NFL

NFL team owners vote to extend play-offs from 2020 season

Media playback is not supported on this device NFL team owners have voted to add two extra teams to the play-offs, starting from the 2020 season. Both the AFC and NFC will add a seventh team for the post-season, but only the top seed in each conference will get a first-round bye instead of the […]

F1

Coronavirus: Team member of Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli tests positive

A member of tyre supplier Pirelli’s Formula 1 team has tested positive for coronavirus in Melbourne. It is the second positive test by an F1 team member, after a McLaren employee’s illness led to the cancellation of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Pirelli said the person is “following all the relevant procedures put in place […]

Сricket

Is the Australian women’s team playing too much cricket?

I never thought I'd pose this question: is the Australian women's team playing too much cricket? They are the walking wounded ahead of Thursday night's Twenty20 World Cup semi-final against South Africa at the SCG. Ellyse Perry has been ruled out of the tournament after sustaining a serious hamstring injury in the field against New […]

Soccer

FA to quiz England team doctor Rob Chakraverty over drug claims

FA to quiz England team doctor Rob Chakraverty over claims he mishandled thyroid drug during previous job at UK Athletics Emma Jackson claimed Rob Chakraverty mishandled thyroid medication  She said the matter caused her health problems and she retired early  The FA have said they would speak to Chakraverty about the allegations   The FA are […]

Racing

Courtney walks out on Team Sydney after just one race

After racing in just one event, Supercars star James Courtney has walked out on his new team. After nine years with Walkinshaw Andretti United, Courtney announced last year he was joining Team Sydney for the 2020 championship. The new team has had a rocky start to life despite having the backing of Supercars, who are […]

NFL

Prospect says team asked him if he'd wash veteran player's car

INDIANAPOLIS — The NFL Scouting Combine gives draft prospects an opportunity to meet with NFL teams for a crucial job interview, and rest assured, the tradition of those teams asking some unexpected questions of players is living on in 2020. Trevon Hill was the subject one such query this week. The former Miami defensive end […]

Soccer

University women's team 'kicked Odion Ighalo off their training pitch'

University of Manchester women’s team ‘kicked Odion Ighalo off their training pitch’ as they did not recognise new Manchester United striker while he trained on his own during winter break  A student football team recently kicked Odion Ighalo off their training pitch The University of Manchester women’s team didn’t recognise the new loanee It all […]

F1

Renault launch: Team need to regain confidence – Cyril Abiteboul

Renault need to “regain confidence” this season after a tough 2019, their Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says. They fell from fourth to fifth in the world championship last season, which led to a significant staff reshuffle and their technical director’s exit. “Taking back fourth position in the constructors’ championship remains the objective,” Abiteboul said. […]

NFL

Shanahan admits his team were punished for failing to convert late on

‘Everyone is disappointed… and they should be’: San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan admits his team were punished for failing to convert in the fourth quarter after Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV San Francisco 49ers were leading 20-10 when Kansas City Chiefs fought back  The Chiefs scored three unanswered touchdowns to win […]