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Football 18 Apr 2020 | 3:23 AM

MLS extends moratorium on matches to June 8 due to coronavirus

(Reuters) - Major League Soccer said on Friday it extended its moratorium on matches until at least June 8 because of the coronavirus outbreak and is exploring a number of ways to play the entire 2020 season.

Other Sport 08 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Icelandic bank takes control of West Ham

LONDON (AP): West Ham was taken over by an Icelandic bank in government control Monday to prevent the Premier League club from going into administration.

Football 21 Mar 2020 | 6:53 AM

National Women's Soccer League delays season, training

(Reuters) - The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is extending its training moratorium and delaying the April 18 start of its regular season to follow guidelines released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the nine-team professional league said on Friday.

Rugby 06 Jun 2017 | 9:26 AM

England lock Parling joins axe-threatened Melbourne Rebels

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Melbourne Rebels, one of two Australian Super Rugby clubs threatened with the axe, said on Tuesday they had signed former England lock Geoff Parling for next season.

Rugby 29 May 2017 | 2:38 PM

Rugby - ARU still committed to axing Super Rugby team, no decision close

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia Rugby Union Chairman Cameron Clyne on Monday refused to rule out the prospect of all five Super Rugby franchises surviving into next season but said the governing body remained committed to the process of removing one.

Other Sport 11 Jan 2017 | 4:00 AM

Anti-doping group calls for blanket ban on Russia

(Reuters) - The association of National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) on Tuesday called for a blanket ban on Russia from all international sport until the country can demonstrate it has installed and embraced a credible anti-doping system.

Other Sport 09 Jun 2016 | 10:31 PM

Brazil mulls emergency loan to Rio de Janeiro ahead of Olympics

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil is considering an emergency loan to the cash-strapped state of Rio de Janeiro as it prepares to host the Olympic Games in less than two months, two senior government officials familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Other Sport 30 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

China golf tycoon wants cap on prize money after glut of mega-bucks meets

HAINAN: Golf tycoon Tenniel Chu has urged a cap on prize money in China to safeguard the sport's traditions after a sudden glut of mega-bucks tournaments threatened to spark an unseemly purse war.

Other Sport 09 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

Only one of 20 Beijing golf courses legal, says official

BEIJING: Only one of the some 20 golf courses in Beijing has been developed legally, a member of the law committee in China's parliament said.

Other Sport 24 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Indian officials sweat over weightlifting fine

NEW DELHI (AP): Indian weightlifting officials fear the country could miss out on up to 14 Commonwealth Games medals if they fail to meet a fast-approaching deadline to pay a fine for drug offenses.