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The German town of Altenberg has expressed an interest in hosting the International Luge Federation’s (FIL) World Championships in either 2024 or 2025.

This year’s World’s Strongest Man event in Bradenton, Florida has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event had been due to take place from May 20-24 but will now be held in November. Th

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has insisted that the top tier of Spanish football will finish its 2019-20 season this summer, while the Dutch Football Federation (KNVB) has outlined a potential return date…

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has claimed another pair of major events, with this season's MotoGP races in Italy and Catalonia now postponed

Badminton's 2020 Thomas and Uber Cup is facing fresh doubts on whether it will go ahead

The Olympic flame is being removed from display in Japan as the country enters a month-long 'state of emergency' in response to the coronavirus pandemic

The Canadian Grand Prix has become the ninth Formula One race to be postponed this year because of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The Montreal-based event was scheduled to be held on June 14

Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White claims he has secured a private island for the mixed martial arts organization to continue to stage events amid the Covid-19 shutdown

Lega Serie A, organising body of the top division of Italian club football, has voted unanimously to recommend that clubs impose wage cuts of between two and four months’ pay on playing and coaching s…

When the Indian Premier League enacted cost-cutting measures in March 2020, franchises were shocked given the relative profitability in recent years. John Duerden takes a closer look at how the coronavirus outbreak led to the decision.

Canada was the first nation to announce it would not send a delegation to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics if they went ahead as scheduled this summer. It was a 'heartbreaking' decision but the right one, says the COC

The LPGA once worried about the dominance of South Korean players in the women’s game. Now it embraces them as a means of driving the sport’s regional and global popularity. John Duerden finds out more.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has accepted a request from broadcast rights-holder, pay-television broadcaster Star India, to open up its archives amid the lack of live action due to the Covid-19…

European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), organising body of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments, has indicated it has held talks over a new Club World Cup, but has maintained this will complement,…

Hamilton has been put forward as Commonwealth Sport Canada’s preferred candidate to host a forthcoming edition of the Commonwealth Games, but the city is being encouraged to alter its plans to host the 2…

India has tendered its bid documents to host the AFC Asian Cup in 2027. If the country succeeds, it would be the biggest football tournament it has ever hosted

With Australia's ports and airports closed, the organisers of this year's ICC Twenty20 World Cup are considering creative ideas to make sure the event goes ahead

The 2020 National Football League Draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team executives all working from their respective homes, as opposed to club facilities

The loss of the Grand National, the biggest annual horse race in the UK, will leave an estimated £500m ($615m/€569m) hole in the sport.

Golf’s Open Championship has been cancelled for the first time since World War II due to the ongoing global spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, while the US Open has been postponed to September amidst a c…

The International Swimming League (ISL) has unveiled a Solidarity Program reportedly worth more than $20m (€18.5

Fifa has postponed all men's and women's international matches due to be played in June, as well as this year's Under-20 and Under-17 Women's World Cups

The National Basketball Association and US sports network ESPN are reportedly planning to put on a H-O-R-S-E competition involving several high-profile players

The National Football League's plans to expand to a 17-game regular season has caused a potential scheduling clash for Super Bowl LVIII in New Orleans in 2024

English Premier League clubs are to consult with their players regarding a proposed 30-per-cent wage cut amid the ongoing shutdown caused by the Covid-19 outbreak

Dorna Sports, the commercial rights-holder to motorcycling’s MotoGP series, is to provide its teams with advance payments as the financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to take hold.

The European Handball Federation’s move to provide alternative dates for its competitions has not only afforded the necessary details to stakeholders for planning purposes, but also offers concrete information f…

The Commonwealth Games Federation is working with World Athletics and Uefa to ensure the Birmingham Commonwealth Games don’t overlap with a rescheduled World Athletics Championships or the Women’s Eur…

The Asociación de Clubes Españoles de Baloncesto (ACB), which organises the top tier of club basketball in Spain, has announced that the 2019-20 season will be suspended indefinitely due to the Covid-19 p…

The National Basketball Association is reportedly considering staging its entire postseason in Las Vegas, Nevada, as a means to save its 2019-20 season currently on hold due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

Next year’s edition of the World Games multi-sport event in Birmingham, Alabama has been postponed by 12 months to accommodate the new date for the summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Uefa, the European Club Association, and leagues umbrella group European Leagues sent a joint letter to their members yesterday, saying that halting competitions should be a last resort and that work was…

Tokyo 2020's record domestic sponsorship sales will help the organisers absorb extra costs related to the Games' rescheduling, the International Olympic Committee said yesterday

The England and Wales Cricket Board is set to cancel the 2020 County Championship season in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has granted a three-month extension to the deadline for member associations to submit expressions of interest to host the 2027 Asian Cup, with Saudi Arabia the only…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has suspended payments to Federação Paulista de Futebol, governing body of football in the state of São Paulo, due to the suspension of the Campeonato Paulista cl…