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Virus fears halt public display of Olympic flame in Fukushima

3 min 28 sec ago
The public exhibition of the Olympic flame in Fukushima Prefecture will be suspended after Wednesday due to escalating concerns about the spread of the new ...

Dana White claims UFC close to securing private island for fights

1 hour 50 min ago
Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White has said the mixed martial arts promotion is close to securing a "private island" to stage bouts for international ...

Japan’s athletes and sports associations brace for impact of emergency declaration

1 hour 51 min ago
Already reeling from the chaos caused by the spread of COVID-19, sporting bodies are bracing for further disruption when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declares a ...

WADA president cautions athletes against using pandemic as opportunity to dope

4 hours 52 min ago
Athletes are fooling themselves if they think they can use the global chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic to cheat, World Anti-Doping Agency president Witold ...

U.S. prosecutors say bribes influenced voting for 2018, 2022 World Cup rights

5 hours 57 min ago
Prosecutors have revealed new details of alleged bribes paid to members of the FIFA executive committee to gain votes for Qatar to host the 2022 ...

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver doesn’t expect any decisions about league before May

6 hours 23 min ago
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is bracing for several more weeks of uncertainty about the remainder of this halted season, revealing Monday night that he does ...

Wrestling’s governing body to hold world championships during Olympic year for first time in 2021

6 hours 56 min ago
The international wrestling governing body, United World Wresting (UWW), plans to keep its world championships in 2021, which would mark the first time the event ...

MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona

7 hours 14 min ago
Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the ...

British Open canceled, Masters moved to November in major overhaul

7 hours 50 min ago
The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, golf officials announced Monday as they tried to reconfigure a ...

Beloved Tigers star, Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at 85

8 hours 16 min ago
Fresh off the train and only 18 years old, Al Kaline ran into an immediate roadblock trying to join the Detroit Tigers. Called up to ...

Wayne Rooney calls handling of dispute over pay in Premier League ‘a disgrace’

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 12:41
Wayne Rooney has criticized the U.K. government and the Premier League for placing soccer players in a “no-win situation” over proposed pay cuts after players ...

Former Scotland rugby captain Dougie Morgan dies at 73

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 12:36
Dougie Morgan, the former Scotland rugby union captain and head coach, has died. He was 73.The scrum-half died in an Edinburgh hospital on Saturday night, ...

Pro day cancellations forcing changes to NFL draft process

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 12:20
Bill Polian simplified the NFL's draft process years ago.He studied film, relied on medical experts, checked the numbers and interviewed players. With the flurry of ...

Ichiro named to all-time Rookie of the Year team

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 08:24
Former MLB star Ichiro Suzuki was among three outfielders included on an MLB.com list of the all-time best Rookie of the Year Award winners at ...

Brex star Ryan Rossiter reflects on virus-shortened season, career

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 07:19
When the 2019-2020 B. League season was forced to end abruptly last month because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Utsunomiya Brex were among the contenders ...

Coronavirus may take spit, sweaty towels, handshakes out of sports

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 06:36
As the coronavirus brings the international sports calendar to a grinding halt, there are some long-standing habits which could change forever once competition resumes.Saliva to ...

Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 06:18
Bobby Mitchell, the speedy NFL offensive star of the late 1950s and 1960s who became the Washington Redskins' first black player on the way to ...

Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73 after COVID-19 complications

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 06:02
Tom Dempsey, the kicker born without toes on his kicking foot who made a then-record 63-yard field goal, died late Saturday while struggling with complications ...

Manchester City’s Kyle Walker apologizes for ‘lockdown party’

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 05:35
England defender Kyle Walker is facing disciplinary action from Premier League team Manchester City after appearing to break lockdown conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.The 29-year-old ...

Olympic saga reveals Japanese sports world’s lack of influence

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 05:12
The unprecedented decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics for a year amid the spread of the coronavirus has highlighted the impotence of Japan's ...

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