Osaka tops Serena as world’s highest-paid female athlete

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the world’s highest-paid female athlete, making $37.4 million (34.3 million euros) in the ...

23 May 2020

Olympics official sees ‘real problems’ in holding Games in 2021

A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces “real problems”, with even a ...

22 May 2020

Qatar aiming for ‘affordable’ 2022 World Cup amid global downturn

The head of the team organising the 2022 World Cup pledged on Wednesday that they will run an “affordable” tournament ...

21 May 2020

Maradona autographs shirt to help Buenos Aires poor

Diego Maradona has lent a hand in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in his hometown by autographing an Argentina ...

09 May 2020

La Liga's plan to restart football safely in Spain

Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates returned to individual training on Friday. They have done so after La Liga started testing ...

09 May 2020

Munna’s historic jersey put up for auction Saturday

Celebrated national footballer late Monem Munna’s historic jersey will be put up for auction on Saturday. The auction conducting company Action ...

08 May 2020

Australia become world’s top Test and T20 side

Australia have deposed India in the world Test rankings and Pakistan in the Twenty20 standings, the International Cricket Council said ...

01 May 2020

World Cup 2022 ambassador tests positive for virus

An ambassador for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the tournament’s organisers said ...

01 May 2020

Coronavirus could affect international football for 'two or three years'

Coronavirus could impact on the international football calendar for "two or three years", says a member of Uefa's executive committee. Lars-Christer ...

30 Apr 2020

Maradona hopes 'Hand of God' can end pandemic

Argentine football legend Maradona says he hopes the "Hand of God" can beat the coronavirus pandemic after fate helped the ...

29 Apr 2020