Azerbaijan`s Mariya Stadnik 2nd in United World Wrestling rankings

05.04.2020 [14:50]
The United World Wrestling has released its latest world rankings of women wrestlers, where Azerbaijan`s Mariya Stadnik ranks 2nd in the 50kg weight category ...

Stephen Kenny replaces Mick McCarthy as Ireland manager

05.04.2020 [14:05]
Stephen Kenny has replaced Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager with immediate effect, according to Sky Sports. McCarthy's contract was due to run until July 31, after the Euro 2020 finals were originally due to finish, with Kenny set to step ...

FIFA could move age limit for men's football at Tokyo Olympics to 24

04.04.2020 [15:54]
FIFA could raise the age limit for the men's football tournament at next summer's rearranged Olympic Games in Tokyo to 24 from 23, BBC reports. The sport's governing body has recommended moving the limit to accommodate players eligible for this year's Games ...

English Premier League calls off May restart

04.04.2020 [14:01]
Due to coronavirus fears, England's top-tier football division Premier League will not resume play in early May, Anadolu Agency reports. The league “will not resume at the beginning of May” and “the 2019/20 season will only return when ...

Bayern Munich extend contract with coach Flick until 2023

04.04.2020 [12:02]
Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick has agreed a new contract with the Bundesliga champions until June 2023, BBC reports. The 55-year-old joined the club at the start ...

Boateng criticises 'sad' fine from Bayern Munich after breaking coronavirus lockdown to visit sick son

03.04.2020 [16:07]
Jerome Boateng has expressed his sadness at being fined by Bayern Munich for breaking coronavirus lockdown guidelines on Monday, according to Goal. The Germany defender left Munich to visit his four-year-old son, Jermar, who he says is ill – and he claims any ...

Teymur Rajabov remains 9th in FIDE ratings

02.04.2020 [12:31]
International Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced its latest ratings, remaining Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov ninth. Another Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov is listed 11th ...

Novak Djokovic pledges 1 mln euros to help fight coronavirus in Serbia

29.03.2020 [16:20]
Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic pledged one million euros ($1.10 million) to help buy ventilators and other medical equipment in his native Serbia on Friday, joining a list of other athletes in the fight against coronavirus, according to Reuters ...

Spanish GP becomes fifth MotoGP round postponed due to COVID-19

28.03.2020 [13:10]
The Spanish Grand Prix has become the fifth race of the MotoGP season to be postponed because of coronavirus, BBC reports. The race in Jerez was intended to be the start of the MotoGP season following the cancellation of the original season opener in Qatar ...

FIDE reschedules World Chess Olympiad to summer of 2021

25.03.2020 [14:00]
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has decided to reschedule the World Chess Olympiad, including competition for players with disabilities, and the FIDE Congress to the summer of 2021, TASS reports. The Olympiad opening ceremony, the first-ever event for people with disabilities, the FIDE Congress and the General Assembly ...

2020 Olympics officially postponed amid COVID-19 fears

24.03.2020 [18:45]
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Japanese government agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympics for one year as the world grapples with the impact of coronavirus, the committee said in a statement on Tuesday ...

Azerbaijan Grand Prix postponed as coronavirus outbreak continues

23.03.2020 [17:11]
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix has become the latest race of the 2020 season to be postponed, the organisers have announced, according to Formula 1 official website. Officials from the Baku City Circuit said on Monday: "The postponement was agreed upon after extensive discussions with ...

AC Milan technical director Paolo Maldini tests positive for COVID-19

23.03.2020 [15:48]
AC Milan’s technical director and club legend Paolo Maldini has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced Saturday, according to Sportsnet. After finding out that he was in contact with a person who had tested positive for the coronavirus, the 51-year-old started to ...

Postponing Olympics for one year can entail losses of $5.8 bln

23.03.2020 [13:45]
Postponing the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo to next year due to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic will cause international financial losses of about $5.8 bkn, Kyodo agency reported referring to the forecast of professor of economics at ...

Formula 1 launches Virtual Grand Prix Series to replace postponed races

21.03.2020 [14:32]
Formula 1 has announced the launch of a new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series, featuring a number of current F1 drivers, according to formula1.com. The first race of the series will see current F1 ...

Coronavirus forces 2020 Le Mans 24 to be postponed

19.03.2020 [20:45]
The Le Mans 24 Hours has been postponed from June to September as a result of the worsening coronavirus pandemic, according to Autosport. A new date for the World Endurance Championship finale of September 19-20 has been announced for an event ...