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The stadium is scheduled to be ready by the end of 2022 and will be the world’s largest football venue in the world. It will cost a staggering $1.7 billion to build. The idea behind the design, which is the shape of a lotus flower, comes from Guangzhou’s status as China’s ‘Flower City’. ...

Sports 2020-04-19 11:17:00

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has been named the fastest player in the world, while three Spaniards also feature in the top 10, according to MARCA. With a maximum speed of 36 kilometres per hour, Mbappe is only slightly quicker than the next fastest player on ...

Sports 2020-04-18 12:19:00

The UEFA Executive Committee will meet via videoconference next Thursday 23 April for an update meeting to discuss the latest developments regarding the impact caused by the coronavirus outbreak on European football, according to the official website of UEFA ...

Sports 2020-04-17 16:16:00

Formula 1's hopes of getting its 2020 season underway this summer without trouble have been dealt a blow after Belgium's decision to ban all mass gatherings until 31 August, according to Autosport ...

Sports 2020-04-16 12:53:00

The German Football League (DFL) have postponed a meeting on restarting the Bundesliga season that was due to take place on Friday until April 23, according to MARCA. Both the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 have been suspended since mid-March and will remain so until April 30 at ...

Sports 2020-04-15 12:26:00

The French Grand Prix is set to be the tenth F1 round to be cancelled or postponed, as measures to contain the spread of coronavirus are extended, according to Motor Sport Magazine. Restrictions on events with large crowds in France will continue until mid-July, the French President Emmanuel ...

Sports 2020-04-14 15:42:00

Barcelona are in danger of economic bankruptcy and moral decay, according to presidential candidate Victor Font, goal.com reported. In an open letter to Barca members and the media, Font – the leader of the Si al futur group seeking to take control ...

Sports 2020-04-13 17:40:00

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach's planned visit to Japan next month has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to nsidethegames.biz. Bach had been due to travel to the country to inspect preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, postponed until 2021 in ...

Sports 2020-04-12 18:00:00

Numerous basketball stars past and present are helping raise money for the Spanish Red Cross as it combats COVID-19 in the country, according to the official website of FIBA. Two current players, Spain men's national team ...

Sports 2020-04-11 14:51:00

The MotoGP season will not begin until mid-June after the Italian and Catalan races were postponed on Tuesday due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Reuters. The decision brings the number of postponed races to ...

Sports 2020-04-09 13:50:00

The United World Wrestling has released its latest world rankings for freestyle event, where two Azerbaijani wrestlers are in Top 10 in their categories. Sharif Sharifov (97kg) ranks third, while ...

Sports 2020-04-07 16:32:00

Jean-Michel Aulas has set a deadline for his succession in the presidency of French football club Olympique Lyonnais to 2023 and openly considers Tony Parker for the position, according to L’Equipe. The former professional player took over as president of the Lyon basketball team ...

Sports 2020-04-07 14:04:00

Azerbaijan have climbed one spot to rank 26th with 127 points in FIVB Senior World Ranking - Women. China top the ranking with 391 points followed by the US with 382 points and Brazil with 328 points. ...

Sports 2020-04-07 12:02:00

England manager Gareth Southgate has agreed to a 30 per cent pay cut as part of the Football Association’s bid to cut costs during the coronavirus pandemic, according to goal.com. Leading performers across the sporting world have found themselves thrust under the spotlight during ...

Sports 2020-04-06 18:33:00

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 ...

Sports 2020-04-05 14:50:00

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 ...

Sports 2020-04-05 14:05:00

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 ...

Sports 2020-04-04 15:54:00

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 ...

Sports 2020-04-04 14:01:00

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 ...

Sports 2020-04-04 12:02:00

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 ...

Sports 2020-04-03 16:07:00