Ibrahimovic statue to remain in Malmo despite vandalism

The much-vandalized statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic is staying in Malmo. Where, exactly, remains to be seen. Committee members from the Swedish city’s council met Mond...

Celtic champion again after Scottish league cut short

Celtic won its ninth straight Scottish title on Monday after the country’s top soccer league was cut short because there was no immediate prospect of play restarting amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...

AP Interview: Harrington torn over 'diminished' Ryder Cup

Padraig Harrington was planning to bring a 150-strong traveling party with him to the Ryder Cup, giving the people closest to the European captain something of an inside experience of one of the great...

Testing, drive-ins, games aplenty: Danish soccer to resume

As one half of a soccer-playing couple in Denmark, Erik Sviatchenko never imagined having eight straight weekends free during a season to spend with his wife, Anne, and their two kids. ...

Sweden not planning to test soccer players for virus

Swedish soccer players and coaches will not be required to take a test for COVID-19 before training sessions or matches as part of the country’s proposed return-to-play protocol during the pandemic. ...

England planning for 6N, autumn tests in October, November

England is working on the assumption its Six Nations campaign and quartet of autumn test matches can be played across October and November as the Rugby Football Union seeks to avoid losses of around $...

Trotting thrives in Sweden during sports shutdown

BERGSÅKER, Sweden (AP) — Rikard Skoglund changes into his blue-and-white silks in his car, gathers his helmet and whip, then heads to the track for another evening of horse racing. S...

Beaumont heads into 2nd term with rugby 'at a crossroads'

Confronting and managing an unprecedented financial crisis. Uniting the northern and southern hemispheres in one global calendar. Maintaining the growth of the women’s and sevens games. ...

Joshua could fight without fans in first title defense

Anthony Joshua’s first fight as the restored world heavyweight champion could take place in front of no spectators. British boxing’s governing body told promoters on Thursday it hope...

Inaugural season of cricket's The Hundred postponed to 2021

The inaugural season of The Hundred was pushed back a year on Thursday, with English cricket leaders conceding the task of delivering their glossy and controversial competition during a pandemic was t...

Beaumont vs Pichot: The battle for rugby's top job

The incumbent is an old-school rugby man from the amateur era, backed by the game’s established powers and open to change if maybe not entirely comfortable forcing it through. The ri...

AP Interview: Darts queen on fame, equality and trailblazing

Fallon Sherrock is casting her mind back four months, to a time when the world was a very different place, when sporting venues were full, and when she was briefly the talk of Britain. ...

The Hundred in limbo amid delay to English cricket season

The inaugural season of The Hundred, English cricket’s controversial new competition that was supposed to be the centerpiece of the domestic game, was left in limbo after an announcement Friday that t...

Federer raises prospect of merging men's and women's tours

Roger Federer raised the prospect of merging the governing bodies that oversee the men’s and women’s professional tennis tours on Wednesday. The 20-time Grand Slam champion began a s...

World Rugby looking into allegations against Fiji chairman

World Rugby is looking into newspaper allegations of homophobia and discrimination against the chairman of the Fiji Rugby Union, who currently is seeking a place on the top decision-making committee o...