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League Two: Port Vale chair left ‘shaking’ after voting to end season

Port Vale chair Carol Shanahan says she "came away shaking" after voting to end the League Two season despite the club being one point outside the play-offs.The English F

National Championships set to return after 18 years

The National Championships will return to the British tennis calendar this year for the first time since 2002.The LTA says it plans to stage an event for the leading men,

Football in England: Government ‘opens door for safe return in June’

The government says it is "opening the door" for the return of professional football in England in June.Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said Thursday's meeting with the F

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli held at knifepoint during burglary

Tottenham and England midfielder Dele Alli was held at knifepoint during a burglary in the early hours of Wednesday morning.Two men broke into the 24-year-old's house in

Premier League: Restrictions in place for team training under ‘Project Restart’

Tackling will be banned, pitches disinfected and players restricted to groups of five when the Premier League starts a first phase of team training.Official protocols sen

Where can you play tennis and with whom?

People in England can take unlimited outdoor exercise from Wednesday under the government's latest guidelines on the coronavirus pandemic.Tennis, along with golf and angl

Premier League clubs facing £340m TV refund even if season resumes

Premier League clubs have been told they could have to repay an estimated £340m to domestic and international broadcasters - even if the season resumes behind closed doo

‘It’s going the distance, but we would edge it’ – who would win if Murrays faced McEnroes?

It would be a showdown for the ages. A doubles match that crackles with intensity and drama. But who would win? The McEnroe brothers, at the top of their gam

Project Restart: Premier League facing decisive week over season resumption

The Premier League is set for a decisive few days in establishing whether it is possible to resume and complete the current season.Club officials will meet on Monday to c

Newcastle takeover: Moral values should prevail, Khashoggi’s fiancee says

Newcastle United and the Premier League must put moral values ahead of financial gains, says the fiancee of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Saudi Arabia's Public Inve

More substitutes and option to stop VAR when football season resumes

Teams will be allowed to use five substitutes when the season resumes after a Fifa proposal to help with fixture congestion was approved. The change applies to competitio

Premier League clubs discuss kick-off times and free-to-air games

Premier League clubs have discussed increasing the variety of kick-off times if the season resumes.Project Restart involves the league returning in June and finishing at

Coronavirus: Germany’s Bundesliga to resume this month, says Angela Merkel

The German Bundesliga season can resume this month, Chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed.It will become the first major league in Europe to return to competition, with

Coronavirus and sport: Tennis bodies set up fund to support players

Tennis' governing bodies have confirmed the creation of a Player Relief programme to support players affected by the coronavirus pandemic.The fund, which is already worth

Coronavirus: The key questions answered about sport’s £700m ‘hole’

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Premier League 2020-21 without fans? Eight charts on the impact

What impact could a full 2020-21 Premier League season without fans have on clubs' finances?With matches likely to be played behind closed doors for an extended period because of bans on mass gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic, no fans means no

Egyptian Hossam banned for life for match-fixing

<!-- Youssef Hossam has been banned for life by the Tennis Integrity Unit after being found guilty of multiple match-fixing and other corruption offences.The TIU found

Premier League: More clubs open to using neutral venues if relegation removed

A growing number of Premier League clubs are open to playing the remaining fixtures at neutral venues but with the threat of relegation removed.Top-flight clubs have been

Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast – players outside the ‘big six’

The underrated. The underdog. The little guy.It's not all about the "big six" in the Premier League. There have been some incredible players who have donned the shirts of

Andy & Jamie Murray being matched by Jonny O’Mara in online sessions

Jonny O'Mara may not have enjoyed the tennis success of his fellow Scot Andy Murray, but he has been holding his own against the former world number one from the comfort

Premier League clubs told neutral venues essential to plans to complete season

Neutral venues will be the only way to complete the season, Premier League clubs were told during a video conference on Friday."Up to 10 stadiums" would be used to resume

‘I practised so much my hands hurt!’ – Bertens ‘defends’ Madrid title on the PlayStation

Madrid Open virtual champion Kiki Bertens says her hands were hurting because she practised so much before 'defending' her title in a PlayStation battle between the world

Sergio Aguero: Players ‘scared’ about Premier League return

Players are "scared" about the prospect of returning to action amid the coronavirus pandemic, says Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.The Premier League is hoping to r

Tennis returns: No fans, line judges, ball kids or handshakes

It is a far cry from Roland Garros or Wimbledon, but professional tennis will return in Germany on Friday.The first in a series of planned exhibition events will take pla

Trevor Cherry: England & Leeds defender dies, aged 72

Ex-England international defender Trevor Cherry has died "suddenly and unexpectedly" aged 72, his former club Leeds United have confirmed.The defender joined Leeds from H