British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards: Dina Asher-Smith & Jofra Archer win

Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith and cricketer Jofra Archer have won sportswoman and sportsman of the of the year at the 2019 British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards. Asher-Smith, 24, became the first British athlete to win three medals at one World Championships last year. She took gold in the 200m, and silver medals in the 100m and […]

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Coronavirus: Diamond League meetings postponed because of outbreak

The first three meetings of the Diamond League season have been called off because of the coronavirus outbreak. The events were scheduled to take place in Doha, Qatar on 17 April, Shanghai on 16 May and another Chinese venue that was yet to be named, on 9 May. Organisers hope to stage the Shanghai meeting […]

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Premier Golf League in doubt as Brooks Koepka and Jon Rahm commit to PGA Tour

Brooks Koepka and Jon Rahm delivered the only good news available to golf’s bosses who are trying to run a game mired in coronavirus chaos. Amid the fallout from tournament cancellations and postponements, at least the threat from a planned 48-player breakaway tour is receding. Funded to the tune of £183m, the proposed Premier Golf League (PGL) […]

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The PGA Championship, one of golf’s four major events, has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The tournament was scheduled to take place at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California from 11-17 May. It comes after The Masters, which was due to begin on 9 April at Augusta National in Georgia, was called off […]

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Coronavirus: French Open tennis moved to September

The French Open has been moved to September and October as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The event at Roland Garros was due to be played from 24 May to 7 June, but instead will take place between 20 September and 4 October. That means it will begin just one week after the completion […]

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Coronavirus: USTA has not ruled out US Open date switch

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) says it has not ruled out the possibility of switching the US Open to a later date, after the French Open was moved back to September. USTA says it is assessing all options but is not currently implementing any changes to its schedule. The US Open, which is played […]

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Coronavirus: Scotland women rugby player released from hospital

The Scotland Women player who had contracted coronavirus has now been released from hospital, Scottish rugby has confirmed. The player is “feeling back to normal” and no longer needs to self-isolate, nor do the seven members of the Scotland playing and management staff who had been taking precautions. Scotland’s home Six Nations tie with France […]

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Coronavirus: Rugby Football Union suspends all activity in England

The Rugby Football Union has suspended all levels of the game in England until 14 April because of coronavirus. The announcement came soon after the Premiership was halted for five weeks. The RFU said all activity, including club training, league and cup matches, and rugby education courses, should be stopped. The quarter-finals of the European […]

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South Africa suspends football and cricket

Football and cricket activities in South Africa are being suspended as the country seeks to minimise the impact of coronavirus. On Sunday, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa declared coronavirus a national disaster, and the South Africa Football Association (Safa) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) have responded by suspending their sports in the country. Any gatherings for […]

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Jofra Archer: England bowler condemns racist abuse on social media

England bowler Jofra Archer has condemned racist abuse on social media after posting a series of messages he has received. The 24-year-old, who helped England win the 2019 World Cup, said the issue needed to be “addressed properly”. He put screenshots of racist messages on his Instagram story on Monday evening. “I will never understand […]

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