The Super Cup game heralding the beginning of the football season took place behind closed doors, and saw perennial domestic champions FC Istiklol come from behind to beat FC Khujand 2-1 in the capital Dushanbe.
Kobe Bryant , who died in a helicopter crash in January, was named alongside nine honourees who will be enshrined at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on August 29.
Meagre television rights deals, in particular in comparison to the English Premier League across the border, have seen Scotland slide down the food chain of European football.
FIFA's coronavirus working group postponed all June football matches along with all planned women's internationals.
The boxing event was supposed to take place in late June, but organisers are now working on a new date.
UEFA working groups have been assessing the legal, regulatory and financial issues caused by the abrupt halt to football and formulated plans to resume competitions beyond the planned completion of the 2019-20 seasons by June 30.
The World Games, which feature 32 sports that are not part of the Olympic program, were originally scheduled to take place in July 2021.
After emergency talks between the various stakeholders over the last few days, the All England Lawn Tennis Club announced that it was impossible for the grass court Grand Slam to take place.
The flame arrived in Japan from Greece on March 20 and the torch relay was to have started last week from Fukushima. It has remained in the prefecture with Wednesday's "handover ceremony" merely symbolic.
US golfer Phil Mickleson gave a positive response to a tweet asking whether he can play a round of golf with Tiger Woods in isolation with a cameraman on livestream
Players of FC Barcelona have agreed to make some extra monetary contribution in addition to their 70 percent pay cut for the club to pay the wages of employees during the La Liga break and state of national emergency.
Last week, the IOC and Japanese organisers postponed the Olympics until 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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