Ravens and linebacker/defensive end Matthew Judon came to a compromise on the worth of the franchise tag.
Spanish soccer’s top-flight will resume after a three-month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic on June 11 with the local derby between Sevilla and Real Betis, the government’s department for sport (CSD) said in a statement on Friday.
Steaming in off his long run, curls bobbing, eyes fixed on the stumps, there have been few more intimidating sights in world cricket than fast bowler Bob Willis in his prime.
to possibly cut all sports programs next school year
Formula One would be the winner if double world champion Fernando Alonso makes a comeback next year at the age of 39, according to the Spaniard’s former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali.
This year’s Multisport World Championships, scheduled to take place in Almere from Sept. 4-13, have been pushed back to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, World Triathlon said on Friday.
Williams is considering a sale of its once-dominant but now struggling Formula One team as part of a new strategic direction, Williams Grand Prix Holdings (WGPH) said on Friday.
Renault will stay in Formula One, interim Chief Executive Coltilde Delbos said on Friday after announcing the carmaker’s restructuring measures including plans to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide.
Williams are prepared to end decades of family control and sell the struggling Formula One team to secure its future after tough times on and off the track, deputy principal Claire Williams said on Friday.
This year’s British and Australian MotoGP races have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Friday.
NBA general managers reportedly are split over whether the league should finish the regular season when it resumes action after the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic or if the playoffs should commence immediately.
McLaren-Mercedes’ Mika Hakkinen leads from the first corner of the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, ahead of team mate David Coulthard and the two Ferraris of Eddie Irvine and Michael Schumacher.
Women’s cricket appeared poised for a great leap forward when Australia beat India in the Twenty20 World Cup final in front of a record 86,174 crowd at Melbourne Cricket Ground in March.
Andy Murray will make his return to tennis at a behind-closed-doors tournament organised by his brother Jamie from June 23-28 in London, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) said on Friday.