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Taylor Townsend says she gets mistaken for other black players

American Taylor Townsend says she regularly gets mistaken for other female black players.The 24-year-old spoke about her experiences in a Tennis United video as she discu

Premier League coronavirus testing: No positive results from latest tests

There were no positive results for coronavirus from 1,195 tests in the latest round of Premier League testing.The sixth round of twice-weekly screening of players and clu

Novak Djokovic: US Open coronavirus protocols ‘extreme’

World number one Novak Djokovic has called the coronavirus safety protocols, planned in order for the US Open to take place, "extreme".The hard-court Grand Slam tournamen

Premier League fixtures: BBC to show Bournemouth v Crystal Palace, Norwich v Everton

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Timo Werner: Chelsea in talks to sign RB Leipzig striker

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Rafael Nadal says tennis should ‘wait a little bit more’ before restarting

Rafael Nadal says tennis should set a positive example to the rest of society, and "wait a little bit" before resuming competition.The 19-time Grand Slam champion does no

Coronavirus: Tottenham confirm positive result in latest testing round

Tottenham have had one positive coronavirus result in the latest round of testing by the Premier League, the club say.That person will now self-isolate for seven days."Du

Frances Tiafoe: World number 81 says athletes don’t appreciate the influence they have

American Frances Tiafoe - whose video protesting about the death of George Floyd has been widely viewed - says athletes do not always appreciate the influence they have.T

Nedum Onuoha: Former Man City defender says he does not feel safe in USA

Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha says he does not feel "100% safe" in the USA.Onuoha plays for Utah-based Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer after spending

George Floyd death: Liverpool players take knee in picture at Anfield

Liverpool players took a knee around the centre circle at Anfield in a message of support following the death in police custody of African-American George Floyd in Minnea

Harriet Dart and Naomi Broady to play in London event

Britain's top female tennis players have been given the opportunity to return to competition next month.The Progress Tour Women's Championships will be similar to Jamie M

Championship season set to restart on 20 June as coronavirus lockdown eases

The Championship season is set to resume on 20 June, more than three months after it was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.The EFL said the date was "provisio

Coronavirus: Jayden Stockley among 10 positive tests in Championship; seven in League Two

Preston North End have confirmed striker Jayden Stockley was one of 10 positive Covid-19 tests across eight Championship clubs in the latest round of testing. There were

Brendan Rodgers: Leicester City manager says he had coronavirus

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he "had no strength" after contracting the coronavirus in March.Rodgers is the second Premier League manager to confirm he has

Roger Federer becomes world’s highest paid athlete, says Forbes

Roger Federer is the first tennis player to top the annual Forbes list of the world's highest paid athletes, overtaking footballer Lionel Messi.Federer, 38, moved up four

Premier League set to restart on 17 June with Man City v Arsenal and Villa v Sheff Utd

The Premier League is set to restart on 17 June with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, subject to government approval.A full round of fixtures

Premier League clubs agree to resume contact training as four more test positive

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LTA to stage domestic tennis tournaments in July

A series of domestic tennis tournaments will be held behind closed doors at the National Tennis Centre in July.Each event will be open to the 16 highest ranked men and 16

Jordan Henderson: Premier League trophy win without fans would be ‘pretty strange’

Playing at Anfield and lifting the Premier League trophy without any fans will be "pretty strange", says Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson.The Reds were top of the table

Adria Tour: Novak Djokovic adds Marin Cilic and Borna Coric to event

Novak Djokovic has announced Croatia's Marin Cilic and Borna Coric as the latest players to join an eight-man tournament to tour the Balkans.Austria's Dominic Thiem, Bulg

Women’s Super League & Women’s Championship seasons ended immediately

The Women's Super League and Women's Championship seasons have been ended immediately, with the outcome of the WSL title and promotion and relegation issues still to be d

Huddersfield owner Phil Hodgkinson warns ’50 or 60 clubs’ could go bust

English football's pyramid will be destroyed unless the game starts to plan for the financial impact of Covid-19 beyond the 2019-20 season, says Huddersfield owner Phil H

French Open quiz: How well do you know Roland Garros?

Sharp terracotta clay courts, luscious backdrops of the Eiffel Tower, rows of pristine Parisians... the French Open is unmistakeable.This year's tournament, originally scheduled to run from 24 May to 7 June, has been postponed because of the coronavi

Premier League: Two positive at two clubs in latest coronavirus tests

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US Open behind closed doors could be iconic, says Dan Evans

A US Open staged behind closed doors could become iconic in years to come, British number one Dan Evans says.The US Tennis Association (USTA) is still hoping to stage the