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Reuters International Sports
Apr 05, 2020

Bulgarian Pulev to donate half of Joshua fight money to coronavirus medics
The IBF's mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev said he will donate half of his purse from the world heavyweight title fight against Briton Anthony Joshua to help medical workers fight the "devilish" coronavirus.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 05, 2020

NFL-Former Saints kicker Dempsey dies after contracting COVID-19
Former New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey has died at the age of 73 after contracting COVID-19, the NFL team said on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 04, 2020

Athletics: Lavillenie claims 'international home containment' title
France's former Olympic pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie has found a way to keep his competitive juices flowing during the coronavirus lockdown by staging an "international home containment competition".

Reuters International Sports
Apr 04, 2020

Trump hopes U.S. sport can resume soon, wants fans 'back in arenas'
U.S. President Donald Trump told sports commissioners on Saturday he hoped that their leagues and competitions, which have been suspended by the coronavirus outbreak, would soon be back in action.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 04, 2020

NBA, Knicks, Nets help donate one million masks
The NBA, the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets are collaborating with China's consul general Huang Ping to donate one million surgical masks to the New York City area, governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 04, 2020

Report: NFL teams to conduct draft from homes
The 2020 NFL Draft now will be a stay-at-home affair as top team officials will participate in the April 23-25 event from their individual residences, ESPN reported Saturday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 04, 2020

Astros' Verlander will donate pay during MLB shutdown
Veteran Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander said he will donate his adjusted paycheck during MLB's coronavirus shutdown to multiple organizations providing assistance during the crisis.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 04, 2020

At least I can be Wimbledon champion for two years, says Halep
Simon Halep is trying to look on the bright side regarding the suspension of the tennis season due to the coronavirus pandemic, which means at least she will be referred to as reigning Wimbledon champion for two years.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 04, 2020

World Games 2021 moved to retain broadcasters, official scorers: CEO
World Games Birmingham CEO Nick Sellers said they had little choice but to move the 2021 event to 2022 as a clash with the postponed Tokyo Olympics would have seen them lose out on broadcasters and official scorers for the quadrennial event.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 04, 2020

Antonio Brown reportedly charged in alleged assault of driver
A Broward County (Fla.) court document obtained by ESPN revealed that Brown is charged with felony burglary conveyance, misdemeanor battery and misdemeanor criminal mischief charges.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 04, 2020

Reports: Bryant, 7 others elected to Basketball Hall
All eight finalists for enshrinement in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, headed by the late Kobe Bryant, will be inducted, according to various media reports Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Time to take a break from tennis, says top U.S. group
Playing tennis might not be a good idea in these critical times, says the U.S. group typically busy encouraging more to take up the sport.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

CONCACAF postpones Nations League Finals due to COVID-19
The CONCACAF Nations League Finals, which were scheduled for June 4-7, have been suspended because of concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football said on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

U.S. judge throws out Major League Baseball sign: stealing lawsuit
A U.S. judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit seeking to hold Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox liable to DraftKings fantasy baseball bettors for the sport's sign-stealing scandal.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Preakness Stakes postponed due to coronavirus crisis
The Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in North American horse racing's Triple Crown, will not be run on May 16 as scheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, although a new date has yet to be determined, organisers said on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

NFL could move 2024 Super Bowl due to Mardi Gras
The NFL is considering moving the 2024 Super Bowl out of New Orleans due to potential conflicts with Mardis Gras that emerged with the pending expansion to a 17-game season.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

New England Patriots' truck delivers masks to New York to help coronavirus effort
A truck emblazoned with the colors of the New England Patriots football team was out on the streets of New York on Friday, delivering 300,000 N95 masks to a makeshift hospital set up in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Wickens set to make IndyCar return in virtual race
Robert Wickens will be back behind the wheel on Saturday for the first time since a near fatal crash two years ago and while it will be a virtual IndyCar race the Canadian sees it is another step towards the real thing.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Report: Bulls open search for top executive
Chicago Bulls president and chief operating officer Michael Reinsdorf appears to be responding to a growing chorus of fans and critics and will hire a new executive to oversee basketball operations.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

'Iron Lady' Hosszu sees positives in Olympic postponement
Katinka Hosszu, Hungary's 'Iron Lady' of swimming, will be 32 by the time the postponed Tokyo Olympics come around but rivals expecting to see signs of rust by 2021 could still be disappointed.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Sports events around the world hit by coronavirus pandemic
Major sports events around the world that have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic:

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Gymnastics - Russia coach urges team to stay in shape under quarantine
The main concern for the coach of Russia's women's gymnastics team is that they do not gain weight in quarantine at home, she said after the squad's training camp was cancelled this week due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Cycling - Tour going ahead would be 'madness', says former minister
Allowing the Tour de France to go ahead as scheduled despite the COVID-19 pandemic would be "madness" and a "crime against humanity", former French sports minister David Douillet has said.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Champion rower decides postponed Tokyo Games are a step too far
British Olympic rowing gold medallist Tom Ransley announced his retirement on Friday after deciding the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to next year was a step too far.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

U.S. judge throws out Major League Baseball sign-stealing lawsuit
A U.S. judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit seeking to hold Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox liable to DraftKings fantasy baseball bettors for the sport's sign-stealing scandal.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Joshua-Pulev heavyweight title fight postponed - promoters
The world heavyweight title fight between Briton Anthony Joshua and the IBF's mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria originally scheduled for June 20 has been postponed, promoters Matchroom Boxing said on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

WNBA postpones start of season due to coronavirus
The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) has postponed the start of its 2020 regular season and training camps because of the coronavirus outbreak, the league said on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

MotoGP offers teams financial support in virus-hit season
MotoGP announced financial measures on Friday to help independent teams and those in the Moto2 and Moto3 categories weather the novel coronavirus crisis.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Retired Gattis: '17 Astros 'cheated baseball, fans'
Evan Gattis fought to win a World Series ring with the Houston Astros and got one in 2017. Looking back, it feels like he lost.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Chiefs WR Watkins restructures deal to stay in KC
Sammy Watkins restructured his contract to receive $7 million of the $16 million he's owed from the Kansas City Chiefs in 2020 as incentives.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

ISL pro series to fund swimmers through to Tokyo Olympics
The professional International Swimming League (ISL) will fund its contracted athletes with monthly payments from September through to next year's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, the series announced on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Golf - U.S. Women's Open postponed until December
The U.S. Women's Open has been postponed and moved from June 4-7 to Dec. 10-13 due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, said the United States Golf Association (USGA) on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Triathlon - World body extends suspension of all events to June 30
World Triathlon has extended the suspension of all its events, including the World Triathlon Series, to June 30 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the body's executive board said on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

With Wimbledon lost, Federer and Williams running out of Grand Slam opportunities
The cancellation of Wimbledon this week has not only fanned the possibility of a total tennis wipeout for the rest of the season but may also have put an end to the Grand Slam title chase for both Roger Federer and Serena Williams.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Play your part, health minister tells Premier League stars
Premier League soccer players need to take a pay cut and "play their part" as Britain battles the coronavirus pandemic, health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Live practice games a 'beam of light' for baseball-starved Korean fans
For student Kim Jin-won, watching his favourite baseball team's practice games live on YouTube is a rare slice of happiness while stuck at home during South Korea's social distancing campaign aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Sumo: Summer Grand tournament postponed due to coronavirus
The Summer Grand Sumo Tournament has been postponed by two weeks from its scheduled May 10 start due to concerns over the coronavirus, the Japan Sumo Association said on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Boxing: Russian coach diagnosed with coronavirus after Olympic qualifiers
A Russian national boxing team coach has tested positive for the coronavirus after returning home from Olympic qualifiers cut short in London last month.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Olympics: AOC boss Coates takes pay cut due to coronavirus
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates said on Friday he has taken a 20% cut to his "consulting fees" due to the coronavirus crisis.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 03, 2020

Chelsea to help Refuge tackle domestic abuse
English soccer club Chelsea have teamed up with domestic abuse charity Refuge to help raise funds for women and children left in vulnerable situations because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

U.S. NWSL Commissioner Baird targets season opener in June
Lisa Baird, commissioner of the U.S. National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), says they are targeting a return to action in late June and trying to hammer out a new schedule after the season was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Basketball-Australia's NBL denies Hawks sold to NBA prospect Ball
Australia's National Basketball League (NBL) has denied the struggling Illawarra Hawks club have been sold to teenage NBA prospect LaMelo Ball after the player's manager said it was a "done deal".

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Report: Masters could move to November, U.S. Open could shift west
A tentative plan for a revised professional golf calendar calls for the Masters to be held in November, and the U.S. Open possibly could get moved to California, Golfweek reported Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Report: PGA Tour executive tests positive for coronavirus
A PGA Tour staff member tested positive for the coronavirus but is "feeling better" and anticipating a complete recovery, Golfweek reported Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

European football focusing on restart in July and August
European football, currently at a standstill because of the coronavirus, is focusing on a restart in July and August with clubs and leagues being told that stopping competitions should "really be the last resort."

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

F1 driver Norris live shaves his head for charity
McLaren Formula One driver Lando Norris fulfilled a fundraising pledge by shaving his head live on his Twitch streaming channel on Thursday, even if he stopped short of becoming "Baldo Norris".

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

NASCAR industry joins race to help COVID-19 caregivers
The interruption to the 2020 NASCAR season due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been understandably disappointing and disconcerting for racers, fans, teams and the industry as a whole.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

FIFA chief says football will be totally different after coronavirus
Football will be totally different when it eventually resumes after the coronavirus outbreak, the head of global soccer body FIFA Gianni Infantino said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Senior PGA Championship canceled, will return in '21
The Senior PGA Championship will not be played this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the PGA of America announced Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Swimming: Hungary's Laszlo Cseh to put off career finale after Tokyo Games postponement
Hungarian swimmer Laszlo Cseh has resolved to "keep going" for his dream to end his career with a golden swansong at what would be his fifth Olympic appearance in the Tokyo Games, postponed to next year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

New England Patriots team plane transporting 1.7 million masks for coronavirus relief
A call for help from Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker prompted an unorthodox mission from the New England Patriots, who sent their team jet to China this week in order to retrieve 1.7 million N95 medical masks, the NFL side said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

'There may be no more tennis this year', says Wimbledon chief Lewis
Tennis may not return until 2021 after the coronavirus pandemic caused the cancellation of the entire grasscourt season and most of the claycourt campaign, All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) chief executive Richard Lewis said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

World Games postponed to 2022 to avoid Tokyo Olympics clash
The 2021 World Games have been pushed back by a year to avoid clashing with the Tokyo Olympics which were rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic, World Games organisers said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

National committees have final say on qualified athletes for Tokyo Games
Athletes already qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will need to be picked again by their respective National Olympic Committees to compete at the postponed Games in 2021, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Moody's downgrades Formula One's outlook to negative
Credit rating agency Moody's changed Formula One's outlook to negative from positive on Thursday to reflect the impact of the coronavirus crisis on a sport yet to race in 2020.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

MotoGP start pushed back further as French race postponed
The start of the MotoGP season was pushed back to the end of May at the earliest on Thursday after France postponed its race at Le Mans due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Tokyo 2020 delay a blessing in disguise for India's Chopra
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will have to wait another year before chasing India's first Olympic track and field medal in Tokyo but the delay may turn out to be a blessing in disguise, the 22-year-old has told Reuters.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Keep courses closed during coronavirus lockdown: Golf Australia
Golf Australia on Thursday reiterated its recommendation that all golf courses in the country should be closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic after some clubs continued to allow play this week.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Golf: Asian Tour's Shinhan Donghae Open returns to Korea; Japan switch scrapped
Plans to host this year's Shinhan Donghae Open in Japan have been scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Asian Tour said on Thursday, with organisers now set to continue the golf tournament at its regular home in South Korea.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Mixed martial arts: Nurmagomedov in quarantine, says Ferguson fight off
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says his fight against American Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 is off as he is in quarantine in Russia amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Basketball: McLaren to head up international basketball integrity unit
Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, who wrote a report into state-sponsored doping in Russia for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), was appointed Integrity Officer for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

McLaren to put staff on furlough, F1 drivers take pay cut
McLaren became the first Formula One team to furlough staff because of the coronavirus on Wednesday, with drivers Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz joining senior management in taking a pay cut.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Olympics: Zion on the 'Dream Team'? Athletes confused over qualifying for Games
The decision to delay the Tokyo Olympics by a year is sparking both anxiety and hope among the world's athletes as the coronavirus pandemic adds to confusion over who might qualify for the Games, now in 2021.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

NHL: Four more members of Senators organization test positive
The Ottawa Senators said Wednesday that four more members of the organization have recovered after testing positive for the coronavirus.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Woods, Mickelson to play coronavirus relief match with Brady, Manning: report
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will play a coronavirus relief golf match next month with Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, CNBC reported on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Wimbledon canceled for the first time since World War Two
The Wimbledon championships were canceled for the first time since World War Two on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck another blue-riband sports event off the calendar and wiped out the entire tennis grasscourt season.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Factbox: Reaction to cancellation of Wimbledon due to coronavirus
The Wimbledon championships were canceled for the first time since the Second World War on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck another major sports event off the calendar to wipe out the entire tennis grasscourt season.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

American gymnast Biles cried at news of Tokyo postponement
Four-times Olympic champion Simone Biles has finally broken her silence on the year-long postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and said on Wednesday that while the news left her in tears it was the right call.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

MLB cancels June's Cubs-Cardinals London Series due to coronavirus
Major League Baseball, which already postponed the start of its 2020 season because of the coronavirus outbreak, said on Wednesday it has decided to cancel its planned return to London in June.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Golf - Curtis Cup rescheduled from June to 2021
The 41st edition of golf's biennial women's amateur Curtis Cup tournament due to be held in June at Conwy in Wales has been rescheduled to 2021 due to the coronavirus, organizers said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Aprilia MotoGP boss slams 'absurd' Iannone doping ban
The Aprilia MotoGP team slammed an 18-month doping ban for Italian rider Andrea Iannone as absurd on Wednesday and said they would back his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

MotoGP rider Iannone handed 18 month ban for failed dope test
Italian MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone has been banned for 18 months after failing a dope test last November, the sport's governing body said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Motor racing - Silverstone holding out until end of April on British GP
British Grand Prix organizers have set an end of April deadline to decide whether the country's Formula One race goes ahead as scheduled in July or becomes another casualty of the coronavirus.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

World champion Kapas among nine Hungarian swimmers infected with coronavirus
Butterfly world champion Boglarka Kapas is among nine swimmers on the Hungarian national team to have tested positive for coronavirus, the country's swimming association said in a statement late on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Olympic flame passed to Fukushima during low-key ceremony
Tokyo 2020 organizers left the Olympic flame in the hands of Fukushima Prefecture on Wednesday where it will be on display in a lantern for the next month after the Games were postponed for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Toronto's event ban doesn't apply to sports teams
Toronto mayor John Tory announced Tuesday a ban on public events until June 30 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the edict doesn't apply to the city's sports teams.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Tennis: Top players donate, lower tier counts cost of coronavirus shutdown
While top players donate to coronavirus relief efforts and post cooking and workout videos online, lower level professionals are counting the cost of the tennis shutdown with some fearing they will be unable to put food on the table if it lasts much longer.

Reuters International Sports
Apr 01, 2020

China bans big crowd events to curb second wave of infections
HONG KONG (Reuters - Sports bodies in China have been banned from organizing events that will draw large crowds until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak, the country's National Sports Bureau said in a directive issued on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

NBA, union negotiating player-pay plan
The NBA and the players association are in discussions regarding withholding player pay in the event regular-season games are canceled, ESPN reported Tuesday night.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

NBA players to take part in NBA 2K tournament
The NBA is the latest professional sports league to turn to esports in the absence of real events, as the league, the players association and 2K Sports announced Tuesday the formation of a players-only NBA 2K20 tournament to benefit charity.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Logano finds new purpose during break in racing
Like so many in the world right now, NASCAR champion Joey Logano is spending his downtime figuring out ways to make a positive difference in his community.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Durant headlines players in NBA 2K video game tourney
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant will headline the list of 16 National Basketball Association players who will compete in a NBA 2K video game tournament to help support coronavirus relief efforts, the NBA and its esports arm said on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Patrick McEnroe feeling fine after mild case of coronavirus
Retired tennis player Patrick McEnroe has recovered from a mild case of coronavirus, he announced on social media on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Sports streaming service DAZN to stop paying rights fees to leagues: source
Streaming service DAZN Group has told sports leagues it will not pay rights fees for any suspended or cancelled games amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

NFL expects to play full season as scheduled despite coronavirus
While the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the global sporting calendar, the NFL said on Tuesday it planned to have a full season, including games in London and Mexico City, and to kick off on time in September.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

NFL owners vote to add two playoff teams in 2020
NFL owners voted on Tuesday to expand the postseason to 14 teams for the 2020 season.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

NFL plans full season, starting on time
A full regular season without any coronavirus-related delay is the current expectation of the NFL for the 2020 season.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

NHL extends self-quarantine to April 15
The NHL self-quarantine period is being extended through April 15.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Brady to wear No. 12 with Bucs; Godwin switches to 14
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Tuesday that quarterback Tom Brady will wear No. 12 with his new team, just as he did for 20 seasons with the New England Patriots.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Maracana stadium transformed as work begins on Rio field hospital
Lorries and labourers moved into the famous Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday to start building a field hospital that will host patients carrying the coronavirus.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Olympic champion Puig finding new 'normal' with Games delay
With the tennis calendar paused and the Tokyo Games postponed to 2021, Olympic champion Monica Puig finds herself having to navigate a longer runway to her title defense and the long hours of quarantine felt by many communities across the globe.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Doping: WADA reinstates International Taekwondo Federation
The International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) was removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)'s non-compliant list, WADA said on Tuesday following a vote by its executive committee.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

World Games reviewing 2021 dates to avoid Olympic clash
Organizers of next year's World Games said on Tuesday they were urgently reviewing their options after the rescheduling of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

FIFA working on "Football Marshall plan" for virus impact
FIFA are working on the details of a "Football Marshall plan" to deal with the financial fall-out from the coronavirus pandemic, which will almost certainly result in them dipping into their $2.7 billion reserves.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Federer wows fans on Twitter with video of trick shots
Roger Federer delighted fans by posting a video on Twitter on Tuesday, which shows him executing some trademark trick shots against a wall in the snow.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Tough for game to resume this year, says Tennis Australia chief
Tennis could lose the remainder of the 2020 season to the coronavirus pandemic, Tennis Australia (TA) chief executive Craig Tiley has said.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

2020 Games postponement signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes
Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had yet to postpone the Tokyo Summer Games amid the coronavirus pandemic: "Insensitive and irresponsible."

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Mickelson 'working on' potential rematch with Woods
American golfer Phil Mickelson got fans excited in the midst of a virtual halt to live sports by the coronavirus pandemic when he hinted at a rematch with longtime rival Tiger Woods.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

WTA working on better pay, considers extending Tour
With lower-level players reeling financially from the tennis shutdown over the coronavirus, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) told Reuters it is working to boost players' earnings when the sport resumes and considering extending the 2020 season.

Reuters International Sports
Mar 31, 2020

New Zealand's Radio Sport goes off air as coronavirus bites
New Zealand's Radio Sport has ceased broadcasting indefinitely because of the coronavirus shutdown, bringing to an end nearly a quarter of a century of commentary, interviews and sport-related chat.

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