Brisbane elected 2032 hosts as Olympics return to Australia

Brisbane elected 2032 hosts as Olympics return to Australia

Brisbane was confirmed as host city for the 2032 Olympics on Wednesday as the Games head to Australia for a third time.

First coronavirus case confirmed at Tokyo Olympic Village

First coronavirus case confirmed at Tokyo Olympic Village

Around a week before the opening of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, a first coronavirus case has been confirmed in the Olympic Village.

Messi lifts a weight off his shoulders with Copa America glory

Messi lifts a weight off his shoulders with Copa America glory

Like Cristiano Ronaldo five years ago, Lionel Messi has ended his international trophy drought with continental glory.

England fined for fan behaviour in Denmark semi-final

England fined for fan behaviour in Denmark semi-final

England‘s Football Association (FA) has escaped with minor sanction from European football governing body UEFA over the behaviour of fans at the Euro 2020 semi-final with Denmark.

Dutch official Kuipers to referee Euro 2020 final

Dutch official Kuipers to referee Euro 2020 final

The Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers will officiate the Euro 2020 final between Italy and England on Sunday, continental football ruling body UEFA has said.

England wear down Denmark to set up Euro 2020 final with Italy

England wear down Denmark to set up Euro 2020 final with Italy

A penalty rebound converted by Harry Kane gave England a deserved 2-1 win over Denmark at a rocking Wembley Stadium in Wednesday’s Euro 2020 semi-final to set up a home showpiece against Italy on Sunday.

Djokovic eases past Fucsovics to reach 10th Wimbledon semi-final

Djokovic eases past Fucsovics to reach 10th Wimbledon semi-final

Novak Djokovic marched into his 10th Wimbledon semi-final after a straight-sets win over Marton Fucsovics on Centre Court on Wednesday.

Enrique has clear goal for Spain against Italy: ‘We need the ball’

Enrique has clear goal for Spain against Italy: ‘We need the ball’

Ahead of the Euro 2020 semi-finals clash against Italy on Tuesday, Spain coach Luis Enrique left no doubt about his team’s target.

Wimbledon to host fan full houses from quarter-finals onward

Wimbledon to host fan full houses from quarter-finals onward

Wimbledon matches at Centre Court and Court Number One can be watched by full capacity crowds from the quarter-finals onwards, the All England Club said Sunday.

Hawks playoff run comes to close with Game 6 loss to Bucks

Hawks playoff run comes to close with Game 6 loss to Bucks

With the Atlanta Hawks’ 118-107 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday at State Farm Arena, a magical playoff run has come to an end.

Paqueta sends Selecao through to Copa semis despite Jesus red card

Paqueta sends Selecao through to Copa semis despite Jesus red card

Defending champions Brazil kept their hopes of back-to-back titles alive after overcoming a numerical disadvantage and Chile 1-0 en route to the Copa America semi-finals.

Spain coach Enrique says there’s no better team than his at Euros

Spain coach Enrique says there’s no better team than his at Euros

Spain coach Luis Enrique has no doubts about the quality of his own team and said he hasn’t seen any better team than Spain at the Euro 2020 when asked during a news conference on Thursday.

Messi officially a free agent but Barcelona hopeful of solution

Messi officially a free agent but Barcelona hopeful of solution

Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is officially a free agent with his Barcelona contract expiring but the Catalans say they are in the process of confirming a new deal.

Hawks overcome Trae Young’s absence to blow out Bucks, tie series 2-2

Hawks overcome Trae Young’s absence to blow out Bucks, tie series 2-2

The fifth-seeded Hawks overcame star guard Trae Young’s absence to beat the number three seed Bucks, 110-88, in game four of the Eastern Conference Finals Tuesday at State Farm Arena.

Swiss stun world champs France on penalties at Euro as Mbappe misses

Swiss stun world champs France on penalties at Euro as Mbappe misses

Switzerland rallied from two goals down after missing a penalty to stun world champions France 5-4 in a shoot-out on Monday night for a place in the Euro 2020 quarter-finals.

Netherlands coach de Boer leaves future open after Euro elimination

Netherlands coach de Boer leaves future open after Euro elimination

Netherlands coach Frank de Boer has left his future open after his side were eliminated from Euro 2020 following a surprise 2-0 defeat by the Czech Republic in the last 16 on Sunday.

Croatia hit by Perisic blow after forward tests positive for coronavirus

Croatia hit by Perisic blow after forward tests positive for coronavirus

Ivan Perisic has tested positive for Covid-19, the Croatian Football Federation announced on Saturday evening.

Euros return with last 16 as Italy and Denmark look to ride wave

Euros return with last 16 as Italy and Denmark look to ride wave

The European Championship resumes on Saturday with the first last 16 clashes, Denmark facing Wales in Amsterdam before Italy take on Austria in London.

UEFA abolishes away goals rules in all its club competitions

UEFA abolishes away goals rules in all its club competitions

European football’s ruling body UEFA has decided to remove the away goals rule from all its men’s, women’s and youth club competitions as of the qualifying phases for the 2021-22 season, it said on Thursday.

Ronaldo equals world record with 109 Portugal goals

Ronaldo equals world record with 109 Portugal goals

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo equalled the international scoring record of 109 goals from Iran’s Ali Daei on Wednesday.

UEFA probes North Macedonia over possible coronavirus violations

UEFA probes North Macedonia over possible coronavirus violations

UEFA has launched an investigation into possible violations of coronavirus regulations by North Macedonia at Euro 2020.

North Macedonia’s great Pandev confirms international retirement

North Macedonia’s great Pandev confirms international retirement

North Macedonia’s final game at Euro 2020 against the Netherlands on Monday will mark the international retirement of Goran Pandev, the veteran captain has confirmed.

Barcelona confirm signing of Dutch forward Depay

Barcelona confirm signing of Dutch forward Depay

Barcelona will sign Dutch forward Memphis Depay on a two-year deal to 2023 when his contract with current club Olympique Lyon expires this June, the Spanish club said Saturday.

Crouser betters long-standing shot put world record to 23.37m

Crouser betters long-standing shot put world record to 23.37m

Olympic champion Ryan Crouser on Friday bettered the 31-year-old shot put world record to 23.37 metres at the United States trials for the Tokyo Games.

UEFA ‘confident’ of Euro 2020 final at Wembley amid quarantine worry

UEFA ‘confident’ of Euro 2020 final at Wembley amid quarantine worry

UEFA insists it is “confident” the Euro 2020 final can take place at Wembley Stadium amid reports the governing body is concerned about quarantine measures.

Ukraine beat anxious North Macedonia to boost last 16 hopes

Ukraine beat anxious North Macedonia to boost last 16 hopes

Ukraine boosted their chances of reaching the last 16 at Euro 2020 with a 2-1 win which left tournament debutants North Macedonia on the brink of going out on Thursday.

Two days in, Copa America has recorded dozens of coronavirus cases

Two days in, Copa America has recorded dozens of coronavirus cases

Two days after the Copa America kicked off, the South American football tournament has already recorded dozens of coronavirus cases, sports newspaper Lance reported on Tuesday, citing Brazil’s Health Ministry.

Djokovic fights to 19th grand slam title in epic French Open triumph

Djokovic fights to 19th grand slam title in epic French Open triumph

Novak Djokovic fought from two sets down for the first time in a grand slam final to win the French Open 6-7 (6-8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 against Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday and move within one of a record-equaling 20 titles at the majors.

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