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Tennis

Wimbledon decision imminent

26th March 2020, 14:47

The All England Club have called an emergency meeting, when a decision will be made on whether Wimbledon goes ahead as planned.

Golf

Fleetwood feels Ryder Cup this year would 'feel weird'

25th March 2020, 15:49

Tommy Fleetwood has added to calls for the 2020 Ryder Cup to be postponed to give all golfers a fair chance of qualifying for it.

Tottenham Hotspur

Vertonghen weighing up his options as Spurs deal runs down

25th March 2020, 15:49

Jan Vertonghen says he's been weighing up the "pros and cons" of staying at Tottenham as he enters the final few months of his contract.

Athletic Bilbao

ClubCall XI: Active one-club men

8th April 2020, 15:29

The ongoing debate over clubs taking up the government's furloughing scheme to avoid financial difficulty has shone on football.

Leicester City

Premier League review – October 2019

8th April 2020, 14:59

Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier League during October, but it was Leicester that ended the month as record breakers.

Horse Racing

Royal Ascot awaits government decisions

8th April 2020, 10:16

There is the prospect of Royal Ascot taking place this summer, but it would be behind closed doors and only if public health chiefs agree to it.

Burnley

Burnley calling out for midfield reinforcements

7th April 2020, 22:41

Burnley, more than most, have been hit hard by the financial implications of the coronavirus, leaving them with a lot of transfer work to do this summer.

Horse Racing

Derby and Guineas meetings postponed

7th April 2020, 18:02

Newmarket's Guineas meeting in May and the Derby meeting at Epsom in June have both been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Leicester City

Premier League review – September 2019

7th April 2020, 13:51

The first international break of the season meant there were just three rounds of fixtures during September, with Liverpool maintaining their perfect start.

Horse Racing

Hughes confirmed as champion jockey

7th April 2020, 09:35

Brian Hughes has admitted it was a "bit of an anti-climax" to be named champion jumps jockey with the season unfinished.

Everton

Ancelotti crucial to Everton high hopes

6th April 2020, 21:35

It was 15 months ago when Everton owner Farhad Moshiri stated that he wanted Everton to be challenging for the Premier League title.

Horse Racing

Johnson looking ahead to next season

6th April 2020, 18:27

Richard Johnson has admitted he's already looking forward to next season after jumps racing was put on hold until July.

Horse Racing

Hughes hopeful of July resumption

6th April 2020, 15:51

Top jockey Brian Hughes says he's focused on being ready for a resumption of racing on July 1.

Leicester City

Premier League review – August 2019

6th April 2020, 15:31

It is unclear when or if the 2019-20 Premier League season will reach a conclusion, so we have begun a month-by-month review of the campaign to date.

Arsenal

Are Arteta and Edu on a transfer collision course at Arsenal?

5th April 2020, 17:51

Renewed speculation linking Arsenal with a move for Paris St Germain's Layvin Kurzawa may well indicate more than just the club's interest in a new left-back.

Liverpool

Klopp must resolve Liverpool key issue in summer transfer window

5th April 2020, 17:21

It seems strange to suggest that Liverpool have to find solutions to any problems, after what has been incredible Premier League season to date for the Reds.

Horse Racing

Lanigan packing up Newmarket operation

5th April 2020, 15:47

Trainer David Lanigan has announced he will be closing his Newmarket stables, as he prepares to relocate to Kentucky in the United States.

Horse Racing

Elliott buoyant over rising stable stars

5th April 2020, 15:34

Gordon Elliott says the future of his Cullentra House Stables is very bright after some strong showings by the likes of Envoi Allen and Delta Work this year.

Horse Racing

Potters Corner wins Virtual National

4th April 2020, 19:07

Potters Corner was crowned the Virtual Grand National winner after the actual race was cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolves ace has no desire to leave Molineux

4th April 2020, 17:40

Raul Jimenez is believed to be a close season target for several Premier League clubs, but the Mexican ace does not appear interested in leaving Wolves.

Aston Villa

Deeney offers surprise defence for Villa ace Grealish

4th April 2020, 17:10

After a week of criticism for breaking lockdown rules, Jack Grealish has received some support from fellow Premier League player Troy Deeney.

Horse Racing

PJA offers backing to July jumps decision

4th April 2020, 14:26

The Professional Jockeys Association (PJA) says it "fully supports" the decision to halt jump racing until July.

Horse Racing

Honeyball already has eyes on Cheltenham

3rd April 2020, 18:18

Anthony Honeyball is already considering an assault on next year's Mares Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, with his charge Coquelicot.

Horse Racing

Oxx calls for full Flat Racing extension

3rd April 2020, 18:17

John Oxx feels the rescheduled Flat season could run into November and that owners deserve to have a 'full number of meetings', if possible.

Horse Racing

BHA announce no jumps racing until July

2nd April 2020, 18:25

The British Horseracing Authority has announced that all jumps racing in Britain is now off until at least July.

Horse Racing

Fabre not setting Earthlight targets

2nd April 2020, 11:10

Earthlight trainer Andre Fabre admits he's taking a wait-and-see approach over plans for the rest of the season.

Horse Racing

McConnell sees Irish racing return before UK

1st April 2020, 17:12

Irish trainer John McConnell believes racing will return in Ireland 'much sooner' than it will in Britain following the coronavirus pandemic.

Horse Racing

Horse Racing Ireland ends jumps season

1st April 2020, 17:11

Horse Racing Ireland have officially confirmed the end of the 2019-2020 jumps season, with none of the major fixtures to be rescheduled.

Horse Racing

Newmarket 'sensible' choice for racing return

31st March 2020, 16:41

Trainer Paul Tate says Newmarket could be the smart choice when it comes to selecting a venue for the return of horse racing.

Horse Racing

Henderson hopeful of Altior return to form

31st March 2020, 16:09

Trainer Nicky Henderson believes there are plenty more good days ahead for Altior despite a disappointing 2019-20 season.

Horse Racing

Mums Tipple set for Ascot trip

30th March 2020, 16:45

Trainer Richard Hannon has suggested Mums Tipple will be heading to Royal Ascot in June for a shot at the Commonwealth Cup.

Horse Racing

Randwick Championship Days reduce prize money

30th March 2020, 12:04

The scheduled Championship Days at Royal Randwick in Sydney next month will take place as it stands without spectators and for less prize money.

Burnley

Burnley duo Brady and Hendrick on Bruce’s Newcastle hit-list

29th March 2020, 18:47

Newcastle United are reportedly plotting to swoop for Burnley midfielders Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick on free transfers this summer.

Golf

Dougherty hopes to see majors in 2020

29th March 2020, 17:37

Former European Tour winner Nick Dougherty says the golf authorities must come together to find a way of playing all four majors.

Horse Racing

May 1 return pencilled in

29th March 2020, 17:27

The British Horseracing Authority has confirmed they hope to return to action on May 1 after putting together a plan of action.

Inter Milan

On-loan Nainggolan may need to take pay cut to secure Cagliari switch

29th March 2020, 17:15

Radja Nainggolan reportedly must face a wage decrease if he is to join Cagliari on a permanent basis from inter Milan.

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace join Southampton and West Ham in chase for keeper Sa

29th March 2020, 17:15

Crystal Palace have reportedly joined Southampton and West Ham in the race for Olympiacos' Jose Sa, which could cast doubts on Vicente Guaita's Eagles future.

Borussia Dortmund

Rummenigge advises Gotze to move on from Dortmund

29th March 2020, 16:45

Former Borussia Dortmund forward Michael Rummenigge has suggested there will be plenty of takers for out-of-contract midfielder Mario Gotze.

Tottenham Hotspur

Spurs duo Bergwijn and Son head home for personal reasons

29th March 2020, 16:45

Spurs have permitted Heung-Min Son and Steven Bergwijn to return to their home countries amid the Premier League hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid make Arsenal forward Aubameyang their Plan C

29th March 2020, 16:45

Real Madrid will reportedly target a move for Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang if they cannot sign Erling Haaland or Sadio Mane.