TOKYO (REUTERS) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday (March 23) that postponing the Tokyo Olympic Games may become an option if holding the event in “complete form” became impossible. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Sunday after an emergency meeting that it is stepping up... Read more
7:33 PM ET Nate Saunders Close F1 Associate Editor • Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes • History graduate from Reading University • Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014 Laurence Edmondson Close F1 Editor • Joined ESPN in 2009 • An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 While there was no actual racing... Read more
Football fixtures and horse racing on Sunday have been hit by Storm Ciara. Arsenal’s sell-out Women’s Super League game against Tottenham has been called off, along with Birmingham against Brighton and Bristol City v Reading. Sunday’s race meetings at Exeter, Southwell and Punchestown have all been abandoned. Sheffield United... Read more
Angers chief Said Chabane has been questioned over allegations of sexual assault The chairman of top-flight French football club Angers was on Wednesday charged with sexual assault, a prosecutor said, in the latest scandal to rock sports in the country. Said Chabane was... Read more
2020 Australian Open Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 February Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and online; Live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app; Watch highlights on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer. Dominic Thiem will meet defending champion... Read more
Sportswomen from across the UAE, the host country of the fifth Arab Women’s Sports Tournament (AWST) 2020, are gearing up to compete with athletes from 18 Arab countries in nine sports categories, aiming for a haul of gold medals. Organized by the Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), the event runs... Read more
Organizers of the Al Adaid Desert Challenge, the Gulf region’s most challenging one-day off-road cycling and running competitions, have announced that they would add a new event to this year’s program – a duathlon encompassing 42km of cycling followed by a 10k run. The Al Adaid Desert Challenge was... Read more
Shaima Saleh AlHusseini, managing director, Saudi SFA, at the Sports for All Challenge event in Riyadh. The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) Thursday announced the three winning teams in Sports for All Challenge for university students. The winning teams, tasked with developing models that would increase community engagement... Read more
Inter Milan have completed the signing of Christian Eriksen from Tottenham for a fee of around £16.9m. The 27-year-old Denmark midfielder has signed a contract until 30 June 2024. Eriksen told Spurs in the summer he wanted a fresh challenge with his contract set to expire at the end... Read more
Sacked Australia rugby union international Israel Folau has made a switch back to rugby league with a move to Super League club Catalans Dragons. Folau reached a settlement with Australia Rugby in December after he was released for writing homophobic posts on social media in April. He was sacked... Read more