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TOKYO (Reuters) - Concerns are swirling that Japan's dream of hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be a fatality of the spread of the new coronavirus, jolting organisers, sponsors, and media firms who have spent billions of dollars in the run-up to the event.
LONDON (Reuters) - World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has called a meeting to discuss the future of the game at international level following widespread criticism of the governing body's proposals for a world league.
LONDON (Reuters) - A record breaking women's World Cup next year in France would be the perfect platform to inspire more young girls to take up soccer around the globe, FIFA's Chief Women's Football Officer Sarai Bareman has told Reuters.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - For the world's women cricketers, financial parity with their male counterparts remains a distant dream but India's decision to boost the pay packets of its top female players is further evidence that the winds of change are blowing through the game.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's economy will fall short of 1 percent growth this year, the government forecast on Thursday, the weakest performance in eight years at least partly the result of a lack of global sporting events.
LONDON (Reuters) - Ask U.S. national rugby sevens head coach Mike Friday how he feels to be in charge of a nascent sporting superpower, and he winces.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The 2017 Women's World Cup will see a 10 times increase in prize money to $2 million (1.5 million pounds) with every ball of the tournament broadcast live, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has said.
INCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - LPGA chief Mike Whan says the Tour will back golf authorities no matter what decision they make about hosting the 2017 US Women's Open at a course owned by presidential nominee Donald Trump amid a storm over sexually aggressive comments he made about women.