Laura Kenny crash: Four-time gold medalist left with cut under eye in first event in the omnium

Four-time gold medallist Laura Kenny CRASHES as British cyclist is bloodied and bruised at the World Track Cycling Championships just a month on from breaking her shoulder Laura Kenny crashed at the World Track Cycling Championships in Berlin The Briton said it was a ‘risk’ competing as she broke her shoulder last month  Reports of … Read more

Entire leagues postponed and questions over the Olympics: How coronavirus is causing chaos in sport

Someone who is infected with the coronavirus can spread it with just a simple cough or a sneeze, scientists say. Nearly 3,000 people with the virus are now confirmed to have died and more than 80,000 have been infected. Here’s what we know so far: What is the coronavirus?  A coronavirus is a type of … Read more

Russia use delaying tactics in bid to compete at Olympics despite ban for state-sponsored doping

Russia use delaying tactics in a bid to compete at 2020 Olympics despite four-year ban for running state-sponsored doping programmes The World Anti-Doping Agency last year imposed a four-year ban on the country The Russian Anti-Doping Agency want more time to build a case for an appeal A delay could mean they would be able … Read more

Olympic swimmers tell of fears Tokyo Games will be cancelled over coronavirus fears

Swimmers preparing to compete in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics have spoken of their fears that the games could be cancelled amid coronavirus fears.  Hungarian Katinka Hosszu, 30, who has previously won three medals, said the event not going ahead ‘is a nightmare’ for athletes. However organisers of the games, which are set to start on … Read more

Coronavirus chaos: Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy in doubt among multiple other events

Coronavirus chaos: Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy in doubt with the Tokyo Olympics and Cheltenham Festival at risk too in light of epidemic described as ‘the new war’ Coronavirus outbreak is threatening the postponement of major sport events Ireland are due to play Italy in the Six Nations on March 7 at the Aviva … Read more

Third Diamond Princess passenger, 80, dies of coronavirus

British coronavirus couple’s family reveal quarantined pair are struggling with their mental health in Japanese hospital and slam online trolls who accuse them of ‘milking it’ as third Diamond Princess passenger dies By Sophie Law For Mailonline Published: 12:38 GMT, 23 February 2020 | Updated: 12:53 GMT, 23 February 2020     An elderly man … Read more

Simone Biles practices a daring vault that no female gymnast has EVER performed in competition

Simone Biles has teased a complicated vault that no female gymnast has ever performed in a competition before — and fans think she is perfecting it for the 2020 Summer Olympics.  The 22-year-old gold medalist gave her fans a behind-the-scenes look at her training on Thursday by tweeting a video of herself performing a vault that … Read more