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Coronavirus: People being allowed in pubs but not stadiums ‘bizarre’ – EFL’s Rick Parry

Last updated on 2 hours ago2 hours ago.From the section FootballEnglish Football League chairman Rick Parry says it is "a little bizarre" people are allowed in pubs but cannot attend football matches.Crowds were due to return to sports events in limi

Hamburg Open: Dan Evans loses to Stefanos Tsitsipas before French Open

British number one Dan Evans was unable to earn a clay-court win before next week's French Open after losing to Greek second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Hamburg Open first round.Evans, ranked 34th, lost 6-3 6-1 as world number six Tsitsipas showed

West Ham: David Moyes, Issa Diop & Josh Cullen test positive for coronavirus

West Ham United manager David Moyes and two of the club's players have tested positive for coronavirus.The Premier League club were informed of the positive tests while preparing for Tuesday's Carabao Cup tie against Hull City at London Stadium.Moyes

French Open 2020: Bianca Andreescu withdraws to prepare for busy 2021

Bianca Andreescu will miss her third Grand Slam of 2020 after pulling out of the French Open to focus on recovering from a knee injury before a busy 2021.Andreescu, 20, won the 2019 US Open but was injured at the WTA Finals in October and has not com

Aston Villa 1-0 Sheffield United: Ezri Konsa header gives Villa narrow win

Ezri Konsa's second-half header proved decisive as Aston Villa overcame a resilient performance by Sheffield United, who played for 78 minutes with 10 men after the early dismissal of John Egan.Konsa headed in fellow defender Tyrone Mings' flick-on i

Novak Djokovic wins Italian Open with victory over Diego Schwartzman

World number one Novak Djokovic won a record 36th Masters title by beating Diego Schwartzman in the Italian Open.The Serb, playing in his first tournament since being disqualified from this month's US Open, won 7-5 6-3 in the final to ensure he goes

Leicester v Burnley – rate the players

Rate the players as Leicester take on Burnley in the Premier League.

Novak Djokovic through to Italian Open final

World number one Novak Djokovic booked his place in the final of the Italian Open with victory over Casper Ruud. The Serbian, who has won the clay court tournament four times, claimed a 7-5 6-3 victory over the Norwegian, who is ranked 34 in the worl

Gareth Bale: Tottenham re-sign Real Madrid forward on loan

Tottenham have re-signed Wales forward Gareth Bale from Spanish champions Real Madrid on a season-long loan."It's nice to be back. It's such a special club to me. It's where I made my name," said Bale. "Hopefully, now I can get some match fitness, ge

Thiago Alcantara: Liverpool sign midfielder from Bayern Munich for £20m

Liverpool have signed midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on a four-year deal for £20m.The fee for the Spain international, 29, could eventually rise to £25m with bonuses."It's an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long

Rome Masters: Johanna Konta knocked out in third round by Garbine Muguruza

British number one Johanna Konta was knocked out of the Italian Open after a third-round defeat by Garbine Muguruza.Konta was beaten 6-4 6-1 by the world number 17, who claimed a third win in five matches between the pair.The Briton reached the final

Europa League: Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1-2 Tottenham

Tottenham survived a scare to reach the third qualifying round of the Europa League as they came from behind to beat nine-man Lokomotiv Plovdiv.Georgi Minchev headed the Bulgarians ahead on 72 minutes as Spurs looked in danger of falling at the first

Italian Open: Johanna Konta beats Irina-Camelia Begu in Rome

British number one Johanna Konta made an impressive return to the clay as she eased past Romania qualifier Irina-Camelia Begu at the Italian Open.Konta, 29, played confidently and precisely to win 6-0 6-4 against 77th-ranked Begu in the second-round

Gareth Bale closer to leaving Real Madrid than at any stage – agent

Gareth Bale is closer to leaving Real Madrid now than at any time during his seven years at the Spanish club, according to his agent.Spurs boss Jose Mourinho refused to speculate on the talks on Wednesday.Bale, 31, left Spurs to join Real for a then-

Novak Djokovic wins first match after US Open disqualification

Novak Djokovic returned to action after his US Open disqualification with a convincing second-round win over Salvatore Caruso at the Italian Open. Djokovic, 33, beat wildcard Caruso 6-3 6-2 in Rome to begin his French Open preparations on a positive

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal captain signs new three-year contract

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new three-year deal with the club.The 31-year-old striker joined the Gunners in January 2018 and won the Premier League Golden Boot in his first full season in 2018-19."Signing for this special c

French Open: Andy Murray given wildcard for Roland Garros

Britain's former world number one Andy Murray has been given a wildcard to the main draw of this month's French Open.The 33-year-old Scot, currently ranked 110, required hip resurfacing surgery in 2019 to save his career and reached the US Open secon

Premier League signings: How did the debutants fare on the opening day?

After a quick turnaround and just a 48-day gap, the Premier League returned at the weekend.The summer transfer window hasn't been quite as busy as normal yet, but there were still some new faces at new clubs on display.With the transfer deadline not

US Open 2020: Dominic Thiem has ‘dedicated his whole life’ to Grand Slam win

US Open champion Dominic Thiem says his "whole life" has been dedicated to winning his maiden Grand Slam title.Austrian second seed Thiem fought back from two sets down to beat Germany's Alexander Zverev in Sunday's final.Thiem, 27, overcame a nervou

Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Everton: Dominic Calvert-Lewin heads winner against Spurs

Dominic Calvert-Lewin's brilliant header ensured new-look Everton made a flying start to the Premier League season with victory at Tottenham.Calvert-Lewin gave Hugo Lloris no chance after connecting with Lucas Digne's in-swinging free-kick to earn th

US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka says self-reflection during quarantine helped her win

US Open champion Naomi Osaka says the time she was forced to take off tennis because of the coronavirus pandemic helped her win a third Grand Slam.Osaka, 22, fought back from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka in Saturday's final at Flushing Meadow

Mohamed Salah’s hat-trick sees Liverpool past Leeds in Premier League classic

Mohamed Salah completed his hat-trick with a late penalty as Premier League champions Liverpool just about saw off Leeds on their long-awaited return.Marcelo Bielsa's side, back in the top flight after 16 years, were impressive throughout and came fr

US Open 2020: Dominic Thiem overcomes Daniil Medvedev to reach final

Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 31 Aug-13 SeptCoverage: Selected live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sounds, the BBC Sport website and app.Austrian Dominic Thiem will face German Alexander Zverev in Sunday'

Premier League predictions 2020-21: BBC Sport pundits pick their top four

By Chris BevanBBC SportLast updated on 12 hours ago12 hours ago.From the section Premier LeagueLiverpool ended a 30-year wait to be champions last season but can they successfully defend their Premier League crown?That is the next target for Reds bos

US Open 2020: Serena Williams loses to Victoria Azarenka in semi-finals

Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 31 Aug-13 SeptCoverage: Selected live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sounds, the BBC Sport website and app.Serena Williams' latest bid for a 24th Grand Slam singles title end